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Thebigview.com - Pondering the Big Questions

Thebigview.com - Pondering the Big Questions

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Guide to Philosophy on the Internet (Suber) Welcome to my collection of online philosophy resources. If you are stuck in a frame, click here to escape. If you are a frequent visitor, press reload or refresh on occasion to be sure that you are viewing the most recent version of the page, not the version cached on your hard drive from your last visit. I've marked recommended sites with a red star . Generally the starred sites are those I've found especially helpful for shortening the search for what one wants, as opposed to outstanding sites in themselves for which one ought to search.

Mithraism and Christianity by Acharya S/D.M. Murdock (The following article is adapted from a chapter in Suns of God: Krishna, Buddha and Christ Unveiled, as well as excerpts from other articles, such as "The Origins of Christianity" and "The ZEITGEIST Sourcebook.") "Both Mithras and Christ were described variously as 'the Way,' 'the Truth,' 'the Light,' 'the Life,' 'the Word,' 'the Son of God,' 'the Good Shepherd.' The Christian litany to Jesus could easily be an allegorical litany to the sun-god.

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Thoughts from a NON-activist. - I Power This is somewhat an answer to the "should we care" post and to all the hate that was put on the "idiots" that don't want to change the world. But at the same time, it's a whole new discussion that's why I posted it here instead. No need to go read that other post to understand what follows. First of all, sorry for the obnoxious title, I had to draw your attention. Two things to remember as you read my post, before I start: Firstly, keep in mind that the state of mind that I am presently in is probably temporary, maybe not but I don't know, it's just where I'm at in my self development.

Big Picture Small World BigLinks take you to other sites that will enlarge your perspective, inform your mind and bring peace to the world. If it were only that easy. The following is not an attempt to provide you with 10,000 links on every conceivable category in the known universe (this has already been "done" and I find it a stupefying overload and waste of time when I am looking for something specific). The approach here is to give you one person's opinion on what what works best for him. If you have a need for a general reference site, see: Refdesk If you want to find out almost anything about a country, see: The Economist: Country briefings Background, fact sheets, etc. on most countries from a reliable source.

Game Theory First published Sat Jan 25, 1997; substantive revision Wed May 5, 2010 Game theory is the study of the ways in which strategic interactions among economic agents produce outcomes with respect to the preferences (or utilities) of those agents, where the outcomes in question might have been intended by none of the agents. The meaning of this statement will not be clear to the non-expert until each of the italicized words and phrases has been explained and featured in some examples.

Philosophy At the core of Aryanism is a precise foundational ideology from which its religious, political and cultural aspects all follow. Aryanists are expected to be able to articulately represent the arguments of this ideology and compare it to any other given ideology, including in debate against hostile critics. To hone skills towards this end, Aryanists are encouraged to debate each other and to proactively seek out opposing presentations (historical as well as contemporary) and offer Aryan rebuttals. Through developing familiarity with each other’s work, Aryanists are expected to establish specialist expertize in different areas of the subject matter and be able to mutually defer ongoing discourse with trust and respect. Topics

Connectivism Concept Map Found this interesting concept map. It tries to capture the systems thinking from a technology & curricular standpoint. Much of this mimics some of the core components of embodiment. Embodiment in the sense that: Take The Red Pill Written by Larry and Andy Wachowski April 8, 1996 Link To Script Here - Matrix Manuscript Hippocratic Oath A 12th-century Byzantine manuscript of the Oath The Hippocratic Oath is an oath historically taken by physicians and other healthcare professionals swearing to practice medicine honestly. It is widely believed to have been written by Hippocrates, often regarded as the father of western medicine, or by one of his students.[1] The oath is written in Ionic Greek (late 5th century BC),[2] and is usually included in the Hippocratic Corpus. Classical scholar Ludwig Edelstein proposed that the oath was written by Pythagoreans, a theory that has been questioned because of the lack of evidence for a school of Pythagorean medicine.[3] Of historic and traditional value, the oath is considered a rite of passage for practitioners of medicine in many countries, although nowadays the modernized version of the text varies among them. The Hippocratic Oath (horkos) is one of the most widely known of Greek medical texts. Original[edit]

Medieval art history and the web 2.0. A selection of online resources for medievalists This simple overview of Internet resources for historians of medieval art is a “work in progress”, which can already help scholars and students. The current list of principally open access resources will be completed, modified, reshaped (as well as the proposed categories) and your ideas are important to make this tool a useful one for our daily scientific activity. I thus welcome any suggestion for improvement !

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