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British Academy Television Awards 2004 2004-04-19

Posted by clype in Humanities, List.
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The following is the full list of winners for the British Academy Television Awards 2004: (more…)

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Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate 2004 2004-04-15

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[Picture of Zaha Hadid]The winner of the world’s most prestigious Architectural Prize for the year 2004 has been announced as Iraqui-born British architect Zaha Hadid. (more…)

Passion Around The Passion 2004-04-10

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It angers 'Protestant Christians' in Northern Ireland, 'Catholic Christians' in France and 'Jews' in all of Europe and Israel.

But the Italians, the Poles and the Arabs love it.

Mel Gibson's film 'The Passion of The Christ', a box office phenomenon in the USA, has opened across Europe and the Middle East just in time for this week's Good Friday anniversary of Jesus Christ's death. (more…)

Instead of Religion… 2004-04-09

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Humanities, Intolerance.
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For Aristotle, philosophy was ‘science that considers the truth’.

For 19th century US American horror writer Ambrose Bierce it was ‘a route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing’. But whatever the opinions of the ancient Greek and the ‘Victorian man of letters’, it seems that for increasing numbers of people today, philosophy is, quite simply, the answer.

As ‘Easter Sunday’ approaches, ‘ (more…)

Scottish Colonialism 2004-04-03

Posted by clype in Articles of Interest, Scotland.
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Viking expeditions from Orkney and Shetland headed west 500 years before Columbus. (more…)