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comment If modern human existed for hundreds of thousands years why was writing invented only some 7000-9000 years ago?
@T.E.D. I unaccepted the answer so that you could change it :-)
Aug
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accepted Is the claim that Hitler came to power democratically justified?
Aug
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comment Is the claim that Hitler came to power democratically justified?
I would also add that at the presidential election Hitler lost to Hindenburg, who was supported by all anti-Nazi forces. This clearly indicates that the people did not support the Nazi cause, and it was only the betrayal by Hindenburg of his voters that paved the way to the Nazis.
Aug
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Aug
15
revised What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
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Aug
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comment What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
@Vector free verse in not just something without rhyme. It is something without meter as well. I do not know about Homer writing something without meter.
Aug
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revised What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
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comment What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
@Vector following the link I see rhymed poetry to my impression. Anyway, it would count.
Aug
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comment What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
@Vector no, free verse does not count.
Aug
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comment What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
The Henry's speech would count if it was not from a play by a poet, lol.
Aug
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comment What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
Sorry, I am not interested in "free verse". I am interested in true poetry.
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comment What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
Sorry, I am not interested in "free verse". I am interested in true poetry.
Aug
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asked What are examples of official documents or speeches composed in verse?
Aug
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comment How did Germany produce such an impressive portfolio of officers for WW2?
@T.E.D. this sounds very much strange to me, here Eastern Front is known very much better, to a very wide circle of people, including general public, enthusiasts and students, while other fronts are virtually unknown. As such, the problem lies definitely not with accessibility of archives or time, but with language barrier and focus of propaganda/education. And I am well sure the total number of films about Eastern Front far outnumbers the number of films about Western front, possibly by orders of magnitude.
Aug
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comment Why did Jews not immigrate to the Muslim world?
@Lennart Regebro I suggest you create a new question for this matter.
Aug
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revised Disappearance and reappearance of helmets in European armies circa 1600 to 1900
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comment Why did Jews not immigrate to the Muslim world?
@Lennart Regebro Jews usually lived in cities where standards of living were better. Also I think you are mixing different European countries. In Italy and Germany standards of living never were low compared to the other world, while in many other European counties they could be poor indeed.
Aug
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answered Disappearance and reappearance of helmets in European armies circa 1600 to 1900
Aug
10
comment What evidence is Chomsky alluding to when he states the US is preventing a settlement between Israel & Palestine?
Maybe this answer would be useful: history.stackexchange.com/questions/5747/…
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revised Recognition of Palestine?
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