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PHILOSOPHY – Plato
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PHILOSOPHY – Plato

Athens, 2400 years ago. It’s a compact place: only about a quarter of a million people live here. There are fine baths, theatres, temples, shopping arcades and gymnasiums It’s warm for more than half the year. This is also home

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PHILOSOPHY – Aristotle
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PHILOSOPHY – Aristotle

Aristotle was born around 384 BC in the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia where his father was the royal doctor. He grew up to be arguably the most influential philosopher ever, with modest nicknames like ‘the master’ and simply ‘the

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American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)
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American History: The Greatest Speeches (1933-2008)

[FDR]: So first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed us to convert retreat into advance. Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date

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A day in the life of an ancient Athenian – Robert Garland
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A day in the life of an ancient Athenian – Robert Garland

It’s 427 BCE and the worst internal conflict ever to occur in the ancient Greek world is in its fourth year. The Peloponnesian War is being fought between the city-states of Athens and Sparta, as well as their allies. The

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Why the U.S. is an anomaly among democracies | Eboo Patel
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Why the U.S. is an anomaly among democracies | Eboo Patel

So there’s a great book by Michael Walzer called What It Means to Be an American. And one of the things that he says is that for centuries, really from the time of the Greeks, political philosophers believed that the

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How Should Democracy Really Work?
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How Should Democracy Really Work?

The term democracy has taken on many different meanings throughout history. Today, the term is so broad that even countries with seemingly undemocratic political structures still call themselves democracies. So then, what is a democracy? Well, simply put, a democracy

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Stories for Peace
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Stories for Peace

I hate it Levi’s feeling a bit strong too because I have no arguments to convince through via link something we have for a lot of people the question becomes what is peace how do we get it Renate space

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy
Peace is …
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Peace is …

I’m not here to just throw another definition: “peace is the state when you become a vegetable”. This is what most people define it as! You have no more desires, you sit on top of a mountain with your eyes

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