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    Jesus: The Final Adam

    Some mystical traditions tell that in the beginning, Adam, the first man, was given luminous and glorious body. (Image credit: Bigstock/pkruger) Beyond the Biblical Accounts In the Old Testament Book of Genesis, God created Adam and his companion Eve, allowing them to live in the Garden of...
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    The Black Tuesday Stock Market Crash

    On "Black Tuesday," October 29, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange experienced its most devastating crash in history, beginning the Great Depression. (Image credit: Bigstock/pmitov) Let's step back for a moment to the 1920s. Everyone thought that they could get rich quick, and investors were...
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    The Bill of Rights in a Modern, Digital World

    At the time of its framing, some believed the Constitution was incomplete without a set of human rights protections. (Image credit: Bigstock/Pamela Au) The addition of a Bill of Rights to the United States Constitution was actually a fairly unpopular idea at the time of its framing. Even James...
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    (Job) Death and (Robot) Taxes

    Will "robot taxes," payable in cryptocurrencies, make up for a loss in tax revenue due to more and more jobs falling to automation? (Image credit: Bigstock/Allexxandar) The Robots Are Coming During the Industrial Revolution, economic power was mostly held by a small number of wealthy...