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Conduct a formal interview with a person (or persons) who has lived for a time in another culture other than Oklahoma Mainstream Culture and produce a paper of sufficient length to cover the following aspects of the interviewees experience: langu
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...astronomer who discovered the prestigious Blanco 1, the galactic cluster among others. He also says that he would prefer seeing his children pursue science courses, when they grow up. Education Alvarez holds a degree in computer engineering, his wife holds a degree in business administration. Alvarez also states that his brothers and sisters are all well educated and have degrees. The reason for this trend in their level of education, he argues, is the fact that Latinos have high aspiration for education, which is instilled in children while they are still young. This is a role which is played by everybody in the family by providing all the support needed. Alvarez notes...
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New Horizon mission
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...astronomers alike before and after it being derecognized as a planet which happened – ironically – shortly after a spacecraft embarked on a voyage to Pluto. It already sailed past Jupiter in the year 2007 and is now within four astronomical units... First & John Smith Semester: Fall Email Address: xxxx@xxxx.com SID xxxxxxx Section (e.g. TR 11 MW12:30, MW3:30 or TR11  HW3 HW4 FINAL Requirements Approved Topic   Cover page   Title: New Horizon Mission Title Abstract   Detailed Outline T.O.C. T.O.C   Proposal (300 words ~1+ pg.) Full paper (2500 words ~10 pg.) Full paper (3000 words ~10 pg.)   References: 5 References: 5 References: 5     Hw3 attached Hw3 attached       Hw4 attached Contents and Organization...
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Muslim Empire In Spain ( Alandalus )
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...astronomer of Al Andalus was Maslamah al-Majriti. He was a student of many able scientists like Ibn Abi 'Ubaydah. He contributed a lot in mathematics and astronomy. He enlarged and accurate the astronomical tables made by the famous Al Khwarazmi. He added precision and compiled conversion tables of the Persian calendar with Hijrah dates (Glick, 1999). Al-Zarqali known as Arzachel in the west is another very famous scholar.He came to Cordoba in the eleventh century. His famous contributions include the creation of precision tools for astronomical use... The Al Andalus is derived from the historical fact that Al Andalus was once called Vandalus, meaning “the land of vandals”. It was d after the Vandals...
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Intelligence Definition and Measurement Paper
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...astronomer tells us the distance to Jupiter, we accept his statement, because we recognize that our ordinary experience affords no basis for judgment about such matters. But every one acquires more or less facility in distinguishing the coarser differences among people in intelligence, and this half-knowledge naturally... Introduction IQ test scores have risen steadily across the industrialized world ever since such tests were first widely administered, a phenomenon known as the Flynn effect. Although the effect was documented more than 2 decades ago, there is currently no generally agreed-on explanation for it. The author argues that the phenomenon heterocyst represents the most likely cause....
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Apocalyptic SciFi
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...Astronomical science has not yet reached the point of being able to look beyond the suns. The concept of darkness is mysterious and frightening. The cause of such a phenomenon is that Lagash exists with six suns that give the planet sunlight every time (Asimov 1977: 6). But due to the prediction of the scientists every 2,049 years darkness comes and the whole civilization destroys and after that a new civilization will appear (Asimov 1977: 11). And this day came. Only four hours left before darkness covers all and Asimov tries to explain how... VISION OF APOCALYPSE IN "NIGHTFALL" BY ISAAK ASIMOV 2007 Vision of Apocalypse in "Nightfall" by Isaak Asimov From very ancient time people were eager to know what ...
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The Bible and Catholic Hermeneutics
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...astronomer and thinker Galileo Galilei was blamed for his scintific works and free... The world's largest Christian church is the Roman Catholic Church or other words the Catholic Church. It represents nearly half of all Christians which comprises one sixth of the world's population. The formost mission of the Catholic Church is to disseminate the message of Jesus Christ which is written down in the four Gospels. The Catholic interpretation of the Bible is called Catholic Hermeneutics. In general sense the term hermeneutics is connected with the mane of the Greek god Hermes. He was the messenger and interpreter of the gods. So hermeneutics is the interpritation of the text.The very term Catholic hermeneu...
