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Setting one’s soul in silence and peace

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webmaster | 03/02/12

Did you hear about the student whose mother had bought him a really cheap dictionary app for his smartphone? He couldn’t find the words to thank her.

It gets worse. While defending her purchase, she declared that a good education was a man’s best friend. The family dog bit her.

Nonetheless, the son took her words seriously. The next day he was suspended for hacking into the school’s computer and raising his “U.S. History” grade. When asked why, he said he was just trying to make his mark in history.

At least he was brighter than his classmate. She had been offered an iPad and told it could take her all over the world wirelessly. She became frightened and demanded a seat belt...


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