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Forbes
STEM Or Liberal Arts? A Trick Question For College StudentsAs this year’s incoming college freshmen get ready to hit the books, they face
STEM Or Liberal Arts? A Trick Question For College Students
Forbes / Posted 56 minutes ago
As this year’s incoming college freshmen get ready to hit the books, they face a really big question with long-term implications: What to study? Should they go the route of languages, arts, and social sciences—those right-brain disciplines that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Are your politics in your genes?Paris - Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realised in saying ma
Are your politics in your genes?
iol.co.za / Posted an hour ago
Paris - Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realised in saying man is a political animal, according to research published on Wednesday linking genes with liberal or conservative leanings. Or, to be precise, a specific variant of one... Read more
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Quartz
‘Sleeping on it’ really is the smartest way to solve a problem - Quartz Have you ever struggled to finish a level of Candy Crush or comple
‘Sleeping on it’ really is the smartest way to solve a problem
Quartz / Posted an hour ago
- Quartz Have you ever struggled to finish a level of Candy Crush or complete a Sudoku puzzle in the evening but breezed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Things We Learnt As Children About Our Bodies That Are WrongWe have been taught a lot of different things about our bodies by our schools,
Five Things We Learnt As Children About Our Bodies That Are Wrong
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
We have been taught a lot of different things about our bodies by our schools, our parents and our friends. A few of these things are completely wrong, and any drive to change assumptions we have had about our bodies for pretty much all of our lives... Read more
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The Irish Times
The limits of reason: Boolean links between art and science Two exhibitions in Cork celebrate George Boole, a son of the city and the geni
The limits of reason: Boolean links between art and science
The Irish Times / Posted 6 hours ago
Two exhibitions in Cork celebrate George Boole, a son of the city and the genius who laid the foundation of all computer systems What do grids of coloured glass and hazelnuts, a flickering... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Can genes make us liberal or conservative?PARIS - Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realised in saying ma
Can genes make us liberal or conservative?
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 hours ago
PARIS - Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realised in saying man is a political animal, according to research linking genes with liberal or conservative leanings. Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realised in saying... Read more
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PhysOrg
Can genes make us liberal or conservative?A depiction of the double helical structure of DNA. Its four coding units (A, T
Can genes make us liberal or conservative?
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
A depiction of the double helical structure of DNA. Its four coding units (A, T, C, G) are color-coded in pink, orange, purple and yellow. Credit: NHGRI Aristotle may have been more on the money than he realised in saying man is a political animal,... Read more
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The Daily Review
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republishedWild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that h
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republished
The Daily Review / Posted 13 hours ago
Wild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that he may have outdone himself with his new novel, his first for adults in seven years. "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" (Random House, $28, 304 pages) -- that... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republishedWild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that h
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republished
Oakland Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Wild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that he may have outdone himself with his new novel, his first for adults in seven years. "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" (Random House, $28, 304 pages) -- that... Read more
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The Fremont Argus
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republishedWild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that h
In the Pipeline: New fiction coming from Salman Rushdie; Salvador Dali's art for 'Alice in Wonderland' gets republished
The Fremont Argus / Posted 14 hours ago
Wild invention is author Salman Rushdie's stock in trade, and it appears that he may have outdone himself with his new novel, his first for adults in seven years. "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" (Random House, $28, 304 pages) -- that... Read more
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PC Advisor
3 surprisingly easy ways to improve your next presentation1. A better way to point How did you feel the last time someone pointed their
3 surprisingly easy ways to improve your next presentation
