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Philanthropy has many wonderful qualities € and never tires of proclaiming them, for one quality it sorely lacks is humility. It regularly thumps itself on the back, for instance, for devoting some $300 billion a year to good causes. And though ...Cutting Edge News, 1 week ago
Students of surveillance usually pay homage to Jeremy Bentham's 18th-century panopticon prison design, which features cells arranged around a single watchtower. Made famous by Michel Foucault as a metaphor for institutional power, it has become a ...Red Pepper, 3 weeks ago
Florence Nightingale (Rex)Florence Nightingale is fondly pictured as the tireless lady of the lamp tending to wounded soldiers by night - but her biggest contribution was actually a diagram. A rose diagram to be precise - also called a coxcomb.Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 1 month ago
Some beliefs, both religious and secular, can have devastating effects. Take the example of the pseudoscience of phrenology, which caused wide-ranging injustices and miseries The western world believed the cosmos to be earth-centric, as both the ...Daily Times, 1 month ago
The first episode in Adam Alonzi's series on history's greatest geniuses The episode chronicles the life of William James Sidis while exploring the topics of precociousness, pedagogy and the ongoing debate between naturists and nurturists. By the ...Digital Journal, 1 month ago
1998 Admissions: ACLU, Lambda Legal, and Gays Didn't Want 'Marriage' -- Constitutional Amendment Language 'Misleading'
As is traditional for ruling elites in a democratic society, at their moment of victory over the people they quietly admit to the key deceptions used to manufacture consent. It heightens their sense of superiority, like snorting a line of cocaine. ...Hawaii Free Press, 1 month ago
'Culture thinks that women started it and pushed it' Published: 16 mins ago Text smaller Text bigger Feminists have been telling men to keep out of the abortion debate for decades. Female body parts, the activists say, give them the sole ...WorldNetDaily, 1 month ago
There's been a lot of buzz around whether anyone can beat the market, courtesy of the Nobel Prize committee. The Swedish Academy has stirred all this up by giving the economics award this year to Eugene Fama. The University of Chicago professor ...Forbes.com, 1 month ago
I have finally watched Ken Loach's The Spirit of '45. It is inspiring, enlightening, but depressing too. Those who were there when the Attlee government came into power talk of the time before and the hope after. There are tales of fleas, five in a ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago ON THE BLOGWhat's The Point Of A Rich Society Without Generous Ideas? Huffington Post UK, 1 month ago
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