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Philosophy bites. The question of free will. Free History and Geography Printables. Welcome to Day Four of iHomeschool Network’s Print-a-Palooza, an extravaganza that will no doubt require you to stock up on printer ink!

Free History and Geography Printables

Please enjoy this collection of free history and geography printables from bloggers all around the world. Feel free to linkup your own printables! Coming Thursday: science printables Linkup requirements: Only link to your own printables (created and owned by you.)Only link to free printables.Link to the post or page that includes the download link to your printable. Virtual philosopher. Sociocracy - thebigview.com. Essays. Past Life Analysis. Six Arguments for the Elimination of Capitalism. Jerry Mander’s new book, The Capitalism Papers, has a promising subtitle: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System.

Six Arguments for the Elimination of Capitalism

None of the hedging of bets there that constrains much progressive social critique in the US. In liberal punditry, the acceptable spectrum of discourse does not even permit use of the word, and in the foundation-sponsored non-profit sector, such talk would be financial suicide. Nor are US trade unions, what’s left of them, anti-capitalist. (In fact their leaders explicitly claim their aim is to get capitalism to work better.)

As he correctly points out, there is an unspoken consensus: “it is as if global capitalism” – a human creation – “occupies a virtually permanent existence, like a religion, a gift of God, infallible.” An Open Letter to Students Returning to School. TEDxStanford - Ken Taylor - Plato, democracy and me. Untitled. The essential question of my political heritage class (Plato to Aquinas) has been how ancient philosophers answer and interact with the philosophy of moderns.

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In particular, we examine places where the arguments of the Classic philosophers critique modern understandings of equality. Si’l te plait, my answer after the read more. Kopitiam Ekonomi: Free Your Mind, Chain Your Wallet - Free Education. Gillard labels Abbott a misogynist. Stop childhood sexual abuse: How to treat pedophilia. Photograph by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images.

Stop childhood sexual abuse: How to treat pedophilia

One summer day in the mid-1990s, Spencer Kaplan climbed aboard a bus at the camp where he was a counselor-in-training, sat down next to a little boy of about 9, and thought, “My God, I want to kiss him.” Spencer—a pseudonym—was 14. He was a short, sensitive teenager who wore high tops and backward baseball caps. Philosophy since the Enlightenment, by Roger Jones. I will prove that the Earth is flat. Let me first say that Pi Molitor Patel hates agnostics but I don’t mind.

I will prove that the Earth is flat.

I bear no grudge against Pi. That is settled. Life of Pi (pronounced as the greek letter, I heard some people saying it wrong) is an arresting book full of wonders and allegories. It is exactly with the improbability and strangeness of the story, the omega bengal tiger, the carnivorous floating island, the docile meerkats, that the book dares you to examine your faith (or the lack thereof). Given that all stories are valid; it asks: would you choose a life of amazement over a life of dry, yeastless factuality? The Art of Complex Problem Solving. UNHCR - Mot alla odds - Välj språk. Nominalizations Are Zombie Nouns. Draft is a series about the art and craft of writing.

Nominalizations Are Zombie Nouns

Take an adjective (implacable) or a verb (calibrate) or even another noun (crony) and add a suffix like ity, tion or ism. You’ve created a new noun: implacability, calibration, cronyism. Kaliningrad profile - Facts. Litigation Support Industry: eDiscovery Business News and Information Blog. Law And More: "Am having hard time taking the whole death-of-law thing seriously," Midwest Attorney. A Midwest Attorney writes in this Presidents's Day weekend: "In my few lucid moments in between bouts of economic paranoia this weekend - if it were summer, I'd be canning green beans and shooting squirrels to eat next winter - I'm having a hard time taking the whole death-of-law thing seriously.

Law And More: "Am having hard time taking the whole death-of-law thing seriously," Midwest Attorney

I think you are totally correct, Jane, in saying: 'It could drill down to what studying law, practicing it, and the thought or reality of giving it up, at least as a means of making a living, mean to you.' WordInEdgewise. Ideoblog: Corporate social responsibility. FUCK THEORY - Organon 5 On A Basic Fallacy of Reading One of the... Calls to Destroy Egypt’s Great Pyramids Begin. Pages: 1 2 According to several reports in the Arabic media, prominent Muslim clerics have begun to call for the demolition of Egypt’s Great Pyramids—or, in the words of Saudi Sheikh Ali bin Said al-Rabi‘i, those “symbols of paganism,” which Egypt’s Salafi party has long planned to cover with wax.

