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How Americans Can Vote In US Elections From Slovakia

Elections November 2, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on October 6, 2016.” Below is an email sent out from the US Embassy in Bratislava, with a reminder on how US Citizens can vote in US elections from Slovakia. U.S. Embassy Bratislava, Slovakia Message for U.S. Citizens Final Opportunities […]

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Those Darn Czechs Are Everywhere – How Citizen Journalist Zdenek Gazda Shot The Hillary Clinton 9/11 Video That Went Viral

Gazda & Clinton October 18, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 17, 2016.” It’s become mainstream news now that Hillary Clinton fell ill at the fifteenth anniversary 9/11 Memorial Service held at Ground Zero Sunday in New York City. This was despite tremendous secrecy by her campaign. […]

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The Media Has Helped Lead The American People To This Moment In History And Now They Blame Donald Trump

American Journalism October 13, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 28, 2016.” “If it bleeds, it leads,” is a long held maxim in journalism. The concept being that the more effectively you can terrify a person, the more readers, listeners, and viewers you will have, and correspondingly […]

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The Importance Of Cordial Discussions

The Decline of Free Speech in America October 12, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 26, 2016.” I was once a proud socialist. I exposed those deeply held views to scrutiny. They did not hold up. I was left with the same core beliefs for a more […]

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Book Review: A 130 Page Joseph Campbell Book That Succinctly Ties Together Many Loose Strings

An Open Life October 11, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 21, 2016.” What it is: In a series of interviews with radio personality Michael Toms, we get an important summary of the life discoveries and philosophies of 20th century scholar Joseph Campbell toward the end of […]

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What Is The Essence Of Western Spirituality?

Western Spirituality October 10, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 19, 2016.” I came across an interview between Michael Toms and Joseph Campbell recently in the book (“An Open Life”) that had such powerful distillations of Campbell’s life philosophy and observations from a life spent studying world […]

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Lots Of Ego With Little Reading Tends To Make Intellectual Discussions Worthless -> 8 Hints To Escaping That Trap

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.—Mark Twain, 1895 Literacy v. Thought October 9, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 14, 2016.” Literacy is an important tool. Few people utilize literacy for anything of thoughtful value. […]

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The United States Of America Is Not The Most Perfect Place In The World For Freedom

Freedom October 8, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 12, 2016.” The most perfect place in the world for freedom is inside the mind of a free man. He radiates freedom and ensures that all around him will be free. He can accept no lower standard than […]

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Is Discrimination Wrong ?

In Defense of the Customer October 7, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 7, 2016.” Last night I went to my favorite Slavic restaurant in the United States, where I have all of my favorite servers. For some reason I ended up with a Jamal serving me, […]

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How Did Lowlifes, Hippies, Con-Artists, Artists, Swingers, And Musicians Come To Be Referred To In English As ‘Bohemian’ ?

So Bohemian October 6, 2016 Allan Stevo “This item first appeared at 52 Weeks in Slovakia on September 5, 2016.” Watching the beautiful opera from Puccini La Bohème, one is reminded of the word for the western portion of the Czech Republic – Bohemia. One would be right in this association. However, it’s worth noting […]

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