My current course in Introduction to Philosophy: Reading schedule, readings, and assignments. If you are not one of my students, you are still welcome to read along with us.
Growing up in Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg never had “to jump a ditch” to get where he wanted to go.
Mark Lance, Ph. D., is a Professor in the Philosophy Department at Georgetown University as well as a co-founder there of the Program on Justice and Peace.
After obtaining an online translated transcription of Papyrus 66, the oldest copy of the Gospel of John, Schrader discovered that the name Mary had been crossed out twice. The first time “Mary” was changed to say “Martha,” and the second time “Mary” was replaced with “the sisters.” “It looked to my untrained eye that they were adding a character to the story,” she said.
As I approach my 55th birthday this weekend, I really cannot tell if I am getting depressed or just bored in my situation. So much
Every day, around 40,000 thunderstorms crackle around the world, collectively turning Earth’s atmosphere into a giant electrical circuit. The upper reaches of the atmosphere have a positive charge, and the planet’s surface has a negative one… Ballooning spiders operate within this planetary electric field. When their silk leaves their bodies, it typically picks up a negative charge. This repels the similar negative charges on the surfaces on which the spiders sit, creating enough force to lift them into the air.