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During the WikiToLearn/KDE sprint hosted at CERN, last week, we were given the opportunity to take a look at the Compact Muon Solenoid(CMS), which is one of the four detectors, part of the Large Hadron Collider(LHC) - if my understanding is correct. I'm sure most of you already know what the Large Hadron Collider is, … Continue reading Peek inside the CMS at the LHC
On the final day of the WikiToLearn/KDE sprint, held at CERN, when most of the participants were already heading home, I started feeling a bit gloomy and sad that an insanely awesome week was coming to an end. I wasn't flying for the next 24 hours and I was now deprived of any company as … Continue reading Quick visit to the Geneva Motor Show
Well, it's been a fortnight since I participated in the KDE sprints in Randa, Switzerland and I'm slowly coming to the terms that it's over. The time I spent in Randa, was quite easily the best time of my life, not only was it my first trip abroad, but also from a technical point of … Continue reading Experiences from KDE Sprints – Randa, 2015
Being an Indian, I can easily relate to such practices. Shameful indeed !
Just last Sunday, John Oliver took on the shady world of televangelism and the common practice of a type of seed-faith known as “prosperity gospel.” During the 20-minute segment, Oliver described prosperity gospel as the notion that wealth is a sign of God’s favor and donations sent to the church will result in said wealth coming back to you.
After that episode of Last Week Tonight aired, a report hit from CBS News that the IRS is now being pressured into clamping down on televangelists. Making these men and women of God accountable for the private jets they acquire from those aforementioned “seeds” definitely is a step in the right direction, but there’s no sure bet this will actually happen.
According to religious fraud investigator Ole Anthony, “Televangelists are able to receive millions because the IRS has turned a “blind eye” to their tax-exempt churches.” That being said, church audits were suspended…
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