Wolfgang Palaver

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You Can't Understand ISIS If You Don't Know the History of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia

BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth. But more than this, they find Saudi Arabia's ambivalence in the face of this manifestation both …

Kathpress on Twitter: "Theologe Palaver: Anstieg religiöser Feindseligkeit kein "Kampf der Kulturen" http://t.co/haMBTZ9TY9"

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Karl Marx, von totalitären Ketten befreit

Karl Marx ist tot. Der Kapitalismus hat ihn getötet. Vor fast einem Vierteljahrhundert, mit dem Zerfall der Sowjetunion und dem Ende der …

Karl Marx

Ray Kurzweil Thinks We Can Stay One Step Ahead of Death.

Most of us accept that our lives are limited. We'll have a certain number of years—more than 75, we hope, but probably fewer than 100—and then we'll …

What is the second law of thermodynamics?

Endless movement between hot and cold will eventually mean the end of the universe<p>Thermodynamics is the study of heat and energy. At its heart are laws that describe how energy moves around within a system, whether an atom, a hurricane or a black hole. The first law describes how energy cannot be …