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Originally posted on TED Blog:
Stepping onto the TED or TEDx stage — or speaking in front of any group of people, for that matter — is truly nerve-wracking. Will you remember everything you wanted to say, or get so discombobulated that you skip over major points? Will the audience be receptive to your ideas,…

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Originally posted on Daily Dante:
Jake Willard-Crist Hypocrisy is originally a dramatic term.  It contains the Greek ύπό (hypo), which means ‘under’, and the verb κρίνειη (krinein), to judge, decide, determine, etc.  A hupokrites was a character who spoke out from under a homogenous chorus, and the word gradually came to refer in general to…

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Originally posted on Overmanwarrior's Wisdom:
Stunning is the best way to describe Ayn Rand’s classic novel, We The Living. Absolutely stunning! I feel upon completing that novel similar to what I felt when I finished Allen Eckert’s novel The Frontiersman—by asking the question, “why hasn’t this book been read by every single eighth grader…

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Originally posted on The Winds of War:
[Cross-posted from Quod Sumus. Happy Cinqo de Mayo!] What was it? Scholars have long lost themselves in debates over the precise nature of Parzival’s sin at the Grail Castle. He is visiting the castle; life is going well. He is learning about knighthood, he is beloved and respected.…

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Originally posted on ACT for America Houston:
by ROBERT DAVI ….Now, there could be several points of view. Perhaps this is some CIA misinformation video to cause Islamophobia — or some vast right wing conspiracy, or Christians are responsible — or no, maybe it’s none of these. Maybe it’s … that’s it, the Jews, they…