Re: Is the American political system broken?

It’s going to take obviously a combination of really pushing people to levels of personal responsibility that they never imagined. That’s what Republicans tend to be right about, though they themselves don’t take personal responsibility. It will also take investment in other human beings. That’s what Democrats tend to understand, though they don’t match the investment in other human beings, and in economic and social structures, and educational and health structures. They very rarely match that investment with calls to personal responsibility. Recorded on: 8/15/07

What Democrats and Republicans don't get.

Scientists claim the Bible is written in code that predicts future events

The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.

Michael Drosnin
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  • Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
  • The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
  • Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
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The mystery of Jesus’ brother gets even weirder

The controversy over whether Jesus had any siblings is reignited after an amazing new discovery of an ancient text.

Jesus and James. Unknown painter. Possibly 14th century.
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Orangutans exhibit awareness of the past

Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club

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  • Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
  • It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
  • This ability may come from a common ancestor
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