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Guam: Why America’s Most Isolated Territory Exists

Guam: Why America’s Most Isolated Territory Exists

This video was made possible by Squarespace. Start building your website for free at squarespace.com/wendover and then when you’re ready to launch, use the code “wendover” for 10% off. If you were just dropped in this place with no prior knowledge, where would you guess you were? Maybe Florida or California o r Hawaii—somewhere tropical but this is definitely the US. It just looks like the US. From the style of signs to the way the roads look to the…

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How does criticism affect popular culture?

How does criticism affect popular culture?

Popularity is a great question; it’s just an intriguing question. I think especially now in the kind of consumer capitalist culture where taste and sometimes quality is being measured in dollars and in numbers and in ratings and box office and all of that. And sometimes popularity is just taken to be sufficient kind of judgment. It’s like well everybody liked that and that movie made a ton of money. Everybody loved that movie. And sometimes those movies that everybody…

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The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

The Difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain and England Explained

Welcome to the United Kingdom (and a Whole Lot More) explained by me, C. G. P. Grey. United Kingdom? England? Great Britain? Are these three the same place? Are they different places? Do British people secretly laugh those who use the terms incorrectly? Who knows the answers to these questions? I do, and I’m going to tell you right now. For the lost — this is the world, this is the European continent, and this is the place we have…

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Arkansas – Feat. Rapper MC Mocktalk the Northern Mockingbird | 50 Birds, 50 States

Arkansas – Feat. Rapper MC Mocktalk the Northern Mockingbird | 50 Birds, 50 States

BARRY: BALD EAGLE.[CHIRPING].DJ PIGEON: AY YO, I’M DJ PIGEON AND I’D LIKE TO INTRODUCE Y’ALL TO OUR NATIONAL BIRD. MAKE SOME NOISE FOR BARRY THE BALD EAGLE OUR STATE CHAUFFEUR! BARRY: THAT’S RIGHT Y’ALL, WHAT UP, WHAT UP? IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER JOURNEY, SO LET’S EMBARK Y’ALL. WE’RE FLYING TO THE NATURAL STATE, ARKANSAS! ♪ LET ME INTRODUCE Y’ALL TO MY REAL GOOD FRIEND, ♪ ♪ THAT’S KNOWN FOR TALKING WORDS. ♪ ♪ HE’S THE STATE BIRD OF ARKANSAS, ♪…

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Brad Templeton: Today’s Surveillance Society is Beyond Orwellian

Brad Templeton: Today’s Surveillance Society is Beyond Orwellian

We went, and by we I meant all of us, we went and built this wonderful Internet thing you’ve heard of. And we’re all using it all the time for all of our lives. We’re buying things on it, we’re having sex over it, we’re communicating with our friends, just so many aspects of our life are all going on this network and we’ve spent immense amounts of money to build it and build all the handheld devices and the…

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Cornel West: Hope Is Spiritual Armor Against Modern Society’s Spiritual Warfare

Cornel West: Hope Is Spiritual Armor Against Modern Society’s Spiritual Warfare

What does it mean to learn how to die in order to learn how to live? That’s platonic isn’t it? Philosophy itself is a meditation in preparation for death. Montaigne says the philosophizers learn how to die. Seneca says he or she who learns how to die unlearns slavery because art, paideia—deep education, not cheap schooling—deep education is about a critical self-examination of that which is inside of us that needs to die. The fears. The cowardice. The complacency. The…

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The Hungarian Romanian War & The Downfall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic I THE GREAT WAR 1919

The Hungarian Romanian War & The Downfall of the Hungarian Soviet Republic I THE GREAT WAR 1919

This episode of The Great War is sponsored by Mack Wheldon. Mack Wheldon make Men’s clothing that focuses on high quality, well designed basics for every occasion. We spend long days here in the studio filming of The Great War, and I need my clothing to be comfortable and durable, plus I want to look good for the camera. In their very easy to use webshop we picked Mack Wheldon’s under shirts and this button down shirt I am wearing…

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Is Society Really a Thing? – Emile Durkheim and The Rules of the Sociological Method – Part 1

Is Society Really a Thing? – Emile Durkheim and The Rules of the Sociological Method – Part 1

What is society? Is it a real thing that exists out there in the world? Or is it just an abstract label we put on a collection of other people out there? If so what do we mean when we talk about different societies? And what do people mean when they say Society says X or Y is wrong? sometimes people say that we live in a sick society but can society really be sick or healthy? It sounds like…

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