Asked in Socrates
Did Protagoras invent the Socratic Method?
No. He did not. Protagoras was the first Sophist and believed in skeptism, but unlike Socrates believed in the validty of only relative truth. Any truth needed a believer. Objective truth did not exist. Man is the measure of all things, and anyone presenting an absolute truth or objective truth is to be doubted. ...
Asked in Science
What is scientific attitude why is it desirable?
It's basically skeptism, knowing that everyone can have false perceptions or biases, so it's designed in a way to try and correct that or at least minimise things like human error when attaining justified knowledge, which is knowledge you can back up with evidence and others can reach the same results you did. ...
Asked in Inventions, Scientists
What are five important attitudes that successful scientists possess?
Scientists possess certain important attitudes and develop crucial habits including: curiosity honesty open-mindedness; lack of bias skepticism creativity Patience, attentiveness, nosiness, tenacity, systematics open mindness, skeptism, curiosity, creativity, Hard working (theoretical and experimental) along with God gifted brain. ...
Asked in Business & Finance
What are the reason of nokia share price goes down?
The answers are multiple reasons. One is that their sales projections are higher than the actual sales of their units. This was due to a very disappointing quarter in their Asia sales. Sales of Nokia phones in China and India fell below expectation of the company. While they have a reputation of having phones with excellent reception, they have been very adamant about keeping their operating system until recently when they announced that they would have phone operating Windows Mobile. This has...
Asked in History of France, Napoleon Bonaparte
Was Napoleon Bonaparte courageous?
There is skeptism to whether the young general was truly a coward. Some say that his soldiers did his actions for him and that he really had no true authority in combat nor partook in much of the fighting. - Actually, Napoleon was always on the battlefield, but he was never exactly the first person to attack. He was some distance near the front lines of his army, but never the first person like Alexander the Great. To contribute to Napoleon's "courageousness",...
Asked in Holocaust, Judaism
When was the extermination of Jews discovered?
Early reports reached the British and US governments from Polish resistance groups late in 1941 but were viewed with skeptism. Further information reached Britain and America in the course of 1942, and in November/December 1942 there was discussion in the press about what might be done. In 1944 Vrba and Wetzler escaped from Auschwitz largely in order to inform the world. Their report to a leading Slovak Jewish group was sent to the Allies, who received it around mid 1944. This report was...
Asked in Salem Witch Trials
What is the Salem witch craft trials?
READ THIS IT WILL HELP YOU ON A TEST! The Salem witch craft trials is about a girl who started it all then told younger girls. But then people were getting acuused of it. then the judges wanted to prove if they were witches or not and there test were: to stick a pin in someomne mole if there was no pain they were a witch , another one is they would tie up a person and through them in water...
Asked in Inventions
What is the history of the palm treo?
The first Treo is not a phone at all, but merely a Personal Digital Assistant or PDA. This first unit (called "Treo 90") was released by Handspring on May 28, 2002. It had a 160x160 pixel screen and ran Palm OS 4.1. After the earlier releases, more notable releases in the Treo line include the Treo 600 (2003) and the Treo 650 (2004), which remained on shelves for pretty long periods of time. From 2006, Palm began to offer their devices in...
How do you get married if you are Atheist?
You could get married by a justice of the peace or civil celebrant, which is a civil ceremony. Have a civil service with such a person as a justice of the peace perform your ceremony - there are also private people that will perform weddings as well if you look in your local newspapers or yellow pages. You can obtain a list of people that are able to perform weddings and what you will need from your marriage license office. Answer There is a...
Since Jesus was sinless why was it important for Him to be baptized?
Mark's Gospel, now known to have been the first New Testament gospel to be written, portrays Jesus as an ordinary person adopted by God at his baptism. Thus, the baptism and the subsequent temptation in the wilderness were essential before Jesus commenced his mission. In this Gospel, Jesus is not sinless, as he tells the disciples in Mark 10:18: "And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God." The later gospels were...