Category Archives: world history

Costa Rica Creates Department of Peace

IMAGINE PEACE: “Costa Rica’s justice ministry was created to oversee the country’s penitentiary systems and supervise research on criminal behavior, but had no responsibility for crime prevention. A 1998 executive decree addressed this lapse by creating the National Directorate for … Continue reading

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Top Of The Mountain

April 3, 1968 “I am not interested in power for power’s sake, but I’m interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. You can download the full recording at The … Continue reading

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To The Cosmic Birther of All Radiance and Vibration …

Direct translation of an ancient Aramaic prayer: “O cosmic Birther of all radiance and vibration!Soften the ground of our being andcarve out a space within us whereYour Presence can abide.Fill us with your creativity so that wemay be empowered to … Continue reading

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In a short and fun little film, Johannes Brueckner shows us the progress, problems and solutions of globalization.

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Brain-Juice Brain-juice is the premier internet site for information about 20th century art, film, history, literature, and music. Initially, brain-juice’s core content will consist of top quality biographies on the most influential artists, filmmakers, politicians, writers, and musicians of the … Continue reading

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How Sugar Changed the World

How Sugar Changed the World: Heather Whipps writes “It’s unlikely that many candy-lovers in the United States think about history while quaffing an estimated 100 pounds of sugar per year, but sweet stuff once played a major role in one … Continue reading

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