در نمایشگاه “مشق های اسماعیل ” طراحی ها ی اسماعیل قنبری از مرحله طراحی محض گذشته و خودشان را در جمع مطرح می کنند.
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The deadline for the fifth topic “On the way to vote – election day” is Sunday 25 May at midnight CET. For this theme you are invited to send in from one up to five photos. The jury winner of the best photo(s) will be announced on Friday... Read More | Share it now!
The following is an interview between Olaf Simons for positivists.org and Elder Brown and Elder Colson, Nate Brown and Eric Colson, two Mormon missionaries, who are presently stationed in Gotha, east Germany. Perhaps a bit of information to frame the... Read More | Share it now!
ﺍسماعیل قنبرﯼ : با نقاشی کردن از اسکناسها می خواهم نبض جریان سیاسی اقتصادی و اجتماعی ملتها را نشان دهم، یا به عبارتی اشاره ی ضمنی داشته... Read More | Share it now!
The following is an (abridged) English version of an interview I gave for Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Wikipedia and why scholars hesitate to write for the online encyclopedia (their issue of April 9, 2014, last page). Friedemann... Read More | Share it now!
Olaf Simons: Rumours have it that you are planning a temporary Facebook abstinence – can it be?
Hashem Al-Ghaili: Yes, that’s right. Due to work pressure, I have to quit Facebook temporarily for a couple of months. I think that’s what... Read More | Share it now!
It all started with livejournal announcing a public lecture by Tatiana Kasatkina about Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s story The Landlady. According to the invitation this was one of Dostoevsky’s most intriguing stories – one in which he dived into... Read More | Share it now!
Все началось с того, что я увидел в livejournal анонс публичной лекции Татьяны Касаткиной о рассказе «Хозяйка» Ф. М. Достоевского. В... Read More | Share it now!
With the Crimean Referendum to be held tomorrow this might be the day for a second political bet on this site.
There is a beautiful Wikepdia article on it.
Where I stand? – geographically here. Our village was surrounded by borders, they have... Read More | Share it now!
I do not remember for how long we had been avid readers of the newspapers. Of course, we would discuss them (more or less openly), yet basically most of us had been nothing but recipients for centuries. 17th- and 18th-century papers had been fed with... Read More | Share it now!
The following lines will exploit the interview Tom Phillips gave to people from Infants on Thrones – The Philosophies of Men, Mingled with Humor (a website whose very title betrays a complex interest Mormon creeds). The interview appeared only... Read More | Share it now!
This is indeed an interesting case, though, for a number of technical reasons, I do not think that this private prosecution goes to trial. Having said that, I think that the key question for English courts (as distinct from Scottish courts) would be... Read More | Share it now!
I jump (from here) to another religion which will allow us to focus on one of the side aspects we have been discussing thus far rather indirectly. The British Telegraph has been reporting on the legal procedures against Thomas S. Monson, president of... Read More | Share it now!
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Olaf Simons 06/02/2014 17:55: At the end of last month I had felt that I should step into this debate creationism vs. evolution in order to see what I would say and with the aim to get beyond it. But I... Read More | Share it now!
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2014-02-12: Ken Ham on Facebook: Ken Ham / Bill Nye Word Clouds.
2014-02-09: atheistrepublic.com: Debapriya Chatterjee: Despite Creationism Claiming Votes, Evolution Emerges as Winner.
By the end of the Nye-Ham Debate,... Read More | Share it now!
The debate was – as could be expected (see my posting before the debate) – neither apt to widen our knowledge about evolution nor, and that is far more precarious, nor did it shed much more light on Ken Ham’s creationism.
Nye gave his view on why... Read More | Share it now!
Watch it as long as it is available – and give us your opinions!
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Not having watched the debate yet, some more thoughts on the strategy question.
This may take on a quite European view on the subject, and it does so knowingly. I am not part of the Northern American discourse, some points... Read More | Share it now!
Your posting, Sören, raises two fundamental questions for someone interested in the theories of knowledge at stake here.
Is there a democratic way to decide what is right and wrong in the field of knowledge? And if there is not: Do democracies still... Read More | Share it now!
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