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governing bodies

a coworker and I were discussing government this morning (great topic after a night shift! lol). She suggested a form of national government wherein we'd have a group of five co-equal leaders, each with a specific area of responsibility (finance, international trade, etc) in which they had to be specially qualified. These leaders would be elected individually (so they wouldn't be all of one party). This way there wouldn't be one person with too much ...
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The ~-sign

I have a minor question concerning Greek. What does the ~-sign that is sometimes positioned over a letter (e. g.: ã) indicate?

Thank you. :)
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Translate this for me please

hi guys . I have a phrase that i want you to translate it for me in latin :

" in you i find shelter "

Thanks
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need help...! i really need to translate this..

I have this huge problem. I can’t translate this text coz I can’t understand some of the words. Promise, I did try translating the text. Actually, I looked for the meanings of the words in the text so that I can understand some but still I can’t translate the whole text. Here are the words and their meanings:

Postquam (conj.) =after
Eo, ire, ivi, itus = go
Patrem (acc.) = father
Mortuus, -a. –um = ...
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Supernatural Beings...

Ok, I've been thinking about this for a while, and I think I've come to a logical conclusion. Supernatural beings simply cannot exist. Consider the following: We, and everything else in the universe exists in our universe. Now that seems redundant and obvious right? Well, it should. Now, the definition of something supernatural is something outside of the natural world. Since a supernatural being is outside of nature, or the universe, it cannot exist! Think ...
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Greek: an Intensive Course by Hansen and Quinn

Does anyone else use this book? I picked this one up about a month ago and have been impressed by its thoroughness, which is really important to someone learning it on their own, like me. There is no answer key for most of the book, though, and I would hate to find out that I've been doing something majorly wrong for six months. What does everyone else think of this book?
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The Best Way

I downloaded "First Greek Book". I've got the alphabet mostly memorized, and can transliterate the Lesson 1 words and give the names of the letters. So, on to Lesson 2. It talks about the cirumflex, which (always?) goes on long syllables. How does the circumflex indicate which syllable gets the most emphasis? And the grave, can anyone describe in real life terms what makes that different from the acute?

Does the long symbol over a ...
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From 'A Simple Math Problem' @ the Academy

i will pray for you. math also is not a being, it is a set of ideas in a person's head. therefore it can have no gender and therefore can not be attracted to one. therefore it is not gay.
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Neva Get Enuf

A while ago Steven was sitting at home, a school night (he didn't go in) 4 am, listening to his favourite tracks whilst staring at a booklet of JWW pages stapled together. He was thinking about the lack of activity on textkit laughing how blunt JWW is and bumping his caput to a class track, by girl group 3LW (now 2LW still titled 3LW because one of the girls threw chicken in another girl's face) ...
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hello from japan!

Hi~

I'm an American living in Japan right now and have just started to try learning Latin. I've been meaning to for years and never got around to it. Why now? Who knows, but I'm finding it a welcome distraction from learning kanji.. ha ha. The only problem is that I keep trying to put my sentences into Japanese word order... that and looking up "dative case" in the dictionary every 10 minutes for the ...
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