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Year 12 Power, War and Conflict Global Issues Day at St. John's College, Cambridge

Year 12 Power, War and Conflict Global Issues Day

Fri, 17/06/2016 – 10:00 – 16:00

Are you thinking about applying to Cambridge? Not sure what subject you want to take? 160 more words

Applying To University In The UK

Nobody Feels Old at the Museum

Since I was a kid I’ve always loved museums. My first time visiting one was going to the Children’s Museum in Boston on an elementary school field trip. 820 more words

Thought for Today (5/25/2016)

This weekend is Memorial Day weekend in America.  Many view it as the beginning of the summer season and a weekend to camp and drink.  Today I saw a car driving around with a small billboard on top that said “Slumberland salutes Veterans with a mattress sale this weekend.” 62 more words

Writing

How to make a Conservative, a Cartoon by Hugo Freitas (in English) and the phenomena of Jonathon Haidt

Here’s a link to an insightful cartoon that explains a great deal of what is now scientifically figured out about how people become conservative or liberal, hippies or preppies.   370 more words

Politics

The Four Disagreements (Part 1 of 4) - "Jim's BIG Life of little Means"

Introduction

Welcome to the first in a series of four posts in which I will overview the reasons why I gave up a career in the US Air Force after 10 years to become a devout conscientious objector and pacifist.   8,538 more words

Philosophy