Monthly Archives: February 2013

The New Normal

In the 17th century the word normal evolved from the Latin norma (noun), the carpenter square, and  normalis (adjective), meaning forming a right angle. Until the middle of the 19th century normal was used in geometry and simply meant ‘standing … Continue reading

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The Challenge to the Middle Class: “Sapere aude!” Dare to Know!

Those in power would like us to keep quiet – one man who did not adhere to this unwritten memo was the German philosopher, Immanuel Kant (1724-1804). During the Enlightenment of the 18th century, a movement that introduced critical thinking … Continue reading

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