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Modelling of Rationality...and Beyond the Physics

By: Gh. C. Dinulescu

... In ancient Greece, there were so many brilliant minds and such a coherent mythology about gods and demi-gods was developed, that the presumed Greek ...

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New Life Incognita

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

...lly shrugged. "Don't know yet. I'm into metaphysical stuff like you. Greek mythology, history. Of course literature and maybe the performing arts..." ...

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Aus Com

By: Christine Jones

...al paradise ruled by demigods and goddesses. Nelson's obsession with Greek mythology was the core of his secret society. Science and technology had l...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...rs and theologians prove their positions to us—without the hocus pocus and mythology that any educated mind would certainly reject. Our problem is th... ...their observations of the real world with the 106 parentally provided mythology of fairy tales and the community imposed basic assumptions— wheth... ...their representatives, often find extra-marital flings as exciting. Hindu mythology has a number of stories telling us how the gods often indulged th...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...them as temporary, as the outcomes of someone else's errors, as part of the future mythology of his rise to power/brilliance/wealth/ideal love, etc...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...herself by thinking it other than her own personal concoction at a different mythology the way Psalm 104 might have seemed original long after the Gre... ...uded herself in a sense that she was free from the powers of men, sexuality, mythology, motherhood, and all human concern that gnawed into one's entra...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

....” And to give lawyers fits. But that is getting ahead of ourselves. In Greek mythology, Procrustes had a bed to which he fitted its prospective occupan...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...ated by the book belongs to them because they own the copyright. In the mythology generated by capitalism to pacify the masses, the myth of intelle...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...back home is blind to his true identity. The symbols of blindness in Greek Mythology have been screaming and shrieking to whoever wants to listen... ...ers. What culture has ever glorified its lower classes as America has into mythology and lies? Rome did. Like the famous, much-loved TV show: T... ...reams: the God known as Morpheus… ‘Morpheus was the god of dreams in Greek mythology. According to some ancient sources - such as the roman poet ... ...ian ideas and symbols and where they STOLE them from in Egyptian religion and mythology: you can find the ideas of Cain and able in Seth and Osiris. ... ...n brothers. You can find the two symbols of the early Christians in Egyptian mythology combined into one symbol: r1732 The Path of Splitness ...

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The Red Leaf of Freedom : A new folk lore, for a new age

By: Edward Nicholas Martinez
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Green Fairy Book, The

By: Andrew Lang

... The irony of Lang's life and work is that although he wrote for a profession—literary criticism; fiction; poems; books and articles on anthropology, mythology, history, and travel ... he is best recognized for the works he did not write.[1] Many of the books were illustrated by Henry J. Ford, Lancelot Speed, and G. P. Jacomb-Hood also contributed some illustrations....

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First Book of Urizen, The

By: William Blake

...ly published as The First Book of Urizen in 1794. Later editions dropped the word first. The book takes its name from the character Urizen in Blake's mythology, who represents alienated reason as the source of oppression. The book describes Urizen as the primeaval priest, and describes how he became separated from the other Eternals to create his own alienated and enslavin...

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Timaeus

By: Plato

...analysis of the work precedes the text itself, which he describes as the growth of an age in which philosophy is not wholly separated from poetry and mythology. (Summary by Philippa)...

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Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night, The (Arabian Nights) — Volume 01

By: Anonymous

...This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found for the collection, but several versions date the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900. Th...

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Golden Bough, The

By: James Frazer

...The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion is a wide-ranging comparative study of mythology and religion, written by Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer (1854–1941). It offered a modernist approach, discussing religion dispassionately as a cultural phenomenon, rather than from a theological per...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

... English speaking people the full treasury of epical beauty, folklore, and mythology comprised in The Kalevala, the national epic of the Finns. A bri... ...re has been taken in rendering these finely shaded verbs. A glance at the mythology of this interesting people will place the import of this remark i... ..., but at the same time were connected with them. The basic idea in Finnish mythology seems to lie in this: that all objects in nature are governed by ... ... tain, by the wicked hostess of the dismal Sariola, he, like Atlas in the mythology of Greece, relinquishes the support of the heavens, thunders alon... ...s an object in nature. Wisdom and law, virtue and justice, find in Finnish mythology no protector among the gods, who trouble themselves only about th... ...d ing snows and piercing winds of the north. Lemmas is a god dess in the mythology of the Finns who dresses the wounds of her faithful sufferers, an... ...with hungry whirlpools, and angry waterfalls. Like Helheim of Scandinavian mythology, Manala, or T uonela, was considered as corresponding to the uppe... ... him over the Finnish Styx, like Charon, the son of Erebus and Nox, in the mythology of Greece. The second daughter of T uoni is Lowyatar, black and b... ...y escape and go forth to torture and slay the children of men; as in Hindu mythology, Kali (black) sits in judgment on the dead. Various other spiritu...

...e: The following translation was undertaken from a desire to lay before the English-speaking people the full treasury of epical beauty, folklore, and mythology comprised in The Kalevala, the national epic of the Finns. A brief description of this peculiar people, and of their ethical, linguistic, social, and religious life, seems to be called for here in order that the fol...

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House-Boat on the Styx, A

By: John Kendrick Bangs

...appen if various famous dead people were put in the same room with each other. Each chapter is a short story featuring various souls from history and mythology. (Wikipedia)...

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Golden Age, The

By: Kenneth Grahame

...book, the adults in their lives are Olympians, while the chapter titled The Argonauts refers to Perseus, Apollo, Psyche, and similar figures of Greek mythology. Grahame's reminiscences, in The Golden Age and in the later Dream Days (1898), were notable for their conception of a world where children are locked in perpetual warfare with the adult 'Olympians' who have wholly ...

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The Realities of 'Reality' - Part I: It All Starts from Within : Why does reality still pique our curiosity? Why have we yet to find ourselves 200,000 years later? What is the fate of reality?: Why does reality still pique our curiosity? Why have we yet to find ourselves 200,000 years later? What is the fate of reality?

By: Fritz Dufour

......................................................................................100 a. Definition of superstition…………………………………………………………...100 b. Mythology Vs. Superstition………………………………………………………...103 c. Can superstition alter reality?....................................................................................104 d. Can black magic alter reality?.................

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The Lamplighter

By: Charles Dickens

...ion in the public esteem, in a 3 The Lamplighter direct line to the heathen mythology; and hold that the history of Prometheus himself is but a pleas...

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