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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Dating
HISTORY OF IDEAS – Monasticism
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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Monasticism

We’ve come to see living on our own or in a small family unit of our own as a key step in growing up; it’s the dominant image we have of adult existence. So, monasticism, which involves unmarried people working

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SOCIOLOGY – Auguste Comte
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SOCIOLOGY – Auguste Comte

Though we tend to think of atheists as not only unbelieving but also hostile to religion, we should remember a tradition of atheistic thinkers who’ve tried to reconcile a suspicion of the supernatural side of religion with a deep sympathy

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Emotional Education in the 21st Century | Alain de Botton  | CDI 2013
How Our Past Influences Our Present
HISTORY OF IDEAS – French & English Gardens
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HISTORY OF IDEAS – French & English Gardens

There have been two central traditions in European gardening. Each one associated with a great European nation. The first originated in 17th century France, and became known as the “Jardin à la française” or “formal French garden”. The most sublime

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POP CULTURE: Better Celebrities
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POP CULTURE: Better Celebrities

Serious people are used to thinking badly of celebrity culture. They hate how everyone wants to read about where the latest big name has been on holiday, or who they’re dating. They say it’s silly and a sad reflection of

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POP CULTURE: When and Why We Cry In Films
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POP CULTURE: When and Why We Cry In Films

It’s normal to think that we’ll cry when sad stuff happens on screen, when a character we’ve come to like dies, when a relationship we wanted to believe in falls apart, when a favorite animal doesn’t make it. Of course,

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POP CULTURE: Taylor Swift’s Legs & Climate Change
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POP CULTURE: Taylor Swift’s Legs & Climate Change

a major release of the Antarctic Ice Sheet recently melted and fell into the sea the planet is in profound trouble environmental organizations keep trying to get us to notice a few people care a lot but strangely and shamefully

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