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  • ShopPoetry.com: An Online Community and Blog about Poetry

    Billings, Mont. (PRWEB) April 16, 2010

    ShopPoetry.com, a blog about poetry, has launched a new online community as well as producing new web pages titled “Beat Poetry” and “Famous Poets.”

    The online community introduced by ShopPoetry.com features a Message Board with sections that include a marketplace and a general discussion area. Posting on the Message Board is reserved for those with a membership, which is free to register for.

    “Beat Poetry” examines this unique form of poetry that has its roots, according to ShopPoetry.com, in the Beat Generation. One poet praised for his work in beat poetry, Allen Ginsburg, published Howl in 1956, exposing his countercultural ideas about sex and drugs, the page states. “Beat Poetry” also describes the public outcry resulting from the publishing of Howl, but mentions that the poem and its publisher were defended by a 1957 court ruling.

    “The earliest famous poets were the authors of epic poetry,” the page “Famous Poets” on ShopPoetry.com claims. Examples of poets who wrote epic poetry mentioned by ShopPoetry.com include Homer, author of The Odyssey, and Virgil, author of the Aeneid. The page also examines the popularity of lyric poetry, which has been made famous by poets like William Shakespeare and Emily Dickinson. The difference between lyric poetry and epic poetry is asserted when the page states that the latter is “narrative driven,” while the former “expresses personal thoughts and feelings.”

    About ShopPoetry.com:

    ShopPoetry.com was launched in September of 2009, and wrote blog entries about topics like the poetry of love and short poems. WebsiteBusiness.com is responsible for designing and maintaining the site structure of ShopPoetry.com.

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  • Why do so many people talk about “karma” getting them?

    Question by Eddie Cacciatore, Private Eye: Why do so many people talk about “karma” getting them?
    Obviously, some people go through life and are jerks the whole time, live to 100 and karma never gets them.

    Some people have hearts of gold and get diseases and have horrible luck.

    Why do so many people talk about “karma,” as if everything evens out?

    Best answer:

    Answer by Captain Hook
    Strike true

    Know better? Leave your own answer in the comments!

  • 4 Important Truths About Capricorn Rising

    Four important facts concerning the Capricorn Rising sign are that Saturn is the planetary ruler; family life has an important role in developing the Capricorn Rising personality; people who are Capricorn Rising are sincere, dependable and successful; and they function well in structured places.

    Someone’s rising sign is the result of the zodiac sign that was moving on top of the eastern horizon at the precise time they were born. The rising sign, which is also called the Ascendant, often deals with our inherent defenses and our natural reactions to everyday problems and life situations. To get insights to help you face personal issues, interact successfully with others, and understand your own personality, it is a good idea to gain a full understanding of your rising sign. Following are important details pertaining to Capricorn Rising.

    Its planetary ruler is Saturn.

    The Capricorn Rising sign is ruled by Saturn, a planet of restriction, longevity and structure.

    It implies a restricted structure or a difficult birth and certain difficulties. Capricorns may experience trials, but by perservering will conquer the challenges.

    The experiences of growing up are integral to how a Capricorn Rising individual develops.

    Parents who are at the bad extreme, however, might push their children to be something they are not. One of the distinguishing characteristics of a Capricorn Rising is the tendency to become very responsible individuals who can be readily relied upon by family and friends. Usually these individuals assume such roles from a young age either because their families have molded their personalities for such a role, or because they themselves took on this role all on their own. Family is very important to Capricorn Risings, who are always concerned about keeping their loved ones safe and secure.

    “Serious, success-driven, and competent” are terms that describe people who are Capricorn Rising.

    Seriousness is a distinctive trait of Capricorn Rising people. This seriousness is accompanied by competence and a mind geared toward success. Due to the driven nature of Capricorn Rising, folks born under this sign tend to be highly successful. Typically, they will be highly aware of the impact they have upon those around them. Generally speaking, a person with Capricorn rising will be diligent and responsible and consider their appearance and behavior very important. They must be on guard for taking on excessive pressure. Capricorn Rising describes people who endure mental turmoil due to their feelings of inadequacy. These individuals constantly worry if they are working hard enough or providing properly for themselves and those they love.

    They work well in structured environments.

