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Philosophy is the rational study of fundamental and general problems, including knowledge, reason, values, existence, and language. Philosophers, such as Aristotle and Plato, are persons who act based on the rules of practical wisdom. They are considered “lovers of wisdom.”
"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!" If you love more than the physical part of a person and love their soul and heart that is worth more than anything. I've heard so many men say, "She's good looking, but a perfect bimbo" or "She's a nice looking girl, but no personality." Personality is a big …
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Adam Smith was pro-capitalism. Google "Wealth of Nations", a book by Smith which may answer some questions.   Adam Smith was an economist who embraced the idea of the "invisible hand" of competition as being the best manner in which to assure the best quality goods at the best prices. Short e…
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1) Yes personal privacy is one of the greates gifts of the constitution. I prefer privacy over security, however due to the current feelings in the U.S. and it's liberal leanings I doubt that there will ever be true personal privacy again. 2) Another view: One of the founding fathers (Benjamin Fra…
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Most people (not all) marry a person of the same intelligence level and socioeconomic group. This is usually because they are in the same social groups as these people. If you attend college, you are more likely to date people attending college. If you live in a suburb or a rural area, you are more …
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The era which brought into being the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution is often referred to as the "New Enlightenment" because it so realized and reflected the values and beliefs of the European Englightenement or Age of Reason as it is alternately called. There are two things that ca…
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Yes, imperialism is by definition, when a state extends the authority of its rule over other nations or colonies through conquest or the threat of conquest. After World War 2, Europe still held considerable power over many of the world's developing nations. The British Raj in India for example, Fren…
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The Nature of Prejudice It isn't a gene issue, but the environment in which you were brought up. However, as you become an adult there is no excuse to continue on with the prejudice and the best way to over-come the fear of a different race/culture is to meet people of that race/culture and get to …
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Answer Objectivism is the philosophical system originated by 20th Century novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand. In an "about the author" appendix to the novel Atlas Shrugged, she summarized: "My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpos…
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Answer According to the company website, it was founded in 1929. It is not a public company. http://www.tishmanintl.com/overview/business_history.html.
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Answer This may be true, but it doesn't matter, because Christ was deriving this moral law from the Old Testament, specifically the book of Levitcus, which was written a thousand or more years before Christ. The passage in which Jesus cites this is Matthew 7:12, as well as Luke 6:31. This is…
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Answer A true leader is one who sets good examples for his/her employees, family and friends. He or she is servant to others i.e.they are not asking to be served, they are doing it themselves for others. A good leader, no matter which style of leadership is one who has integrity. They believe in …
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One type of leadership skill one may prefer to adopt at work would be a style where others see them hard at work and will do as they see you do.
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There is no such thing as evil or good, unless there is a standard. Man is what he chooses to be. Enough said. In the eyes of the Lord there are no shaded areas of being good or evil. Man cannot hide in the gloaming or at dusk and say that one is "Mostly" good or evil and return to the light as a…
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no, you can not. Karma is not part of any voodoo religion. it is the assumption that in the next life you will experience reward and punishment for your actions. but not the books you read, paintings you create, things you say or body art you sport.but i wouldn't recommend the tattoo, personally. &…
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Opinions: Is there a Supreme Being and is his name really God? How far does space go? Is there life on other planets? What is the meaning of life? What can I do to improve life for myself and others? How did it all begin? What was present just before the Big bang? Why were you born?
