Category Archives: Society

French-American writer

French-American writer He was a naturalized in New York as John Hector St. John, was a French-American writer. He was born in Caen, Normandy, France, to the Comte and Comtesse de Crèvecœur. He was born, to a family of minor … Continue reading

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Giuseppe Mazzini

Giuseppe Mazzini (B) 1805, Genoa, Italy (D) 1872, Pisa, Italy age 67 He was an Italian politician, journalist, activist for the unification of Italy, and spearhead of the Italian revolutionary movement. Influenced by: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Plato, Joseph de Maistre Quotes … Continue reading

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” we are quebecers” / “Nous sommes des Québécois”

” we are quebecers” What it means first and above all, and if necessary exclusively, is that we are attached to this one corner of the world where we can be fully ourselves, this quebec that, we feel it well, … Continue reading

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Stephen Wolfram

Stephen Wolfram born in London in 1959 to Hugo and Sybil Wolfram, both German Jewish refugees to the United Kingdom. age 60 He is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman. He is known for his work in computer science, … Continue reading

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Alexandre de Rhodes

Alexandre de Rhodes. Alexandre de Rhodes, 1591, Avignon, France.—died 1660, Isfahan, Persia), He was a Jesuit missionary who was the first Frenchman to visit Vietnam. He was allowed to (proselytize)-,(convert or attempt to convert someone from one religion, belief, or … Continue reading

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Omar al-Bashir

Omar al-Bashir: Sudan military coup topples ruler after protests The announcement was made by the defense minister Awad Ibn Auf Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested by the military after nearly 30 years in power. Speaking on … Continue reading

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Gender neutrality 

Gender neutrality The question, will there ever be gender-neutralism in the workplace and within society? Gender-neutral), also known as gender-neutralism or the gender neutrality movement, describes the idea that policies, language, and other social institutions should avoid distinguishing roles according … Continue reading

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SUSAN SCHNEIDER Holds the Distinguished Scholar chair at the Library of Congress Washington, D.C, and is the director of the AI, Mind and Society (“AIMS”) Group at the University of Connecticut. Associate Professor, The University of Connecticut (Philosophy, Cognitive Science) … Continue reading

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The Seven Revolutions from CSIS

The Seven Revolutions from CSIS Have you considered how a global population of 9 billion people by the middle of the century will impact your life? What are the challenges for the availability of food, water, and energy resources? How … Continue reading

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National Convention

In 1793, the National Convention passed two hallmarks of Jacobin legislation with sweeping price controls called the General Maximum and a ban on women’s political clubs. At the center of both issues were factional clashes among the Montagnards, Girondins, and … Continue reading

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