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The soul's independence from the body

An excerpt from one of Avicenna’s (in all probability) early works, entitled A treatise on knowledge of the rational soul and its states (ed. N. Nadir, Beirut: 1960), ch. 90 more words


Marcia Zug on Sharpe v. Sharpe and Child Support Modifications


It is easy to presume that maximizing child support is in a child’s best interest, but as the above cases demonstrate, there are exceptions.

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Author: Kate E. Fort

Peas, peas and pea pod soup?!

You know how great it feels right? To head out into the garden to pick some home-grown garden peas? Well you wouldn’t believe it but today I did this for the very first time! 648 more words

Pig Haul 2016

This was Ty. Weighing in over 180 lbs at Chugach Farm in Chickaloon, Ty was raised kindly and fed well. His fullname was longer, Japanese and meant:  267 more words

Whalers in crosshairs at international huddle

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

PARIS: More than 80 nations square off in Slovenia next week over the fate of the world’s remaining whales, facing a multitude of perils from meat hunters and ship strikes to getting snared in fishing gear. 763 more words

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Backyard subsistence & growing green thumbs

Nothing makes me quite as excited as something that fuels my motivation to engage in activities that make my existence and everything in it feel lighter and happier. 1,408 more words


13 October 1789: (Failed) Interview with Necker

Tuesday 13. —This Morning employed in making Calculations and Estimates, preparatory to an Interview with Mons.r Necker. Mess.rs Le Couteulx, who were to be with me at two, do not arrive till near three. 211 more words