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A look at some of Irelands strangest ancient Brehon Laws

A look at some of Irelands strangest ancient Brehon Laws | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
A look at some of Irelands strangest ancient Brehon Laws
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The best part to me is that poets actually got to charge for their poems. No wouldn't that be grand?

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Egypt’s Chaos Stirs Musical Revolution

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Egypt’s rising-star rappers predated the revolution that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, but the turmoil since has left a huge youth population searching for voices that address issues they care about.
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Music is one of the most powerful communication devices. Coupled with mass media and the Internet, it can help shape societies -- for good or ill. There is always a mix of the musician's world view and his/her personal goals. This is fascinating stuff.

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Sharla Shults's curator insight, May 13, 2013 12:57 PM

Music can be deafening, relaxing, energizing, upbeat and downbeat. It is a univeral mode of communication that can be channeled in all directions for multiple purposes. Life without music? Can't imagine it!

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What Our Words Tell Us

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Gradual shifts in language use over the centuries reflect tectonic shifts in culture.
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This op-ed challenges us as a society to look at where we have been and where we are going. Who we are is surely reflected in how we speak, the words we choose to use.

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