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Re: What's Happening in Your World?
« Reply #180 on: October 04, 2010, 04:59:56 am »
Do you prefer a hero who will confirm your deepest fears? Or a hero who will inspire faith in humanity and goodness?

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Re: What's Happening in Your World?
« Reply #181 on: November 19, 2010, 09:57:59 am »
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"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." --Aristotle, Greek philosopher

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Re: What's Happening in Your World?
« Reply #182 on: December 13, 2010, 06:14:12 pm »
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." --Aristotle, Greek philosopher

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Re: What's Happening in Your World?
« Reply #183 on: December 14, 2010, 08:12:53 am »
Heavens help us, should the Chinese ever want to start any conflict with the US.

Should that ever happen, I think the US military will be in for a big surprise.

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Re: What's Happening in Your World?
« Reply #184 on: December 14, 2010, 02:56:01 pm »
This morning my students from the Civil Aviation Authority of China were learning about Safety Management Systems at airports.  In a discussion about risk assessment, the 27 students all agreed that the even though likelihood of an airport ramp employee getting ingested by an aircraft engine is rather high, the result is inconsequential.
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Re: What's Happening in Your World?
« Reply #185 on: April 09, 2018, 03:01:29 pm »
South Korea's Ex-President Sentenced To 24 Years For Corruption
by Elise Hu

Friday April 6, 2018


Who's In Control?



A court in Seoul has found former South Korean President Park Geun-hye guilty on a raft of charges in the sprawling corruption case that led to her impeachment.

She has been sentenced to 24 years in prison effectively a life sentence for the 66-year-old.

Park was also fined nearly $17 million.



Would You Like To Know More?
https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/04/06/600051022/south-koreas-ex-president-sentenced-to-24-years-for-corruption