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If it helps, all the following are religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Wicca, Eckankar, Raëlism, Zoroastrianism, New Age, Unitarian Universalism, Jainism, Shinto, LaVeyan Satanism, Scientology, Taoism, Yoruba, Druidry, paganism, Juche, Cao Dai. Take a pick There is no clea…
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There are no regulations per say, but bigotry and biases certainly exist in the adoption community and with government social workers which can be more of a hindrance than laws.Some American Indian tribes have restrictions on adoption of Indian children. The children of some tribes are available for…
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I Guees, that's a burning question for all of us, male or female ...i guess my retort is: ultimately, what are the primary and absolute needs in your relationship? that is: what is it you must have in order to feel happy, content and safe within a realtionship? Being male myself i sometimes find my…
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Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels predicted that one day countries would overthrow all governments and share equally. This was the building block for Russian rebels opposed to the Czar."Communism" goes back to primitive times when people lived in small groups or tribes. No one one owned any particular …
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Answer I'd say try bowl haircut(just do it once).. its a bit off fashion but it will help
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"What is the sound of one hand clapping?" is a traditional zen koan -- a question posed by a Zen master to a student. It is meant to be pondered from within the routine of daily life until the answer opens the true heart of the question. All koans must be answered from within the realm of one's own…
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Churchill, like many British leaders, had a knack for getting other nations to take up the English cause..... pulling the English bacon out of the fire, so to speak.Despite getting his nation involved in a brutal war without any hope of victory without outside assistance, Churchill was able to galva…
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Psychologically, after any childbirth you may feel a great rush of love, pride, achievement, relief, all the emotions mixed up. You may laugh, you may cry. You may feel none of these things, childbirth is an exhausting business, it is not called labor for nothing. If you mean physical feelings. If …
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"What is the rise of Christianity in philosophy?"Constantine and the Rise of ChristianityBy the second century A.D., Christianity and Hellenism had come into close contact in the eastern Mediterranean. In the early fourth century, the policies of Emperor Constantine the Great institutionalized the c…
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Viewpoints submitted by WikiAnswers users: In nature matter can not be made or destroyed but it can be altered. God is beyond nature or a great mystery beyond imagination. Man creates god in his own imagination to suit his own needs in order to find a grand purpose for life. No creature comes close…
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Humans are put on the Earth to do illegal things all day long. By Audrey
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Nothing is something which the person who refers to it suggests that the entity that they are talking about is devoid of meaning or status. Nothing is actually something. 'Nothing' is impossible. Nothing only means lack of importance What ever you choose it to be. A quantity of no …
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Before God created the heavens and earth that we know, He had already created vast kingdoms and realms beyond us. He interacted with these beings in perfect harmony. He is God of the heavenly armies and rules kingdoms, powers and dominions in the spiritual realm. Sin or death did not exist anywhere.…
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This really is a matter of personal opinion. It is almost impossible to answer this as there are so many variables. I think it is harder for girls. On average, unless the boy is going through something bad or ...something. Girls change more, perriosds, they have a risk of being pregnet, It depend…
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: Based on immediacyStop breathing as much as you can. You will realize.: A simple answer   Life is as precious as you make it.The value depends on what value, you give it.: Value based on the merits of progress   Life is invaluable.Consider intelligent life and the meaning, purpose, a…
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Ourselves.. Because we look for a magic pill to solve our problems. The understanding of the problems lies it's dissolution..  You. Never blame others for your own problems. I believe people have bad luck sometimes, but it is always up to you to change the outcome.  Man always leaned upo…
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Dont believe all you see, and only half of what you hear... Well if I told you you were going to die would you believe it? That should answer your question. Just a comment on the above answer; Of course you would believe that you are going to die. 100% of people die. By all means, NO. b…
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Because he was a great conqueror Alexander the Great also known as Alexander III of Macedon (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Γ' ο Μακεδών) was an ancient Greek king (Βασιλεύς) of Macedon (born 356, King as from 336-323 BCE). He was one of the most successful military commanders in histo…
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Answer Ask the question in a legible and simple way, so people can understand it. Always check that it has not been asked before by searching before you ask it. If no one answers then it means that no one can help you, but someone may help at a later date.
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Does fate really exist?Think about it... Not a single person on this planet knows the answer to that question. It's up to you to decide on what you think but there is no answerThat's an issue of great debate and probably always shall be. Whether one believes that one's future is predetermined has a …
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Lenin was the Russian premier who combined his ideas with that of the Marxist theory. He essentially wanted to create a democratic dictatorship.
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im doing a report on him and i have a little so far...John Locke was born August 29, 1632 in Bristol, England.He was a skeptic(a person who demands clear, observable, undoubtable evidence based on expirience before accepting any claim that it is true.)he believes that "impirical data"(the senses) ca…
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Answer There was NO "emergence of a unified Christianity" in the 3rd Century,here are the "factors" that prevented it-- At the inception of Christianity, there were two ways available to those espousing that unpopular faithhold to the uncompromising teachings and principles of Christ and t…
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Answer One of the central keys of Christianity is the Golden Rule, or "do unto others as you would have those do unto you." As long as you treat people with the charity, respect and love you desire, you will always do well. Answer Christian morality is often represented as kindness, charity…
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One criticism is that because Christianity is based on faith, it has discouraged critical thinking.
