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Why Pluto Is No Longer a Planet

By | August 21st, 2017|Science|

In 1930, an astronomer Clyde W. Tombaugh discovered Pluto. The discovery was so significant that the planet was named after the mythological guardian of the underworld. It will interest you to know that an eleven-year-old English girl was the person who gave this planet its name. Equally as interesting is that Pluto was unique for [...]

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John Stuart Mill’s View on How to Achieve a Utilitarian Society

By | August 21st, 2017|Philosophy|

John Stuart Mill was a 19th-century English philosopher, political economist and activist. He was a free thinker who challenged various traditional beliefs on issues like slavery, same-sex relationships, liberalism, logic and theoretical reasoning, women rights, liberty and freedom of speech amongst others. His works were largely influenced by Jeremy Bentham and his father James Mill [...]

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Philosophical Achievements of Peter Abelard

By | August 21st, 2017|Biography|

When you talk of great philosophers from the Western world, the name Peter Abelard will surely be mentioned. The name may not be as famous as that of Plato, Aristotle or Socrates, but he has made significant contributions towards the growth and development of philosophical thinking in the world that are worthy of note. One [...]

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Which Cancer Are We Closest to Finding Cure For?

By | August 21st, 2017|Cancer|

For most people, being diagnosed with cancer is similar to getting the death sentence. However, the reason for this reaction is quite justified. Cancer is the leading cause of deaths in the world and it has no known cure. Also, scientists have not been able to pinpoint what causes it to develop in the human [...]

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Three Facts about Immanuel Kant’s Deontological Principles

By | August 21st, 2017|Philosophy|

Immanuel Kant was a German philosopher who is seen as one of the most influential thinkers in the history of Western philosophy. Historians regard him as the central figure in modern philosophy. His works in the fields of ethics, epistemology, aesthetics, and metaphysics greatly influenced almost all the philosophical movement that came after him. Kant [...]

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The Challenges of Most Communities You Should Know About

By | August 21st, 2017|Community|

You might be on this page because you care about your community. You might also be here because of curiosity. Before we educate you entirely on this topic, there are some fundamental things you should know. First of all, you need to know what a community is. A community is a large group of people [...]

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Why It’s the Best Time in History to Post a Volunteer Opportunity

By | April 13th, 2017|Volunteers|

With volunteerism on the rise in the U.S., more VolunteerMatch opportunities in more places, and enhanced nonprofit functionality, there’s never been a better time to post your volunteer opportunities on VolunteerMatch! Volunteerism On the Rise In case you missed it, the days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration were the busiest in VolunteerMatch.org’s nearly 20-year history. [...]

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One Volunteer Opportunity, Unparalleled Reach

By | April 13th, 2017|Volunteers|

For nearly 20 years, VolunteerMatch has connected good people with good causes. From our launch in 1998 to date, we’ve grown to support a community of over 110,000 nonprofits and over seven million registered volunteers. Born in Palo Alto and raised in San Francisco — America’s tech capital — we launched smart and early. This [...]

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7 Important Facts About Nietzsche’s Genealogy

By | February 9th, 2017|Philosophy|

Unlike many other philosophers you may be aware know, of which many of them are Greek, Friedrich Wilheim Nietzsche happens to be an exception. Born and bred in Germany, this great man was a philosopher, cultural critic, and philologist amongst many other things. His opinions and views on many subjects were published then, and today, [...]

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What G.E. Moore Thinks About External World

By | February 9th, 2017|Philosophy|

George Edward Moore popularly known as G.E. Moore was a 20th century English philosopher. He spent a bulk of his career at Cambridge University teaching philosophy alongside notable philosophers such as Bertrand Russell and Ludwig Wittgenstein. These three philosophers were at the forefront of what is now known as the golden era of philosophy in [...]

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