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Seasons Of War by Warcraft http://ift.tt/1sYEcDO

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The Shaping Of The World by Warcraft http://ift.tt/VoOwrn

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Legends Of Azeroth by Warcraft http://ift.tt/1l5TqG3

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Why some people have a problem with religious conversion

I posted this on Quora some time ago, mostly I find the question ‘Why is religious conversion wrong?‘ wrong. It is not wrong. But there are problems with the practice that many of us, in our all-religions-are-same enthusiasm, ignore.

There is nothing wrong with a person changing religion of his own free will because he or she found something in another religion that resonated with him/her. Such…

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War in ancient India and alien attacks of the future

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A rather well-researched feature on iO9 caught my attention recently. It had to do with the Harappa culture of the Indus valley civilisation. The article wondered how a civilisation existed for millennia without engaging in war or conflict.

The Harappan civilization dominated the Indus River valley beginning about five thousand years ago, many of its massive cities sprawling at the edges of…

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What the British empire did to Kolkata

In 2007, a book called God and Gold came out. It’s author, Walter Russell Mead, argued that the United States of America is the natural successor of the “empire” mantle that had once belonged to Great Britain. Mead’s imaginary ideal of the British empire as a benevolent force is ripped to pieces here by Johann Hari in a New York Times review. The reviewer uses the city of Kolkata (called Calcutta…

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Why copywriting is a bit like whoring

I think copywriting for ads is a bit like whoring. Writing is a talent that we can hone and get better at. And being good with words is kind of like being hot. It makes you desirable and your talent gives you an edge in certain situations (work, education, negotiations etc).

People who are good with words use their skill for various purposes. Some tell stories, some use words to spread…

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