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Answer St. Augustine - said to be the greatest philosophical influence on Christianity. Believed in the "creation ex nihilo" theory (creation out of nothing). Was a skeptic, which led to deep thought on matters. Hypatia of Alexandria (female) St. Thomas Aquinas - his philosophies were deemed th…
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Answer This is an interesting question, although I'm not certain what you are asking. Here's my take on the subject; hope this helps. Christianty has it's roots in Judaism which is based on God's Law as given to Moses. The Mosaic or ceremonial laws were the old system of feasts and sacrments (…
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Answer I'm not sure I understand your question. It appears you are asking what philosophical (study of man) issues have been taken up by Christianity (theology, religion). Since Christians believe God has, is, and always will be and that God created man at a given point in time, I believe th…
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Love is about being honest with each other, enjoying one another and respect. It's loyalty and commitment to each other and also, trusting that person so each of you can have "head space" when you need it. E.g. If you wanted to on a vacation with your girlfriend(s) and your boyfriend trusted you eno…
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They liked his theory because it made people more civilized.
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Who was Socrates Socrates, who lived in Greece in the 5th century BC, was the first major philosopher in Western society. There were other philosophers before Socrates, but the significance and importance of his philosophic system were widely publicized in the ancient world, and had a vast impact…
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Here is where something called "principles" comes into play. No, there is not always a clear cut law regarding an issue, but sometimes we have to see what the Bible says about related issues, and use our power of reason to come to a conclusion as to how God would view the matter.Take for example the…
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The Sermon on the Mount found in the Bible at Matthew chapters 5-7 is considered by many to be a masterpiece of simplicity on ethics and values which is what philosophy is about.He introduced a new way of thinking about happiness in chapter 5 verses 1-12. Jesus said those conscious of their spiritua…
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It is a fact.When much of the public uses the term "theory" they often mean something that is unproven or an educated guess. We say, "It's just a theory." When scientists use the term "theory" they mean something quite different, and this is what has confused the public about the theory of evolution…
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Galations 5:16-24 "But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh. For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please. But if you are led…
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InvisibilityThey could steal money or clothes, etc. Visit the person they had a crush on and maybe just steal a kiss. They could pretty much go anywhere they wanted to.   Bottom line, they could do pretty much anything they want.  Another answer:I know what I'd do, but I can't say it he…
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Differences Between Late Modernism and Post-Modernism Art "movements" are convenient, simplifying and distorted labels that attempt an historical account of art work. Modernism is generally agreed to have begun at the beginning of the 20th century with the advent of Fauvism (e.g. Matisse), Ex…
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Over time I have come to realize to not let yourself get so down when you see a mistake you may have made. You should instead recognize your mistakes and see it as a challenge. Work your hardest to fix it. :)
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The purpose of life is to learn, grow, and to be happy. This doesn't mean the temporary "high" we get from making bad decisions, but the happiness that comes from helping others, making the world better, and knowing God. That kind of happiness lasts, and can last beyond this life. Making sure your …
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Life is the characteristic state of organisms. Properties common to terrestrial organisms are that they are cellular, carbon-and-water-based with complex organization, having a metabolism, a capacity to grow, respond to stimuli, reproduce and through natural selection adapt. An entity with the abo…
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John Locke was a philosopher who held different more positive views of human natureHe believed in natural rights of life, liberty, and property, and that all people are born free and equal with those three natural rights. Locke also believed that government had a moral obligation to guarantee that i…
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Marx and Engels Those two should come immediately to mind. Then there's Lenin, Stalin, Mao Zedong (Tse-Tung), and Castro, to name the most infamous and murderous ones. :) your welcome
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Absolutely! but only from a philosophical viewpoint obviously!  No.. don't think so No I don't think the Truman show really exists. I don't think all of us human beings would be on a kind of reality show like that and one person or team making everything happen. First of all, if we were all t…
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To ask philosophical questions Because if humans weren't around, there would be no one to ask What is the meaning of life?   There are human's on Earth because of a semantic identification of ourselves as humans and this planet as Earth. Silicon based fluorine breathers on a planet circling Si…
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There are six goals of human race ,the first is security: personal security, property security and job security. The second requirement will be efficiency. Efficiency is defined as the average value that every individual creates in a given period of time. What we say in general terms "per capital in…
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The meaning of the "circle of life" is when you have sex, then you are born you live (have relationships, friends, family, boyfriends, a husband and children), become grandparents and then you die. It's in between all this we learn from others and pass the torch on to the next generation and the …
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Some people have it harder than others. Consider this story a professor once told me when I lost my brother to suicide years ago: Picture 3 boats in the middle of the ocean traveling at a slow and steady speed. Each boat has a cable attached to a bubble with a man inside. The man is lowered into th…
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I would wish to find that one and only dream guy.
