The Official Website of I.F. Stone. General Assembly General Debate of the [node:field-ga-session]th Session - Uruguay. JOSÉ MUJICA, President of Uruguay, said that he came from the South, from the corner of the Atlantic and the Plate River.
His country was gentle, temperate and plain, and a place where livestock grazed. Its history was one of ports and leather, of wool and salted meat. He said that for almost fifty years, the world saw Uruguay as a type of Switzerland, but in reality it was in economic tatters. He went on to say that when the British Empire ended, his country experienced the bitter and terrible terms of trade, and it yearned for the past. Today, he said that Uruguay had re-emerged in the globalized world, having learned from past pain. He said that civilization had mounted a deceitful challenge and that it was not possible for everyone to achieve the fulfilment promised by the market culture.
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Soul and body In this three-part vision Hildegard begins with a powerful myth, continues with teaching on human nature and psychology, and closes with a series of moral exhortations. The vision must have been a favourite with the artist, who illustrated it with three separate paintings. The structure is unusual in that a lengthy myth precedes interpretation of the vision proper. Hildegard introduces a lonely pilgrim soul wandering in the "tabernacle" of her body and lamenting because she has lost her mother, the heavenly Zion.
Welcome to the Possibilium. TEDxHouston - Dr. David Eagleman. Antonio Gramsci. Antonio Gramsci (Italian: [anˈtɔːnjo ˈɡramʃi]; 22 January 1891 – 27 April 1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and politician.
He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member and one-time leader of the Communist Party of Italy and was imprisoned by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime. Gramsci was one of the most important thinkers of the 20th century. He is a notable figure within modern European thought and his writings analyse culture and political leadership. He is best-known for his theory of cultural hegemony, which describes how states use cultural institutions to maintain power in capitalist societies. Life Early life Sidis Archives. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
Toward a Science Charged with Faith. Toward a Science Charged with Faith Chapter 5 of God and Science by Charles P.
Henderson Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955) stands among the very few leaders of thought in this century to integrate pure scientific research with a religious vocation. At an early point in his career this paleontologist and Jesuit priest made it his personal mission to reconstruct the most basic Christian doctrines from the perspectives of science and, at the same time, to reconstruct science from the perspectives of faith. He would do this by overthrowing all the barriers that had been erected between science and religion in the past one hundred years.
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Kennedy? You've heard about him. Caesar? Got his own salad. History is stuffed with famous warriors and mad geniuses who are just waiting to be played by Russel Crowe, or at least, Ben Affleck. This article isn't about them. . #5. Wait, Who? There you are, getting ready for work, brushing your teeth, staring at the mirror, wondering if anyone is going to notice that zit... and then this thought kinda just pops into your head: "Today, I'm going to accidentally bring down the American government. " A Good CEO For A Change. In a world filled with headlines about CEO's and executives running their companies to the ground, and holding lavish parties and getaways on taxpayer funded bailouts, here is a refreshingly touching story of one very different individual.
Leonard Abess Jr., CEO of City National Bank in Florida, sold 83% of his stake in the bank to a Spanish company, and then used the proceeds to reward his very own employees. At a time when bankers are being pilloried on Capitol Hill as heartless and greedy, Leonard Abess Jr. stands apart.After selling his bank for a fortune last fall, he quietly handed out $60 million in bonuses from his own pocket — and not just to top executives. In all, 471 employees and retirees, including tellers, clerks and secretaries, were rewarded, receiving an average of about $127,000 each. "I think everybody was surprised. Esref Armagan. The Noam Chomsky Website. Guillaume de Machaut. Machaut (at right) receiving Nature and three of her children. From an illuminated Parisian manuscript of the 1350s (sometimes spelled ) (c. 1300 – April 1377) was a Medieval French poet and composer .
He is one of the earliest composers on whom significant biographical information is available. Eckhart Tolle: Information and Much More from Answers. Eckhart Tolle (pron.: /ˈɛkɑrt ˈtɒlə/ EK-art TO-lə; German pronunciation: [ˈɛkaʁt ˈtɔlə], born Ulrich Leonard Tolle on February 16, 1948) is a German-born Canadian resident, best known as the author of the The Power of Now and A New Earth, which were written in English.
In 2011, he was listed by the Watkins Review as the most spiritually influential person in the world. In 2008, a New York Times writer called Tolle "the most popular spiritual author in the United States. "