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  • The UN Plan For Human Settlements (Obama Plan)

    05/15/2010 7:56:54 PM PDT · by bronxville · 71 replies · 1,030+ views
    Berit Kjos ^ | ,June 1996 | Berit Kjos
    Bicycles instead of cars? Dense apartment clusters instead of single homes? Community rituals instead of churches? "Human rights" instead of religious freedom? The UN Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) which met June 3-14 [1996]in Istanbul, painted an alarming picture of the 21st century community. The American ways-free speech, individualism, travel, and Christianity-are out. A new set of economic, environmental, and social guidelines are in. Citizenship, democracy, and education have been redefined. Handpicked civil leaders will implement UN "laws", bypassing state and national representatives to work directly with the UN. And politically correct "tolerance"-meaning "the rejection of dogmatism and absolutism"...
  • Internet Patent Claims Stir Concern

    08/16/2004 4:38:59 PM PDT · by QQQQQ · 21 replies · 895+ views
    NY Times ^ | Aug. 16, 2004 | TERESA RIORDAN
    IMAGINE being able to set up a tollbooth on the Internet. Now imagine collecting a small fee every time anyone in the United States clicked on the Web to watch a video of a car advertisement, to listen to an audio clip of a garage band or to review an updated credit card statement. Sound far-fetched? Acacia Research Corporation, an obscure but well-financed company in Newport Beach, Calif., has a portfolio of patents that, it claims, allows it to do exactly that. Acacia holds five patents covering streaming video and audio. The earliest one, numbered 5,132,992, was issued in 1992....
  • MEANINGS WHY BLIEVE LESSR WRDS PHRASES ISAIAH 53 ELSs R RELVNT [N EVDNCE OVRTRNS SKPTCS CASE SEC 8]

    01/03/2003 5:05:40 PM PST · by Quix · 2 replies · 195+ views
    The Bible Code Digest ^ | 2002 2003 | The Bible Code Digest
    [Q NOTE: This section--8--IS ABOUT WHY the Bible Code Scholars believe some of the shorter, not necessarily statistically significant phrases/codes/ELSs ARE significant in Isaiah because of their proximity and deeply connected meaning related to the surface text--as well as to common Biblical and cultural metaphor. . . my interpretation anyway. . . . This section 8 is not per se a statistical section. It can be argued that it is opinion. However, much of science is expert opinion based on experienced and learned observation as has been stated elsewhere in this document. And I think the rationale is well laid...