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  • ...the [[Afghan Arab]]s. Later he moved more into military and [[terrorist]] activity. He was killed by United States forces in a nighttime attack on his co]], this was a central religious view. It changed through his interactions with [[Ayman al-Zawahiri]], leading to the more radical [[#Targeting th
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  • ...athematics. Mathematics strongly prizes rigor and precision. Mathematical fact is immutable, and successful mathematical theories have lifetimes of hundre ...ries in biology in the twentieth century." (See Jungck’s article for the actual equations and a discussion of their historical importance.)
    46 KB (6,636 words) - 16:47, 5 February 2010
  • ...s that have been left. Burial customs going back as far as the last twenty millennium might indicate a belief in the after life, possibly an eternal existence— ...ntific theories to be tested today. Their explanations were often the interactions of extraordinary people and monsters, imaginary places and incredible e
    46 KB (7,447 words) - 20:03, 2 August 2014
  • ...nce of the anecdotes and superstitions of the time of [[Homer]], toward an active conviction that an understanding of the world could be gained by ration ...[[Ancient Rome]] upon political thought has arisen from the policies and practices that it adopted rather than the writings of its philosophers. Unprecede
    46 KB (6,979 words) - 12:16, 4 October 2013
  • ...diversity within species, between species and of ecosystems". This is, in fact, the closest thing to a single legally accepted definition of biodiversity, ...inction. Moreover, most scientists estimate that millions more species are actually endangered which have not yet been formally recognized. As of 2006, ab
    44 KB (6,329 words) - 00:56, 27 November 2009
  • ...e king became a convert to Judaism, so that religion obviously had some impact. ...bic word for "God." It is generally argued that the word "Allah" is a contraction of al ilah, "the god" (al means "the" in Arabic).<ref>Watt, ''Muhammad:
    75 KB (12,472 words) - 09:53, 19 February 2019
  • ...Chinese]], the Tai began to migrate into South-East Asia during the first millennium AD. They displaced earlier peoples (including the [[iron age]] culture who ...dominant religion. But the Lao retain many [[animism|animist]] religious practices from the pre-Buddhist era.
    94 KB (15,753 words) - 02:15, 24 September 2010
  • ...nd did not join the [[United Nations]] until 2002. It pursues, however, an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes ar the Swiss region was the [[Helvetii]]. In 58 BC, at the [[Battle of Bibracte]], [[Julius Caesar]]'s armies defeated the Helvetii.<ref name = Early/> In
    115 KB (16,738 words) - 05:20, 15 September 2013
  • emphasis on [[liberty]], rule by the people, and the [[civic virtue]] practised by citizens. Republicanism always stands in opposition to aristocracy, Republicanism in practice overlaps with [[democracy]], which is rule by the people. There is one m
    43 KB (6,485 words) - 21:05, 24 December 2014
  • ...uation. He found U.S. claims unconvincing that China was a threat, given a millennium of Sino-Vietnamese enmity, as well as [[Dean Acheson]]'s claim that the Fre must reign in Indochina as elsewhere." Moutet's Popular Front failed in actually liberalizing the situation, and he was to be involved in a greater fai
    45 KB (7,116 words) - 07:56, 5 October 2013
  • ...tural and marketing meanings and implications do not necessarily remain intact after their transpacific voyage. Above all, in Japan, manga are classified both female and male readers. 2. Exciting stories with true-to-life characters and the thrill of exotic locales. 3. Connecting the heart and mind throu
    86 KB (12,887 words) - 23:42, 26 December 2013
  • ...lláh's teachings herald the gradual rise of a new global civilization characterized by world peace. "The earth is but one country," wrote Bahá'u'lláh ( ...ial Bahá'í number is five to six million.<ref>[]</ref>
    128 KB (20,678 words) - 03:46, 17 February 2010
  • ...while Islam, Christianity, Judaism and Zoroastrianism arrived in the first millennium CE and shaped India's variegated culture. Gradually annexed by the [[Briti ...lion of 1857|First War of Indian Independence]] or Sepoy Mutiny, seriously challenged British rule but eventually failed. As a consequence, India came under th
    34 KB (5,000 words) - 19:26, 16 August 2014
  • .... However the lawyerly style reappears in his famous state papers where he acts the advocate pleading a cause and buttressing it with precedents. Jeffers ...of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liber
    29 KB (4,422 words) - 11:33, 23 December 2011
  • ...g facts by providing a symbolic representation of them and, moreover, the facts of physical theory are to be distinguished from common sense and metaphysi ...s made more complicated by attempts to extend observations of scientific practice to wider realms, including religious systems, in an attempt to compare t
    44 KB (6,711 words) - 01:01, 12 October 2013

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