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Phenomenon

Phenomenon A phenomenon (‘thing appearing to view’; plural phenomena) is “an observable fact or event.” The term came into its modern philosophical usage through Immanuel Kant, who contrasted it with the noumenon, which cannot be directly observed. Kant was heavily influenced by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz in this part of his philosophy, in which phenomenon and noumenon serve as interrelated technical terms....

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Thought Quotes

Thought Quotes We have collected and put the best Quotes. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these Thought Quotes inspire you to never give up and keep working towards your goals. Who knows—success could be just around the corner....

Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes

Arthur Schopenhauer Quotes We have collected and put the best Arthur Schopenhauer quotes in many categories. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these Arthur Schopenhauer quotes inspire you to never give up and keep working towards your...

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Quotes About Racism

Quotes About Racism We have collected and put the best quotes about racism. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. May these Racism Quotes from prominent individuals inspire you to never give up and keep working towards your goals. Who...

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Virtue Quotes

Virtue Quotes We have collected and put the best virtue quotes from around the world. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. Virtue is moral excellence. A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is...

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Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Friedrich Nietzsche quotes and Friedrich Nietzsche sayings, collected over the years from a variety of sources. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche(15...

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Outline Of Thought

Outline Of Thought The following outline of thought is provided as an overview of and topical guide to thought (thinking): Thought (also called thinking) is the mental process in which beings form psychological associations and models of the world. Thinking is manipulating information, as when we form concepts, engage in problem solving, reason and make decisions. Thought, the act of thinking,...

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Indigenous Rights

Indigenous Rights Indigenous rights are those rights that exist in recognition of the specific condition of the Indigenous peoples. This includes not only the most basic human rights of physical survival and integrity, but also the rights over their land (including native title), language, religion, and other elements of cultural heritage that are a part...

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Voltaire Quotes

Voltaire Quotes Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Voltaire Quotes, collected over the years from a variety of sources. Enjoy reading these insights and feel free to share this page on your social media to inspire others. François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778)...

Religion And Science By Bertrand Russell

Religion And Science By Bertrand Russell

Religion And Science By Bertrand Russell This article covers the full text of the book called: Religion And Science By Bertrand Russell. Chapter I: Grounds of Conflict Religion and Science are two aspects of social life, of which the former has been important as far back as we know anything...

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Pietism

Pietism Pietism (also known as Pietistic Lutheranism, is a movement within Lutheranism that combines its emphasis on biblical doctrine with an emphasis on individual piety and living a vigorous Christian life. It is also related to its non-Lutheran (but largely Lutheran-descended) Radical Pietism offshoot that either diversified or spread into various denominations or traditions, and has also had a...

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Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Cases This article covers Catholic Church sexual abuse cases in detail. There have been many cases of sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests, nuns, Popes, and other members of religious life. In the 20th and 21st centuries, the cases have involved many allegations, investigations, trials, convictions, acknowledgement and apologies by Church authorities,...

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Catholic Church And Abortion

Catholic Church And Abortion This article covers the relationship between Catholic Church and abortion. The official teachings of the Catechism of the Catholic Church promulgated by Pope John Paul II oppose all forms of abortion procedures whose direct purpose is to destroy a zygote, blastocyst, embryo or fetus, since it holds...

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Buddha’s Birthday

Buddha’s Birthday Buddha’s Birthday (also known as Buddha Jayanti, also known as his day of enlightenment – Buddha Purnima, Buddha Pournami) is a Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of East Asia and South Asia commemorating the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha, who was the founder of Buddhism. According to Buddhist...

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Political Islam

Political Islam Political Islam is any interpretation of Islam as a source of political identity and action. It can refer to a wide range of individuals and/or groups who advocate the formation of state and society according to their understanding of Islamic principles. It may also refer to the use...

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Islamophobia

Islamophobia Islamophobia is the fear of, hatred of, or prejudice against the religion of Islam or Muslims in general, especially when seen as a geopolitical force or a source of terrorism. The scope and precise definition of the term Islamophobia, including the relevance of race, is the subject of debate. Some scholars consider it to be a form of xenophobia or racism,...

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Jewish Culture

Jewish Culture Jewish culture is the culture of the Jewish people, from its formation in ancient times until the current age. Judaism itself is not a faith-based religion, but an orthoprax and ethnoreligion, pertaining to deed, practice, and identity. Jewish culture covers many aspects, including religion and worldviews, literature, media, and cinema, art and architecture, cuisine...

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Indian Culture

Indian Culture Indian culture is the heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, artifacts and technologies that originated in or are associated with the ethno-linguistically diverse India. The term also applies beyond India to countries and cultures whose histories are strongly connected to India by...

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Bodhidharma

Bodhidharma Bodhidharma was a semi-legendary Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th or 6th century. He is traditionally credited as the transmitter of Buddhism to China and regarded as its first Chinese patriarch. According to a debunked 17th century apocryphal story found in a manual called Yijin Jing, he began the physical training of the monks of Shaolin Monastery that...

Mahatma Gandhi visiting Madras (now Chennai) in 1933 on an India-wide tour for Dalit (he used Harijan) causes. His writings, and speeches during such tours, discussed the discriminated-against castes of India.

Caste System In India

Caste System In India The caste system in India is the paradigmatic ethnographic example of caste. It has its origins in ancient India and was transformed by various ruling elites in medieval, early-modern, and modern India, especially the Mughal Empire and the British Raj. It is today the basis of affirmative action programmes in India. The caste system consists...