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The mythological creature known as the vampire originated in the Balkans, likely ultimately inspired by older Sumerian myths. Contrary to popular belief, Vlad Dracula had nothing to do with the myth. Vampires pre-dated him by centuries, and nobody, especially the Romanians, actually believed that h…
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The student of Plato, who was the student of Socrates, Aristotle lived in the third century B.C. But don't hold that against him! Aristotle was full of interesting ideas, and he had quite a sense of humor as well. He's a guy you could imagine sitting in your kitchen, engaging in a memorable conversa…
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Answer Morality is the force of "how to be" in this human existence. "How TO BE" is the force of "being" in this world. As we exist, we be. How we be is the question of what it means to be moral. Morality would ask the question of human existence, "what is the greatest way "to be" or to live? Lif…
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Shortly after the resurrection, as Christianity (then called "The Way") was spreading throughout Judea, it was taken to the Hellenists (Greek Jews) where it really began in philosophy. During Jesus Christ's ministry, Greek philosophers had heard about Him and attempted to ask questions, but couldn'…
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Growing Up Growing up is hard. hardest in teen years especially with peer pressure and trying to fit in. Both have problems peculiar to their own gender but the greatest is to fit in with others and this can be equally hard for both boys and girls. It does get easier but by then you have grown u…
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McDonald's Philosophy Real Estate acquisition, it is for two years the largest land owner in the world. As far as a business plan goes, read Freakonomics. Eye opener.
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Winter Solstice The Winter Solstice or Midwinter occurres around December 21 or 22 each year in the Northern hemisphere, and June 21 or 22 in the Southern Hemisphere. It is the shortest day and the longest night of the year, when the sun is at its greatest distance from the equatorial plane. Worl…
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Its God! Jesus saved all of us of our sins! Our father in heaven tells me every day that he put us on this earth for him to enjoy our happiness! He loves us and the most important person that is living is God, Jesus! Read the Bible! He will someday come back to earth and tell everybody that we are s…
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Answer #1. From my experience, it is very likely. I have been seeing my narcisisst for 7 years now. During the past 2 years i suspected that things were just not right. He would not talk to me at night or weekends. I asked him if he had a girlfriend and he denied it. He would be extremely angry i…
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Cults can occur inside of and outside a 'mainstream' religion (here I take it that the question is referring to the classical 'cults' whereby strong leaders have control over members of their group, rather than alternative definitions such as 'personality cults', or 'cults of devotion'). Three idea…
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Alchemy was a quasi-science that centered on the inherent powers of the four elements: fire, water, earth, and air. The idea was that varying combinations of these 4 basic common materials would provide one the makings of any element in existence. Alchemy was first utilized in Khem, the ancient name…
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Answer To relate a traditional proverb: Ui mai koe ki ahau he aha te mea nui o te ao, Māku e kī atu he tangata, he tangata, he tangata. This is Maori for "Ask me what is the greatest thing in the world, I will reply: it is people, it is people, it is people." Another answer: The worlds most valuab…
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Freemasons are members of a fraternal organization derived from the guilds of stoneworkers in the Middle Ages. As building in stone became less common, people joined the Masonic Lodges who were not stoneworkers themselves but were interested in the moral, social and philosophical aspects of the guil…
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The major philosophers are Thomas Aquinas, St. Augustin, St. Paul, and John Calvin of Geneva and Martin Luther, the key figures of the Reformation.  Arius or Arianism & St. Pelagius or Pelagianism.  Ibn Rushd- one of The Great Muslim Philosopher Who Planted The Seeds of European Rena…
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The hypnotist's technique aims to narrow the subject's attention to the extent s/he is aware of nothing but the operator's voice. Often the technique is purely verbal, but may also involve touch (eg gentle circular massage of the forehead), or the use of a "fascination" (eg pendulum, swirling patter…
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These WordsWell you will know it off the top because he doesn't answer your text messages or he doesn't put his time into you.. He will only want you to come around on your time but when you want to he doesn't want you too.. Then he will tell you these exact word " I NEED TO FIGURE OUT WHAT I NEED".…
