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Book Review: Galileo by Bertolt Brecht

Author: Bertolt Brecht

Original Title: “Leben das Galilei” (engl.: “Galileo”)

Published in: February 1st, 1998. Suhrkamp.

Genre: Drama, Classics

Page Count: 191 pages

A very interesting read that gives a clear insight into Galileo’s life and struggles with the church. 107 more words

Books And Literature

HOW CAMERON CONSERVATISM IS KILLING FREE SPEECH IN THE NAME OF FICTITIOUS LIBERTY

That’s enough non-violent extremism, thank you

I wonder if enough people have paid more than cursory attention to what David Cameron actually said at the UN on September 25th last. 2,048 more words

David Cameron

Week 2 // Justice Week

Did your perspective on Melbourne as a city shift this week?

Not really. Though the Youth Law session made me feel slightly more uncomfortable about whether added police presence is good or not. 175 more words

Galileo

And Yet . . .

I was a teenager when the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which would have made gender equality the law of the land, was defeated.   1,319 more words

Catholic

Robotic Sea Creatures that Respond to Invisible Waves

Designed to engage and empower the maker community, Intel’s “Inside the Blue” project, developed in tandem with digital media agency Noise, encourages makers to create robotic creatures using their Galileo board. 228 more words

Electronics

Not all's well that ends well

When the Eugenics Record Office opened its doors in 1910, the founding scientists were considered progressives, intent on applying classic genetics to breeding better citizens.Science has always been controversial, but the controversy du jour usually seems to trump whatever came before it — climate change activists and their naysayer counterparts may appear to offer a more robust clash than Galileo and the Church, by today’s standards. 435 more words

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