Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 28

Jules Verne’s Antediluvian Human Giant

Jules Verne (February 8, 1828 – March 24, 1905) was a French writer best known for his science fiction and adventure stories. Verne’s uncanny ability to foresee future technological inventions have astounded many for over a century. His wealth of knowledge was amazingly comprehensive in numerous scientific and historical subjects as demonstrated throughout his writings. …

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Dec 24

Rome’s Purge of Christians in the Military

Throughout history, a general purging of the military remains a persistent theme in tyrannical regimes. Absolute obedience to the state collective was considered imperative. The ruling elite feared any opposition or usurpation among the armed forces and were the first targets in screening their loyalty. Rome’s greatest purging of Christians in the military began around …

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