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Holidays are for celebrating history, not erasing it – Indigenous Peoples’ Day vs. Columbus Day

It’s that time of year again when we celebrate holidays such as Labor Day, Memorial Day and Columbus Day. But why do some states celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead? In this article, we take a look at the origins of Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day to help you decide which holiday you want to celebrate this year.

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The Children of the Nuclear Family

In the last half century, the concept of nuclear family has been eroded by changes in our society. However, there are some people who argue that the traditional family structure of mom, dad, and kids living together under the same roof will always be important to children growing up into responsible adults. Is this true? We’ll look at both sides of this debate in today’s post.

Death: What Does It Really Mean?

For all of history, humans have tried to answer the question, What does it mean to die? From ancient burial practices to modern cremation and organ donation, we do our best to preserve the bodies of the deceased and perform our rituals to provide an acceptable transition from life to death, but what does it really mean?

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