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Oldest Customer Service Complaint Discovered: A Lesson from Ancient Babylon
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If you were paying attention in high school history (I wasn't!) and have a sharp memory, you may recall something about Hammurabi's Code. Hammurabi (aka Hammurapi) ruled Babylon from 1792-1750 BC and will forever be known in history as having issued ..., 1 month ago

Is a Death Sentence Really a Death Sentence?

In the 18th Century BC, the Code of King Hammurabi of Babylon codified the death penalty for twenty-five different crimes. In the 7th Century BC, Draco made it the only punishment for any crime. According to Plutarch, "Draco...being asked why he ...
 Fnews.com1 day ago Tanzania's MPs agree to spearhead campaign on abolishing death sentence  Daily News TSN2 weeks ago

Should Iraq's Archaeological Treasures Stay In the West?

(VPC Travel Photo/Alamy). "When I was a boy," the Iraqi diplomat said, "My parents took me to the Louvre and I saw Hammurabi's Code. I wondered why it wasn't in Baghdad. Why did we Iraqis have to go to Paris to see it? Why couldn't the rest of the ...
 AINA1 month ago

From Cows To Mobile The Ideas That Changed Payments

While the Code of Hammurabi is best known for the eye for an eye proclamation, it also deserves credit for being the first recorded instance in history where money was formally recognized as a tool of civil society. While less eye-catching than ...
 PYMNTS.com2 months ago

Gen Z and the rebooting of human thought

YOUVE heard of Generation X that's us and Generation Y that's them but we should get ready for Generation Z. Who? Well, these are the16 to18-year olds that will, according to a recent US study, make up a fifth of the world's population by ... hours ago

The Death Penalty Is Just and Merciful

Alternatives to it are not less cruel. It is possible to view Nebraska's recent vote to abolish the death penalty — a vote that brought together liberals, budget balancers, and social conservatives — as a heartening sign that partisan ...
 National Review14 hours ago For Mercy's Sake, Defend and Extend the Death Penalty  National Review16 hours ago Reflections on Mary Jane and the death penalty  Manila Times3 weeks ago

Our Children's Children's Children*

Would we recognize our 26th Century descendants as human? Post published by Louis Putterman Ph.D on May 29, 2015 in The Good, The Bad, The Economy Source: Edward O.
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The Booming Market for Breast Milk

Fredy Builes/Reuters Nursing mothers express their breast milk on the first day of donation at a hospital in Medellin, Colombia, August 20, 2014. These volunteers will supply the milk bank, to offer a more nutritious alternative for children whose ...
 MSN News US6 days ago

13 of the best graduation speeches of all time

/Chip Somodevilla Author J.K. Rowling. Many commencement speeches areforgettable. A lot are filled with the same cliché advice. But some are so good — so inspiring andpoignant — that they stick with us forever. While certainly ... week ago

Why Are Doctors Overtreating Their Patients?

We all know that some medical procedures are unnecessary and may do more harm than good. That's been true for a long time: 3800 years ago in Mesopotamia, the Babylonian king Hammurabi proclaimed a law threatening surgeons who performed too many ...
 Care21 week ago
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