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Geis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Geis

This article is about the taboo in Irish mythology. For the band, see Geasa (band). A geis can be compared with a curse or, paradoxically, a gift. If someone under a geis violates the associated taboo, the infractor will suffer dishonor or even death.

In Irish mythology and folklore, a geis (/ˈɡɛʃ/; [ˈɟɛʃ]; plural geasa) is an idiosyncratic taboo, whether of obligation or prohibition, similar to being under a vow or spell. The Scottish Gaelic spelling "geas" is also common.[1]

 

 

 

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Chaos in Central African Republic is about power, not religion - Christian Science Monitor

Chaos in Central African Republic is about power, not religion - Christian Science Monitor | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it

Christian Science Monitor Chaos in Central African Republic is about power, not religion Christian Science Monitor The country is at least 50 percent Christian, evenly divided between Protestant and Catholic, approximately 35 percent traditional...


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Strategy Is No Longer A Game Of Chess

Strategy Is No Longer A Game Of Chess | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it
By relying on traditional notions of power and influence, today’s authoritarians are fighting a 20th century battle in a 21st century world.
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excerpt: "As political scientist Moisés Naím explains in, The End of Power, overthrows are becoming the rule, rather than the exception. He writes, “Power is easier to get, but harder to use or keep,” and I think that encapsulates the challenge that leaders today are facing.

Everybody, from governments, to religions, to even militaries on the battlefield are having to learn to live with greatly diminished advantages to scale.  Superior capital, technology and market share no longer confer the benefits they once did.  In fact, they might even blind us to dangers that loom under the surface."

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