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Forget or Not to Forget Crimes?

 Should crimes that were committed many years ago simply be forgotten?

         According to Jane Addams, a famous public philosopher in the early 20th century, “True peace is not the absence of war, but the presence of justice.” To many, the presence of peace would be a sign of the existence of human rights and a positive regard for life, as defined by the United Nations. 1,879 more words

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Sigma notation ninja tricks 1: jumping constants

Almost exactly ten years ago, I wrote a page on this blog explaining big-sigma notation. Since then it’s consistently been one of the highest-traffic posts on my blog, and still gets occasional comments and questions. 294 more words