How to Write Like Thomas Jefferson

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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The Declaration was an exercise in rhetoric: verbal persuasion. He had to persuade at least half a dozen different audiences. Until a student identifies all of them, he will not understand the Declaration. Yet this is rarely taught, even at the upper division college level. You have to know what he was trying to do. […]

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Demographic Suicide: Europe, Pat Buchanan, and Islam

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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Except when he offers his views on tariffs, namely, that sales taxes on imports would help America, I like Pat Buchanan’s views. He sees that the West is in a state of moral decline. He sees that Europe is committing suicide demographically. This is visible in the various national birth rates: below replacement rate of […]

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Sanctification and Perfection

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; that he might sanctity and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word, that he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be […]

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Who Speaks for You?

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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Matthew 8 records that a centurion came to Jesus and asked Him to heal his servant. It says that “a centurion came to Him, pleading with Him” (v. 5). But Luke 7 says that Jews came to Jesus in the name of the centurion, and then the centurion’s friends came to Him (vv. 3, 6). […]

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Christianity and Progress

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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The origin of the idea of progress was exclusively Western; in fact, it was originally a Christian idea. Only with the widespread acceptance of the biblical concept of linear time did men begin to believe that there could be earthly progress. They began to act in terms of a view of life that says that […]

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Positive Feedback and Kingdom Victory

Written by Gary North on July 9, 2016

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When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats, And He will set […]

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The Declaration of Independence: America’s Greatest Ad

Written by Gary North on July 4, 2016

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On this day 240 years ago, New England’s most famous independent wholesaler, John Hancock, and Congress’s stenographer, Charles Thomson, signed a parchment. We celebrate that signing annually, often by setting off low-tariff fireworks imported from China. Most Americans know little about the background of this event. The details they recall from a high school textbook […]

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Pee to Live Longer

Written by Gary North on July 2, 2016

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This is not a joke. There is a major research project that needs urine samples. If it is successful, there will be a simple test that will let people better assess their risks of future diseases. If it works, some day life insurance and health insurance premiums will fall for those who pass the test. […]

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Brexit: Bait and Switch Unplugged

Written by Gary North on July 2, 2016

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The defeat of the “remains” on June 23 was one of the great days in my life. Yet I am an American. Why should I care? Answer: because I have been opposed to the New World Order for over half a century. I have watched these clever people pull off the final phase of the […]

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A Letter from a Stroke Victim Who Survived

Posted on July 2, 2016

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By Joe Sabah In February 2016, I celebrated 12 years Poststroke, YIPPEE! On February 24, 2004, I experienced a stroke. After 6 weeks in rehab I was back doing what I love best: Speaking and Presenting “How To Speak for Fun and Profit.” The Seminar now in its 37th year. Every year for 10 years […]

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