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FASCISM

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We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning. George Steiner Visiting Auschwitz for the first...
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The bitterly felt humiliation of the national pride were over-compensated by the ‘myth of blood purity’ and the perceived racial and cultural superiority of the German master race (Herrenrasse). It lead to eugenic policies, ‘euthanasia’ of the ‘unfit’ and finally to humanity’s darkest chapter in the gas chambers of Auschwitz.

 

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KEYNESIAN ECONOMICS

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John Maynard Keynes advocated in his 'General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money', published in 1936, that what drives the economy is aggregate demand(total spending in the economy).
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Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.
John Maynard Keynes
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SURREALISM

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Journey to the Abyss of the Soul
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“I do not understand why, when I ask for grilled lobster in a restaurant, I’m never served a cooked telephone.” 
― Salvador Dalí

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FREE RADICALS

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Organisms have developed various defense mechanisms against free radicals. An important role seems to be played by the so-called antioxidants
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Free radicals appear to function simply as most poisons ,in low doses they have a stimulating effect, in higher dosages though they are highly damaging.

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GENERAL RELATIVITY

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In his groundbreaking work Principia Mathematica(1687) Isaac Newton defines space and time as absolute unaffected by external influences. Since Einstein published his theory of special relativity i...
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Basic Ideas : Space-time is curved, thus gravitation is a product of the distorted space-time geometry.The distortion of space-time depends on the distribution of energy = mass.Objects moving through space-time take the shortest path through the warped space-time.
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