A recently published paper by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, argues that in the development of a healthy human brain, most of the cognative ability is developed by the age of 11 or 12.
Inspired after a meeting with Michael Moore, Evan Coyne Maloney decided his voice should also be heard. In a plea on his website for funding support, internet enterpreneur Stuart Browning and “Hollywood” lawyer Blaine Greenberg answered the call, and the project commenced. This his first film, “Indoctrinate U” looks at the acceptance of academic dissent on the American Campus today. Young filmmakers who tackle serious issues like free speech should be supported, so please go to the film’s website and Learn More…
The Heritage Foundation and the The Wall Street Journal have just published their annual “Index on Economic Freedom”.
The index measures 10 specific freedoms across 161 countries. A very informative publication, see how your country rates, or even the countries of your friends or business partners.
An insightful and simple explanation of the philosophy of liberty, presented as a flash animation by Lux Lucre, based on a speech by Ken Schoolland.
Ken Schoolland is the author of the prize winning children's novel “The Adventures of Jonathon Gullible”.
Marc Morano on behalf of the U.S. Senate Commitee on Enviroment & Public Works, posted this article stating that many prominent scientists are changing their minds on man-made global warming. A number of prominent scientists are mentioned, with links to their statements. So much for a “Gore-inspired” consensus. Science is always about struggling to establish the truth, “Incovenient” or not.
In “Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve”, a video dedicated to the memory of prominent Economist Murray F Rothbard and his work on the role of Money, a number of commentators argue that Central banking undermines the Economy and threatens the Free Society. Included in the commentators is current Republican Presidential candidate for preselection Ron Paul.
‘…How old are the oldest stars? Using ESO’s VLT, astronomers recently measured the age of a star located in our Galaxy. The star, a real fossil, is found to be 13.2 billion years old, not very far from the 13.7 billion years age of the Universe. The star, HE 1523-0901, was clearly born at the dawn of time…”
Have you ever wondered how the music of ancient Greece or Rome sounded?
Have you an interest in Western Music and its development?
Do you wonder how the odes of Homer sounded like?
Then this site by the Commission for Ancient Literature of the Austrian Academy of Sciences might be of interest.
In the words of Stefan Hagel…
“This site contains all published fragments of Ancient Greek music which consist of more than a few scattered notes. All of them are recorded under the use of tunings whose exact ratios have been transmitted to us by ancient theoreticians (of the Pythagorean school, most of them cited by Ptolemaios)…”
The greatest book in my opinion of the the Twentieth Century is “The Road to Serfdom” by Friedrich August von Hayek.
In the field of economics all forms of State planning and regulation, he argued, if unchecked will eventually lead to dictatorship.
Watch a quick film based on this book.
Read a condensed version of this book.