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Does Stress Make Us Forgetful? (Is That Why We Can’t Find the Car Keys?)

Do you lose more things when you’re stressed? Yale professor Rajita Sinha discusses the link between memory and stress with Tanya Rivero. Stress can be memory’s best friend. But when you forget where you put the car keys, stress can also make you feel stupid. One expert, Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology […]

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Continuity and Innovation: The Last Year’s of Rev. Moon’s Ministry, 2009-2012 ~ Michael Mickler Ph.D. (UTS’77)

Las Vegas, Nevada, 4 April 2010   The Unification Movement (UM) experienced unprecedented turmoil during the last years of Rev. Moon’s ministry. The movement had encountered significant external opposition before. However, from 2009, it was racked by intra-movement conflict that …

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Quote of the Week: Frankl

  “Don’t aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one’s personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself or […]

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Virtue for the Week: Certitude

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The 3 types of procrastinators and what they’re motivated by ~ curated by Robin James Graham (UTS’80)

You know you work better under pressure, preferring to put things off until it’s really crunch time. After all, why do right now what you could put off for just another few hours? There are those people who jump on each task the minute it comes up, ritually crossing to-do items off …

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Family……..”I blew it” ~ curated by Don Sardella (UTS’80)

“I blew it” (Sam Walton) I, of all people, have spent my days knocking Walmart for various reasons. Much of them concerning treatment of workers. I have also been amazed by a lot of things that the organization and it’s founder have accomplished. Whether you agree with the company’s philosophy …

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Ben Carson and belief in the Declaration of Independence ~ Dennis Jamison (UTS’78)

Dr. Ben Carson recently agitated political pundits and party elites when making a candid statement about homosexuality, which was similar to a statement President Obama made in January of this year. Yet, when Obama uttered the words, although there was some anticipation of retribution from the gay community, essentially little came forth. Yet, the blaring double […]

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Judaism’s Sexual Revolution: Why Judaism (and then Christianity) Rejected Homosexuality ~ curated by Robert Maynard (UTS’89)

When Judaism demanded that all sexual activity be channeled into marriage, it changed the world. The Torah’s prohibition of non-marital sex quite simply made the creation of Western civilization possible. Societies that did not place boundaries around sexuality were stymied in their development. The subsequent dominance of the Western world can largely be attributed …

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The True Value of a College Education ~ Bruce Sutchar (UTS’85)

The following is adapted from the book From Rogers Park to Hanover Park (available on Amazon) the adventures of a Jewish boy growing up in the neighborhoods of Chicago and his 40 years in Reverend Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church, published by Rev. Bruce Sutchar.   When you grow …

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Why Churches are Stage-driven ~ curated by Jack Whedbee (UTS’01)

  When Christians gather, they spend the bulk of their time watching stage presentations. Worship services. Seminars. Classes. Conferences. Workshops. All the while, they interact with someone standing in front of them – either speaking or leading them in song. I’ve been a Christian for 38 years. I’ve …

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