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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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7. Conscious of the Present; Conscious of the Past: Language
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7. Conscious of the Present; Conscious of the Past: Language

Professor Paul Bloom: Two follow-ups on yesterday’s–I’m sorry, on Monday’s lecture. One is that somebody came up after class and asked when the preference for your own language emerges in development and fortunately, studies pretty much exactly this sort of

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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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George Orwell’s 1984, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #402
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George Orwell’s 1984, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #402

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course literature, and today we’re going back to the future–that is now past–to George Orwell’s 1984, which imagines a terrifying world in which every human activity is recorded and monitored. How unpleasant would

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History Theory: What is History? No seriously, what is it?
POP CULTURE: What’s wrong with the media
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POP CULTURE: What’s wrong with the media

We’re likely to have grown up thinking that the mainstream Media was our friend The common sense natural judge of everything that matters and is important and a reliable guide to existence But we might also be realizing that isn’t

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