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Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand
Literary critics received Rand's fiction with mixed reviews,[6] and academia generally ignored or rejected her philosophy, though academic interest has increased in recent decades.[7][8][9] The Objectivist movement attempts to spread her ideas, both to the public and in academic settings.[10] She has been a significant influence among libertarians and American conservatives.[11] Life[edit] Early life[edit] Rand was born Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum (Russian: Али́са Зиновьевна Розенбаум) on February 2, 1905, to a Russian Jewish bourgeois[12] family living in Saint Petersburg. The subsequent October Revolution and the rule of the Bolsheviks under Vladimir Lenin disrupted the life the family had previously enjoyed. Along with many other "bourgeois" students, Rand was purged from the university shortly before graduating. Arrival in the United States[edit] Cover of Rand's first published work, a 2,500-word monograph on femme fatalePola Negri published in 1925.[26] Early fiction[edit] Reviews[edit]

I Was a Rare Earths Day Trader - Inside the Rare Earths Bubble - By Jason Miklian "What's the definition of a mine? A hole in the ground with a liar on top." The most famous aphorism about the mining business is usually credited -- possibly apocryphally -- to Mark Twain, who before assuming the mantle of America's great literary wit was just another mining speculator gone bust. But generations of fleeced investors since Twain's day would nod angrily in agreement -- losing a fortune on too-good-to-be-true mining deals is a tradition as old as mining itself. So it goes with rare-earth elements, a group of materials used in the manufacture of various high-tech applications and the object of the latest subterranean fad. Before we get to that, a brief geology lesson: "Rare earths" is the catchall phrase for 17 elements mostly near the bottom end of the periodic table that are essential for cutting-edge optical and magnetic applications in hybrid cars, wind turbines, iPads, mobile phones, and smart missiles, among other things. Now things were really cooking.

Albert Camus Albert Camus (French: [albɛʁ kamy] ( Camus did not consider himself to be an existentialist despite usually being classified as one, even during his own lifetime.[1] In an interview in 1945, Camus rejected any ideological associations: "No, I am not an existentialist. Sartre and I are always surprised to see our names linked...".[2] Camus was born in French Algeria to a Pied-Noir family, and studied at the University of Algiers. In 1949, Camus founded the Group for International Liaisons within the Revolutionary Union Movement after his split with Garry Davis's Citizens of the World movement.[3] The formation of this group, according to Camus, was intended to "denounce two ideologies found in both the USSR and the USA" regarding their idolatry of technology.[4] Camus was awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature "for his important literary production, which with clear-sighted earnestness illuminates the problems of the human conscience in our times".[5] Early years[edit] Marriages[edit]

Ливия: небольшое фоторасследование - 9 Марта 2011 - Мир новостей BOHN 2Доктор Я не знаю, где вы там служили, но если вы мне покажете штатный (не "сотый") калаш с советских складов, способный без переделки стрелять патронами калибра 5.56 - я буду долго смеяться. Впрочем - я уже ржу. Видите ли, патроны калибром 7.62 у СССР и у НАТО чуть-чуть отличаются. Самую малость, да. Я даже молчу, что де факто у них чуть отличается гильза. Так, к сведению "професиАнала" - патроны 7.62 от 7,62R - отличаются наличием на русском патроне закраины. Так вот. Все штатное стрелковое вооружение НАТО - спроектировано под три основных патрона: 5,56х45; 7,62х51 и 9х19(Par). Да, формально, "АК-74М" позаимствованный у эмиссара какой-нибудь Литвы - можно считать "натовским" оружием. Кстати, только сейчас заметил - у вас "калашниковы" стреляли "натовскими" патронами. Открываю тайну - это тип патронов, которыми стреляют штурмовые винтовки. И еще более страшная тайна - тот АК, который использует 7,62 - использует ПРОМЕЖУТОЧНЫЙ патрон 7, 62х39. Воин, блин, диванный! Боец с мышкой! Позорище.