Calls to Destroy Egypt’s Great Pyramids Begin

Most recently, Bahrain’s “Sheikh of Sunni Sheikhs” and President of National Unity, Abd al-Latif al-Mahmoud, called on Egypt’s new president, Muhammad Morsi, to “destroy the Pyramids and accomplish what the Sahabi Amr bin al-As could not.” This is a reference to the Muslim Prophet Muhammad’s companion, Amr bin al-As and his Arabian tribesmen, who invaded and conquered Egypt circa 641.

Under al-As and subsequent Muslim rule, many Egyptian antiquities were destroyed as relics of infidelity. Open Society Foundations. LII Supreme Court Collection: Historic decisions by topic. Must-Reads from Around the World, June 22, 2012. Big Week – Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti tells the Guardian — and a group of leading European newspapers — that E.U. leaders have a week to save the eurozone and warned of the “apocalyptic consequences of failure” at a crunch summit next week.

Must-Reads from Around the World, June 22, 2012

“There would be progressively greater speculative attacks on individual countries, with harassment of the weaker countries,” he said, adding: “the frustration of the public towards Europe would grow.” Bridge Builder – The Jerusalem Post analyses Vladimir Putin’s visit to Israel, noting he aims to show Moscow is a player in the region. Industry Tags. National Debate Coaches Association. The Lynas Fact Sheet.pdf (application/pdf Object) Principles of Sentencing. There are five general aims or functions or justifications of punishment: There is a belief that punishment for crime can deter people from offending.

Principles of Sentencing

There are two forms: - Specific deterrence is concerned with punishing an individual offender in the expectation that he will not offend again. - General deterrence is related to the possibility that people in general will be deterred from committing crime by the threat of punishment if they are caught. Novice Resources - ParliDebate.com. Parli Debate .com Novice Resources Updated March 22, 2010. How to Case. Think of the process of casing as a funnel. The top of the funnel is wide, because you want to be considering as many cases as possible. But the bottom of the funnel is narrow, because the set of cases that actually make good debates is much smaller. So the first step in casing is to think of as many cases as you can. Do not worry about whether they are good ideas or not. Just sit around brainstorming, writing down every idea you come up with.

A Theory of Justice. A Theory of Justice is a work of political philosophy and ethics by John Rawls. It was originally published in 1971 and revised in both 1975 (for the translated editions) and 1999. In A Theory of Justice, Rawls attempts to solve the problem of distributive justice (the socially just distribution of goods in a society) by utilising a variant of the familiar device of the social contract. The resultant theory is known as "Justice as Fairness", from which Rawls derives his two principles of justice: the liberty principle and the difference principle. Objective[edit] In A Theory of Justice, Rawls argues for a principled reconciliation of liberty and equality.

The Moral Vacuum of the Health Care Debates. Pioneering new forms of intervention. Irvine, CA - Ramy Syed, the Syrian activist and videographer known as "Syriapioneer" - who was killed the other day by the Syrian government forces whose brutal violence he helped expose to the wider world - wasn't a pioneer in the normal sense of the word. He wasn't the first person to use cell phone cameras and YouTube to show the world the horrific reality of state-sponsored violence against civilians. Egyptian activists have been showing videos of police torture for years, while Libyan activists last summer gave the world a front row seat to the protests, and then insurgency, against Gaddafi - whose own demise, or at least the moments surrounding it, were also filmed and broadcast for the world to witness via social media.

But for the sheer volume of postings - 835 in total, the last four of them posthumous - and the brutality of the evil they depict, Syed had few equals. Language and The Humanities. Business and Economy. Index of politics articles. This is a list of political topics, including political science terms, political philosophies, political issues, etc. Politics is the process by which groups of people make decisions. Although the term is generally applied to behavior within civil governments, politics is observed in all human group interactions, including corporate, academic, and religious institutions. Politics consists of "social relations involving authority or power"[1] and refers to the regulation of a political unit,[2] and to the methods and tactics used to formulate and apply policy.[3] Political science (also political studies) is the study of political behavior and examines the acquisition and application of power. Related areas of study include political philosophy, which seeks a rationale for politics and an ethic of public behavior, and public administration, which examines the practices of governance.

Autonomy: Overview  The Subjection of Women. Should Marriage for Same Sex Couples be Legal? Palestine and Israel. Gender and Sexuality — e-International Relations. EUDC 2011 - Main Final - Part 9/9. Rosa Parks. KONY 2012. Marital Rape- Gross Violation of Human Rights? (Women’s Perspective).. Analysis: How would Iran respond to an Israeli attack? Guide: How Iran is ruled. Human Rights Law Review.

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Nuclear. Misc. Law and crime. Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This: The Toxic Rise Of Internet Bullies « The Debating News. Rights. Tech. Political. (1) Since adjudication-related FB notes are in vogue ... :) Debate in general. Nation and countries. Economics and business. Bolehland Introduces New Healthcare Scheme Called Haha, You Lose.