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2012-04-19 23:03:42

The Voyage of Aloha conference will integrate traditional Hawaiian spirituality, philosophy and practice, key teachings from Joseph Campbell´s work, and the practical insights of the World Business Academy. Honolulu, HI (PRWEB) April 19, 2012 “Follow your bliss” is one of Joseph Campbell´s most famous quotes, and to mark the 20th Anniversary of the foundation dedicated to this world renowned scholar of comparative mythology in his adopted home of Honolulu, the Voyage...

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2010-03-31 06:09:32

A scientist and environmentalist who gained notoriety for proposing that the Earth behaved like an organism now claims that mankind isn't smart enough to deal with global climate change. British researcher James Lovelock--the man who four decades ago formulated the Gaia hypothesis, which asserts that the living and nonliving systems of the Earth work together like the various parts of a living organism--told Leo Hickman of The Guardian, "I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where...

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2009-11-04 06:40:00

French academic Claude Levi-Strauss, the creator of structural anthropology, passed away at the age of 100, his publisher Plon announced on Tuesday. Levi-Strauss, famous from his 1955 memoir, "Tristes Tropiques," passed away on Saturday. "He was France's greatest scientist," said writer Jean d'Ormesson to Reuters News. Beatriz Perrone Moises, an anthropology professor at the University of Sao Paulo, said to the Associated Press that "given his age, we were almost expecting this, but still I...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.