Archive for July, 2009

  • Causality is the process of making something happen. Often it denotes a necessary relationship between one event (called cause) and another event (called effect) which is the direct consequence of […]

    Causality

    Causality is the process of making something happen. Often it denotes a necessary relationship between one event (called cause) and another event (called effect) which is the direct consequence of […]

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  • Determinism necessarily entails that humanity or individual humans may not change the course of the future and its events (a position known as fatalism); however, some determinists believe that the […]

    Determinism

    Determinism necessarily entails that humanity or individual humans may not change the course of the future and its events (a position known as fatalism); however, some determinists believe that the […]

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  • Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events which are causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner. In order to count as synchronicity, the events should be unlikely […]

    Synchronicity

    Synchronicity is the experience of two or more events which are causally unrelated occurring together in a meaningful manner. In order to count as synchronicity, the events should be unlikely […]

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  • Magi (Latin plural of magus, ancient Greek magos, English singular ‘magian’, ‘mage’, ‘magus’, ‘magusian’, ‘magusaean’) is a term, used since at least the 4th century BCE, to denote a follower […]

    Magi

    Magi (Latin plural of magus, ancient Greek magos, English singular ‘magian’, ‘mage’, ‘magus’, ‘magusian’, ‘magusaean’) is a term, used since at least the 4th century BCE, to denote a follower […]

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  • El Badi Palace (Arabic: قصر البديع‎ – meaning the incomparable palace) is located in Marrakech, Morocco, and it consists nowadays of the remnants of a magnificent palace built by the […]

    El Badi Palace

    El Badi Palace (Arabic: قصر البديع‎ – meaning the incomparable palace) is located in Marrakech, Morocco, and it consists nowadays of the remnants of a magnificent palace built by the […]

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  • The Holophusikon (or Holophusicon, also known as the Leverian Museum) was a museum of natural curiosities exhibited at Leicester House, on Leicester Square in London, England, from 1775 to 1786 by Ashton Lever. The collection was acquired by […]

    Holophusikon

    The Holophusikon (or Holophusicon, also known as the Leverian Museum) was a museum of natural curiosities exhibited at Leicester House, on Leicester Square in London, England, from 1775 to 1786 by Ashton Lever. The collection was acquired by […]

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  • The Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly, London, commissioned by William Bullock as a museum to house his collection (which included curiosities brought back from the South Seas by Captain Cook), was completed in 1812 at a cost […]

    The Egyptian Hall

    The Egyptian Hall in Piccadilly, London, commissioned by William Bullock as a museum to house his collection (which included curiosities brought back from the South Seas by Captain Cook), was completed in 1812 at a cost […]

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