Carlos Eire, Yale University: "A Brusque History of Eternity - Lecture 2: Protestantism and the Refo
Until fairly recently eternity was no mere abstraction or metaphor in the Christian tradition, but rather the ultimate destination for humankind, a metaphysical conceit with practical implications as inescapable as legal obligations, or taxes, or death. Eternity was an ineffable mystery, to be sure, but of no less value in human interaction than money itself, or crowns and thrones. In our own day, however, eternity seems a purely abstract concept best left in the hands of astrophysicists, a frig
03 - Technology and Invention in Finance
Technology and innovation underlie finance. In order to manage risks successfully, particularly long-term, we must pool large amounts of risk among many, diverse people and overcome barriers such as moral hazard and erroneous framing. Inventions such as insurance contracts and social security, and information technology all the way from such simple things as paper, and the postal service to modern computers have helped to manage risks and to encourage financial systems to address issues pertaini
ESL Habits and Frequency
This is a lesson plan focusing on indefinite frequency. The teacher will prepare a set of questions to ask the students (i.e. How often do you study English?). Students will go to a certain corner of the classroom which contains a frequency (i.e. "sometimes" or "never") as to respond to the teacher's questions.
Construire la mémoire, construire l’oubli. (audio) Serge Lifar et les Ballets Russes Serge Lifar (1905-1986), danseur des Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (1923-1929) et maître de
ballet à l’Opéra de Paris (1930-1945 ; 1947-1958), a bâti sa formidable renommée en se présentant
comme l’ « héritier » de Diaghilev. Grâce à l’écriture de nombreux textes, grâce à des expositions
Serge Lifar et les Ballets Russes
Serge Lifar (1905-1986), danseur des Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev (1923-1929) et maître de ballet à l’Opéra de Paris (1930-1945 ; 1947-1958), a bâti sa formidable renommée en se présentant comme l’ « héritier » de Diaghilev. Grâce à l’écriture de nombreux textes, grâce à des expositions d’objets ...
21F.501 Beginning Japanese I (MIT)
This course covers Lessons 1 through 6 from Japanese: the Spoken Language, Part 1 (by Eleanor H. Jorden with Mari Noda, Yale University Press, 1987), providing opportunities to acquire basic skills for conversation, reading and writing. The program emphasizes ACTIVE command of Japanese, not passive knowledge. The goal is not simply to study the grammar and vocabulary, but to acquire the ability to use Japanese accurately and appropriately with increasing spontaneity. Students learn Hiragana
What Happens When Art Provokes American Society - and Why
Michael Kammen, professor of American cultural history in the Department of History at Cornell University, discusses controversial issues raised by 'modern art,' public art, government-funded art, sexually provocative art, and the changing role of museums in American society. For more, visit: www.cmu.edu/cas
SAT Practice 12 Functions This video is about SAT Math Practice, it will show you how to solve any SAT math questions related with Functions Duration: 13:54
This video is about SAT Math Practice, it will show you how to solve any SAT math questions related with Functions
U.S. climber disappointed with loss of sherpas but will return to Everest
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A week after an avalanche killed 16 sherpas on Mount Everest, climbers from various expeditions return to Kathmandu from base camp. Nathan Frandino reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financ
Jicama and Red Pepper Salad with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2010/11/holiday-indulging-when-you-have-diabetes.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school Assistant Professor Jennifer Stack demonstrates how to prepare Jicama and Red Pepper Salad for diabetic holiday recipes. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
Fireworks ring out during 2014 Central PA 4th Fest
Though earlier in the week had offered up some serious rainfall, Friday July 4, 2014 was beautiful. Skies were peaceful and temperatures were pleasant as this year's 4th Fest did not disappoint. This video captured the final explosive sequences of the night.
Schedule for Class Lessons-Voice
This is a sample course schedule for a two-semester Class Lessons-Voice college course for beginning singers that uses short-term units on different musical styles, including contemporary commerical music styles. Additional materials used in this class, online lectures and worksheets, plus a poster describing the model this schedule is used with, are also posted on MERLOT.
Vocabulary, speaking: Sie haben eine Einzimmerwohnung zu vermieten?
In this lesson you will learn vocabulary in order to look for a house.
21L.002-3 Foundations of Western Culture II: Modernism (MIT)
This course comprises a broad survey of texts, literary and philosophical, which trace the development of the modern world from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century. Intrinsic to this development is the growth of individualism in a world no longer understood to be at the center of the universe. The texts chosen for study exemplify the emergence of a new humanism, at once troubled and dynamic in comparison to the old. The leading theme of this course is thus the question
22.106 Neutron Interactions and Applications (MIT)
This course is a foundational study of the effects of single and multiple interactions on neutron distributions and their applications to problems across the Nuclear Engineering department - fission, fusion, and RST. Particle simulation methods are introduced to deal with complex processes that cannot be studied only experimentally or by numerical solutions of equations. Treatment will emphasize basic concepts and understanding, as well as showing the underlying scientific connections with curre
Penn Leads the Vote
Penn Leads the Vote, a nonpartisan student organization at the University of Pennsylvania held an Election Day march and rally on College Green November 2, 2010. PLTV students and Penn cheerleaders escorted Penn President Amy Gutmann to her polling place to vote. They operated a "war room" call center to reach out to registered student voters. Late that evening after the polls closed, a trio of PLTV co-executive directors was interviewed on BBC World News America. PLTV is based in the Fox Lea
21H.909 People and Other Animals (MIT)
A historical survey of the ways that people have interacted with their closest animal relatives, for example: hunting, domestication of livestock, worship of animal gods, exploitation of animal labor, scientific study of animals, display of exotic and performing animals, and pet keeping. Themes include changing ideas about animal agency and intelligence, our moral obligations to animals, and the limits imposed on the use of animals.
Boko Haram 'leader' claims attack on Nigerian town
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The purported leader of Boko Haram claims in a new video that his fighters were behind the attack on a Nigerian town that killed scores of civilians. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including bus
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Lipstein on Hospitals
Steven Lipstein, President and CEO of BJC HealthCare--a $3 billion hospital system in St. Louis, Missouri--talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of hospitals. They discuss pricing, the advantages and disadvantages of specialization in modern medical care, and culture and governance of non-profit hospitals vs. for-profit hospitals. At the end they talk about the positives and negatives of a national health board patterned after the Federal Reserve.
Leeson on Pirates and the Invisible Hook
Peter Leeson of George Mason University and author of The Invisible Hook talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of 18th century pirates and what we can learn from their behavior. Leeson argues that pirates pioneered a number of important voluntary institutions such as constitutions as a way to increase the profitability of their enterprises. He shows how pirates used democracy and a separation of powers between the captain and the quartermaster to limit the potential for preda