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The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 4: The Galileo Case The Catholic Church – Builder of Civilization, Episode 4: The Galileo Case

Thomas: The Galileo case, does it really prove that the Church was an enemy of science? What really happened in the Galileo incident? Let’s look at it today on The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. (music) Thomas: Welcome to The Catholic Church: Builder of Civilization. I’m Thomas Woods. Today we’r e taking on the difficult…

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5 POWERFUL Ancient Civilizations that Mysteriously Disappeared 5 POWERFUL Ancient Civilizations that Mysteriously Disappeared

Before the world was properly divided into countries and cities; before ships and airplanes allowed us to easily travel from one continent to another; there were ancient civilizations that thrived in ways none of us could even fathom. But for reasons still unknown, they vanished. And archaeologists the world over are still scrambling to find…

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Is America becoming anti-religious? — with Glenn Loury (1994) | THINK TANK Is America becoming anti-religious? — with Glenn Loury (1994) | THINK TANK

Ben Wattenberg: Hello. I’m Ben Wattenberg. Are we moving from a nation based on freedom of religion to one based on freedom from religion? Has the separation of church and state gone too far? Joining us to sort through the conflict and the consensus are Stephen Carter, professor of law at Yale University and author…

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Is Cuba modern enough for young people? | VPRO World Stories Is Cuba modern enough for young people? | VPRO World Stories

Cuba after Castro At 19 years old, Yuri left Cuba, preferably to never return. He started a new life in the Netherlands and we stayed behind. Now, 15 years later, Fidel and Raúl are gone and Yuri returns. The question is: Has Cuba changed enough for Yuri to pick up his life here? episode 4…

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Vatican Diplomacy: Three Models Vatican Diplomacy: Three Models

– Welcome everyone. And I’d like to thank all of you for coming this afternoon. I’m Shaun Casey, Director of the Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs here at Georgetown University. On behalf of my colleagues at the Center, as well as our colleagues in the office of the President who helped make…

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SOCIOLOGY – Auguste Comte SOCIOLOGY – Auguste Comte

Though we tend to think of atheists as not only unbelieving but also hostile to religion, we should remember a tradition of atheistic thinkers who’ve tried to reconcile a suspicion of the supernatural side of religion with a deep sympathy for and interest in it’s ritualistic aspects. The most important and inspirational of these was…

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Why Are Pakistan And India Fighting Over Kashmir? Why Are Pakistan And India Fighting Over Kashmir?

The Kashmir conflict is an ongoing territorial dispute between India and Pakistan. According to Pakistan’s 2010 statement to the UN, it’s the oldest unresolved international conflict still on the UN’s agenda. The conflict is often attributed directly to the region’s backlash against British colonialism. But is that the whole story? What is the Kashmir conflict…

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China’s “Red Market” Destruction of Religion | Bitter Winter Part 2 China’s “Red Market” Destruction of Religion | Bitter Winter Part 2

The Communist Party has a plan to destroy religion And it begins with the “Red Market” Can religion in China survive? Welcome back to China Uncensored. I’m Chris Chappell The Chinese Communist Party has a clever plan to destroy religion in China. It doesn’t just attack religion from the outside. It also tries to subvert…

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