Georgetown University Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Campus organizations include the country's largest student-run business and largest student-run financial institution. History Founding Civil War Union soldiers across the Potomac River from Georgetown University in 1861 Enrollment did not recover from the war until the presidency of Patrick Francis Healy from 1873 to 1881. Expansion Besides expansion of the University, Georgetown also aimed to expand its resources and student body. Jesuit tradition Students studying outside Wolfington Hall Jesuit Residence Academics Healy Hall houses classrooms and the university's executive body. Faculty University president John J.
Ruhollah Khomeini Not to be confused with Ali Khamenei Ruhollah Khomeini (Persian روح الله خمینی, Persian pronunciation: [ruːholˈlɑːhe χomeiˈniː], 24 September 1902 – 3 June 1989), known in the West as Ayatollah Khomeini, was an Iranian religious leader and politician, and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution which saw the overthrow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. Following the revolution, Khomeini became the country's Supreme Leader, a position created in the constitution as the highest ranking political and religious authority of the nation, which he held until his death. Khomeini was a marja ("source of emulation") in Twelver Shi'a Islam, author of more than forty books, but is primarily known for his political activities. He was named Man of the Year in 1979 by American newsmagazine TIME for his international influence, and has been described as the "virtual face of Islam in Western popular culture" where he remains a controversial figure. Early life Background
Baruch Spinoza Biography Family and community origins Spinoza's ancestors were of Sephardic Jewish descent, and were a part of the community of Portuguese Jews that had settled in the city of Amsterdam in the wake of the Alhambra Decree in Spain (1492) and the Portuguese Inquisition (1536), which had resulted in forced conversions and expulsions from the Iberian peninsula. Attracted by the Decree of Toleration issued in 1579 by the Union of Utrecht, Portuguese "conversos" first sailed to Amsterdam in 1593 and promptly reconverted to Judaism. In 1598 permission was granted to build a synagogue, and in 1615 an ordinance for the admission and government of the Jews was passed. As a community of exiles, the Portuguese Jews of Amsterdam were highly proud of their identity. Spinoza's father, Miguel (Michael), and his uncle, Manuel, then moved to Amsterdam where they resumed the practice of Judaism. 17th-century Holland Early life Expulsion from the Jewish community
Devil (Islam) In Islam, the Devil is known as Iblīs (Arabic: إبليس, plural: ابالسة abālisah) or Shayṭān (Arabic: شيطان, plural: شياطين shayāṭīn). In Islam Iblis is a jinni who refused to bow to Adam (ʾĀdam). The primary characteristic of the Devil, besides hubris, is that he has no power other than the power to cast evil suggestions into the chests of men, women, and jinn, although the Quran does mention appointing jinn to assist those who are far from God in a general context. "We made the evil ones friends (only) to those without faith. Iblis probably comes from the Greek Diabolos (Devil, Satan; literally, the accuser) but Islam traditionally derived the name from the Arabic verbal root balasa بَلَسَ, meaning 'he despaired'; therefore, the meaning of Iblīs would be 'he/it that causes despair'. In popular Islamic culture, "Shaytan" (Arabic: شيطان), is often simply translated as "the Devil," but the term can refer to any of the jinn who disobeyed God and followed Iblīs. G. "Iblis".
Famous INFJs - CelebrityTypes.com Carl Gustav Jung Psychiatrist, student of Freud, mentor of Von Franz, married to Emma Jung, dated Toni Wolff, Maria Moltzer and Sabina Spielrein Jung: "As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being." Jung: "The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but ... from inner necessity." Jung: "Women are far more 'psychological' than men, who are usually satisfied with logic alone." Sigmund Freud [in a personal letter to Jung:] "I have always felt that there is something about my personality ... that people find ... repelling, whereas all hearts open to you."
Theodor Goldstücker In 1838 he removed to Bonn, and, after graduating at Königsberg in 1840, proceeded to Paris; in 1842 he edited a German translation of the Prabodhacandrodaya by Kṛṣṇamiśra Yati (fl. c. 1050-1100), a standard text widely read by Sanskrit students in India. From 1847 to 1850 he resided at Berlin, where his talents and scholarship were recognized by Alexander von Humboldt, but where his political views caused the authorities to regard him with suspicion. He was asked to leave Berlin during the revolutions of 1848 in the German states. In 1850 he moved to London at the invitation of H. H. He died in London. As Literary Remains some of his writings were published in two volumes (London, 1879), but his papers were left to the India Office with the request that they were not to be published until 1920. The Dictionary of National Biography includes an informative and perceptive entry on Goldstücker by N.
