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  • 1 diet — I. n. 1. Food, provision, victuals, aliment, nutriment, nourishment, subsistence, provision, fare, viands, regimen, cheer, rations, commons. 2. Assembly, convention, council, convocation, congress, parliament. II. v. n. 1. Eat sparingly, eat by… …

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  • 2 Jing zuo — (Chinese: 靜坐; Pinyin: Jìngzuo; literal: quiet sitting / sitting in silence ) refers to the Neo Confucian meditation practice advocated by Zhu Xi and Wang Yang ming. Jing zuo can also be described as a form of spiritual self cultivation that helps …

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  • 3 Gwyneth Paltrow — at the 68th Venice Film Festival, September 2011 Born Gwyneth Kate Paltrow[1] September 27, 1972 …

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  • 4 Locke: knowledge and its limits — Ian Tipton I That John Locke’s Essay concerning Human Understanding is one of the philosophical classics is something nobody would deny, yet it is not easy to pinpoint precisely what is so special about it. Locke himself has been described as the …

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  • 5 Jim Rohn — September 17, 1930 is an American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker, .His work has been influential in launching or furthering the careers of many others in the personal development industry, including Anthony Robbins, Mark Victor… …

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  • 6 Modernism — • Etymologically, modernism means an exaggerated love of what is modern, an infatuation for modern ideas Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Modernism     Modernism      …

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  • 7 reproductive system, animal — Introduction       any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.       The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with… …

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  • 8 Taoism — Daoism Chinese name Traditional Chinese 道 教wefo;buffo aseqff i like balls Simplified Chinese …

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  • 9 ethics — /eth iks/, n.pl. 1. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a system of moral principles: the ethics of a culture. 2. the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.: medical ethics;… …

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  • 10 education — /ej oo kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life. 2. the act or process of… …

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  • 11 UNITED STATES LITERATURE — The Influence of the Bible and Hebrew Culture The Jewish influence on American literary expression predated the actual arrival of Jews in the United States in 1654, for the Puritan culture of New England was marked from the outset by a deep… …

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  • 12 Nobel Prizes — ▪ 2009 Introduction Prize for Peace       The 2008 Nobel Prize for Peace was awarded to Martti Ahtisaari, former president (1994–2000) of Finland, for his work over more than 30 years in settling international disputes, many involving ethnic,… …

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  • 13 Hume on human understanding — David Hume on human understanding Anne Jaap Jacobson David Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature1 was published before he was 30 years old. It is often said to be the greatest philosophical work written in English. Bold and ambitious, it is designed… …

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  • 14 Ascetical theology — is the organized study or presentation of spiritual teachings found in Christian Scripture and the Church Fathers that help the faithful to more perfectly follow Christ and attain to Christian perfection . The word ascetic is from the Greek word… …

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  • 15 Judaism — /jooh dee iz euhm, day , deuh /, n. 1. the monotheistic religion of the Jews, having its ethical, ceremonial, and legal foundation in the precepts of the Old Testament and in the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the… …

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  • 16 CANADA — CANADA, country in northern half of North America and a member of the British Commonwealth. At the beginning of the 21st century, its population of approximately 370,000 Jews made it the world s fourth largest Jewish community after the United… …

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  • 17 angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …

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  • 18 Ascetical Theology — • Briefly defined as the scientific exposition of Christian asceticism Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ascetical Theology     Ascetical Theology      …

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  • 19 Mexico — /mek si koh /, n. 1. a republic in S North America. 97,563,374; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City. 2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca. 3. Gulf of, Mexican, Golfo de México /gawl …

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  • 20 Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …

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