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The range of icongraphy used on mosaics in romano- british villas during the 4th century AD
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...Astronomer Revisited, Society for the Promotion of Roman studies Witts, P. 1994. Interpreting the Brading Abraxus Mosaic, Britannia Witts, P. 2005. Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone. Stroud, Tempus... How he Different matter used in Mosaic Iconography in Romano-British Villas in the 4th Century A. D determined the beliefs, religion and way of life of its occupants? [Insert Your Full Name Here] [Insert Your Instructor’s Name Here] [Insert Your Course Name and Number Here] 30 March 2011 How the Different subject matters used in Mosaic Iconography in Romano-British Villas in the 4th Century A. D show the beliefs, religion, and way of life of its occupants ? Table of Contents 1 Introduction 5 2...
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Course work u06a1 Our Sun and the Stars Review Assignmentt, u06d1 Picture of the Week : Solar Maximum, u06d2 Quote of the Week
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...astronomer. What does this quote mean? How is it related to astronomy, and what you are learning? In 435 B.C., the Greek philosopher, Anaxagoras, logically deduced that the sun was not just a small glowing circle of light, but a glowing body, a rock that was hundreds of miles in diameter. Because of his outrageous statements, he was exiled from Athens. Now, almost 2500 years later, astronomers have confirmed the current theory that the sun is powered... What two forces are balanced in gravitational equilibrium? Describe how gravitational equilibrium makes the Sun hot and dense in its core. The two forces that are balanced in gravitational equilibrium are outward pressure and gravity. The outward...
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Compare and contrast the themes and acting or visual style of two films direct by Robert Zemeckis, except Back to the Future
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...astronomer, inspired by her father, she tries to set up a contact between humans and aliens. After a lot of effort she is able to make her first contact with the aliens. This incident fills her with fervor and enthusiasm. She invites the astronomers from the whole world to discuss the matter. When the sound signals are analyzed, it is revealed that the aliens are asking the humans to build a machine. The project is carried on with about half a trillion dollars... ?Comparison and contrast Robert Zemeckis is the award winning director of the film “Forest Gump” and “Contact”. He has directed a number of films including some most renowned ones, “The Polar Express”, “Forest Gump”, Cast Away”, Contact” and...
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The geographical history of Map making
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...astronomer and mathematician, he revolutionised the depiction of the postulated spherical world on a map by use of specific procedures... Cartography; The geographical history of Map making The science of cartography holds a rich history that when explored gives insight to events led to the development of modern maps. The trade dates back to ancient civilisations where scholars and explorers passionately expressed their view of the world, as they perceived it. Their deductions were based on study journeys that were commissioned by their authorities in the effort to establish what lies beyond their borders. Such activities have since then provided critical contributions to modern cartography following...
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New Glory by Ralph Peters
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...astronomer. The "mad mullahs" of his day killed the enlightened Begh, as his thoughts intimidated the power structure. In the West, Johannes Guttenberg made-up the printing press nearly the same time of Begh's murder. (Ralph Peters, 2005) Guttenberg's printing press provided the West the vehicle wanted to move ahead and progress. The printing press permitted view and ideas long controlled by the authorities to get beyond the best of its day and confront the status quo. In the meantime in East, the Muslim civilization no longer hunted progress. All that was identified was known and there was no requirement for more thoughts. The Muslim... "New Glory" by Ralph Peter [The of the appears here] [The of...
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Medieval Islamic Philosophy
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...astronomer in addition to a translator. The Legacy of Aristotle As already mentioned, all the works of Aristotle were translated into Arabic except for the Politics, which for some incomprehensible reason remained unknown to the Arabs. Besides many apocryphal writings, including the Secret of Secrets, the Economica, De plantis, De mundo, the Theologia and the Liber de causis were also... Running Head: Impact ical Greek Philosophy on Medieval Islamic Philosophy Impact ical Greek Philosophy on Medieval Islamic Philosophy Author's Name Institution's Name Greek Philosophy vis--vis Medieval Islamic Philosophy: An Introduction The Arabs did not have philosophy, mathematics, or any rational sciences ...
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STONEHENGE
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...astronomer Gerald Hawkins pointed to the fact that Stonehenge is not only aligned to the solar and lunar events but identified 165 points that can... The Mystery of Stonehenge Stonehenge is arguably one of the oldest, most mysterious monuments in the world, as well as one that has generated a myriad controversies since it was discovered. Possibly the most famous henge in the world, this structure, that dwarfs everything else around it, inspires awe in the millions of people who visit it every year. The five thousand year old monument was made a World heritage Site in the year 1986 and is managed by English Heritage. Controversies have raged over the years over its purpose, and who built it, and despite...