Māori people The Māori (Māori pronunciation: [ˈmaːɔɾi], /ˈmɑːʊəri/) are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand. The Māori originated with settlers from eastern Polynesia, who arrived in New Zealand in several waves of canoe voyages at some time between 1250 and 1300 CE. Over several centuries in isolation, the Polynesian settlers developed a unique culture that became known as the "Māori", with their own language, a rich mythology, distinctive crafts and performing arts. Early Māori formed tribal groups, based on eastern Polynesian social customs and organisation. Horticulture flourished using plants they introduced, and later a prominent warrior culture emerged. The arrival of Europeans to New Zealand starting from the 17th century brought enormous change to the Māori way of life. In the 2013 census, there were approximately 600,000 people in New Zealand identifying as Māori, making up roughly 15% of the national population. Etymology Naming and self-naming History Origins
Four Temperaments - Overview, Summaries, Careers, Statistics The idea of four temperaments has for many centuries been proposed by psychologists, philosophers and other thinkers as a way to group and describe people with reasonable accuracy. Your temperament can be thought of as a general overview of your personality. Each temperament contains four personality types that are more similar to each other than they are the other personality types. If temperament is the "big picture" then personality type is the details. Temperaments in the Population This chart represents an estimation of temperaments among the population and gender. As mentioned in the personality theory article, your temperament can be identified by the strength of your preferences. Personality Assessment Discover Your Temperament and More Take the assessment to learn your temperament, personality type, preferences and more. The Four Temperaments A summary of each of the four temperaments along with common career matches and famous people is provided below. Sensing (S) + Judging (J)
Alan Milburn on social mobility and inequality This morning I interviewed former Labour cabinet minister Alan Milburn, whose important government report on social mobility (Fair Access to Professional Careers) was published earlier this week. The full interview will appear in next week's magazine but here's a taster for Staggers readers. Nick Clegg, who has made increasing social mobility his defining mission in government, recently suggested that greater mobility, not lower income inequality, should be the "ultimate goal" of progressives. Yet international evidence suggests that the latter is a prerequisite for the former. Countries such as Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Canada, where income inequality is low, have far higher levels of social mobility than the US and the UK, where inequality is high (see graph). This is hardly surprising. I put it to Milburn that it would prove impossible to increase social mobility at a time when the coalition's cuts are turbocharging inequality. "The question is: who gets the jobs?
Ahura Mazda Ahura Mazda (/əˌhʊrəˌmæzdə/;), (also known as Ohrmazd, Ahuramazda, Hourmazd, Hormazd, and Hurmuz, Lord or simply as spirit) is the Avestan name for a higher spirit of the Old Iranian religion who was proclaimed as the uncreated spirit by Zoroaster, the founder of Zoroastrianism. Ahura Mazda is described as the highest spirit of worship in Zoroastrianism, along with being the first and most frequently invoked spirit in the Yasna. The literal meaning of the word Ahura means light and Mazda means wisdom. Ahura Mazda first appeared in the Achaemenid period (c. 550 – 330 BCE) under Darius I's Behistun Inscription. Until Artaxerxes II (405–04 to 359–58 BCE), Ahura Mazda was worshiped and invoked alone. Nomenclature "Mazda", or rather the Avestan stem-form Mazdā-, nominative Mazdå, reflects Proto-Iranian *Mazdāh (female). The name was rendered as Ahuramazda (Old Persian) during the Achaemenid era, Hormazd during the Parthian era, and Ohrmazd was used during the Sassanian era.
INFJ Personal Growth People with the INFJ personality type are intense and perfectionistic. They have deep insights into many aspects of life, and usually have very high standards for their own understanding and accomplishments, as well as those of others. They are service-oriented and empathetic to other individuals. The INFJ strives for the ideal in every aspect of their life. As an INFJ, you have gifts that are specific to your personality type that aren't natural strengths for other types. Potential Problem Areas With any gift of strength, there is an associated weakness. INFJs are rare and intelligent people with many special gifts. Most of the weaker characteristics that are found in INFJs are due to their dominant function (Introverted iNtuition) overtaking their personality to the point that the other forces in their personality exist merely to serve the purposes of Introverted iNtuition. Explanation of Problems Solutions Living Happily in our World as an INFJ Specific suggestions: Feed Your Strengths!
The Philecology Foundation Company Profile - Located in Fort Worth, TX - Edward P Bass, W R Cotham, Dulaney G Steer The Philecology Foundation filed as a Domestic Nonprofit Corporation in the State of Texas on Monday, April 30, 2007 and is approximately seven years old, according to public records filed with Texas Secretary of State. The filing is currently active as of the last data refresh which occured on Tuesday, December 03, 2013. Key People Edward Bass serves as the Director and has interests in other corporate entities including Performing Arts Fort Worth, Inc., Event Facilities Fort Worth, Inc. and thirteen more corporations. Edward's past corporate affiliations include Center Hotel Epb, Inc., Decisions Investments Corp. and ten others. W. The Director of The Philecology Foundation is Dulaney Steer. The registered agent for the company is Thomas W.
Dreamtime Stencil art showing unique clan markers and dreamtime stories symbolizing attempts to catch the deceased's spirit. In the animist framework of Australian Aboriginal mythology, Dreamtime is a place beyond time and space in which the past, present, and future exist wholly as one. Tribespeople could enter this alternate universe through dreams or various states of altered consciousness, as well as death, Dreamtime being considered the final destination before reincarnation. The Dreaming in Aboriginal culture Dreaming stories vary throughout Australia, with variations on the same theme. This eternal part existed before the life of the individual begins, and continues to exist when the life of the individual ends. It was believed that before humans, animals and plants came into being, their 'souls' existed; they knew they would become physical, but they didn't know when. The Dreaming, tribal law and songlines Portrayals in media Literature Film Other media
Portrait of an INFJ As an INFJ, your primary mode of living is focused internally, where you take things in primarily via intuition. Your secondary mode is external, where you deal with things according to how you feel about them, or how they fit with your personal value system. INFJs are gentle, caring, complex and highly intuitive individuals. Artistic and creative, they live in a world of hidden meanings and possibilities. Only one percent of the population has an INFJ Personality Type, making it the most rare of all the types. INFJs place great importance on havings things orderly and systematic in their outer world. INFJs have uncanny insight into people and situations. But the INFJ is as genuinely warm as they are complex. Because the INFJ has such strong intuitive capabilities, they trust their own instincts above all else. INFJ is a natural nurturer; patient, devoted and protective. In the workplace, the INFJ usually shows up in areas where they can be creative and somewhat independent.