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Reform

Reform means a useful change, or sometimes reversion to a pure original state. Reform” means changes. The UK government frequently uses the term "reform" to describe changes to public services, such as the National Health Service. But these chang ...

                                               

Satyagraha

Satyagraha is the idea of non-violent resistance started by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Gandhi used satyagraha in the Indian independence movement and also during his earlier struggle in South Africa. Satyagraha helped shape Nelson Mandelas strug ...

                                               

Socratic method

The Socratic Method, is named after the Greek philosopher Socrates. It is a form of philosophical questioning. The central technique of the Socratic method is called an elenchus. It means argument to disprove or refute prove wrong.

                                               

Sophism

Sophism can mean two very different things. In Ancient Greece, sophism was practiced by sophists, who were a group of teachers of philosophy and rhetoric. In the modern definition, a sophism is a confusing or slightly incorrect argument used for ...

                                               

Sublime (philosophy)

In philosophy, the term sublime refers to something that is great. This greatness can be physical, moral, intellectual, metaphysical, aesthetic, spiritual or artistic. Very often, the term refers to something that is so great that it cannot be ca ...

                                               

Theory of forms

The Theory of forms is a philosophical idea held by the famous Greek philosopher Plato. Plato believed that behind every single thing in our world there is a form, which is the true eternal essence of that thing. We can explain this view with an ...

                                               

Thought

Thought is the operation of the brain in conscious activity. It may or may not be goal-directed, aimed at solving specific problems. It is not the only way brains operate. Behaviour may occur as a result of instinct, and the adaptive unconscious ...

                                               

Trilemma

A trilemma is a difficult choice where there are three different options, and where each option looks unfavorable. One of the earliest uses of the definition of trilemma is that of the Greek philosopher Epicurus, who says there is no omnipotent a ...

                                               

Survivor (Israeli TV series)

Survivor, formerly known as Survivor 10, is an Israeli reality competition game show. It is based on the popular international Survivor television franchise. The series began in December 2007. It aired on Israels Channel 10 for six seasons. After ...

                                               

Magazine

A magazine is a type of book people read. Magazines are not like regular books. This is because a new version of the magazine is printed many times each year. Magazines are a type of periodical. They are called periodicals because versions are pu ...

                                               

The Atlantic

The Atlantic is an American magazine and publisher. It was created in 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, and it was called The Atlantic Monthly, which was a literary and cultural commentary magazine that published famous writers opinions on the aboli ...

                                               

Boys Life

Boys Life is a magazine made by the Boy Scouts of America. It was first published in 1911. There are two versions of Boys Life. The first version is made for the youngest members of Cub Scouting. These are the 6-to-10-year-old Cub Scouts and firs ...

                                               

Comic book

Comic books are books with comics, with pictures that make a story. Comics were started in the 1900s. Some famous examples are Spider-Man and Batman. Some comic companies are Marvel Comics and DC Comics. Many comic books are about superheroes, bu ...

                                               

Der Spiegel

Der Spiegel is a weekly political magazine in Germany. It was set up in 1947 as a copy of Time magazine. It is now one of Europes largest weekly magazines. Der Spiegel is a liberal magazine. It has long, detailed articles. It has a circulation of ...

                                               

Dhaka Courier

The Dhaka Courier an English-language news magazine in Bangladesh. It started in 1984, so it is the longest running English language news magazine in the country. It is about politics, international affairs, economics, travel, literature, society ...

                                               

Fantastic Science Fiction

Fantastic was an American digest-size fantasy and science fiction magazine. It was published from 1952 to 1980. Ziff Davis started it as a fantasy companion to Amazing Stories. Within a few years sales went down. Howard Browne, the editor, was fo ...

                                               

Forum (Bangladesh)

Forum was an English-language monthly news and current affairs magazine in Bangladesh. It started in 1969 when Bangladesh was East Pakistan. Hameeda Hossain and Rehman Sobhan started the magazine. Hossain is a human rights activist. Sobhan is an ...

                                               

The Hockey News

The Hockey News, commonly shortened to THN, is a North American ice hockey magazine published by Transcontinental. The Hockey News was created in 1947 by Ken McKenzie and Bill Cote, and has since been the most recognized hockey publication in Nor ...

                                               

Magazine circulation

A magazines circulation is the number of copies it usually distributes for each issue. It is one of the main factors used to determine how much money they will charge businesses to advertise in the magazine. Circulation is not always the same as ...

                                               

The Quibbler

The Quibbler is a fictional magazine of the Harry Potter world. The Quibbler is written by Xenophilius Lovegood, father of Luna Lovegood. The magazine is meant to cause shock, and contains the strange opinions of Xenophilius. Luna believes in eve ...

                                               

Wonder Stories

Wonder Stories is an early American science fiction magazine. It was published under several titles from 1929 to 1955. Hugo Gernsback started the magazine after he had lost control of his first science fiction magazine, Amazing Stories. Air Wonde ...

                                               

Cryptopolitan

The news portal was founded in 2013 and the offices are located in the UK and India. It covers news content, reviews, technical analysis, price analysis and insights on bitcoin, top altcoins, blockchain projects, crowd sales, regulatory developme ...

                                               

The Daily Wire

The Daily Wire is a conservative website run by Ben Shapiro. It was created by Shapiro and Jeremey Boering when Shapiro still worked at Breitbart News. It was extremely critical of Donald Trump when Trump was running for President of the United S ...

                                               

List of Buddhist conversions in India

Since Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkars conversion, several thousand people from different castes have converted to Buddhism in ceremonies including the twenty-two vows.

                                               

Carnival

Carnival is a public festival which takes place in many cities and towns in many countries around the world. It is in February or March each year. Carnival can sometimes last for several weeks. In some places there is only one day of celebration. ...

