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A collection of resources at the interface of culture, spirituality and religion with a focus on globally responsible education.
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U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious

U.S. Public Becoming Less Religious | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
There has been a modest drop in overall rates of belief in God and participation in religious practices. But religiously affiliated Americans are as observant
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What's the fastest growing religion in Australia?

What's the fastest growing religion in Australia? | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
With the world’s population of Muslim people set to grow at twice the rate of the total population, fasting and other spiritual practices during the month of Ramadan are becoming more significant events around the globe.
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Noam Chomsky - "10 strategies of manipulation" by the media

Noam Chomsky - "10 strategies of manipulation" by the media | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Renowned critic and always MIT linguist Noam Chomsky, one of the classic voices of intellectual dissent in the last decade, has compiled a list of the ten most common and effective strategie
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The Conservative Belief in Human Supremacy Is Destroying Our Planet

The Conservative Belief in Human Supremacy Is Destroying Our Planet | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Human supremacism is morally indefensible.
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Song for the Gurindji

Song for the Gurindji | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The efforts of the Gurindji to reclaim their ancestral land became one of the emblematic events of the land rights struggle in Australia.
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China says Australia is 'on fringes of civilisation' after swimmer Mack Horton attacks Sun Yang

China says Australia is 'on fringes of civilisation' after swimmer Mack Horton attacks Sun Yang | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Global Times newspaper refers to Australia’s history as a penal colony in response to swimmer criticising Chinese athlete over doping
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5 Qualities of Fascism: Is the U.S. Anywhere Close?

5 Qualities of Fascism: Is the U.S. Anywhere Close? | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
There is one specific condition for fascism to take hold in the United States.
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3-Question Quiz Predicts Whether You Believe in God

3-Question Quiz Predicts Whether You Believe in God | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
About three-quarters of Americans—74 percent, to be precise—believe in God. This 3-question quiz can help predict if you are likely to be among that majority.
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How PTSD Became a Problem Far Beyond the Battlefield

How PTSD Became a Problem Far Beyond the Battlefield | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The U.S. military now has the highest rate of post-traumatic stress disorder in its history. Sebastian Junger investigates.
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Where did IS come from, and what does it really want?

Where did IS come from, and what does it really want? | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The Islamic State group dominates global headlines but do we really understand where it started - or what it's trying to achieve?
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This political cartoon shows what the US's future role in Afghanistan looks like

This political cartoon shows what the US's future role in Afghanistan looks like | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
For over 13 years, from October 7, 200
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Special Report: The Psychology of Terrorism

Special Report: The Psychology of Terrorism | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Five experts share recent studies, classical research and professional experiences that shed light on defusing the threat of extremism
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I Fought The Taliban And They Came After Me And My Family

I Fought The Taliban And They Came After Me And My Family | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
So there's this guy in Afghanistan who learned English from watching old Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, and he has quite the story to tell.
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Afghanistan is the dirty little secret of the US presidential campaign

Afghanistan is the dirty little secret of the US presidential campaign | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Fight against Taliban is now America’s longest war but has been all but ignored by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
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How did Hitler rise to power? - Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard

How did Hitler rise to power? - Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Decades after the fall of the Third Reich, it feels impossible to understand how Adolf Hitler, the tyrant who orchestrated one of the largest genocides in human history, could ever have risen t
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North Korea executes top official for 'disrespect', Seoul reports

North Korea executes top official for 'disrespect', Seoul reports | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Kim Jong-un has executed dozens of top officials in what President Park Geun-hye of South Korea has called a "reign of terror".
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The Primordial Reason People Need to Party

The Primordial Reason People Need to Party | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
“The synchrony and coordination enhance a sense of togetherness and bonding even among people who have never met.”
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Insightful Photos of 1960s Afghanistan Reveal What Life Was Like Before the Taliban

Insightful Photos of 1960s Afghanistan Reveal What Life Was Like Before the Taliban | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
When asked to visualize modern-day Afghanistan, images of a war-torn nation under the control of the Taliban often comes to mind. However, there was once a ti…
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When it comes to professional development, are you a soldier or a scout? | Richmond Share

When it comes to professional development, are you a soldier or a scout? | Richmond Share | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
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The Caliph

The Caliph | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
From foundation and evolution to dispute and division. The story of over 1,300 years of succession and leadership.
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Sebastian Junger: Our Evolutionary Need For Community

Sebastian Junger: Our Evolutionary Need For Community | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Peabody award-winning author Sebastian Junger joins our podcast this week. Junger is well-known for his NYT-bestselling books The Perfect Storm and War, the latter of which was written after a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in...
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Can Any War Be "Just"? Vietnam War in Rare Photos.

Can Any War Be "Just"?  Vietnam War in Rare Photos. | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
As we consider the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, the question arises - can any war be fought as a "just" war?
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I was an American sniper, and Chris Kyle’s war was not my war

I was an American sniper, and Chris Kyle’s war was not my war | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Don’t make the mistake of thinking the hit movie captures the truth of the Iraq conflict. I should know. I lived it
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5 Reasons You're Picturing Nazis Wrong

5 Reasons You're Picturing Nazis Wrong | Culture and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The Nazis were definitely as evil as the devil's own taint sweat, but that doesn't mean Hollywood and bad teachers haven't filled your head with allll kinds of B,S, about the Third Reich.
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