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Quintus Cicero and the eternal cynicism of the candidate

“Everyone prefers a lie than a declination” Quintus Cicero writes in an essay[1] his advice to his brother Marcus Cicero (the most famous of the two) on how to secure enough votes in order to take the chair of consul of the Roman Republic. Not that Marcus doesn’t know how …

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What’s the problem Islam has with dogs?

Muslims tend to dislike dogs, especially outside the West. In Iran, they “arrest” dogs and move them to “undisclosed locations”, while their owners never receive a response from the police on their whereabouts. Guard dogs and hounds have always been allowed, and for as long as pet dogs were a …

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Satan of the Quran

[at the end of the article you can click to read the relevant verses of the Quran] When God formed Adam and Eve out of mud and blew his spirit into them, he called all of his angels to kneel in front of his creation. The only one who refused …

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