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The 4 Hidden Problems of Socialism

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Ah socialism … Many of those among us view this ideology as the straightest path to utopia. They feel it is the one type of government that is the answer to all our problems. To be honest, many of us have been attracted to the concept of a socialistic society …

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How the Industrial Revolution Affected Great Britain

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From the later part of the 18th century through the early 19th century, Great Britain underwent an incredible change in virtually all aspects of their lives – thanks to the Industrial Revolution. Scientific developments and technological inventions brought forth growth in both faming production and industrial output, a huge expansion …

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Is Our Creativity Evolving?

is our creativity evolving

In the last few decades, we have been made aware that human knowledge is growing at exponential rates. Thanks to Moore’s Law, our exposure to data and information has increased at alarming rates. Since the beginning of the information age, the world has drastically changed. This leaves us with the …

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Great Empires from History

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One of the most debated issues in history has been trying to determine which empires were the greatest and most powerful. The real key in establishing such a list is deciding which criteria to use. There are so many factors that can be used such as largest area of control, …

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7 Famous Mythical Places

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All through history, humans have been enchanted upon hearing tales and stories about mythical cities, places, and paradises that reside in secret locations – or are forever lost in the sands of time. We will examine today the 7 famous mythical places of this world. These places are legendary and …

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Why is Our Collective Self-Awareness Not Improving?

self-awareness not improving

In recent years, many executives in upper management have become more focused on improving the self-awareness of their employees. There are very good reasons for undertaking this task because studies have shown over and over again that whenever we view ourselves clearly, we benefit greatly. It allows us to be …

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Common Poisons That Were Used in History

historical poisons

After people learn that they were able to kill with certain substances rather than using spears and knives, the act of poisoning was born. But, as with every other means of murder, the authorities eventually catch on to what is happening. So after people learned how poisons worked, and began …

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Do you know the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World?

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The incredible displays of architecture and art referred to as the 7 wonders of the ancient world are a strong testament to the imagination, ingenuity, and hard work that mankind is capable of achieving. However, they are also reminders of mankind’s ability to disagree, destroy and glorify our egos. When …

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