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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Social Sciences 3rd Sep '15:

    WHAT ARE THE ESSENCES OF LIBERAL ARTS THAT CHANGE STUDENTS’ LIVES?
    The essences of a broad, general education, the Liberal Arts, do not lie solely in the variety or contrasts in subjects studied so much as by the ways in which those subjects are taught/learned—or are those essences essentially “caught” from the example of the teachers/mentors? When trying to ...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Applied Sciences 3rd Sep '15:

    ROLE PLAYING of SEVEN KINDS OF DISCUSSION
    There are seven common kinds of mutual talking that are called discussions. They are: 1. Socratic a led discussion in which the leader asks a sequence of questions to shape the answers from the participants that the leader intends; 2. Pop-corn in which participants individually spe...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Applied Sciences 3rd Sep '15:

    JAPANESE TEACHERS OF MATHEMATICS
    Background After World War II, the Japanese began education reforms, mostly to incorporate empirical observation and inductive reasoning; but reforms proved inadequate to the needs of the globalized world. As the 21st century approached, the Japanese decided to re-def...
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  • Nicholas Newman

    Nicholas Newman published in Environment 17th Jun '15:

    What if nuclear power becomes as cheap as gas generation by 2050?
    By Nicholas Newman Power Station Power Station Over the past few decades we have heard the promise that nuclear power will become so cheap, it will be not worth metering. The trouble is, although the operational costs are competitive, the capital costs of nuclear power, remain eye wateringly ...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Social Sciences 23rd Feb '15:

    WHY MIDDLE EAST CULTURES FIT POORLY INTO NATION STATES
    Definition Islam makes no provision for separate national states. Even the Shari’ah (c. 900 CE) makes no mention of individual states or relations between states, not even Muslim ones. Islam envisions a universal state---“Ummah al Islamiah.” That dream did not die with Ataturk’s abol...
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  • Ahmad Y Majdoubeh

    Ahmad Y Majdoubeh published in Social Sciences 17th May '14:

    Globalization as a Threat
    A lot of people in the Arab World, and the situation is very similar across the so-called Third World, have a negative view of globalization, even a great fear or phobia of it. Many of them equate globalization with Americanization, seeing it as part and parcel of America’s imperialism or hegemony...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Social Sciences 17th May '14:

    INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP IDENTITY?
    Origins From the time humans formed groups for hunting, gathering, they emphasized the importance of the group over individual interests (except possibly the interests of a dominant leader)—as essential for human survival. Social obligations, created to respect the group, ended up limiting...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Applied Sciences 17th May '14:

    WAYS TO EMPOWER THE THINKING OF YOUTHS
    General There are many ways to educate the young to think powerfully [But they all work better with youths who are naturally bright, have great energy and are bright eyed with enthusiastic curiosity.].One phrase summarizes the essences of empowering education: “The enthusiastic, serious di...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Social Sciences 17th May '14:

    MISUNDERSTANDING THE ARABS
    Arabs like to imagine themselves as the noble nomads of the desert (Comparable to Europeans fantasizing about the chivalry of knights, the Chinese about being Mandarins and the Indians Brahmins who all look down on tillers of the soil without whom they would starve and on whose labor they built citi...
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  • Graham Leonard

    Graham Leonard published in Social Sciences 17th May '14:

    APPROACH for SULHA TO Israel 1-09
    The United States of America is committed to the protection of Israel. But the means used for the past sixty odd years is NOT leading to the peace and security that Israel wants and we Americans want for Israel. There can be no security for Israel (even the relative security the US and other nations...
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