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The 1st Of The Historic Lincoln-Douglas Took Place This Day 159-Years Ago; August 21, 1858.

by Anura Guruge

Click to ENLARGE and read here. Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln–Douglas_debates

If you are a Abraham Lincoln devotee (as I am) you will know the pivotal significance of these debates which revolved around the crucial issue of slavery. Wow. What would Lincoln think of what is happening in the U.S. today?

The first debate was in Ottawa, Illinois — NOT Canada. I marked it on the ‘map’ above.

Think. Reflect. Give thanks. Now THAT was A PRESIDENT.

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by Anura Guruge

Vatican (For Pope Francis) Sends Out Yearly Vesak (Vesakh) Greetings To Buddhist — This One On Modern Slavery!

.Anura Guruge December 2014 thumbnail
by Anura Guruge

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∠∠ Buddha’s descendants.
∠∠ Buddhists can be funny.

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The Vatican has been doing this, faithfully,
for the last few years (if not more).

Click here for last year’s greeting.

The theme of this year’s greeting,
modern slavery‘ is interesting
and, to be fair, germane.

Many Buddhists do end up in invidious employment,
mainly in the Middle East but sometimes
other places too.


Click to ENLARGE and read in its entirety here. Use link below to access original.

Click here to access the original at the
‘Vatican Information Service’ (VIS).