PC Advisor / Posted 14 hours ago
1. A better way to point How did you feel the last time someone pointed their finger at you? Can you remember what your response was? Well for most people it's a negative one. Consciously, or not, you tend to feel negative about the person who's... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Five things we learnt as children about our bodies that are wrong2015-08-04 21:06 Johannesburg - We have been taught a lot of different things
Five things we learnt as children about our bodies that are wrong
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 hours ago
2015-08-04 21:06 Johannesburg - We have been taught a lot of different things about our bodies by our schools, our parents and our friends. A few of these things are completely wrong,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Why kids are reading history for funCelia Ghezzi is just 8 years old, but she already knows plenty about Harriet Tu
Why kids are reading history for fun
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 21 hours ago
Celia Ghezzi is just 8 years old, but she already knows plenty about Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller and other important historical figures. That's because she's been devouring the "Who Was?" series of historical books for children. "I like them so... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Why kids are reading history for funCelia Ghezzi is just 8 years old, but she already knows plenty about Harriet Tu
Why kids are reading history for fun
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 21 hours ago
Celia Ghezzi is just 8 years old, but she already knows plenty about Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller and other important historical figures. That's because she's been devouring the "Who Was?" series of historical books for children. "I like them so... Read more
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Queensland Times
Getting it right in MykonosTHERE'S little likelihood of going hungry on the idyllic little Greek Island of
Getting it right in Mykonos
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
THERE'S little likelihood of going hungry on the idyllic little Greek Island of Mykonos. The main town, simply called Mykonos Town, has a waterfront with cheek-by-jowl restaurants, tavernas, bakeries and bars offering food and drink of a variety... Read more
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The Christian Post
Seattle CEO Praised for Raising Employees' Salaries to $70K Now Says He's Struggling to Stay OpenThe CEO of a Seattle-based credit card processing company who promised employee
Seattle CEO Praised for Raising Employees' Salaries to $70K Now Says He's Struggling to Stay Open
The Christian Post / Posted yesterday
The CEO of a Seattle-based credit card processing company who promised employees an automatic salary of $70,000 is now renting out his house to try and keep the company afloat. Dan Price, 31, CEO of Gravity Payments, garnered largely positive press... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africans Should Stop Aping the WestOne undergraduate friend used to amuse me. When he wore a suit and tie, he chan
Africans Should Stop Aping the West
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
One undergraduate friend used to amuse me. When he wore a suit and tie, he changed his walking style, and accent - rolling the tongue to strip his English of any mark of his roots. And when he spoke Luganda, he laboured to deliver it through the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Think Before Placing Your Vote in the Empty ContainerAs the election tempo builds up, there are many out there who are wondering wha
Think Before Placing Your Vote in the Empty Container
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As the election tempo builds up, there are many out there who are wondering what is at stake. We are all counting down to the D-Day. Everyone is faced with this question, what if one day things everywhere grind to a halt? We are all thinking... Read more
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The Irish Times
In a Word... temperateOurs is a temperate climate. So we were told at school. No extremes. Never too
In a Word... temperate
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
Ours is a temperate climate. So we were told at school. No extremes. Never too hot. Never too cold. The golden mean, as in philosophy. Defined by Aristotle as “the desirable middle between two extremes, one of excess and the other of deficiency.”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
American Disease That's Wreaking Havoc On the Cape's Honeybee PopulationBy Theresa C. Wossler, Stellenbosch University Until recently, sub-Saharan Afr
American Disease That's Wreaking Havoc On the Cape's Honeybee Population
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Theresa C. Wossler, Stellenbosch University Until recently, sub-Saharan Africa was thought to be free from the American foulbrood disease, which afflicts its honeybee population. This was believed to be due to the African honeybees' biology, and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
‘Don’t call me a crypto-Nazi!’ The lost heart of political debateThey are compelling – to the point that Best of Enemies, a documentary about a
‘Don’t call me a crypto-Nazi!’ The lost heart of political debate
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
