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The Heroic Leap from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment

“Whatever appears as a motion of the sun is really due rather to the motion of the earth.” – Nicolaus Copernicus

“Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.” – Christopher Columbus… 806 more words

Crash Course In Western Philosophy

One night at the public library

People tell me no one goes to the library anymore. But I think there’s something there for everyone. Sure, you can get all of your needs met on-line. 606 more words

Books

Paradigma del sistema educativo

¿Cómo es un sistema educativo construido a partir de una pseudociencia cómo la economía monetaria?. Mediante esta charla de sir Ken Robinson es posible observar como termina estructurándose la educación dentro del molde monetario, formando trabajadores obedientes en lugar de seres humanos reflexivos y autocríticos. 86 more words

Educación

Change Requires... Change.

What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?~E. M. Forster…

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Spirituality

Mercredi 16 avril 2014: L'exception Française.

Time is money. Benjamin Franklin en a fait un conseil à ceux qui veulent réussir. Il a été entendu un peu partout dans le monde occidental. 286 more words

Carnet De Campagne

Point of Origin; A Brief Look at Technology in the Fire Service

When conducting my interview with Lieutenant A. Baggott I noticed a common trend in not only that specific conversation, but a trend that seems to be on the forefront of everyones minds; technology within the fire service. 155 more words

Firefighting

Death and Taxes

Today is tax day. And like many cash-strapped red, white, and blue-blooded ’Mericans, I filed for an extension. For a lot of us across the globe (exempting those rich @#$!s with offshore tax shelters), there’s much truth to the famous saying: Nothing is certain except death and taxes. 154 more words

Etymology