A Boy proposed his Girl-friend for Marriage... Girl: Tell me...; who do you love most in this world..? Boy: You, of course! Girl: What am I to you? Boy: The boy thought for a moment and looked intently in her eyes and said “You are missing part of my heart”. She smiled, and she accepted his proposal. After their wedding, the couple had a sweet and happy life for a while. However, the youthful couple began to drift apart due to the busy schedule of life and the never-ending worries of daily problems, their life became difficult. All the challenges... Read more »
1 Treat each other occasionally as though you were meeting for the first time 2 Don't call each other Mother and Father, and stay away from the couples who do - unless they're 80. 3 Never sleep on a problem without a solution or some agreement. 4 Have a big family Bible; read together from it and always go to church every sunday together 5 Take up a daring sport that you can do together - like mountain climbing, water-skiing, and sky-diving. "kung kaya lang ha!!!" 6 When one of you puts the first dent in the new car, laugh... Read more »
After a while you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul, and you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning and company doesn’t mean security, and you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises, and you begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your eyes open, with the grace of an adult, not the grief of a child, and you learn to build all your roads on today because tomorrow’s ground is too uncertain for plans. After a while you learn that even sunshine burns if you get too... Read more »
Another longstanding foreign policy flaw is the degree to which special interests dictate the way in which the "national interest" as a whole is defined and pursued.... America's important historic relationship with Israel has often led foreign policy decision-makers to defer reflexively to Israeli security assessments, and to replicate Israeli tactics, which, as the war in Lebanon last summer demonstrated, can turn out to be counter-productive.
Isaac Asimov's remark about the infantilism of pseudoscience is just as applicable to religion: 'Inspect every piece of pseudoscience and you will find a security blanket, a thumb to suck, a skirt to hold.' It is astonishing, moreover, how many people are unable to understand that 'X is comforting' does not imply 'X is true'.
For decades the G.O.P. has won elections by appealing to social and racial divisions, only to turn after each victory to deregulation and tax cuts for the wealthy a process that reached its epitome when George W. Bush won re-election by posing as America's defender against gay married terrorists, then announced that he had a mandate to privatize Social Security.