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Answer Adam was created first, then God put Adam to sleep. While Adam was sleeping, God took out one of Adam's ribs and created Eve with it. At the same time as Adam At the same time as Adam. Genesis 1:27 God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and…
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Most Famous Entrepreneur Bill Gates, Donald Trump, Walt Disney, Sam Walton, Steve Jobs
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Answer The modern world owes so much to the early Greeks that it is difficult to describe more than one or two issues in any depth. One of the key areas where Greek philosophy has influenced Western ideas is in religion, and one of the most strongly contested is the meaning of the human soul. Wh…
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Answer: Philosophy is the study of existence with the intent of developing epistemological, moral or political value judgements or imperatives to support decision-making as a matter of principle. Sadly there is a lot of controversy in philosophy such that political science draws very little from phi…
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Answer Mr Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence as well as the Constitution with input from the Continental congress. He bought the Louisiana Purchase and sent Lewis and Clark on an exploration of the land he had bought. This act increased the size of the country significantly as wel…
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Answer A if you want to learn about ethics and morality of Islam I don't recommend that you read cropped verses unless you already know the context. Islam is a complete system of ethics...starting with as simple as a smile that counts as charity all the way up to defending the oppressed. Backbitin…
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There are many of them, but Socrates is one of the most famous.
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Justice is the fairness of a situation and a fair treatment. Justice is also a store by Limented too. It's is for ages 7-13. Another view: 'Justice' (ideally) is the action, or course, that will restore equilibrium to a situation. It's often confused, or conflated, with punishment; but …
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You said the magic words "running out of intelligent answers." The person is not debating, but arguing not about the subject of the debate with you and do not have the facts to make a point. It should be a debate and not an argument. If a person makes as statement and you have no answer for it then …
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By definition, eternal truths must be true to both atheists and theists - and anyone in between. However, philosophers are divided about whether there are any eternal truths.
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When faced with our own mortality, the sane person must make sense of life. If we really stop to consider the fact that at death we cease to exist, the anxiety would be so great that we would be unable to function. There seems to be two ways to deal with the issue, many people seem to live their liv…
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The Bible tells us we were created in God's image,but it also tells us when we stopped fully reflecting Gods image(Gen 3:1-6). As to the idea that God is tring us,James 1:13-15 should shed light on this idea and also how Adam and Eve came to do what they did. James 1:13-15 The poster above forgot th…
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That is 16 numerically.Which indicates the EGR valve is signaling it is not working properly.It is mounted below the carburetor passenger side has 3 10 mm bolts that hold it and one vacumm line and one electrical plug in.I suggest removing it and disconnect the vac line and electrical plug and note …
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The military operation known as blitzkrieg was developed by Heinz Guderian of the German Army. Guderian lived from 1888-1954 and lead troops in Poland, France, and Russia.
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1) Everyone is different and different things make different people happy. 2) Some people can't be made happy no matter what. 3) You should not waste your time trying to figure out what makes other people happy and instead concentrate on making YOU happy. No one person is on this earth to MAKE…
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moving toiletTwo ways of doing it. If there is only going to be one toilet you can remove existing drain at a joint in the basement and reroute it. There is a rubber insert available to make the change from cast iron to PVC. If adding a toilet, a saddle clamp can be used to make the change. This con…
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"The Swagman" by C.J.Dennis was published in 1921, and written during Dennis's years in Melbourne.
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Answer The question should read, "According to Marx and Engels' Communist Manifesto the bourgeoise has drowned the ecstasies of religious fervor and chivalrous enthusiasm in the icy waters of what?" The short answer is "egotistical calculation." Go to the following site, edit , find on this pag…
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