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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...

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and present President of the United States. Born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Ann Dunham and Barack Obama, Sr., Obama spent his childhood in Witchita, Kansas. Obama's parents separated when he was a toddler at the age of two, and later divorced....

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

42.0 Milestones in the History of Marijuana

People around the world have been smoking marijuana for thousands of years while also using the hemp plant for everything from fabric and rope to ethanol fuel. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, a man with a bit of power and enough determination decided pot was wicked, evil and narcotic. He...

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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...

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Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam

Martin Luther King Speech - Beyond Vietnam Martin Luther King Speech Beyond VietnamNew York, N.Y.4 April 1967 Mr. Chairman, ladies and gentlemen, I need not pause to say how very delighted I am to be here tonight, and how very delighted I am to see you expressing your concern about the issues...

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Who Is Jimmy Carter?

Jimmy Carter, whose full name is James Earl Carter, was the 39th president of the United States of America. Carter, who was born on October 1, 1924, run under the Democratic platform of racial equality and ecology. In 1946, he graduated from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland....

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

The 50 Most Influential Directors of the Century

In the theatre there are 1,500 cameras rolling at the same time- in the cinema, only one,” as quoted by Orson Welles, the prolific director of the most studied film of all time, Citizen Kane. Within the last century cinema has grown from pioneering silent films into orchestrated musicals, “spaghetti...

50 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes

50 Best Thomas Jefferson Quotes

Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States and one of the most influential Founding Fathers of America. Jefferson was born to an affluent family in 1743 in Albemarle County, Virginia and was educated at local schools led by ministers and pastors as a child. At the age of nine,...

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Who Is Eligible for Welfare in the United States?

Welfare is a government-sponsored program that aims to help people with very little or no income. This includes poor workers. Welfare is mainly targeted towards families who are raising children, older citizens, and those who have disabilities. Welfare aid can take the form of food stamps, Medicaid...

16 Incredible North American National Parks

16 Incredible North American National Parks

Do you ever dream of getting away for an exotic vacation, but feel constrained by obstacles such as cost, distance, the hassle of traveling with small children, or fun diseases like malaria? Well, you need not look any further than you can drive for the next “Most Amazing Vacation Ever!”...