Friday, October 26, 2007

Methods of Civil Disobedience - An Analysis

Throughout history, various figures arose promoting various persuasive methods for civil disobedience and fighting injustice. Of these many figures, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Socrates provided three different unique perspectives on the concept of civil disobedience.

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Muslims Apologize

Muslims who attacked a Pakistani church and declared religious war against Christians from mosque minarets have apologized for their actions, human rights workers said. The threats included demands that Christians of Gowindh, a Punjabi village of 10,000, convert to Islam or “be prepared to fight or die.”

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Muslims deny the existence of Jewish temple

The former mufti of Jerusalem, Ikrema Sabri, has made the claim that there never was a Jewish temple on the Temple Mount, and the Western Wall was really part of a mosque. Asked if Jews would ever be allowed to pray on the Temple Mount under Muslim control, he replied: " Jews have the right to pray at the mosque."

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

TV show reviews: Naruto

Twelve years before the events of the T.V. series, the nine-tailed demon fox attacked Konoha "Leaf" Village. These demon creatures are so powerful and contains almost unlimited chakra or spirit energy. It raised chaos and slaughtered many people, until the leader of the Leaf Village, called a Hokage sacrificed his own life to seal the demon...

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Movie reviews: 300

The movie 300 was actually based on a novel by Frank Miller and it retells the story of the Battle of Thermopylae. Spartan King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) and his personal bodyguards, 300 Spartans, fight to the last man against Persian King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro) and his army of innumerable soldiers, while back at home in Sparta, Queen Gorgo...

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How is the concentration of a chemical solution calculated?

A solution is a homogeneous mixture in which one substance (solute) is uniformly distributed throughout a second substance (solvent). The amount of solute dissolved in the solvent is its "concentration"

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Introduction to acid and base concepts

Acids can be defined several ways. The most commonly used definition is the Arrhenius definition. An acid is a compound that releases H+ ions in solution. According to the Arrhenius definition, a base is a compound that releases OH- ions in solution. [LEARN MORE]

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Bible study: The Book of Job

Unaware to Job, a challenge rose against his righteousness in the presence of God by Satan. His accusation - Job's righteousness and fear of God was self-serving and without God's blessing, Job would curse God to his face. The age old question of "theodicy" is being discussed here.

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Saturday, October 13, 2007

Putin's Dirty Game

The clear conclusion is that the man who will now replace Vladimir Putin as Russia's leader is, in all probability, Vladimir Putin. The main reason is that Mr Putin has put on a very good act. There is also a real danger that Russia is now sleepwalking its way back to autocracy.

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