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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Everything you always wanted to know about the beliefs of the Founding Fathers that your Congressman will never tell you!
Through the Dark Ages, civilization and learning languished under the iron rule of the church. Finally, through the rediscovery of the Pagan Classics, Plato, Aristotle, Epictetus, Plotinus and many other philosophers, the west began to see a glimmer of the...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 5
WHERE I LAY MY HEAD IS HOME A foot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, and the world before me, The long brown path before me leading Wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not for good fortune, I myself am good fortune, Henceforth I...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Samhain, The Celtic New Year
Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
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Othala
But on to Othala, which in the eastern areas of the proto-Germanic-speaking area was evidently pronounced Othila. This is the “O” rune. It did not carry over into the Younger Futhark, so Ur(uz) did double-duty. Nevertheless, the Scandinavian languages still...
Divination >> Rune Stones

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Athenian Democracy: a brief overview
Christopher W. Blackwell, “Athenian Democracy: an overview,” in C. Blackwell, ed.
THE ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY
THE ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY. The recent years 1992-1993 reflected a special time for celebration.
Introduction to Athenian Democracy of the Fifth and Fourth Centuries
of anyone who is interested in the Athenian democracy for its own sake.
REVIEW ARTICLE: THE NATURE OF ATHENIAN DEMOCRACY
Princeton/Stanford Working Papers in Classics

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Wineke: Examining Predictions Of Democracy's Collapse
Athenian democracy died in the fifth century BC And there just weren't a lot of great democratic societies after that. What made the American Revolution so inspiring was its uniqueness.
Book festival: Do you fear the breakdown of society? Ancient Greece has
There, in the Golden Age of Athenian democracy, about 450 years before the birth of Christ, Socrates - the man who, remember, thought the unexamined life not worth living - would contribute his pennyworth to discussions of ethics.
FEARS: Power of the purse can 'redress … every grievance'
Republic writing in the second century BC, this power of the purse was one of the reasons the Senate had provided such good government to Rome over the years, preventing it from following the Athenian democracy with its excess of welfare benefits.
Democracy: Tyranny of the elected
It is this Athenian democracy that is today considered the foundation of today's democracy, and it styled itself as a democracy, considering all enfranchised adult males as equal citizens with an equal say in the running of the state.
Faria: The Electoral College in the US Constitutional Republic

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Athenian democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Athenian Democracy: a brief overview
Dēmos · Classical Athenian Democracy · a Stoa Publication. [ link colors: Demos | External Source | Citation to Evidence| Word Tools ].
Democracy begins at Athens
Ancient Athens Democracy - Ancient Greece for Kids
History of Greece: Athenian Democracy
The type of democracy practiced in Athens of the fifth and fourth centuries may not have been perfect.

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