Ancient philosophies

The 5 Great Schools of Ancient Greek Philosophy Platonist, Aristotelian, Stoic, Epicurean, and Skeptic Philosophies by Andrea Borghini Updated May 30, 2019 Ancient Greek philosophy extends from as far as the seventh century B.C. up until the beginning of the Roman Empire, in the first century A.D. During this period five great philosophical traditions originated: the Platonist, the Aristotelian, […]

You and yourself

The Versatile Conscious!  When you try to identify the true you, you find yourself reducing into atoms, particles and then eliminate all tiny traces of matter and confront the totally formless you, who is not solid, liquid, gas or plasma. You cannot employ a machine to do that identification of yourself. You have to employ […]

1789—1815: 1807: 1811—20: 1819: 1820: The Romantic Period 1785-1830 Revolutionary and Napoleonic period in France.—1789: The Revolution begins with the assembly of the States- General in May and the storming of the Bastille on July 14.— 1793: King Louis XVI executed; England joins the alliance against France.—1793—94: The Reign of Terror under Robespierre. 1804: […]

The Rusted Garden Blog — Pests No Room for a Vegetable Garden – Try a Community Garden: Containers, Planting Peas & Broccoli, Basic Tour Posted by Gary Pilarchik on Mar 26, 2017 by Gary Pilarchik (The Rusted Gardener) If you don’t have room for a garden, try looking locally for a community garden. My plot, as seen in the […]

Electric vehicles

This story was funded by Longreads Members Join and help support great storytelling Dan Albert | An excerpt adapted from Are We There Yet? : The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless | W. W. Norton & Co. | June 2019 | 25 minutes (6,750 words) Most people reasonably expect the story of the evolution of the automobile […]

Drug war Philippines

Philippines drug war ISSUE:  Summer 2019Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal but popular war on drugs has forced the Catholic Church to ask itself a defining question: What is its responsibility under an immoral regime?  This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. One of the most famous victims—and the rare survivor—of Philippine president Rodrigo […]

Reblogged from 2016 WordPress Saeedkhanblog WordPress

Draft: Not for quotation – 4.2 -4.5 How close are real markets to this idealized market? Chambhar is a market townin Sindh, on the east bank of the Indus. In 1980-81 farmers from the area aroundChambhar got most of their credit from about 60 professional moneylenders. Based ondetailed data from 14 of these lenders and […]