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56-60, M
United Kingdom
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'If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention'
Should all History be remembered by statues?
Nat Turner’s Rebellion, 1831. Born on Oct. 2, 1800, in Southampton County, Va., the week before Gabriel was hanged, Nat Turner impressed family and friends with an unusual sense of purpose, even as a child. Driven by prophetic visions and joined by a...
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Books & Literature
Trump is sad to see beautiful statues torn down should new ones be put up?
German Coast Uprising, 1811. If the Haitian Revolution between 1791 and 1804 — spearheaded by Touissant Louverture and fought and won by black slaves under the leadership of Jean-Jacques Dessalines — struck fear in the hearts of slave owners everywhe...
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Life
what value do statues have in educating about the past?
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Any states to Gabriel’s Conspiracy, 1800? Born prophetically in 1776 on the Prosser plantation, just six miles north of Richmond, Va., and home (to...
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Education
Trump loves statues how about some more?
The New York City Conspiracy of 1741. With about 1,700 blacks living in a city of some 7,000 whites appearing determined to grind every person of African descent under their heel, some form of revenge seemed inevitable. In early 1741, Fort George in ...
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Politics
Should there be more statues to show US history?
Stono Rebellion, 1739. The Stono Rebellion was the largest slave revolt ever staged in the 13 colonies. On Sunday, Sept. 9, 1739, a day free of labor, about 20 slaves under the leadership of a man named Jemmy provided whites with a painful lesson on ...
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Military
Should The UN Ban fighting robots before it is too late?
Tesla’s Elon Musk and Google’s Mustafa Suleyman are leading a group of 116 specialists from across 26 countries who are calling for the ban on autonomous weapons. The UN recently voted to begin formal discussions on such weapons which include drones...
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Military
I Love Giant Fighting Robots
Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots. Tesla’s Elon Musk and Google’s Mustafa Suleyman are leading a group of 116 specialists from ...
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Do you trust in your health care?
or can you see through Big Pharma’s ship of lies? People have woken up and realized that they have absolutely no intention of curing anyone …All they want to do is to keep you “on the hook” and clean you out of your last penny until you die.
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Health
I Think That Donald Trump Is Dangerous For This Country
Donald Trump's arts and humanities council resigns en masse as fallout from Charlottesville continues Harriet Alexander, new york 18 AUGUST 2017 An entire White House agency resigned en masse on Friday in protest at Donald Trump’s response ...
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I Think That Donald Trump Is Dangerous For This Country
Donald Trump ghostwriter predicts his resignation by the end of the year ELEANOR ROSE The Evening Standard The ghostwriter of Donald Trump's book The Art of the Deal has predicted the US president's resignation by the end of the year. To...
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Should all Confederate Statues be removed from display?
The family of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, one of the most famous of all confederate generals. "Confederate monuments like the Jackson statue were never intended as benign symbols," wrote two of Jackson's great-great grandson...
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Politics
I Can Be Moral Without Religious Pedagogy
I subscribe to Kant's moral imperative to treat others as ends in themselves and not just as means to an end. So I use each person's name and say hi to engage with them and recognise them as individuals and sign off with warmth to reinforce...
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I Oppose Nazis In Usa And Nazi Activities Allowed By Usa
Donald Trump says 'racism is evil' as he condemns Charlottesville violence two days after death of protester Harriet Alexander, new york 14 AUGUST 2017 • 6:03PM President Donald Trump finally condemned the “evil” of “racist violence” in...
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Are citizens expected to be kind and respectful? were they ever really?
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Education
How do people learn to be good citizens?
Do you think it would help if mindfulness, meditation, philosophy, ethics, life skills - were taught in schools?
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Education
Everyone likes to be treated with kindness and respect so why is not everyone kind and respectful?
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Aug 14, 2017
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Health
Who said:
“The first ten million years were the worst. And the second ten million: they were the worst, too. The third ten million I didn’t enjoy at all. After that, I went into a bit of a decline. ”
56-60, M
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Books & Literature
Are US interests best served by a Trump or an Eisenhower in the white House?
Kansan Secretary of Defense Robert Gates — who keeps a portrait of the former general in his office at the Pentagon, Bowman says. Speaking at the Eisenhower Library last year, Gates talked about America's insatiable appetite for more and more w...
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Military
I Love Nature
:) photos from California-based photographer Phoo Chan show a crow nestled on a flying eagle's back. But the crow was likely looking to do more than catch a lift. When close enough to land, the crow was probably mid-attack, explains Kevin McG...
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I Wtk Who Is Your Hero Or Heroine and Why
Heather Heyer, 32, (left) was protesting hate-fueled white supremacist march in Charlottesville on Saturday when James Alex Fields Jr, (inset, and top right, circled at the protest) of Maumee, Ohio, plowed his vehicle into the crowd killing her an...
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