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Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential: Project Overview

Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential: Project Overview
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Université Interdisciplinaire de Paris Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential The Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential is published by the Union of International Associations (UIA) under the direction of Anthony Judge. It is available as a three-volume book,[1] as a CD-ROM,[2] and online.[3][4] Databases, entries, and interlinks[edit] The Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential is made up from data gathered from many sources. List of databases[edit] World Problems – Issues is a database with 56,000+ entries and 276,000+ links. Basic universal problems include danger, lack of information, social injustice, war, environmental degradation. Global Strategies – Solutions is a database with 32,000+ entries and 284,000 links. Abstract fundamental strategies include compromising, transcending, providing. Constructive values include peace, harmony, beauty. Human Development is a database with 4,800+ entries and 19,000+ links. Concepts of human development include vocational training, benevolence, emancipation of the self. Entries and links[edit]

SOCIAL FACTORS SHAPING PERCEPTION AND DECISION-MAKING Elsewhere we examined several great tensions shaping the human condition: the role of nature versus nurture in shaping humans' social fates and the tensions between the needs of individuals' and the needs of their social systems. The relative importance of these tensions--and relative potency of one force versus the other--has produced great divides in social psychological theories. Another issue generating a major schism involves the workings of the human psyche, whether individuals' decision-makings are more-or-less rational (or, perhaps are determined by some universally uniform neural brain design) or whether they are shaped by uncontrollable sociocultural (external) or emotional (internal) forces. Here, the intent is to stress the socio-cultural component of consciousness and thought. The idea that "true" reality is never truly graspable by humans' sensory and cognitive equipment goes back at least to the works of Plato. Consider the social construction of sensory distinctions.

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List of rampage killers This is a partial list of rampage killings. It is further divided into several subsections. This list shall contain every case with at least one of the following features: Rampage killings with six or more dead (excluding the perpetrator)Rampage killings with at least four people killed and a double digit number of victims (dead plus injured)Rampage killings with at least a dozen victims (dead plus injured) In the tables that follow, the "W" column indicates the weapon, or weapons, used. Africa and the Middle East[edit] Only the first 15 entries are shown here. This section contains cases that occurred in Africa and the Middle East. Americas[edit] Only the first 15 entries are shown here. This section contains cases that occurred in the Americas. Not included are school massacres, workplace killings, hate crimes or familicides, which form their own categories. Asia[edit] Only the first 15 entries are shown here. This section contains cases that occurred in Asia. Europe[edit] Grenade amok[edit]

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