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HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

HISTORY OF IDEAS – The Renaissance

The phenomenon known as the Renaissance is one of the standard stops on any tour through the history of Western culture. It encompasses a roughly 300 year period in Europe, where architects, poets and philosophers reconnected with the style and ambitions of ancient Greek and Roman civilization. The reasons for studying the Renaissance nowadays are …

Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

Mesopotamia: Crash Course World History #3

Hi there. I’m John Green, you’re watching Crash Course World History, and today we’re going to talk about “Iraq” No, you purportedly smart globe. We’re going to talk about Mesopotamia. I love Mesopotamia because it helped create two of my favorite things: Writing and taxes. Why do I like taxes? Because before taxes, the only …

2. Behavioral Evolution

2. Behavioral Evolution

Stanford University. The often asked question, what’s the difference between Bio 150, Bio 250, and– is it Hum Bio 160? No difference. It’s exactly the same. So like the same requirements, same unit. So take whichever one makes your life easiest. Let’s see. Any other procedural stuff? Well, the answers are back from Monday’s questionnaire. …

Generations Throughout History

Generations Throughout History

(rumbling) (eerie music) (soft music) (static) (soft music) (piano music) (soft relaxing music) (soft rock music) (perplexed music) (chiming music) (soft relaxing music) (“Wait” ) ♫ As long as we’re together ♫ This moment last forever ♫ And what will she say ♫ Will my heart be torn ♫ Maybe there’s some else to keep …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Wabi-sabi

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Wabi-sabi

When it comes to what things look like, the Western world is obsessed by perfection, by symmetry, and ideal proportion. This is a taste for beauty shaped by reverence for universal laws, mathematics, and an appetite for the perfect and the eternal. Japanese aesthetics are, however, very different indeed, and the core of the difference …

Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)

Kings of Cannabis (Full Length Documentary)

[MUSIC PLAYING] KRISHNA ANDAVOLU: We’re on the side of a mountain. And there’s about thousands of marijuana plants around us. -This is like, two, three hectares– like 20, 30,000 plants. And then you know that you’re going to find a champion there if you look long enough. It’s a massive field, full of pot. KRISHNA …