The liberty of the individual, universality of their ideas, and the triumph of reason and humanism over superstition and organized religion formed the base of the ideals of Enlightenment philosophers.
There are many events in Ken Kesey's life that are represented throughout his novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".
Do all of us perceive time in the same manner? What is the time concept in different civilizations-in the past and the present? Do all experience time in the same linear way?
The four-leaf clover, a common symbol of luck, has its origins in folklore that is centuries old. So, just how did this superstition come to be?
History is told is many ways and some may seem outdated as the age of revolutions seems to fade. This article takes a brief look into post-colonial and gender history as emerging theories.
This is the story of the life of James Lewis Macie, aka James Smithson and the events which led to the founding of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC.
The early modern era is said to have been between the years 1500 and 1800. It's held to have begun during the Late Renaissance period and ended about the time industrialization changed the face of the world. It was an amazing time of scientific...
At the time Galileo wrote his letter to Madame Christina of Lorraine - Grand Duchess of Tuscany, there was much debate about the orientation of the Universe. Galileo, following the belief of Nicolaus Copernicus, was a proponent of a heliocentric...
This is a speculation on history. It is based on sparse pieces of information from current and historical events, and from partial solutions of the Kryptos sculpture.
A quick look at duality. An important aspect of intellectual honesty at a time which it is needed most.