William Golding Golding was knighted by Elizabeth II in 1988.[1][2] He was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.[1] In 2008, The Times ranked Golding third on their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945".[3] Biography[edit] Early life[edit] William Golding was born in his grandmother's house, 47 Mountwise, Newquay,[4] Cornwall[5] and he spent many childhood holidays there. He grew up in Marlborough, Wiltshire, where his father (Alec Golding) was a science master at Marlborough Grammar School (1905 to retirement). Marriage and family[edit] Golding married Ann Brookfield, an analytic chemist,[9](p161) on 30 September 1939 and they had two children, Judith and David.[5] War service[edit] Death[edit] In 1985, Golding and his wife moved to Tullimaar House at Perranarworthal, near Truro, Cornwall, where he died of heart failure, eight years later, on 19 June 1993. Career[edit] Writing success[edit] Golding won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize in 1979, and the Booker Prize in 1980. Plays[edit]

FEMA Concentration Camps: Locations and Executive Orders - Friends of Liberty (undated) 3sep04 FEMA Concentration Camps: Locations and Executive Orders Friends of Liberty (undated) 3sep04 [ Below: U.S. Concentration Camps: FEMA and the REX 84 Program - The Awakening News (undated) 3sep04] There over 800 prison camps in the United States, all fully operational and ready to receive prisoners. Operation Cable Splicer and Garden Plot are the two sub programs which will be implemented once the Rex 84 program is initiated for its proper purpose. The camps all have railroad facilities as well as roads leading to and from the detention facilities. Now let's review the justification for any actions taken... Executive Orders associated with FEMA that would suspend the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. EXECUTIVE ORDER 10990 allows the government to take over all modes of transportation and control of highways and seaports. Where are these camps? Opelika - Military compound either in or very near town. Wilderness - East of Anchorage. Eielson AFB - Southeast of Fairbanks. Ft. Ft. Ft. Ft. Ft.

Victor Hugo Victor Marie Hugo (French pronunciation: ​[viktɔʁ maʁi yɡo]; 26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best known French writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry but also rests upon his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame). Though a committed royalist when he was young, Hugo's views changed as the decades passed, and he became a passionate supporter of republicanism;[citation needed] his work touches upon most of the political and social issues and artistic trends of his time. Personal life[edit] Hugo's childhood was a period of national political turmoil. Hélas ! Quoi donc ! Alas! what!

CIA Spy Captured Giving Nuclear Bomb To Terrorists While all eyes in the West are currently trained on the ongoing revolution taking place in Egypt, Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service ( SVR ) is warning that the situation on the sub-continent has turned “grave” as it appears open warfare is about to break out between Pakistan and the United States. Fueling this crisis, that the SVR warns in their report has the potential to ignite a total Global War, was the apprehension by Pakistan of a 36-year-old American named Raymond Allen Davis (photo), whom the US claims is one of their diplomats, but Pakistani Intelligence Services ( ISI ) claim Raymond Davis is a spy for the Central Intelligence Agency ( CIA ). Davis was captured by Pakistani police after he shot and killed two men in the eastern city of Lahore on January 27th that the US claims were trying to rob him. Of the actual gunfight itself we can read as reported by the Time News Service which, in part, says : Further information about Davis discovered by the Times of India includes :

L. Ron Hubbard Lafayette Ronald Hubbard (March 13, 1911 – January 24, 1986), better known as L. Ron Hubbard (/ɛl rɒn ˈhʌˌbərd/, ELL-ron-HUB-ərd[2]) and often referred to by his initials, LRH, was an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology. After establishing a career as a writer, becoming best known for his science fiction and fantasy stories, he developed a self-help system called Dianetics which was first expounded in book form in May 1950. He subsequently developed his ideas into a wide-ranging set of doctrines and rituals as part of a new religious movement that he called Scientology. His writings became the guiding texts for the Church of Scientology and a number of affiliated organizations that address such diverse topics as business administration, literacy and drug rehabilitation. Although many aspects of Hubbard's life story are disputed, there is general agreement about its basic outline.[3] Born in Tilden, Nebraska, he spent much of his childhood in Helena, Montana.

