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  • NASA Moves Up Launch of Psyche Mission to a Metal Asteroid

    05/25/2017 5:08:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    nasa ^ | 05/24/2017 | Editor: Martin Perez
    Psyche, NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 -- four years earlier than the original timeline. “We challenged the mission design team to explore if an earlier launch date could provide a more efficient trajectory to the asteroid Psyche, and they came through in a big way,” said Jim Green, director of the Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “This will enable us to fulfill our science objectives sooner and at a...
  • Jewish Extremists Have Gone Too Far

    05/20/2014 12:20:52 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Shea ^ | 19/5/14 | Ari Soffer
    Jewish extremists have gone too far, and it's time to put a stop to them once and for all. Their attacks have become an epidemic, from the north to the south of Israel - and here are just four shocking illustrations from this month alone. Last week, a mob of Jewish youths attacked a group of 11- and 12-year-old schoolgirls, hurling firebombs at their bus near Hevron, in an attack which only failed to cause death or serious injury because attacks against Arabs in the area are so frequent they almost all reinforce their vehicles against rocks and firebombs as...
  • Psyche, Nous; Faith and Reason: The Classic View

    05/29/2013 3:16:41 PM PDT · by betty boop · 20 replies
    self | May 29. 2013 | Jean F. Drew
    Psyche, Nous; Faith and Reason: The Classic View By “classic view” we mean to denote the epochal legacy of ancient Greek philosophy, and the epochal genius of thinkers who could and did “isolate” psyche as a bona fide constituent of Reality. Instantly, there seems to be two problems. How is “Reality” to be defined? Who’s doing the “defining?” For answers to such questions, we must have access to Nous. This incredibly compact Greek word is usually translated into English as Reason. But the Greek nous carries other meanings as well: c.f., reason; mind; intellect; self-reflective consciousness; logic; creative will; truth....
  • Iranian News Agency Duped by Satirical News Story

    09/29/2012 12:14:28 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/9/12
    The Israeli Embassy in the U.S. had a field day after the Iranian state-run Fars News Agency used a made up report by the satirical news site The Onion, and passed it off as what they presumed to be real. The fake report stated that a new Gallup poll showed that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was overwhelming preferred over President Obama by rural white Americans. The Onion headline, “Gallup Poll: Rural Whites Prefer Ahmadinejad to Obama”, was immediately picked up by Fars and hours later the news agency ran an identical story. The Israeli Embassy found this all too amusing,...
  • **CSPAN2 now--David Remnick, author, Obama book, focuses on childhood, parents, path 8:00pm ct

    04/07/2010 6:01:54 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 6 replies · 365+ views
    David Remnick on CSPAN-2 David Remnick, author of "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama" Q&A should follow soon.
  • India still Asia's reluctant tiger

    02/28/2008 2:08:28 PM PST · by Jedi Master Pikachu · 23 replies · 505+ views
    BBC ^ | February 28, 2008. | Zareer Masani
    Bangalore's hi-tech enclaves are an oasis of excellence With its economy growing at more than triple the speed of Britain's, India has become a global leader in information technology and other hi-tech products. But how has this been possible in a country where poverty is so widespread and where more than a third of people are still illiterate? In the words of Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, "the danger of India moving in the direction of being half California and half sub-Saharan Africa is a real one." The contrast between hi-tech, silicon enclaves such as Bangalore and the primitive...
  • China's Olympic hopefuls go for gold (national psyche).

    08/06/2007 6:21:44 PM PDT · by Jedi Master Pikachu · 9 replies · 320+ views
    BBC ^ | August 5, 2007.
    In the first of a series of features to mark one year to go before the Beijing Olympics, the BBC's Michael Bristow finds China determined to win gold on home soil. The school is training some of China's best young sporting talent At Beijing's Shichahai Sports School, children as young as six are training hard to be the Olympic stars of tomorrow. Along with several thousand others, the school is part of a sports machine that aims to bring glory to China through sporting success. And success comes no more glorious than the Olympic Games, to be held in...
  • What Is Man?

    09/24/2003 11:25:56 PM PDT · by betty boop · 535 replies · 2,435+ views
    Various | September 25, 2003 | betty boop
    The Platonic Soul It is fitting to give Plato the first word on the question, “What Is Man?” For Plato was the first thinker to isolate man out of his connection to clan and tribe, making the human individual -- man as he is in himself -- a proper subject of investigation. This shift of attention to the individual psyche marks a decisive, revolutionary break with the characteristic habits of thought of the ancient world, the cosmological consciousness, which conceived of man mainly in terms of his connections to units larger than the individual, and envisioned a cosmos filled with...