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Moral Realism May Encourage Moral Actions
2013-01-30 05:39:05

Jedidiah for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Are there certain aspects of morality that are objective and universally true everywhere and at all times? Or are moral beliefs nothing more than the subjective product of a person´s culture and opinions? Regardless of what your answers may be to these deep philosophical questions, a team of researchers now says that just thinking about these issues may improve your moral behavior. In two separate experiments, researchers at...

2013-01-29 23:02:12

The National Society of Leadership and Success (http://www.societyleadership.org/), the innovative leadership program for higher education where leaders are built to make a better world, today announced that as part of the 2012-2013 academic year scholarship and grant program there are two scholarship programs with submission deadlines of February 15, 2013 worth up to a total of $20,000. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 The National Society of Leadership and Success...

2013-01-28 19:45:55

In today´s society, there is a significant imbalance in the function of the care of the elderly. While the population ages more and more, the social mechanisms set up to perform the care function of the elderly are unable to meet this demand. Today, the mechanisms correspond to four spheres: the family, the welfare state, the market of private institutions, and the so-called community sphere. “Why has this imbalance come about?” As Etxezarreta explains, “at a given...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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