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Who owns the land in Africa?

Who owns the land in Africa? A large share—one study estimates up to 60 percent—of national land area in Sub-Saharan Africa is held under customary or traditional forms of land ownership in practice. Nevertheless, national governments do not formally recognize communities’ rights to much of this land. What is unique about Africa as a continent? […]

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Which statement correctly explains why Malthus prediction did not come true in 1800s Europe?

Which statement correctly explains why Malthus prediction did not come true in 1800s Europe? Answer: Malthus theory was wrong because he did not take into account that food supply could also grow exponentially, thanks to advances in technology such as mechanization (for example, tractors), the use of pesticides and fertilizers, and the development of agricultural […]

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What do you say to a liar?

What do you say to a liar? Top Ten Comebacks for Liars I’m sorry if you don’t like my honesty, in fairness I don’t like your lies. The worst thing about being lied to is knowing that you weren’t worth the truth. I’m not upset that you lied to me. The deeper you dig your […]

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How do you show empathy for death?

How do you show empathy for death? A better way to express your empathy might be, “If you want to talk about how you are feeling, know that I am here for you.” “S/he is in a better place.” Unless you know for sure that the person who died and the bereaved person both believed […]

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Can reading literature make us moral?

Can reading literature make us moral? In response, Annie Murphy Paul weighed in with “Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer.” Her argument is that “deep reading,” the kind of reading great literature requires, is a distinctive cognitive activity that contributes to our ability to empathize with others; it therefore can, in fact, makes us […]

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Who ended the civil rights movement?

Who ended the civil rights movement? Fifty years ago, on April 4th, the civil rights movement ended. That was the day that James Earl Ray assassinated Dr. Martin Luther King in Memphis, Tennessee and ended Dr. King’s larger- than-life role in and influence on the civil rights movement. How did the civil rights movement impact […]

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Who was the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize?

Who was the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize? Poet Laureate Tagore Who was the first black woman to win a Nobel Prize? Wangari Maathai Which rapper won the Nobel Peace Prize? Dylan’s surprising Nobel Prize win changed the conversation and the definitions of what could be considered literature, just as hip-hop and rap […]

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How do we characterize philosophy?

How do we characterize philosophy? Philosophy is the systematic study of ideas and issues, a reasoned pursuit of fundamental truths, a quest for a comprehensive understanding of the world, a study of principles of conduct, and much more. What are the methods of philosophy? These four philosophical didactic methods are the classical philosophical methods: the […]

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How long do Lush products last?

How long do Lush products last? 14 months Do humans have killer instinct? Humans are predisposed to murder each other, new research suggests, although it remains unclear if it’s down to genetics or other factors. Are Empaths born or created? The good news is that empaths are made. We are not empathic by nature. The […]

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Why do Empaths struggle with romantic relationships?

Why do Empaths struggle with romantic relationships? One of the main reasons empaths struggle in relationships is because being close to someone else is overwhelming. The fact that they’re constantly in a state of awareness towards others, absorbing people’s energies, and feeling overstimulated. This means being in close contact with someone is completely exhausting. What […]

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