Some articles on world, flat world knowledge, flat world:
... These are of course the two World Wars, then followed by the Second Sino-Japanese War (which is sometimes considered part of World War II, or overlapping with that war) ... The death toll of World War II, being 60 million plus, surpasses all other war-death-tolls by a factor of two ... Deaths (millions) Date War 60–72 1939–1945 World War II (see World War II casualties) 36 755–763 An Shi Rebellion (number exaggerated based on census system,but not ...
... Situations of deliberate dampening of hostilities occurred in World War I by some accounts, e.g ... Other examples of non-aggression, also from World War I, are detailed in "Good-Bye to All That." These include spontaneous ceasefires to rebuild defences and retrieve casualties, alongside ... The most notable spontaneous ceasefire of World War I was the Christmas truce ...
... philosopher best known for his book, The World as Will and Representation, in which he claimed that our world is driven by a continually dissatisfied will, continually seeking satisfaction ... aspects of experience in the phenomenal world consequently, he has been influential in the history of phenomenology ...
... quality of being efficient or frugal in using resources see energy conservation World economy, the economy of the world Virtual economy, an economy simulated in a virtual world Economy (religi ...
... Most notably, the startup publisher Flat World Knowledge already has dozens of college-level open textbooks that are used by more than 900 institutions in 44 countries ... Flat World Knowledge compensates its authors with royalties on these sales ... Generated revenue is also used to fund high-quality publishing activities, making the Flat World financial model sustainable ...
Famous quotes containing the words knowledge, flat and/or world:
“A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.”
—Kahlil Gibran (18831931)
“For the Eye altering alters all;
The Senses roll themselves in fear
And the flat Earth becomes a Ball.”
—William Blake (17571827)
“If some beggar steals a bridle
hell be hung by a man whos stolen a horse.
Theres no surer justice in the world than that
which makes the rich thief hang the poor one.”
—Peire Cardenal (c. 11801272)