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Technology of the future
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...astronomers could not tell whether the age of the universe was 20 million or 20 billion years old. Technology has come... ?Outline I. computer II. robotic III. communication IV. transportation V. space VI. energy VII. medical technology. Technology of the Future Introduction Concerns regarding the future have long been a hallmark aspect of literature and entertainment. Science fiction writers such as Arthur C. Clarke and H.G. Wells envisioned future worlds where flying cars would be accompanied by hover-boards and space elevators. While some of these imaginations proven to be largely inaccurate, a surprisingly amount have proven true. Today scientists, researchers, and analysts regularly engage in...
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Theorem of Pythagoras in Mathematics
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...astronomer, a geometer, a physician and a legislator... Running Head: Theorem of Pythagoras in Mathematics The importance of the theorem of Pythagoras in the Historical development of Mathematics By _________________________ The importance of the theorem of Pythagoras in the historical development of Mathematics The Theorem that changed the fortune of Mathematics and Geometry, the Pythagoras Theorem states: "The square described upon the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares described upon the other two sides". (1) The philosophy of mathematics begins with Pythagoras, who later developed Pythagoras Theorem. While believing that mathematics gave us the key to un...
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Walmart
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...astronomer, Ptolemy. He stated that Wal-Mart’s success secret is its ‘genetic’ makeup... ? Wall Mart Wal-Mart – An Introduction Sam Walton was the person who first has the idea of discount retailing. It was back in 1940’s when he was beginning his career in retailing. This is when Walton got the idea of using a new strategy in retailing. Like any retailer, he was always looking for the best deals from the suppliers, he thought that a retailer who would but the goods on wholesale bargained prices, and leaves his store prices unchanged can gain benefit from the extra money. Thus, Sam Walton made the decision of achieving higher sales volumes by keeping sales prices lowers than the competitors and reducing...
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Prejudice and the Colonial Condition in Post-Colonial Caribbean Literature
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...astronomer, a baker, a shipwright, a potter, a saddler, a farmer, a tailor, an umbrella maker and a clergyman. He is the true prototype of the British colonist; a Friday (the trusty savage who arrives on an unlucky day) is the symbol of the subject races.” (Gallaghar Susan.1991) Andrea Levy, George Lammings, Jamaica Kindcad, all these three authors are telling the same story of racial prejudice and colonial attitude of British people towards the Caribbean colonies. Colonialism is still there in the minds of the citizens of Caribbean... ? Prejudice and the Colonial Condition in Post-Colonial Caribbean Literature Measuring people on the basis of their colour, race, and ethnicity has been a widespread...
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Psychology: clinical assessment and therapy are part science ,part art, and part technology. Provide specific example(with appro
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...astronomical discoveries of Galileo (1564-1642). The Pisan scientist dedicated the four satellites discovered orbiting around Jupiter to his patrons, naming them the Medicea Sidera (Medicean stars). In keeping with a later suggestion made by the French astronomer Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580-1637), the four celestial bodies were to assume the more precise names of ‘Cosmus mayor’, ‘Franciscus’, ‘Ferdinandus’ and ‘Cosmus minor... ? Psychology: Science, Art, and Technology Application of Theoretical Models of the Self in Clinical Psychology Submitted by: 05/01 “Begun on March 4, 1588, and completed on May 6, 1593, this large armillary sphere was built under the supervision of Antonio Santucci at...
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Admissability of Independent Expert Reports
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...astronomer to bear witness to the jury that on the night of a crime, it had been a full moon. The astronomer’s testimony however would be invalid if the issue at hand has no relevance to the fact that the moon was full. As such, the jury would deny him or her chance... Running head: Expert witness Synopsis The question of expert witness’ evidence and its relationship to the admissibility of an independent expert report in a court of law or other judicial forums has been the focus of a large academic analysis. It is in general acceptance that where pertinent to the determination of a factual issue that is in dispute, experts in the field should explain special areas of knowledge to the judges as such...
