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Police in Athens Use Tear Gas on Teens

Police in Athens, Greece used tear gas on a small group of teens as demonstrators marched through Greece. The strike grounded flights, "disrupted services" and even had Greek youths hurling rocks into crowds of demonstrators. Authorities shot back with teargas to thwart the stone throwing. The...

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

The 50 Most Brilliant Atheists of All Time

Atheism is generating quite a lot of attention these days. Prominent atheists are getting the word out about their views in increasing numbers and generating lots of public debate on the proper place of religion in governments and societies in the modern world. And now more than ever, atheists...

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Ohio University Online

Ohio University, more popularly referred to as OU or Ohio, is the oldest public university in the state of Ohio and the ninth oldest in the United States. Located in Athens, Ohio, the university was originally chartered in 1802 as the American Western University but was founded as Ohio University...

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Top Party School Rankings 2012

The Princeton Review has released its 2012 Top Party School Rankings. No major surprises on the list and we can't wait to see how the administrations of these schools handle the PR spin! Top 10 Party Schools for 2012 1. Ohio University, Athens, Ohio2. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.3. University...

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Timaeus by Plato

TimaeusBy Plato Written 360 B.C.E Translated by Benjamin Jowett Persons of the Dialogue-SOCRATES- CRITIAS- TIMAEUS- HERMOCRATES Socrates. One, two, three; but where, my dear Timaeus, is the fourth of those who were yesterday my guests and are to be my entertainers to-day? Timaeus. He...

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Top 20 Party Schools According to the Princeton Review

The Princeton Review has put out its annual list of Top Party Schools. Penn State grabs the top honor. 1. Penn State University, State College, Pa.2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla.3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.4. University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.5. Ohio University, Athens,...

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Who Was Socrates?

Socrates was known as the father of philosophy, particularly the western philosophy. Majority of his philosophies and teachings were expounded and written by one of his most brilliant student, Plato. Since he was a philosopher, he is not used to writing his teachings, thus it was his disciples who...

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Who Was Aristotle?

Aristotle is of the greatest philosopher in Greece who was also an intelligent student of Plato. He was also a scientist and educator whose majority of teachings and philosophies were derived from the teachings of Plato. Aristotle was born in Macedonia in the year 384 BCE. He was famous for his...

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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

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Who Is Shakespeare?

Little is known about the life of Shakespeare, aside from the fact that he is considered one of the world’s finest poets and playwrights. His work has been influential in the drama, arts and literatures of the modern times. Shakespeare employed fascinating characters, plots and language writing...