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Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus Hobbes Sartre Ayer Sade Wittgenstein Einstein

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Meat I’m honored that this often shows up on the internet. Here’s the correct version, as published in Omni, 1990. "They're made out of meat." "Meat?" "Meat. Search for 'plato' Estimated Total Results: 470 Charmides by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett. This etext was prepared by Sue Asscher THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH WITH ANALYSES AND INTRODUCTIONS BY B. JOWETT, M.A. universal-democracy - Quotes Citations 65 members of the National Council (Parliament) of Switzerand (February 8, 2005) A Parliamentary Assembly at the United Nations could also be an important link with which to include civil society and use their ideas and experience constructively to find new solutions. (...) With the establishment of a Parliamentary Assembly, the present mechanisms of democratic control could be strengthened, thus achieving a greater level of transparency. In turn, the global population would gain a better understanding of the commitment of the UN. (...) On the international level, it is especially important to emphasise democratic principles. Since the UN functions as a role model, it is suitable to promote world wide democracy.

Allegory of the Cave Plato realizes that the general run of humankind can think, and speak, etc., without (so far as they acknowledge) any awareness of his realm of Forms. The allegory of the cave is supposed to explain this. In the allegory, Plato likens people untutored in the Theory of Forms to prisoners chained in a cave, unable to turn their heads. All they can see is the wall of the cave. Behind them burns a fire. Between the fire and the prisoners there is a parapet, along which puppeteers can walk. The Last Question The Last Question by Isaac Asimov — © 1956 The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first stepped into the light. The question came about as a result of a five dollar bet over highballs, and it happened this way: Alexander Adell and Bertram Lupov were two of the faithful attendants of Multivac.

Plato Quotes Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history. The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future life. The beginning is the most important part of the work. The more the pleasures of the body fade away, the greater to me is the pleasure and charm of conversation.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Quotes Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from that of their social environment. At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on. If you can't explain something simply, you don't know enough about it.

mental_floss Blog & Wacky Sci-Fi "Laws" Sci-Fi writers seem to enjoy coining Laws: adages bearing their own names that live on past their appearances in Sci-Fi stories. Here are five of my favorites, plus one bonus law (actually a Principle) from the world of cartoons. 1. Hanlon's Razor (aka Hanlon's Law) The Tao Of Programming Translated by Geoffrey James Transcribed by Duke Hillard Transmitted by Anupam Trivedi, Sajitha Tampi, and Meghshyam Jagannath Re-html-ized and edited by Kragen Sittler Last modified 1996-04-10 or earlier

Goddess Myths: Stories of the legendary ladies in world mythology. Goddess myths. . . intriguing stories full of struggles, emotions, heartache, and endurance. Think of any of these legendary ladies and stories of adventure, passion, and revenge come to mind. In antiquity the goddess myths played much the same role that soap operas do in our times.

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