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Buddhism

Buddhism was founded in the fourth or fifth century B.C. in northern India by a man known traditionally as Siddhartha (meaning “he who has reached the goal”) Gautama, the son of a warrior prince. So…

Utopiaby Thomas More

Of the Travelling of the Utopians Of Their Military Discipline Of Their Slaves, and of Their Marriages "They do not make slaves of prisoners of war, except those that are taken in batt…

Constitutions of Clarendon

(See Clarendon) Apostolic Constitutions. A “Catholic” code of both doctrine and discipline collected by Clemens Romaus. The word “Apostolic,” as in the “Apost…

V. The Vâgasaneyi-Samhitâ-Upanishad

V. The Vâgasaneyi-Samhitâ-UpanishadTHE Vâgasaneyi-samhitâ-upanishad, commonly called from its beginning, Îsâ or Îsâvâsya, forms the fortieth and co…

Dogmatic Facts

(1) The supreme authority of the Pope of Rome over all churches. (2) His right to decide arbitrarily all controversies. (3) His right to convoke councils at will. (4) His right to revise, r…

Geneva Print

(Reading). Drinking gin or whisky. “ `Why, John,' said the veteran, `what a discipline is this you have been keeping? You have been reading Geneva print this morning already.' `I have…

Oliver Ellsworth: Landholder VII

Landholder VIIOliver EllsworthDecember 17, 1787 Some very worthy persons, who have not had great advantages for information, have objected against that clause in the constitution which provide…

John DeWitt II

John DeWitt II27 October 1787by John DeWittTo the Free Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.In my last address upon the proceedings of the Federal Convention I endeavored to convince …

Candideby Voltaire

How Candide Was Brought Up in... How Candide Escaped from the ... What Befell Candide among the Bulgarians Candide, thus driven out of this terrestrial paradise, rambled a long time…