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Including all voices

June 12, 2013

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The Constitutional Convention was a momentous event in the history of the world.  I don’t think democracy on such a large scale had ever been tried before.  Some people doubted that a huge democracy could work.  However, expanding democracy to incorporate many people with different interests actually worked better than small state governments.  In Madison’s […]

Love of the Arts and the Divine Ego

October 15, 2012

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For my Renaissance project I am researching Renaissance philosophy.  Humanism is a school of thought central to the Renaissance era. During the Medieval era, much of Europe was organized in a feudal society, and religion enforced the idea that an individuals place in a society was not to be defied.  Many Medieval scholars thought preparing the […]