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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Awaiting the Big Promises of Quantum Computers

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Whenever we hear discussion about quantum computers, it seems like we are making a quantum leap into a science-fiction movie. Society is definitely on the brink of achieving computer technology that is defying logic. These days, the transistors installed in computers are about as tiny as our technology will allow. …

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Is Our Creativity Evolving?

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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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4 Future Skills Our Children Will Need

4 Future Skills Your Children Will Need

Getting educated is supposed to prepare people for our society in the future. Traditionally speaking, this used to mean we only needed to learn a set of specific skills and facts, such as when Columbus sailed across the Atlantic and discovered America, or simply learning our multiplication tables. These days, …

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When Exactly Will the Universe End?

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Cosmology is the study that handles all the really big questions about the universe, many of them are questions that have been perplexing philosophers for years. Questions like when it all began? And whether or not the universe has always expanded like it is doing now? Those questions have actually …

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The Crazy Way that Magic Mushrooms Became Popular

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All through history, we humans have had an amazing desire to mess with chemistry of our brains. We spend lots of our time drinking the waste of sucrose-eating bacteria, smoking leaves from garden-variety weeds, and eating mushrooms because they have chemicals to provide experiences that are bizarre enough to call …

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Online Moral Outrage Can Blow Up in Your Face

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During several studies, Benoît Monin, who is a professor of ethics and psychology from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and a PhD candidate named Takuya Sawaoka discovered that even though comments against behavior viewed as offensive may be considered as legitimate and even admirable, they can often …

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Can We Really Identify the Greatest Minds of All Time?

greatest minds of all time

Selecting the greatest minds of all time is not as simple as it may seem. In our society today, we are able to measure intelligence in several different ways and by different methods. Those techniques range from standard IQ tests to incredible artistic or scientific accomplishment. Such achievements could be …

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Proof the Resistance is More Fascist than Trump

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While observing the political landscape over the past few years, it is quite remarkable how polarized things have gotten. Some terms that I keep hearing being thrown around very liberally is when the left calls President Trump and his followers “fascists” or “Nazis”. I can’t help but ask, “Do these …

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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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4 Ancient World Religions That You Have Never Heard About

4 Ancient World Religions

Throughout the ages, we have seen various cults and beliefs become popular. Conversely, we have learned that many of these either fade away or become merged with other faiths – resulting in a hybrid religion. For instance, we have learned that ancient religions like Mithraism, Manichaeism, and even Tengriism have …

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