    Because of the Capricorn Ascendant’s affinity for structure and goal-oriented mindset, they function well in structured work environments. Such folks tend to make good managers or supervisors. People born under the Capricorn Rising sign thrive on formality. Their decision making process and actions are based more on what they perceive as acceptable standards and norms instead of trusting their feelings. They need to know every rule first and then change their behavior into these actions. In general, they are quite qualified to be in positions of authority; unfortunately, they can be quite strict and controlling in these positions.

    Rising signs help a person understand himself and how he interacts with others but, ultimately, the quality of a person’s life depends on how he uses his personal traits in the choices he makes.

    For more info on the Capricorn Rising Sign, go to Baby Birth Chart online at http://www.babybirthchart.com/zodiac-signs/rising/capricorn.php

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  • Q&A: Can u give me some info about “homeopathy”?

    Question by Gorgeous: Can u give me some info about “homeopathy”?

    Best answer:

    Answer by b
    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/homeopathy

    Give your answer to this question below!

  • Art and Awareness Unite to Educate Society About the Sikhs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) March 9, 2006

    Do you think everyone with a turban and beard is from the Arab world? Have you ever met someone who is Sikh? A new website offers answers to those questions through a medium which all find enjoyable: watching videos. The new web initiative RestoringThePride.com provides a multi-media outlet to learn about Sikhism, as well as an opportunity for the Sikh community to display their creativity with a focus on visual artworks.

    The followers of Sikhism, a monotheistic faith based in India, still continue to face unwanted scrutiny in the post 9/11 era due to their unique identity of colorful turbans and uncut hair. Worse, many are unaware of their contributions to the fields of medicine and technology, their heroic bravery as soldiers in both World Wars, or civil service as elected legislative officials in several democratic countries. To date, the Sikhs are often mistaken to be followers of the Islamic faith in today’s news media enriched world. Even with multiple outreach efforts, they are often incorrectly affiliated as members of the Arabic community.

    “Through use of art, the time has come for all to appreciate the beauty of the Sikh culture,” stated Sartaj Singh Dhami, co-founder of RestoringThePride.com. Also as the founder of Dashmesh Pictures, a film production team focused on promoting Sikhism, Dhami feels that RestoringThePride.com can offer another venue for society to learn who the Sikhs are. Additionally, it reminds members of the Sikh community to recapture their pride. Dhami went on to say that, “With recent world events, unfortunately some people in our community allow peer pressure or lack of exposure to prevent them from being proud of their rich cultural heritage. It is our sole hope that this website will allow all to be more comfortable, and welcoming, towards the followers of Sikhism.”

    The website inaugurates with several videos created and produced by Dashmesh Pictures highlighting how Sikhism was started, the Sikh martial arts of Gatka, as well as the “Sikh on the Street,” a short film containing interviews of Non-Sikhs as they share their thoughts of who the Sikhs are. Supreet K. Rekhi, co-founder of RestoringthePride.com, emphasizes the need for community members (Sikh and non-Sikh alike) to submit their creative work. Dashmesh Pictures will also continue to produce and post additional videos with similar messages.

    About RestoringThePride.com

    The sole purpose of RestoringThePride.com, home to Dashmesh Pictures, is to provide a creative art media outlet, with an emphasis on visual works, to help promote a positive image for Sikhism. The mission can be divided into two subcategories:

    1.) Provide knowledge to society of who the Sikhs are through creative works, as a mechanism to promote educational awareness, acceptance, and communal harmony.

    2.) Provide inspirational works for members of the Sikh community, as a mechanism to aide in restoring their pride, as experienced by their ancestors in previous generations.

    Media Contacts:

    Sartaj S. Dhami

    703-929-9285

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  • Pantheists, if someone said to you, “defend Pantheism” how would you even go about it?*?

    Question by Citizen Of The Cosmos: Pantheists, if someone said to you, “defend Pantheism” how would you even go about it?*?
    *assuming for the purposes of this scenario that you accepted the request, even if in real life you wouldn’t in a million years.
    Grant: Sure can, but I want to know the opinions of others who think as I do.
    Mia: Well said, indeed!

    Best answer:

    Answer by Menon R
    id smile mysteriously, point towards the guys heart and say “the truth is within you”.

    Add your own answer in the comments!

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