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How Mankind Has Responded to Massive Plagues!

Deadly diseases have traditionally been spread by advancing and retreating armies and merchants who sought goods in faraway nations. The most consistent spread of plagues was along the trade routes as merchants sailed to the Far East for exotic goods to satisfy the Europeans’ ever-increasing desire for the “good life.” Travelers, soldiers, and merchants often […]

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Ancient Jewish Health Rules Can Defeat the Coronavirus!

The dreaded coronavirus has been connected to some nasty, even shocking culinary habits of the Chinese—primarily their consumption of snakes and bats. A shocking dietary reported this week in the Daily Mail revealed the barbecuing of a live dog in a Chinese market. Eating cats and dogs is considered perfectly acceptable and delicious by many […]

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Tattoos: Demons, Darkness, and Death!

Christians should be leaders and examples but too often they are followers of every silly trend that comes down the pike. Of recent years it is body piercings and tattoos and these practices are dangerous, dirty, disgraceful, and dumb. Very dumb. There is ample evidence that humans have marked their bodies with tattoos for thousands […]

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Childhood Vaccinations: the Real Story!

Childhood vaccinations are the responsibility of parents not health professionals who have a vested interest in selling as many shots as possible. The health professionals who almost worship vaccines tell us that without vaccinations infectious diseases would have almost wiped out the world; however that is not true. Dr. Harold E. Buttram reported that the […]

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Pestilences Produce Plenty of Problems!

Pestilences have a horrific record in mankind’s history having produced massive problems of civil disorder, disruption of labor, economic disaster, insurrection, and demise of whole populations. Maybe we can learn from the plague of Saint Cyprian and not make the same mistakes people of that day made. In A.D. 250, the Roman Empire was in […]

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Ebola Battle Led by Larry, Curly, and Moe?

The population of Europe had outrun the food supply in the early 1300s, and in a few years, the poor were eating cats, dogs, and other animals. Some say they even ate their own children! People were dying, but rather slowly. Bubonic plague (Black Death) would prove to be more efficient and quicker than famine, […]

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History Lesson: Greek Empire Fell Because of Disease!

Civilizations have experienced more devastating blows from sickness than from swords–more heartache from bugs than from bombings. The face of the world has been changed more through the louse, the flea, and the mosquito than by marching armies and flying missiles. When the daily count of the dead reached the breaking point (different in various […]

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Ebola: Ancient Hebrews Had Answer to Infectious Disease!

Informed health officials say that Egypt was the medical center of the ancient world. The ancient historian Herodotus recorded that during the days of the Medo-Persian Empire, it was King Darius’ practice “to keep in attendance certain Egyptian doctors, who had a reputation for the highest eminence in their profession.” However, Egypt was not nearly […]

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Ebola: Intrusive Requirements for Everyone?

If the Ebola virus disease (EVD) explodes across America we can expect many oppressive but necessary laws to be passed. There will be limitations on personal liberty, but hopefully lawmakers will think these issues through, debate them, and implement only those most necessary. Reasonable people will argue that, in times of emergency, extreme measures must […]

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