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The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

The MeditationsBy Marcus Aurelius Written 167 A.C.E.Translated by George Long Book One From my grandfather Verus I learned good morals and the government of my temper. From the reputation and remembrance of my father, modesty and a manly character. From my mother, piety and beneficence, and...

Naturally Alleviate Pain in 10 Steps

Naturally Alleviate Pain in 10 Steps

Pain is any unpleasant feeling perceived by the brain and sensorysystem. Pain is often the body's warning signal and response to injury, illness, or psychosomatic cause. Pain can be a burden and overshadow every aspect of a person's conscious and unconscious life if not properly managed. Pain...

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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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What Is a Chronic Pain Clinic?

A chronic pain clinic is a medical institution that caters to those who suffer recurring or prolonged bouts of pain. This kind of medical facility is equipped to diagnose such conditions as well as provide treatment. A chronic pain clinic normally houses various kinds of doctors with the aim of...

15 Cute Animals That Will Cause You Horrible Harm

15 Cute Animals That Will Cause You Horrible Harm

When we think of animals that will destroy us, rend us limb from limb, and leave us in a bloody mess, we usually thing of the huge and horrifying. Which means we forget about the real threats: the tiny, the cute, the gorgeous. The animals at which we ooh and aaah over, but are deadly, poisonous...

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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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When Should You Visit Chiropractor for Back Pain?

A chiropractor is a doctor that specializes in treating problems with the muscles, bones, joints, and nerves, placing a particular emphasis on the spine. There is a common misconception that chiropractors only work on back pain problems, but the truth is that they can work on any part of the body....

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Principal Doctrines by Epicurus

Principal DoctrinesBy Epicurus Translated by Robert Drew Hicks 1. A happy and eternal being has no trouble himself and brings no trouble upon any other being; hence he is exempt from movements of anger and partiality, for every such movement implies weakness 2. Death is nothing to us; for the...

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5 Beneficial Effects of Smoking Marijuana (Weed)

The harmful effects of marijuana are well known, with risks to users including memory problems, lack of concentration, and even a higher incidence of lung cancer but very little information regarding the beneficial effects of marijuana. With the growing trend toward the use of medical marijuana...

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

10 Rare Diseases That Are Almost Like Super Powers

Sometimes -- a one in ten million or more sometimes -- a person is stricken with a disease so rare, so peculiar, and so oddly beneficial that it could almost be considered a superpower instead of a debilitating problem.