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The Hollow Earth
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...astronomer, Edmund Halley, he was the first to come up the theory that earth might consist of several concentric spheres, each placed inside one another like concentric spheres. He further stated that the two inner most spheres have diameters matching that of Venus or Mars, while suggesting that the solid inner most core is as big as planet Mercury. The inner spheres rotate at different speed than the other spheres. The original objective for Halley proposal was to explain the anomalous compass readings. But the most surprising element of his theories was the suggestion... ?The Hollow Earth Belief The Belief The belief that I am going to debunk in this research is the idea of earth being hollow. The...
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The Invention of the Printing Press
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...astronomers; it also made some people from the Church uncomfortable. What was new with Copernicus anyway He challenged the existing paradigm, a paradigm that a lot were comfortable with but nevertheless not sufficiently verified paradigm. After careful study of the heavens, Copernicus realized that by shifting the center from the earth to the sun, a lot of the complexities of the then Ptolemaic system were resolved. So plainly, Copernicus proposed a new astronomical paradigm: that the sun, and not the earth, be the center... The Invention of the Printing Press Is a Greater Event than the Discovery of the Scientific Method In this work, I argue that the invention of the printing press is a greater...
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The range of icongraphy used on mosaics in romano- british villas during the 4th century AD
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...Astronomer Revisited, Society for the Promotion of Roman studies Witts, P. 1994. Interpreting the Brading Abraxus Mosaic, Britannia Witts, P. 2005. Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone. Stroud, Tempus... he Different matter used in Mosaic Iconography in Romano-British Villas in the 4th Century A. D determined the beliefs, religion and wayof life of its occupants? [Insert Your Full Name Here] [Insert Your Instructor’s Name Here] [Insert Your Course Name and Number Here] 30 March 2011 How the Different subject matters used in Mosaic Iconography in Romano-British Villas in the 4th Century A. D show the beliefs, religion, and way of life of its occupants ? Table of Contents 1 Introduction 5 2 Mosaic...
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The history of eyeglasses
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...astronomers, and chemists who all played vital roles in developing this instrument” (Rosenthal, 1994, p. 489). The Greeks, Egyptians, Romans and Chinese are all recorded to have experimented with varying types of ocular manipulations using glass. A prominent astronomer and mathematician in Cairo, Egypt, Alhazen (965-1038) described the principle of the convex lens which he most likely expounded from observations made by the Greeks. In his 1268 ‘Opus Majus’, Bacon formally established the principle of convergence observing... Literature review Literature regarding the history and development of eyeglasses is sparse and ambiguous in nature. It is generally accepted, however, that the invention...
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...astronomers, and chemists who all played vital roles in developing this instrument” (Rosenthal, 1994, p. 489). The Greeks, Egyptians, Romans and Chinese are all recorded to have experimented with varying types of ocular manipulations using glass. A prominent astronomer and mathematician in Cairo, Egypt, Alhazen (965-1038) described the principle of the convex lens which he most likely expounded from observations made by the Greeks. In his 1268 ‘Opus Majus’, Bacon formally established the principle of convergence observing that words... The History of Eyeglasses Literature regarding the history and development of eyeglasses is sparse andambiguous in nature. It is generally accepted, however, that the...
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Sustainability within National Parks
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...astronomer as well as lecturer in the University of Glamorgan. Based on his long experience in the field and also his enviable knowledge base, he is expected to provide adequate information about the most recommendable... ?Sustainability within National Parks Table of Contents Part 3 Part II 9 Introduction 9 Recommendations for Venue/s, Catering, Services/Suppliers 9Recommendations for Keynote and Supporting Speakers, Conference Format and Timetable, Including Ideas of Themes for Each Session 11 A Well-Considered Luncheon Menu 13 Case Histories/Best Practice Which May Include Site Visits/Demonstrations 14 A Social Event for the Evening for those who wish to Remain after the Formal Close 15...
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Maupassant; you choose
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...astronomer and philosopher. He said, “I predict that in our lifetimes astronomy will be talked about in the market-places. Even the sons of fishwives will go to school. For this city people seeking after novelty will be glad that this new astronomy now lets the earth move freely.”(Brecht 4) For his views, Galileo had to spend his life under house arrest. Some masterpieces of literature... 303955 Maupassant Proposal Introduction ...
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Greenwich Park
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...astronomer. The building stands on the Greenwich or Prime Meridian which technically divides the earth into east and west... Greenwich Park Introduction: Any who has studied geography in school in any part of the world would have heard of the term GMT which stands for Greenwich Mean Time. Greenwich is a village through which the prime meridian of zero longitude line passes. In a sense, the Royal Observatory situated in Greenwich can be considered to be the time keeper of the world because all time zones are compared to GMT. Greenwich is also famous for another landmark namely the Greenwich Park where the Royal Observatory is housed. The park is officially a United Nations Heritage Site, which means it is ...
