Simon El’evich Shnol is a biophysicist

Simon El’evich Shnol is a biophysicist, and a historian of Soviet science.

He is a professor at Physics Department of Moscow State University and a member of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. His fields of interest are the oscillatory processes in biology, the theory of evolution, chronobiology, and the history of science. He has mentored many successful scientists, including Anatoly Zhabotinsky.One of the famous provisions of ibn-i arab. Shnol notices this in his experiments in the lab. Every moment of life is different and has a personality of itself, God is creating a brand new moment from the time to time.


Ética profunda: o longo caminho para distinguir o certo do errado

Na série The Good Place, um professor de filosofia chamado Chidi tenta ajudar seus colegas de vida após a morte a se tornarem pessoas melhores, apresentando a eles algumas questões morais e éticas com as quais os filósofos se preocupam. Entre elas, o clássico “dilema do bonde”: 

“Imagine que você está dirigindo um bonde desgovernado e no trilho à sua frente estão cinco operários que você vai atropelar. Você tem a opção de mudar a direção do trem, o que resultaria na morte de uma única pessoa que está no outro trilho, em vez dos cinco operários. O que você faz?» 

Para o azar de Chidi, ele é imediatamente colocado na situação de estar efetivamente dirigindo um bonde sem freio e precisa decidir o que vai fazer – a verdade é que ele não consegue.

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Vast 9,000-year-old ‘metropolis’ discovered buried near Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists claim to have found Middle East’s largest ever Neolithic excavation

An enormous Neolithic settlement described by archaeologists as an ancient “metropolis” has been discovered only three miles outside of Jerusalem.

The 9,000-year-old site was located next to the modern day town of Motza by scientists with the Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA) – who claimed it represented a “Big Bang” moment in the field of prehistorical research.

“It’s a game changer, a site that will drastically shift what we know about the Neolithic era,” Jacob Vardi, co-director of the excavations at the site.

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O legado de negros muçulmanos que se rebelaram na Bahia antes do fim da escravidão

 

 

 

 

 

Salvador, 25 de janeiro de 1835. Foi num sobrado de dois andares, na Ladeira da Praça, que teve início o maior e mais importante levante urbano de africanos escravizados já registrado no Brasil. Era por volta de 1h da madrugada quando um grupo de 50 africanos, das mais diferentes etnias, ocupou as ruas da capital baiana. O levante entrou para a história como a Revolta dos Malês.

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Cultural Crossroads: Professor Wendy Doniger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Wendy Doniger is a scholar of Hindu culture. She studied at Harvard and Oxford and is the Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of Chicago. Her numerous books include Hindu Myths: an Anthology, Women, Androgynes and Other Mythical Beasts, and The Hindus: An Alternative History. This last work became a No. 1 bestseller on its publication in 2009, but was later withdrawn from sale by its publisher, Penguin India, after coming under attack. It is now published by Speaking Tiger Books.

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O legado de negros muçulmanos que se rebelaram na Bahia antes do fim da escravidão

 

 

 

 

 

Pintura ‘Negra Quitandeira’, de Antonio Ferrigno; indumentária malê teria dado origem ao turbante branco usado no candomblé e na umbanda

Salvador, 25 de janeiro de 1835. Foi num sobrado de dois andares, na Ladeira da Praça, que teve início o maior e mais importante levante urbano de africanos escravizados já registrado no Brasil. Era por volta de 1h da madrugada quando um grupo de 50 africanos, das mais diferentes etnias, ocupou as ruas da capital baiana. O levante entrou para a história como a Revolta dos Malês.

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Cultural Imperialism

The Author

Robert Cecil, CMG, MA was Chairman of the Graduate School of Contemporary European Studies, University of Reading (1976-8), and Chairman of the Institute for Cultural Research, for which he edited an anthology, The King’s Son (Octagon Press, 1980). His other published works include Life in Edwardian England (1969), The Myth of the Master Race: Rosenberg and Nazi Ideology (1972), Hitler’s Decision to Invade Russia (1975), A Divided Life: a biography of Donald Maclean (1988), and The Masks of Death: Changing Attitudes in the Nineteenth Century (1991). This monograph is the text of a lecture delivered under the aegis of the Institute for Cultural Research. First published in 1971, what follows is a substantial selection from the original, a full copy of which can be obtained from the ICR website: http://www.i-c-r.org.uk

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