Сталин: время, люди, Империя - Каковы масштабы "сталинских репрессий" Подробности Категория: Репрессии Создано 25.09.2006 21:41 Обновлено 06.05.2013 14:46 Опубликовано 25.09.2006 21:36 Автор: Игорь Пыхалов Просмотров: 41381 Почти все публикации, затрагивающие вопрос о количестве репрессированных, можно отнести к двум группам. Однако любой добросовестный исследователь, занявшийся изучением этой проблемы, довольно быстро обнаруживает, что помимо "воспоминаний очевидцев" существует масса документальных источников: "В фондах Центрального государственного архива Октябрьской революции, высших органов государственной власти и органов государственного управления СССР (ЦГАОР СССР) выявлено несколько тысяч единиц хранения документов, относящихся к деятельности ГУЛАГа"1. Изучив архивные документы, такой исследователь с удивлением убеждается, что масштабы репрессий, о которых мы "знаем" благодаря СМИ, не просто расходятся с действительностью, а завышены в десятки раз. Сколько всего репрессировано Количество заключенных Количество заключенных в лагерях НКВД на 1 января5 1. 2.

Friedrich Hölderlin Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈkʁɪsti.aːn ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhœldɐliːn]; 20 March 1770 – 7 June 1843) was a major German lyric poet, commonly associated with the artistic movement known as Romanticism. Hölderlin was also an important thinker in the development of German Idealism, particularly his early association with and philosophical influence on his seminary roommates and fellow Swabians Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel and Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling.[1][2][3] Life[edit] Hölderlin was born in Lauffen am Neckar in the Duchy of Württemberg. His father, the manager of a church estate, died when the boy was two years old. He was brought up by his mother, who in 1774 married the Mayor of Nürtingen and moved there. As a tutor in Frankfurt from 1796 to 1798 he fell in love with Susette Gontard, the wife of his employer, the banker Jakob Gontard. The small tower in the middle was the home of Hölderlin in his last years. Work[edit] Dissemination and influence[edit]

WikiLeaks under attack: the definitive timeline | Media On Sunday 28 November WikiLeaks began releasing the first of its 250,000 leaked US embassy cables. Almost immediately, a hacking attack known as a "DDoS" – distributed denial of service – attack tried to knock it off the net. These are the attacks that have followed in the succeeding days. Sunday 28 November 2010 • TECH: DDoS attack hits WikiLeaks as first set of US diplomatic cables is published. Wednesday 1 December 2010 • TECH: Tableau Software, which offers free software for data visualisation, removes the public views of graphics built using information about the diplomatic cables. • POLITICS: Lieberman, chairman of the Senate's committee on homeland security, calls for WikiLeaks to be taken offline. • TECH Amazon removes WikiLeaks's content from its EC2 cloud service, but later insists it did so because the content could cause harm to people and did not belong to WikiLeaks – and that it was not due to political pressure or the hacker attacks against the site. Friday 3 December 2010

Virtual Economy Home page of the Virtual Economy on Biz/ed. Virtual Economy Home Page Welcome to the Biz/ed / Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) Virtual Economy. This has been produced with the generous support of a grant from the Nuffield Foundation. The model is based around No.11 Downing St. - the Chancellor's house and office. Ground floor (this floor) - Chancellor's office with an introduction to the Virtual Economy and an information bureau with teachers' guides, student guides and details of the model. 1st floor - Case Studies - this floor has case studies about the impact of changes in the economy on people, business and governments. 2nd floor - Economic Policy - a whole floor dedicated to the different economic variables in the model. There are further details available of the development of the Virtual Economy and the groups involved in its preparation.

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