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Who Initiates Sex and why it Matters so Much
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Who Initiates Sex and why it Matters so Much

It can seem a highly trivial subject to get so upset about – being rightly no more significant than who should open the door first, or open a new jam jar first. And yet, judging from the heartache it tends

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SOCIOLOGY – Max Weber
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SOCIOLOGY – Max Weber

Max Weber is one of the philosophers best able to explain to us the peculiar economic system we live within called capitalism. Born Erfurt in Germany in 1864, Weber grew up to see his country convulsed by the dramatic changes

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PHILOSOPHY – Plato
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PHILOSOPHY – Plato

Athens, 2400 years ago. It’s a compact place: only about a quarter of a million people live here. There are fine baths, theatres, temples, shopping arcades and gymnasiums It’s warm for more than half the year. This is also home

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The Unstoppable Power of Letting Go | Jill Sherer Murray | TEDxWilmingtonWomen
Why you feel what you feel | Alan Watkins | TEDxOxford
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Why you feel what you feel | Alan Watkins | TEDxOxford

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Good afternoon. It’s a real pleasure to do another TED Talk. And today I’m going to talk to you about you. And share with you, hopefully, an idea that’s really made a

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Why Socrates Hated Democracy
POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli
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POLITICAL THEORY – Niccolò Machiavelli

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

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Why Comedy Matters
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Why Comedy Matters

[laughter] [more laughter] We think comedy is just about a relaxing laugh, but the job of a comic is, in fact, deeply serious and important to the mental well being and flourishing of a society. In the olden days, they

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Heal Your Past & Let Go Of Your Pain - Sleep Hypnosis Session - By Thomas Hall
The Cure for Grief | Norah Casey | TEDxGalway