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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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Assembled Philosophers The Local-global Flip, Or, "the Lanier Effect" Here's a sampling: ... "The Apple idea is that instead of the personal computer model where people own their own information, and everybody can be a creator as well as a consumer, we're moving towards this iPad, iPhone model where it's not as adequate for media creation as the real media creation tools, and even though you can become a seller over the network, you have to pass through Apple's gate to accept what you do, and your chances of doing well are very small, and it's not a person to person thing, it's a business through a hub, through Apple to others, and it doesn't create a middle class, it creates a new kind of upper class. ... Google has done something that might even be more destructive of the middle class, which is they've said, "Well, since Moore's law makes computation really cheap, let's just give away the computation, but keep the data." And that's a disaster. ... ... ... ... ... ...if you're adding to the network, do you expect anything back from it? Read on.

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]

Découvrez la psychologie 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.

Observatoire International des prisons Thésaurus de l’UNESCO – descripteurs en français, anglais, espagnol et russe Le Thésaurus de l'UNESCO est une liste de termes contrôlés et structurés pour l'analyse thématique et la recherche de documents et publications dans les domaines de l'éducation, la culture, les sciences naturelles, les sciences sociales et humaines, la communication et l'information. Continuellement enrichie et mise à jour, sa terminologie reflète l'évolution des programmes et des activités de l'Organisation. Le Thésaurus de l'UNESCO contient 7.000 termes en anglais et en russe, et 8.600 en français et en espagnol. Liste alphabétique Taper les premières lettre du terme puis cliquer sur : 'Chercher' pour afficher la liste alphabétique 'Index' pour afficher la liste permutée des termes Liste hiérarchique Liste des sept principaux domaines classés en microthésauri, permettant d'avoir un rapide aperçu du sujet traité Vous pouvez lancer une recherche dans le catalogue en ligne (UNESDOC) à partir d’un descripteur.

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity by Carlo M. Cipolla, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley in Whole Earth Review, Spring 1987 The First Basic Law of Human Stupidity asserts without ambiguity that Always and inevitably everyone underestimates the number of stupid individuals in circulation... As you consider Dr. ________________________________________ From: Adrian Giga [] Sent: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 3:13 AM To: Webmaster Subject: ECOMAIL Ecotopia Website - copyright infringement Dear webmaster, Please note that at the following URL: is posted a material that we seriously suspect it has not the permission of the exclusive rights of the owner (

Global Issues : social, political, economic and environmental issues that affect us all Encyclopedia of Earth New Creative Commons License Chooser Creative Commons is proud to announce the launch of our new license chooser tool. The license chooser has been completely redesigned for greater clarity and ease of use. While the original license chooser was successful at simplifying the act of selecting a license and applying it to one’s work, its linear workflow resembled a registration process. From left to right: The original chooser’s selection page, the previous chooser’s results page, and the recently redesigned interactive license chooser.CC BY First and foremost, the license chooser is not a registration tool. The license chooser does not generate licenses. We’ve gotten a few questions about the “This is a Free Culture license” and “This is not a Free Culture license” messages on the chooser. Our license deed pages already contained information about whether the license was a Free Culture license or not. A Free Culture approved license deed is seen on the left.

Programs & Projects » The National Peace Academy offers a variety of programs supporting the full development of the peacebuilder – inner and outer, personal and professional. (Click the titles to expand for more information) National Peacebuilding Peacelearning Certificate Program (NCP) The National Peacebuilding Peacelearning Certificate Program (NCP) provides opportunities for gaining breadth & depth in peacebuilding and peace education or for just testing the waters. Students can take one course, sample a few, or pursue a personalized learning journey toward earning a certificate in Peacebuilding and Peacelearning. Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) The Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive (PPI) is a weeklong summer program that provides a holistic introduction to peacebuilding in theory and practice. Peacebuilder Teleconference Dialogues Peacebuilder Teleconference Dialogues brings distinguished peacebuilders and peace educators into dialogue with the NPA community. - Your Guide To The Gods. Mythology with a twist!