Month: October 2012

Verizon Not Allowing Customers Who Are Behind In Payments To Downgrade Plans

Verizon Determined To Keep Customers From Paying Their Bills And Deep In Debt: Customers Behind In Payments Unable To Downgrade Plans So … It looks like Verizon is determined to keep me in debt.  Let’s get one thing out of the way first — It’s definitely, absolutely, 100% my fault that I got behind on […]

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Role of the Catholic Church in Western civilization – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

via Role of the Catholic Church in Western civilization – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The role of the Catholic Church in Western civilization has been intricately intertwined with the history and formation of Western society. Through its long history, the church has been a major source of social services like schooling and medical care; inspiration for Western art,culture and philosophy; and influential player in politics and religion. In various ways it has sought to affect Western attitudes to vice and virtue in diverse fields. It has, over many centuries, promulgated the teachings of Jesus within the Western World and remains a source of continuity linking modern Western culture to classical Western culture.

While the West is no longer universally Catholic, the Catholic heritage remains strong in Western countries: festivals like Easter and Christmas are marked universally as public holidays; Pope Gregory XIII‘s Gregorian Calendar has been adopted internationally as the civil calendar; and time
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Catching Up On Your Comments …

Greetings Friends, I have recently completed a move to a new state and consequently my keeping up with your comments and questions has suffered, and for that I apologize.  I have quick-posted interesting articles as I found them, but have found little energy to write many original posts of my own.  Still not feeling up […]

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HP Photosmart 7510 – Can’t eFax, Bogus “not connected to a network message”

NOTE: I referred to these posts for guidance on troubleshooting this issue: Two things listed to try, either by themselves or in conjunction with each other are: 1) Turn the ePrint Service off then on again (weird I know, but remember the most common fix for MS Windows computers is to restart […]

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100112_IKEA_LED_lighbulbinfo.pdf (application/pdf Object)

Becoming the first US home furnishing retailer to sell only LED bulbs and lamps, IKEA sheds new light on home sustainability practices with a bold move to go 100% LED by 2016. “This LED initiative follows past IKEA US leadership actions such as the phase out of plastic bags in 2007 and incandescent bulbs in […]

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