They are compelling – to the point that Best of Enemies, a documentary about a remarkable series of debates between these two on ABC television in 1968, is the surprise but deserved success of this summer’s movie festivals in the US. Why, though,... Read more
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Denver Post
Paige: Broncos' C.J. Anderson is built and plays like a wrecking ball"Dreams don't die until you decide to give up on them." Aristotle, Plato, Socr
Paige: Broncos' C.J. Anderson is built and plays like a wrecking ball
Denver Post / Posted 3 days ago
"Dreams don't die until you decide to give up on them." Aristotle, Plato, Socrates? No, it's the driving philosophical motivation for Broncos running back C.J. Anderson. "I believe in all of that." C.J. suddenly approached me at a charity golf... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Technology hopes to reduce infections acquired in hospitalsWe're told to wash our hands before we eat, after we use the restroom and after
Technology hopes to reduce infections acquired in hospitals
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
We're told to wash our hands before we eat, after we use the restroom and after we've touched animals. For doctors, nurses and other care workers, though, hand washing can be a matter of life and death. For Nick Hutchins and Eli Blatt, that idea... Read more
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Quartz
The American disease that’s wreaking havoc on South Africa’s honeybee population - Quartz bee-ware Until recently, sub-Saharan Africa was thought to be free
The American disease that’s wreaking havoc on South Africa’s honeybee population
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
- Quartz bee-ware Until recently, sub-Saharan Africa was thought to be free from the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
American disease threatens South African beesThis was believed to be due to the African honeybees’ biology, and possibly tha
American disease threatens South African bees
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
This was believed to be due to the African honeybees’ biology, and possibly that American foulbrood strains in Africa have a low virulence and rarely generate outbreaks. However, it is not the case. The first Cape honeybee colonies with heavy... Read more
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The Jewish Press
The Poet And Mystic Vs. The PhilosopherOne of the most profound disagreements in Judaism is the one between Moses Maim
The Poet And Mystic Vs. The Philosopher
The Jewish Press / Posted 5 days ago
One of the most profound disagreements in Judaism is the one between Moses Maimonides and Judah Halevi on the meaning of the first of the Ten Commandments. For Maimonides (1135-1204), the first command is to believe in G-d, creator of heaven and... Read more
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The New Statesman
Why are we still waiting for a solution to climate change? Because it’s hardWhy Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change N
Why are we still waiting for a solution to climate change? Because it’s hard
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
Why Are We Waiting? The Logic, Urgency and Promise of Tackling Climate Change Nicholas Stern MIT Press, 448pp, £19.95 Recent temperatures have once again broken all records for a British July. We are now approaching the 370th month in succession... Read more
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Sun Star
2 ‘fratmen’ tagged in drive-by killing in 2007 convictedTWO members of the Alpha Kappa Rho (Akrho) fraternity could face jail term of b
2 ‘fratmen’ tagged in drive-by killing in 2007 convicted
Sun Star / Posted 5 days ago
TWO members of the Alpha Kappa Rho (Akrho) fraternity could face jail term of between 20 to 40 years for their involvement in the drive-by shooting that killed one person and injured two others in 2007. Regional Trial Court Judge Soliver Peras found... Read more
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iol.co.za
Searching for social media authenticityIt takes filmmaker Casey Neistat three apps and two cameras to post a single ph
Searching for social media authenticity
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
It takes filmmaker Casey Neistat three apps and two cameras to post a single photo to Instagram. Every shot that he sends his 385,000 followers – whether of the Manhattan skyline, his newborn baby or his pal, the model Karlie Kloss – is perfectly... Read more
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Denver Post
New social app seeks authenticity amid an online set of facadesIt takes filmmaker Casey Neistat three apps and two cameras to post a single ph
New social app seeks authenticity amid an online set of facades
Denver Post / Posted 6 days ago
It takes filmmaker Casey Neistat three apps and two cameras to post a single photo to Instagram. Every shot that he sends his 385,000 followers — whether of the Manhattan skyline, his newborn or his pal, the model Karlie Kloss — is perfectly... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Subjection to ‘isms’In the fourth century B.C., almost 2,400 years ago, Greek philosopher and scien
Subjection to ‘isms’
Rutland Herald / Posted 6 days ago
In the fourth century B.C., almost 2,400 years ago, Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle wrote the following words regarding freedom, slavery and the human condition: �For that some should rule and others be ruled is a thing not only necessary,... Read more