                                               

Imbolc

Imbolc is a festival belonging to Brigid, the Celtic goddess who, in later times, became famous as a Christian saint. At first, her festival on February 1 was known as "Imbolc" or "Oimelc", two Gaelic names which refer to the lactation of the ewe ...

                                               

Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi is an important festival celebrated by Sikhs and Hindus. It is a very big celebration in South Asia and is celebrated around April 13.

                                               

Unity Broadcasting Network

The Unity Broadcasting Network is an over-the-air religious television network. The office of the company is in Booneville, Mississippi, and individual transmitter stations are located in Mississippi and Tennessee.

                                               

The Watchtower

The Watchtower is a magazine produced on a monthly basis by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania, distributed by Jehovahs Witnesses as part of their ministry work. Its full name is The Watchtower Announcing Jehovahs Kingdom. Th ...

                                               

Ahl-e Haqq

Ahl-e Haqq is a Kurdish religious movement. It is mainly rooted in Iraqi Kurdistan, as well as Lorestan and Kermanshah in Iran. Many members also live in the diaspora. In total, the followers are estimated to be around 1 million people. The relig ...

                                               

Bear worship

Bear worship is the religious practice of the worshiping of bears. Many North American and North Eurasian ethnic arctic religions include the worship of bears in their beliefs. These include the Sami, Nivkhs, Ainu, and pre-Christian Finns. There ...

                                               

Celtic polytheism

Celtic polytheism is the name for a set of beliefs or religion. Another term frequently used for Celtic polytheism is Celtic paganism. It was originally held by the European people called Celts today. There was a movement to convert these people ...

                                               

Hawaiian religion

The Hawaiian religion is a religion. It includes the folk religious beliefs and practises of the Hawaiian people. It started amongst the Tahitians and other Pacific islanders who landed in Hawai i between 500 and 1300 AD. Today, Hawaiian religiou ...

                                               

Homosexuality and religion

The relationship between homosexuality and religion has changed a lot across place and time, and within and between different religions. There have also been changes in different forms of homosexuality and bisexuality. Present-day doctrines of th ...

                                               

Paganism

Paganism is a term that covers a great number of spiritual and religious beliefs, and someone who follows one of these beliefs is known as a Pagan. Some of those in ancient times, who are called Pagans today, believed there was not just one god b ...

                                               

Shunning

Shunning is the rejection of a person. It is usual in some religious groups to cut people off if they do not believe the beliefs or follow the rules of the group. It has been used in industrial action and as a punishment in certain societies.

                                               

Unitarian Universalism

Unitarian Universalism is a religion which encourages liberalism and an individual search for truth. It includes many spiritual paths. Its adherents have a pluralistic approach to faith hence may be atheists, agnostics, ignostics, deists, pagans, ...

                                               

World religions

World religions is a category used in the study of religion for the largest and most widespread religious movements. Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, and Buddhism are always included in the list; they are known as the "Big Five". Some scho ...

                                               

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State or "Americans United" for short, is an organization that says that the American government should be neutral on religion. It promotes what it believes is a strong reading of the Establishmen ...

                                               

Attacks by Islamic extremists in Bangladesh

In 2015, Islamic extremists killed four bloggers and a publisher in Bangladesh. A report by the Committee to Protect Journalists said Bangladesh was the fourth most deadly country for journalists. In 2013, a local al-Qaeda group called Ansarullah ...

                                               

Center for Inquiry

The Center for Inquiry is a nonprofit educational organization formed to promote secularist values. It is the largest secularist organization in the U.S. In 2016, the Center for Inquiry merged with the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Sc ...

                                               

Secular Coalition for America

The Secular Coalition for America is an organization that supports the principle that the government should not interfere with religion nor should it promote or endorse a religious view. It is made up of humanists, atheists, agnostics, freethinke ...

                                               

Budō

Budō is a Japanese term describing modern Japanese martial arts. Budō, which means "the martial ways", has its origins in bushidō, "the way of the warrior". The budō arts include aikido, judo, jūkendō, Kendo, Kyūdō, naginata, shorinji kempo and s ...

                                               

Right Hand Path

Left Hand Path is a term used in occultism for one kind of spiritual path. It is the opposite of the Right Hand Path, which is what most people think of when they think of religion or spirituality. The use of this term in occultism came from a te ...

                                               

Mast-Allah

A Mast-Allah is a kind of spiritual person in the part of the Muslim religion called Sufism. Masts sometimes seem strange or crazy to people who dont know about them, but Sufis of Iran, Pakistan, and India believe they are not really crazy, but a ...

                                               

Out of body experience

An Out of Body Experience is a big feeling of not being where your body is. It hardly ever happens and does not last very long. It feels like you can see and hear and move to different places or even fly, but all the time your body is sleeping in ...

                                               

Spirit

A spirit is considered to be the part of a being that is not the body. Other words with the same meanings are soul and ghost. When a body is alive, it has a spirit in it. Death is when the spirit separates from the body. Christians believe that s ...

                                               

Visionary

Defined broadly, a visionary, is one who can envision the future. For some groups, this can involve the supernatural or use of mind-altering drugs. A visionary state can be achieved via meditation, drugs, lucid dreams, daydreams, or art. One exam ...

                                               

Menorah (Hanukkah)

The Hanukkah menorah, or hanukiah, is a nine-branched lamp or candleholder used on the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. It is used to celebrate, remember, and honor the historical miracle of Hanukkah. Its shape is an upright stand with eight equal bra ...

                                               

Inshallah

Inshallah is an Arabic phrase that means "God willing". It is used by Arabic speakers to talk about events they hope will happen. In many religions, such as Islam, it is believed that things do not happen unless Allah God in Arabic lets them happ ...