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Eudoxus and Dedekind Irrational Numbers and Mathematical Development
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...astronomer and is credited with the theory of concentric spheres to explain the apparent motions of the heavenly bodies. Eudoxus proposed a theory of proportion to explain how incommensurable magnitudes could be used in geometry. His theory has been preserved for us in the fifth book of Euclid Elements (Dedekind, 1948). The theory, as stated, was very... Eudoxus and Dedekind: Irrational Numbers and Mathematical Development Irritation numbers has been enhanced by Greek mathematics Eudoxus and Debekind and input greatly to the mathematical development of the time period. Eudoxus of Cnidus ( 408-355 B.C.) was a student of Plato who became one of the greatest Greek mathematicians. He was also a doctor and...
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Empiricism
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...astronomer, i.e. to the applied mathematician. All... Empiricism Introduction The empiricists in general have tendencies which contrast with those of the rationalists. Empiricists hold that all the material for knowledge, our ideas or concepts, and all knowledge of actual matters of fact, as opposed to logical or conceptual truths, must be derived from, or are reducible to, aspects of our experience: features of the information provided by the content of our senses and introspection. Empiricists deny that it is possible to know by reason alone the nature of what exists; rather, the nature of what exists can be known only through experience. We should reject as meaningless ideas or concepts which cannot...
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Use Of Benford's Law In Fraud Investigation
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...astronomer and mathematician Simon Newcomb made the same observation and deduced the probability pattern in 1881, however received little attention due to the apparent unscientific nature of the observation. [Durtschi, Hillison and Pacini, 2004] Apparently Dr. Frank Benford’s observation was independent of Newcomb’s observation and he went further to establish... USE OF BENFORDS LAW IN FRAUD INVESTIGATION Table of Contents 3 Introduction 4 Benford’s Law – Percepts and Background 5 Applications of Benford’s Law 10 Significance and Use of Benford’s Law in Detecting Accounting Fraud 11 Benford’s Law in Fraud Detection – Cases 15 Implications of Using Benford’s Law 17 Co...
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Analyze the letter written by Galileo Galilei to the Grand Duchess Christina of Tuscany
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...astronomical and geometrical observations, based on the physical senses. He asserts that the Bible was written for “the common people, who are rude and unlearned” (Galileo, 1615. P13), and, as such, was a historical document whose purpose was to make the sacred mysteries make sense to them, and lead them towards the true religion. He categorically states, “the primary purpose of the sacred writings, is the service of God and the salvation of souls” (Galileo, 1615.P14). He accepts the Bible’s supreme authority in matters of faith... ? Galileo Galilei: Letter to the Grand Duchess Galileo Galili’s letter to the Grand Duchess Christina of Tuscany is an attempt to reconcile Galileo Galili’s letter to the...
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English Literature - High school 1
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...Astronomer” by Walt Whitman. At first the unnamed main character is not interested in the study of astronomy, and soon became “tired and sick.” But as he wandered off by himself, he suddenly felt the glowing wonder and immeasurable pleasure he felt as he was able to see, feel, and hear the silence of the stars: “In the mystical moist night air, and from time to time,/ Looked up in perfect silence at the stars.” It is also a miracle to find happiness and eternal pleasure over the sight of f lowers that simply dances and flutters in the dancing... of Teacher July Many of the characters in Collection must overcome internal foes as well as external monsters. Choose two characters from the following list and ...
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Fitzgeralds Translation of Omar Khayyam
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...Astronomer change his route, were indebted to draw him out to the slenderness of Balzac's Magic Skin. While all this was something like the present Translator was forced to conclude that the burning literary need was not for more translators, but for more Omar to interpret; and what was his bolt from the blue to note that the work of a postcolonial and superior Omar Khayyam was lying undiscovered in the wilds of Borneo! Here, to be sure, was a sensation in the world of letters - an exposure as awe-inspiring as the disinterment of Ossian's ancient historical songs - the unearthing of an un-submerged Atlantis. While some chubby Cortez more commendable than the Edward Fitzgerald might have... A Postcolonial ...
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