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Determinism

Determinism
Determinism is the philosophical position that for every event, including human action, there exist conditions that could cause no other event. "There are many determinisms, depending upon what pre-conditions are considered to be determinative of an event."[1] Deterministic theories throughout the history of philosophy have sprung from diverse and sometimes overlapping motives and considerations. Some forms of determinism can be empirically tested with ideas from physics and the philosophy of physics. The opposite of determinism is some kind of indeterminism (otherwise called nondeterminism). Other debates often concern the scope of determined systems, with some maintaining that the entire universe is a single determinate system and others identifying other more limited determinate systems (or multiverse). Varieties[edit] Below appear some of the more common viewpoints meant by, or confused with "determinism". Philosophical connections[edit] With nature/nurture controversy[edit]

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Defining Quality I loaded up a U-Haul trailer with what I considered to be high-quality designs: a Danish Modern dining set; a long, teak credenza; and, the fun surprise of the haul, a Packard Bell Stereophonic HiFi console. It wasn’t until I got these pieces home and, with some awkwardness, attempted to bring them into harmony with my existing belongings, that I began to wonder why I was so into this stuff. Why was it my default position—and that of most people who geek out over furniture—to call anything Eames-era “quality”? For that matter, what does it mean when we say that anything is quality? Not long ago, Ben Greenman of the New Yorker tweeted, “There should be a second word for quality, since so many things people say are good aren’t, and vice versa.” When I asked him to elaborate, he told me that, yes, it’s bothersome that everything is “stamped with a label, with a Metacritic score,” but even more exhausting is that these labels are assigned so eagerly. And it’s true. Image from Dezeen.com

Climbing: Always step up to get the best out of your life Hello everyone… I hope you are well and enjoying your life at your house. Today we have brought a very interesting topic for you all. Today we are going to explain to you some of the facts about climbing, talk about climbing plants, and about the questions like who climbed Mount Everest first and at the end also going to discuss the climbing games. Let’s begin with the topic; The First thing that we are going to discuss is; What is the meaning of climb? The word seems very easy but it has a lot of meaning hidden inside it. Now let’s discuss the facts about climbing. Who climbed Mount Everest first? Sir Edmund Hilary was the first person to reach the top of Everest with his friend named Sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Santosh Yadav, an Indian Mountaineer is the first Indian woman to reach the top of Everest in the year 1992. . These are some of the interesting facts related to keyword climbing. SO, it’s time to get aside from the topic and discuss the flora relevant to climbing.

transform4.12 Transforming the Mind ~ by Peter Shepherd When energy has been released from the suppression of past trauma and fixed response patterns, more energy is available to hold up high-arousal telic and paratelic states, and the integration between hemispheres improves so that such arousal does not feel uncomfortable. This allows the automatic cycle to be broken and the factor of self-remembering comes into play - the person is aware of what is going on and can learn from this. Similarly it is possible to step out of self/other-determined cycles and see objectively both one's own and the other's point of view and feelings simultaneously. This is a new volitional state called pan-determinism, and the ability depends on having the facility of fully integrated, whole-brain mental functioning, whereby the right-brain holistic, experiential processes can be simultaneously combined with left-brain analysis to give greater perspective and understanding. Move on to Body-Mind defenses

Banana equivalent dose A banana equivalent dose (abbreviated BED) is a unit of radiation exposure, defined as the additional dose a person will absorb from eating one banana. The concept is based on the fact that bananas, like most organic materials, naturally contain a certain amount of radioactive isotopes—even in the absence of any contamination due to human nuclear endeavors. The banana equivalent dose was meant to express the severity of exposure to radiation, such as resulting from nuclear power, nuclear weapons or medical procedures, in terms that would make sense to most people. History[edit] The concept probably originated on the RadSafe nuclear safety mailing list in 1995,[original research?] Relationship with standard units[edit] The BED is supposed to be a radiation dose equivalent unit; that is, a unit for measuring potentially damaging radiation absorbed by body tissue, rather than the total radiation (of any kind) emitted by a source or absorbed by matter. Criticism[edit] See also[edit]

