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American History

Thomas Jefferson: Creating the Federalist Abyss

November 19, 2021

Thomas Jefferson did not believe in different parties. What he actually wanted was that the Federalists should be eliminated and everyone should become a Jeffersonian. He worked actively towards establishing republican principles and obliterating the Federalists. […]

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Astronomy

Understanding the Nature of the Big Bang Theory

November 16, 2021

The Big Bang theory suggests that the universe came into existence at one specific point in time. It also indicates that the universe subsequently went through significant expansion after its birth. […]

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American History

Timothy Dwight and Religious Revival

November 14, 2021

Timothy Dwight believed there could be no national virtue without national religion. As president of Yale College, he preached and shared his thoughts with the students, leading to an outbreak of religious revival. […]

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Philosophy

Understanding Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

October 29, 2021

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ posits a world where apes are given an evolutionary push by aliens who place monoliths all around the galaxy for them to find. It makes them journey through wormholes and the aim is to become a ‘star child’, an evolved human. […]

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Philosophy

Zarathustra and Nietzsche’s Übermensch

October 29, 2021

Zarathustra in Nietzsche’s ‘Thus Spoke Zarathustra’ is convinced that philosophical enlightenment and evolving to become superman or Übermensch would improve a person dramatically. […]

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Philosophy

Nietzsche’s Language of Good and Evil

October 28, 2021

Nietzsche believed that the language we’ve developed has trapped us in a certain unhealthy position, and the primary surface manifestation of the problem is our continued captivity to the language of good and evil. […]

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Philosophy

Friedrich Nietzsche: God Is Dead

October 27, 2021

Friedrich Nietzsche’s most famous utterance is “God is Dead”. He felt that the repercussions of this were huge, but that it had not been fully comprehended by people yet. […]

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Philosophy

Übermensch: The Future of Humanity

October 25, 2021

Übermensch, as Nietzsche saw it, was a man not bound by conventional morality. It wasn’t necessarily a male and wasn’t genetically superior either. It was an individual who could, through his will power, master his own self. […]

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