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I'm currently studying Aikido and Taiji. I'm informally studying jo and bokken.


Oct
12
awarded  Yearling
Oct
10
revised What preparations went into the Tehran Conference of 1943?
Added links for those of us who don't have all Soviet operational code names memorized.
Oct
10
reviewed Close On Washington's Farewell Address
Oct
9
reviewed Reviewed Did India turn down a permanent seat in the UN in 1955?
Oct
9
reviewed No Action Needed On Washington's Farewell Address
Oct
9
reviewed No Action Needed History of scientific regression
Oct
9
reviewed Reject What was the world population around 970 BC? Does it fit the biblical narrative?
Oct
9
revised How similar were Finnish and Lenape slash-and-burn agriculture?
added 93 characters in body
Oct
9
comment How similar were Finnish and Lenape slash-and-burn agriculture?
so you're really interested in the difference between two cultures pre-agricultural farming techniques. Slash and burn isn't important? I'm not arguing, I just don't understand why you are challenging Mr. Bailyn's assertion.
Oct
9
reviewed No Action Needed How were fortification doors protected against fire?
Oct
9
reviewed Reviewed Is there a civilization that never believed in God in the ancient times?
Oct
9
comment Is there a civilization that never believed in God in the ancient times?
I changed proscribed to prescribed - I hope that I did not alter the intended meaning.
Oct
9
revised Is there a civilization that never believed in God in the ancient times?
Corrected spelling.
Oct
9
comment Did the Trojan Horse actually exist?
This is an unsupported opinion that does not answer the question.
Oct
9
comment How similar were Finnish and Lenape slash-and-burn agriculture?
Why would you assume that there would be differences between the Finnish and the Lenape farming techniques?
Oct
9
revised Is there evidence Muslim soldiers fought in the Continental Army?
Edited the title to make it more accurate, more terse and less provactive.
Oct
9
reviewed Close Did Ivan Marchenko actually exist?
Oct
8
reviewed No Action Needed What would have been the carrying capacity for 11th-13th century backpacks?
Oct
8
reviewed No Action Needed Were the Puritans for a State Church?
Oct
7
reviewed Reviewed Power over the centuries: spiritual vs. political vs. economic