Ted Honderich Ted Honderich (born 30 January 1933) is a Canadian-born British philosopher, Grote Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and Logic, University College London.[1] His work has been mainly about five things: consciousness and mind, including the consciousness–brain relation; right and wrong in the contemporary world particularly with democracy, terrorism and war; advocacy of the Principle of Humanity; determinism and freedom; particular problems in logical analysis and metaphysics; the supposed justification of punishment by the state; the political tradition of conservatism. He has given lectures and talks in British, continental European, Irish, American, Canadian, Asian, Russian, and African universities. Biography[edit] Honderich was born Edgar Dawn Ross Honderich on 30 January 1933 in Baden, Ontario, Canada. An undergraduate at the University of Toronto, qualifying as B.A. His papers in philosophical journals have been published in three volumes by Edinburgh University Press.

History of Ghana The Republic of Ghana is named after the medieval West African Ghana Empire.[1] The Empire became known in Europe and Arabia as the Ghana Empire after the title of its emperor, the Ghana. The Empire appears to have broken up following the 1076 conquest by the Almoravid General Abu-Bakr Ibn-Umar. A reduced kingdom continued to exist after Almoravid rule ended, and the kingdom was later incorporated into subsequent Sahelian empires, such as the Mali Empire several centuries later. Geographically, the ancient Ghana Empire was approximately 500 miles (800 km) north and west of the modern state of Ghana, and controlled territories in the area of the Sénégal River and east towards the Niger rivers, in modern Senegal, Mauritania and Mali. Historically, modern Ghanaian territory was the core of the Empire of Ashanti (or Asante), which was one of the most advanced states in sub-Sahara Africa in the 18th to 19th centuries, before colonial rule. Precolonial period[edit] Rise of the Ashanti[edit]

Les lycéens privés d'éducation à la sexualité "Une conséquence de la réforme du lycée concernant les sciences de la vie et de la Terre (SVT) est passée relativement inaperçue", nous dit Jérôme Ozouf, professeur de SVT au lycée Marcel Gambier de Lisieux. L'application de la réforme du lycée sur deux années (2de et 1ère) en 2019 va priver une génération d'éducation à la sexualité. Dans le cadre des sciences de la vie et de la Terre (SVT), l’éducation à la sexualité (mise en place de l’identité sexuée de la fécondation jusqu’à la puberté en passant par le développement embryonnaire et fœtal, physiologie de la procréation intégrant la notion de système hormonal, contraception, méthodes de PMA palliant l’infertilité, IST, liens entre cerveau et plaisir sexuel…) qui faisait jusqu’alors l’objet d’un enseignement quasi identique quelle que soit la filière de la classe de première générale (S, ES ou L) sera transféré en classe de seconde. Malheureusement, tous les élèves n’auront pas droit à cet enseignement en SVT. Jérôme Ozouf

prezi Sceletium tortuosum Sceletium tortuosum (Mesembryanthemaceae]) is a succulent herb commonly found in South Africa, which is also known as Kanna, Channa, Kougoed (Kauwgoed/ 'kougoed', prepared from 'fermenting' S. tortuosum[2]) - which literally means, 'chew(able) things' or 'something to chew'. The plant has been used by South African pastoralists and hunter-gatherers as a mood-altering substance from prehistoric times.[3] The first known written account of the plant's use was in 1662 by Jan van Riebeeck. The traditionally prepared dried Sceletium was often chewed and the saliva swallowed, but it has also been made into gel caps, teas and tinctures. It has also been used as a snuff and smoked.[4] Effects[edit] Sceletium tortuosum's flower Pharmacology[edit] S. tortuosum has been reported to possess significant mood-elevation and anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) properties.[3][5] S. tortuosum contains about 1–1.5% total alkaloids. Interactions[edit] References[edit] ^ Jump up to: a b "SCELETIUM TORTUOSUM HERBA" (pdf).

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