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Story 7: Laughter in Class

Walther Birkmayer Karl Ludwig was a professor of anatomy. One day he was removing the brain of a frog for his medical students. He wanted to show them that if only a little piece were left behind, the reflexes of … Continue reading

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Story 6: Compensation

Mark Twain Mark Twain was a famous American humorist of the last century. Many people know that his real name was Samuel langhorne Clemens, but few people know why he never used it. Mark Twain, in nautical language, means: two … Continue reading

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Story 5: God’s Laws VS Man’s Laws

In the olden days it was the custom of religious communities to eat only bread and water for the six days of Holy Week. On the tuesday of the week, some visitors who had walked a long distance, came to … Continue reading

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Story 4: The validity of Religion

Down at the local coffee shop, two farmers were arguing about the validity of their respective religions. A third farmer listened for a while and then observed out loud, “I’s been bringin’ my wheat here to this same mill for … Continue reading

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story 3: Friendship

The following is a Jewish story about two men who were inseparable friends from childhood. Though thier love bound them together, a series of unfortunate circumtances forced them to live in separate and hostile countries. One day, one of the … Continue reading

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