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Notre Dame fire prompts global grief for a landmark of civilization Notre Dame fire prompts global grief for a landmark of civilization

And let’s take a closer look at some of the priceless religious, artistic, and cultural history at risk with Elizabeth Lev. She is an American-born art historian. She’s now based in Rome. I spoke to her about 45 minutes ago via Skype. Elizabeth Lev, thank you very much for talking with us. What was your…

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TEDxSussexUniversity – Mariana Mazzucato – The Entrepreneurial State TEDxSussexUniversity – Mariana Mazzucato – The Entrepreneurial State

Translator: Igor Pureta Reviewer: Ivana Korom Thank you very much. I’m going to be talking to you about the state. This is extremely important today because the state is under attack. I think most of you know this. We are currently in a major worldwide, not every part of the world, but in many parts…

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Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization Marcin Jakubowski: Open-sourced blueprints for civilization

Hi, my name is Marcin — farmer, technologist. I was born in Poland, now in the U.S. I started a group called Open Source Ecology. We’ve identified the 50 most important machines that we think it takes for modern life to exist — things from tractors, bread ovens, circuit makers. Then we set out to…

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CGRundertow SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION IV for PC Video Game Review CGRundertow SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION IV for PC Video Game Review

Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. And if you’re familiar with the Civilization series, you’ve probably repeated the past time and again, under various circumstances, each time creating a nation and playing out the whole of human society as you see fit. And it might not even take place on…

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“Iron Lady” Gégé Katana Receives PGA’s DDA 2019 Award “Iron Lady” Gégé Katana Receives PGA’s DDA 2019 Award

Honorable President of the National Assembly of Cape Verde, Mr. Jorge Pedro Mauricio Dos Santos, member of Parliament. Excellence Minister of Tourism, Transport and Maritime Economy, Dr. José da Silva Gonçalves, Honorable President of PGA’s National Group Cape Verde, Mr. José Manuel Sanches Tavares, member of Parliament. Honorable Margareta Cederfelt, MP from Sweden, President of…

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God Bless Bolivia’s Racist Coup | Pablo Navarrete God Bless Bolivia’s Racist Coup | Pablo Navarrete

Bolivia has gone from having the first indigenous president to having Latin America’s first woman dictator. At the moment there is lots of repression by the security services, with a reported 24 people murdered so far One of the key actors in this coup is Luis Fernando Camacho, a multi-millionaire far-right lawyer, who entered the…

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Tripping on Hallucinogenic Frogs (Part 3/3) Tripping on Hallucinogenic Frogs (Part 3/3)

HAMILTON MORRIS: Juan lights a stick on fire and gets it glowing orange. The captain does not react. He takes two more burns the same way, and then Juan begins to rub the jelly into all three wounds. [SPEAKING PORTUGUESE] HAMILTON MORRIS: Does he feel anything? [SPEAKING PORTUGUESE] MALE SPEAKER: He’s beginning to feel it.…

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The Opposite Of Utopia (featuring Jeremy Rifkin) The Opposite Of Utopia (featuring Jeremy Rifkin)

For 1500 years, the Church had the last say about human nature. And the church was very clear. The little baby is born in sin, depraved and if we want salvation we have to wait for Christ and the next world to come – end of story. The Enlightenment philosophers took on that worldview and…

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Future Risks: Geopolitical recession Future Risks: Geopolitical recession

Our economies are more integrated than ever before. But politics is driving countries apart. Nationalism is rising. Cooperation among nations is waning. Global leadership is lacking. And trade wars are growing more common. This is a world that is less able to respond effectively to macroeconomic crises environmental disasters health emergencies or even armed conflict.…

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