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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. ... ...d out of the Simpson household in July 1936. Nor was Wallis the Prince's first American liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, ... ...he goings-on, reported noting almost until the King's abdication. The European and American press, in contrast, provided extensive coverage of the ... ...u (The Boat), hung upside down for 2 months in 1961 in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Not one of the art critics, journalists, 116,000 visit... ...ryplace.com/speeches/berliner.htm Bible The Jews do not include the 27 books of New Testament in their Bible. The factoids below relate to the v... ...ion in 1834. http://humanityquest.com/topic/Index.asp?theme1=chauvinism Chicago (musical) The musical "Chicago" won 6 Academy awards (Oscars) in... ...3.stm Decapitation The brain of a decapitated person continues to produce brain waves recordable by EEG 3-8 seconds after the head is severed. I... ... are composites of: I. Primary (or compression) and secondary (or shearing) body waves (that travel in the rocks under the surface of the Earth a... ...ions were trounced by Isaac Shoenberg and his team, set up in 1931 by Electric and Musical Industries (EMI). RCA refined its own system, as did the...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

....] in 1995. This second edition, with text reset, various emendations, and new index, is published by the Author, Donald Broadribb, owner of the publi... ...on rights. Copyright © 1995 and 2006 by Donald Broadribb. Typeset in Times New Roman and Futura, using the program Mellel, with an Apple iMac. ACKNOW... ..., University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1953. The Spiritual Legacy of The American Indian, by Joseph Epes Brown. © 1982 by Joseph Epes Brown. Reprint... ..., New York, 1972. The paper by Paul Radin “The Religious Experiences of an American Indian” was published in Eranos 18-1950, © Eranos Foundation, Asco... ...terature to discover, for example, discussions debating whether indigenous groups such as the traditional clans of Aborigines in Australia have a reli... ...ver that this is not the case all over the world. In modern Israel several groups reject such separation of religious and secular life, and also wield... ... the meditator “feels himself to be a storm-beaten flame among the glowing waves of an ocean of fire.” Beginners whose mind has not yet acquired the h... ...atly. The same is to be said even more of music. The score of a particular musical piece indicates the notes to be played and to some degree the timin... ...ate emotion with music more than drama, by and large, we need to take this musical analogy quite seriously, for it is this analogy which in practice r...

...he population. Religious questioningis now a concern of the entire world, West and East alike. One sign of this is the extraordinary proliferation of new religiouscreeds and organizations. It sometimes feels as if there are as many religious creeds as there are adherents. It is true that thevast majority of Westerners continue to list themselves on the census forms as Chri...

...What Is Religion? 1Buddhism 16Christianity 59Mysticism 118A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176The Sacred Land: Australian Aboriginal Religion 238Conclusion 277References 293The Collected Works Of Carl Jung 299...

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Today's Take on Einstein's Relativity

