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2010-02-11 06:50:00

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doctrine of Knowledge, the Doctrine of Intelligence and the Doctrine of Time: These are the major doctrines from which a profile of the human condition can be developed. And they are examined in a new book that discusses how information received from physical facts is experienced by human senses, how nonphysical information is derived from principles, laws and rules that govern all information, and how information is received from an authority. In...

2008-08-20 03:00:16

By Stemplowska, Zofia One of the main tasks that occupies political theorists, and arouses intense debate among them, is the construction of theories - so-called ideal theories - that share a common characteristic: much of what they say offers no immediate or workable solutions to any of the problems our societies face. This feature is not one that theorists strive to achieve but nor can it be described as an accidental one: these theories are constructed in the full knowledge that,...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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