Newsworthy – Apr 19th, 2019

Less adults belong to religious institutions, a fertility lull is creating a dependency on immigration, central bankers are concerned over President Trump’s criticisms, military seeking more funding to counter China, and an overview of Robert Mueller’s report.

These are just a few of the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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Short Story: The Man, The Mountain, and The God

The old stories always told of the mountain.

The mountain where the god lived.

In some of the stories, he was kind.

In others, he was vengeful.

Which of the stories was true, the man wondered.

He had asked this question aloud once, at a harvest feast when he was a child.

The elders gave him a scolding look.

“We do not question the ways of our god”, they told him.

“Why not?”, was his retort.

Being quickly shuffled by his mother back to his bed, he never got an answer.

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