By: Homer B. Titon and Florentin Smarandache

...itur. However, rather than admit he had changed his mind, he eased into his new view while saying the old one should be accepted a bit longer. ... ...ty College, EC Pima Community College, EC Pima Community College, EC U of New Mexico @ Gallup Pima Community College, EC Pima Community College, ... ...cles located in zero-space as zero-particles. In the frames of the particle-wave concept each particle is given by its own wave world-vector α α ψ ... ...cle is given by its own wave world-vector α α ψ x K ∂ ∂ = , where ψ is the wave phase (eikonal). Eikonal equation 0 = α α K K [5], setting forth th... ...onference on Smarandache Type Notions in Mathematics and Quantum Physics", American Research Press, 2000; can be downloaded from PublishingOnline.c... ...hingOnline.com at: http://www.publishingonline.com/en/catalog/book.jhtml?id=american R-motta-proceed\ingsOTSIC&_requestid=313 7. Editors, Ad Astr... ...s are 61 based on the properties of triangular hyperbolic reflection groups that H M S Coxeter espoused. This means that the manifolds of phy... ...inate space which has a formula for length associate to itself Isometry groups - Sets of matrix transformations of (local) coordinates. Such set... ...ncy of an LC circuit. We can also draw an 96 analogy to a stringed musical instrument, with the speed of light being analogous not to the s...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...Farmer's festival calendar 172 * Modern annual festivals 173 * Chinese New Year 175 Songkran 176 New Year of Thai culture 176 * Programme of... ...ugs ever younger. In many countries, including Finland, young girls of the new, free generation have adopted behaviour patterns of gender equality and... ...umerous side alleys and lanes criss- cross the main lanes, twisting around groups of houses and village backwaters, but always ending up re-joining th... ...eek opportunities to manage together. In the cold season, villagers sit in groups in the mornings in the sun, warming themselves. By and by, the young... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ...s do not have the characteristic timbre of the old way of singing, and the musical scale is tending towards the Western. Pop stars sing in the same st... ... by girls from remote northern areas and mountain peoples. The first great wave of Aids Fated to contract Aids. caught this group. Subsequently, the ... ...ion and Equality. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth. Yupho, Dhanit 1960. Thai Musical Instruments. Transl. from Thai by David Morton. Siva Phorn Ldt., Ba...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

... of Pytheas, the philosopher -- Tears of sorrowing sea-birds -- Discovery of a new world -- A wondrously profitable commerce -- A northwest passage --... ... in the year 889 -- Verdant shores and prolific woodlands -- Adventures in the New World -- The first white man that ever set foot on the American con... ...- Adventures in the New World -- The first white man that ever set foot on the American continent -- Killing of Thorwald by natives -- His last instru... ...rtner in crime -- Savage destruction of the Buccaneers -- Bandits of the ocean wave -- Last appearance of the Buccaneers -- The Cartagena expedition -... ...- Snakes and crocodiles -- The return to France -- Bougainville in the war for American independence 415- 422 CHAPTER XL. A Brief Biography of Captain... ...evidences are shown of great cities annihilated by volcanic throes, resistless waves and devastating war, leaving ruins of their splendor buried where... ...breeze, and when the breeze is blowing will curse the whistlers, lest by their musical efforts a storm should, be provoked. He will not tell the numbe... ...ieved that the travellers heard strange whisperings in the air and concerts of musical instruments, and the drums and noises of armies, which so disco... ...and staff, making his way over parching sands under a blazing tropical sun; in groups, little bands of men, well armed, for every road is infested wit...

...nt Africa -- Witches and Snake charmers -- Among the mermaids -- Voyage of Pytheas, the philosopher -- Tears of sorrowing sea-birds -- Discovery of a new world -- A wondrously profitable commerce -- A northwest passage -- The Romans pass to China by a north route -- Destruction of the Roman empire....

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Sextus Empiricus and Greek Scepticism

By: Mary Mills Patrick

...ern Switzerland, November 1897 BY MARY MILLS PATRICK PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE, CONSTANTINOPLE TURKEY This Thesis is accompanied b... ...opes of Aenesidemus against Aetiology. The Tropes of ἐπνρή are arranged in groups of ten, five and two, according to the period of the Sceptical Sc... ...the period of the Sceptical School to which they belong; the first of these groups is historically the most important, or the Ten Tropes of ἐπνρή, a... ...n rooms rich in gold, Another safe travelling enjoys, in a swift ship, on a wave of the sea. [1] Hyp. I. 85. [2] Hyp. I. 87-89. [3] Hyp. I. 86. T... ...e this Trope in his introduction to the ten Tropes leads one to expect here new illustrations and added [2] arguments for ἐπνρή. We find, however, ... ...nd use in the Sceptical School. These methods of proof were, of course, not new, but were well known to Aristotle, and were used by the Sceptical Ac... ...ena. For example, the Pythagoreans explain the distance of the planets by a musical proportion. II. From many equally plausible reasons which might ... ... rich in gold, Another still, safe travelling enjoys, in a swift ship, on a wave of the sea." And the poet says— "One man enjoys this, another enjo...

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