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Marriage

This is an interesting article. It presents the Catholic belief of marriage. It never states whether or not same-sex marriage is right or wrong, it just presents the information. This is the best definition of marriage I have ever seen. This is exactly what I see in my mind as true "marriage". This is what any married couple should strive towards, in my opinion.

"Marriage is an unconditional, life-long commitment between two persons who promise to share all of life and love, home and hearth, body and soul; marriage necessarily involves both the fullest of communication, the deepest of understanding, and the strongest of personal loyalty and trust between two people.

In this definition, the unconditional element is most striking. Marriage is unconditional in two senses: first, the commitment is not conditioned by other commitments, no matter what they may be. Such commitments include parents, friends, one's psychological needs, career goals, spiritual interests, sexual…

Info on the Middle East

These links should allow anyone to find out anything they ever wanted to know about the Middle East. Only information. No media. No politics. And you can only find answers to the questions YOU ASK! Please, start asking and find some answers. And if anyone wants to discuss it with me, feel free because I love a discussion. We need to know the history and know the situation from an informational standpoint before we can make judgements on the validity and reasoning behind this war.

http://i-cias.com/ : like wikipedia for the Middle East, but so much better
recommend reading the part about the first Gulf War
recommend reading about Sunni vs Shi'i
recommend looking at the surrounding countries, their languages and religions and their relations with the US and oil exportation
recommend reading the history of this religious struggle
ASK QUESTIONS and then FIND THE ANSWERS

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/ : CIA world factbook, for any statistical information on any country (…