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Einstein’s view on Socialism (w/90 sec modern preamble; unspoken)

August 17, 2019 at 6:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

“Why Socialism?” by Albert Einstein This article was originally printed in the May 1949 first issue of monthly review. Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Innumerable voices have

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“Einstein’s view on Socialism (w/90 sec modern preamble; unspoken)”

Community Ecology: Feel the Love – Crash Course Ecology #4

August 15, 2019 at 12:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

I wouldn’t be much of a teacher if I didn’t tell you that life is tough and that everyone’s looking out for themselves in this world. That’s just the way it is, people. You know how I always say that biology is ultimately about sex and not dying? Well both of those things are more

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“Community Ecology: Feel the Love – Crash Course Ecology #4”

Why I Left an Evangelical Cult | Dawn Smith | TEDxNatick

August 14, 2019 at 4:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Cristina Bufi-Pöcksteiner In the late ’60s, early ’70s, there was a movement that took place primarily in California, called the Jesus Movement, where ex-hippies grew up a little bit, had some kids and decided to channel all of that anti-establishment angst into religion. My father was one such ex-hippie and together

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“Why I Left an Evangelical Cult | Dawn Smith | TEDxNatick”

PHILOSOPHY – Albert Camus

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Albert Camus was an extremely handsome, mid 20th century French Algerian philosopher and writer whose claim to our attention is based on three novels: The Outsider, The Plage, The Fall and two philosophical essays: The Myth of Sisyphus and The Rebel. Camus won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957 and died at the age

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“PHILOSOPHY – Albert Camus”

POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli

August 13, 2019 at 3:30 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

We’re often appalled by how sly and dishonest many politicians are, but we shouldn’t be. In moods like this we need to remember and read the works of Niccolo Machiavelli. A late 15th century political advisor and political theorist who argued that we shouldn’t think that politicians are imoral and simply bad for lying and

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“POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli”

The Life & Thought of Friedrich Hayek

August 12, 2019 at 12:29 pm | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

The fall of the Berlin wall in nineteen eighty nine and the rapid collapse of communist regimes throughout eastern europe and the former soviet union surprised most western scholars and soviet experts for some however it confirmed what they had suspected all along that communism was a vision of society ultimately doomed to failure one

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“The Life & Thought of Friedrich Hayek”


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Jean-Paul Sartre made thinking and philosophy glamorous. He was born in Paris in 1905. His father, a navy captain, died when he was a baby – and he grew up extremely close to his mother until she remarried, much to his regret, when he was twelve. Sartre spent most of his life in Paris, where

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LITERATURE – George Orwell

August 10, 2019 at 9:30 am | Articles, Blog | Ruben Talley -

George Orwell was an English intellectual who died in 1950 and used literature for the only reason it ultimately really exists – to try to change the world for the better. He was, in the deeper sense, a political writer, someone who wanted art to help us grow kinder, fairer, wiser. In 1946, a year

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“LITERATURE – George Orwell”