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iafrica.com
First drive: Lexus RC 350 FThe Lexus RC 350 F-Sport. Credit: Lexus SA The local Lexus range now includes
First drive: Lexus RC 350 F
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Lexus RC 350 F-Sport. Credit: Lexus SA The local Lexus range now includes a genuine coupe. Ryan Bubear drives the Lexus RC 350 F-Sport on the national launch in the Western Cape... "The whole is more than the sum of its parts". Aristotle — the... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Best of Arkansas 2015 readers' pollTo prove that Arkansas's variety of exemplary places, people and things is inex
Best of Arkansas 2015 readers' poll
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 days ago
To prove that Arkansas's variety of exemplary places, people and things is inexhaustible, the Arkansas Times once again presents the Best of Arkansas. This year's issue includes, as ever, a list of our readers' choices in categories ranging from... Read more
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Op-Ed News
A Reply to Rob Kall's CommentDuluth, Minnesota (OpEdNews) July 28, 2015: I am willing to reply to your comme
A Reply to Rob Kall's Comment
Op-Ed News / Posted 7 days ago
Duluth, Minnesota (OpEdNews) July 28, 2015: I am willing to reply to your comment, Rob. I appreciate the time you took to post your comment. However, I have been so frustrated by the reply feature at OEN that I am no longer willing to try to use... Read more
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Entrpreneur
How Important Is Emotional Intelligence to Success in Business?Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures t
How Important Is Emotional Intelligence to Success in Business?
Entrpreneur / Posted 7 days ago
Entrepreneur and CultureIQ are searching for the top high-performing cultures to be featured on our annual list. Think your company has what it takes? Click here to get started. Many psychologists and experts in human behavior believe that a... Read more
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Washington Post
‘The most interesting man in politics’ isn’t drawing much interest in New HampshireA new NBC/Marist poll in New Hampshire has Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) clocking in a
‘The most interesting man in politics’ isn’t drawing much interest in New Hampshire
Washington Post / Posted 7 days ago
A new NBC/Marist poll in New Hampshire has Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) clocking in at ninth place among Republican presidential contenders in the state, at 4 percent. (Cheryl Senter/AP) WARREN, N.H. — When Sen. Rand Paul drove into this hamlet of 904... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Open Letter to Alexis TsiprasDear Prime Minister Tsipras, First, congratulations for mustering the popular
Open Letter to Alexis Tsipras
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
Dear Prime Minister Tsipras, First, congratulations for mustering the popular support to say “no” to the troika. The euro has long offered Greece a perverse incentive to borrow, and now your country is trapped in debt. By any conventional means,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Supreme Court issues notice to Jaya on Karnataka appeal against her acquittalNew Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of Tam
Supreme Court issues notice to Jaya on Karnataka appeal against her acquittal
The Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
New Delhi, Jul 27 (PTI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others to appeals filed against their acquittal by the Karnataka High Court in a corruption case. A bench of justices P.C.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford legion rallies three times in to beat Cheshire in 12 inningsMIDDLETOWN — Stamford Senior American Legion coach Kevin Murray has been around
Stamford legion rallies three times in to beat Cheshire in 12 innings
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
MIDDLETOWN — Stamford Senior American Legion coach Kevin Murray has been around baseball his entire life as a player and coach, but what he saw from his team Saturday was the greatest game he has been a part of. And it was only Game 1 of the... Read more
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Local 12 Cincinnati
Does rising wealth buy greater happiness?Updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015, 11:00 AM UNDATED (CBS NEWS) -- How much does an inc
Does rising wealth buy greater happiness?
Local 12 Cincinnati / Posted 11 days ago
Updated: Fri, Jul 24 2015, 11:00 AM UNDATED (CBS NEWS) -- How much does an increase in wealth increase happiness? If you win the lottery, receive a large unexpected inheritance or some other good fortune comes your way, will it permanently make you... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Zimbabwe to GreeceWHAT does the land that gave us the spectacular Great Zimbabwe monument have in
From Zimbabwe to Greece
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
WHAT does the land that gave us the spectacular Great Zimbabwe monument have in common with the land that gave us the Agora? What are these? The Great Zimbabwe is a ruined city in the south-eastern hills of Zimbabwe near Lake Mutirikwi and the town... Read more
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Khaleej Times
Are you in a toxic relationship?There are some relationships you think - expect - will last forever. The bound-
Are you in a toxic relationship?
