Re: How will this age be remembered?
I believe that this age will be remembered as the age of technology and downfall. I know that sounds a little random, but it's true. I don't think there has ever been another time period where technological advances are so quick. I remember when DVDs first came out, not that long ago. And as for downfall, well the state of the union is crumbling. We're fighting a war that was useless since the moment it was started, obesity is affecting millions of citizens and of course, out economy is in one of it's worst states.
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She met mere mortals with and without the Vatican's approval.
- For centuries, the Virgin Mary has appeared to the faithful, requesting devotion and promising comfort.
- These maps show the geography of Marian apparitions – the handful approved by the Vatican, and many others.
- Historically, Europe is where most apparitions have been reported, but the U.S. is pretty fertile ground too.
The legacy of Felix Dzerzhinsky, who led Soviet secret police in the "Red Terror," still confounds Russia.
- Felix Dzerzhinsky led the Cheka, Soviet Union's first secret police.
- The Cheka was infamous for executing thousands during the Red Terror of 1918.
- The Cheka later became the KGB, the spy organization where Russia's President Putin served for years.
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