I vow to thee, my country – Hymn or Heresy?

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The words of I Vow To Thee, My Country sung so beautifully by Katherine Jenkins were written by Cecil Spring Rice in 1908 and define an era when the world was a very different place. It was a world that was very class conscious, where Empires ruled and where innocence existed alongside a great sense of adventure. There was still much to discover, enormous scientific discoveries had been made or were on the verge of being made, The Titanic had yet to be built, let alone sink, and the ravages of World War were as yet unthinkable. When Gustav Holst wrote the music to Jupiter from the Planets Suite the melody for “I vow to thee, my country” was forever set.

Now here I nail my colours firmly to the mast as a person of a certain age, brought up in a forces family during the twilight years of the…

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Man as Nature – the metatheory by Kjell Standal

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Autonomic nervous system directly controls stem cell proliferation, study shows

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Apples of Discord

Sanctions bite back – EU Farmers struggle after losing Russian market

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Sharing Ideas with Christopher Nolan’s ‘Inception’ and ‘Memento’

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You’re waiting for a train, a train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you can’t know for sure. But it doesn’t matter….

Because we’ll be together. [1]

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Breaks in the blood-brain barrier can cause brains to get old before their time

Daniela Kaufer, a professor at UC Berkeley and fellow in the CIFAR Child & Brain Development program, has discovered one of the biological pathways that lead to age-related cognitive decline, and has found clues on how to reverse the aging process in the brain.

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Sanskrit Shloka Tattoos

Pulkit Arora

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ईश्वरः मम न्यायदाता
God is my judge
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कुटुंबकं जीवनं मम
Family is my life
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माता मत्सकाशं सदा
Mom is with me forever
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अस्माकं कार्याणि अस्मान्सावधीकरिष्यंति
Only action will define us
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न कदापि खंडितः
Never broken
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तव हृदयं रक्ष
Protect your heart
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एम् एन् सत्यं प्रेम
My true love
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अहमस्मि योधः
I am a fighter
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एतदपि गमिष्यति
This, too, will pass
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शाश्वतं जीवनम् , अमरं प्रेम
Eternal Life, Undying Passion
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शक्तिः दुर्दम्येच्छाशक्त्याः आगच्छति
Strength comes from an indomitable will.
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सदैव देवत्वं दर्शयामि
I always manifest divinity
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स्वतःची चांगली काळजी घ्या
Take good care of your self
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प्रेम शांतिः आनंदश्च
Love,peace and happiness
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“अनुगृहिता” अस्म्यहम्
I am blessed
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एकं जीवनम्, एकः अवसरः
One life one chance
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स्वात्मानं जानीहि
Know thyself
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सदैव मम प्रेम
Forever my lofe
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दिव्यः प्रकाशः
Divine light
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हस श्वसिहि…

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