Khaleej Times / Posted 12 days ago
There are some relationships you think - expect - will last forever. The bound-by-blood parent-child one, the till-death-do-us-part spousal one. even the pinky-promise middle school best mate. But such is life, that it takes us through different... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Archaeologists May Have Been Wrong About Where Alexander The Great's Father Was BuriedThe mystery of where Alexander the Great's father, King Philip II of Macedon, i
Archaeologists May Have Been Wrong About Where Alexander The Great's Father Was Buried
The Huffington Post / Posted 12 days ago
The mystery of where Alexander the Great's father, King Philip II of Macedon, is buried just got more mysterious. Philip II was assassinated in 336 B.C., and his young wife Cleopatra Eurydice -- who was not Alexander's mother -- and their newborn... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Comparing PH in 1970 with Greece in 2015It happened forty-five years ago, but it seems like only yesterday that the Phi
Comparing PH in 1970 with Greece in 2015
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
It happened forty-five years ago, but it seems like only yesterday that the Philippines was engulfed in the kind of turmoil and instability that Greece is confronting today. There are many similarities, but there are also many dissimilarities. First,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
On Ong's Thought and Modern Capitalism: An Essay for Rob KallDuluth, Minnesota (OpEdNews) July 21, 2015: Rob Kall read a short essay of mine
On Ong's Thought and Modern Capitalism: An Essay for Rob Kall
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
Duluth, Minnesota (OpEdNews) July 21, 2015: Rob Kall read a short essay of mine (approximately 2,400 words in length) that I had sent him as an email attachment. In a brief email reply, he was kind enough to inform me that he did not quite understand... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
Prepare for HormegeddonEd Note: Bill sent the following note under the subject line ‘Uh oh.’ ‘I’m on
Prepare for Hormegeddon
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 15 days ago
Ed Note: Bill sent the following note under the subject line ‘Uh oh.’ ‘I’m on the Trans Canada railroad for the next four days. Alas, they tell me that the Wi-Fi isn’t working. And the 3G or 4G only works sometimes. So…no Diary unless I can figure... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Tuesday Letters: Improve behavior with character buildingQuestion: What should be done to reverse our nation’s increasing amount of unde
Tuesday Letters: Improve behavior with character building
Savannah Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
Question: What should be done to reverse our nation’s increasing amount of undesirable human behavior, such as lying, cheating, stealing, rioting, killing, etc. Answer: Dramatically increase the amount and intensity of teaching virtues in every... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Ancient lessons for modern dilemmasTuesday, 21 July 2015, 1:13 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Climate cha
Ancient lessons for modern dilemmas
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 15 days ago
Tuesday, 21 July 2015, 1:13 pmPress Release: University of Auckland Climate change and sustainability are modern dilemmas but two University of Auckland lectures will show how... Read more
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The Irish Times
Capitalism is here to stay but we need to add values Capitalism without values leaves us like children, wanting more but doing as w
Capitalism is here to stay but we need to add values
The Irish Times / Posted 15 days ago
Capitalism without values leaves us like children, wanting more but doing as we are told. Growing up requires the effort to create and fill our world with values Slogans on a public wall in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lawmaker still blowing smoke over e-cigsThere is, in man, the tyrant’s impulse. It is what compels us to plan the lives
Lawmaker still blowing smoke over e-cigs
Orange County Register / Posted 16 days ago
There is, in man, the tyrant’s impulse. It is what compels us to plan the lives of others, to hold over them the law – the threat of force – that they might submit to our will. It is why Aristotle called politics the “master science”; because a... Read more
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