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  • ron desantis

    ron desantis is an american politician who has served as the governor of florida since 2019. he is a member of the republican party. prior to serving as governor, desantis served as a member of the u.s. house of representatives for florida's 6th congressional district.

    desantis is known for his conservative political views and has aligned himself with the trump administration on a number of issues. he has advocated for lower taxes and limited government intervention in issues such as healthcare and education. desantis has also supported efforts to restrict access to abortion and has opposed efforts to address climate change.

    during his time as governor, desantis has faced criticism for his handling of the covid-19 pandemic, including his decision to not implement a statewide mask mandate and his handling of the distribution of vaccines. he has also faced criticism for his support of controversial measures, such as a voter suppression bill that was signed into law in florida in 2021.

    it is up to individuals to decide whether they believe desantis is a good politician based on their own values and beliefs. it is important to consider a politician's policies and actions when evaluating their effectiveness as a leader.

  • moon

    the moon is the earth's only natural satellite and has long been an object of fascination for humans. here are a few interesting facts about the moon:

    – the moon is about 238,855 miles from earth and has a diameter of about 2,159 miles.
    – the moon has no atmosphere and no water, and its surface is covered in craters and other geological features.
    – the moon's gravity is about one-sixth that of earth, which means that objects on the moon's surface weigh much less than they would on earth.
    – the moon's appearance changes over the course of a month, going from a full moon to a new moon and back again.
    – the moon's surface temperature can range from a high of about 260 degrees fahrenheit during the day to a low of about -280 degrees fahrenheit at night.
    – the moon was formed about 4.5 billion years ago, and its formation is thought to have been the result of a massive impact between earth and another celestial body.
    – humans first landed on the moon in 1969, when the apollo 11 mission successfully touched down on the lunar surface. since then, six more manned missions have been launched to the moon.

  • cristiano ronaldo

    cristiano ronaldo is a portuguese soccer player who is considered one of the greatest players of all time. here are a few interesting facts and hidden stories about ronaldo:

    – ronaldo was born on february 5, 1985, in funchal, madeira, portugal.
    – he started his professional soccer career with sporting cp before moving to manchester united in 2003.
    – ronaldo is the all-time leading scorer for the portuguese national team, and he has represented his country at three world cup tournaments.
    – in 2009, he was awarded the ballon d'or, which is given to the world's best soccer player. he has won the award four times in total.
    – in addition to his soccer career, ronaldo is also a successful entrepreneur and has endorsement deals with major brands such as nike, tag heuer, and herbalife.
    – ronaldo is known for his philanthropy and has donated millions of dollars to charitable causes, including the construction of a children's hospital in his hometown of funchal.
    – despite his many accomplishments, ronaldo has faced controversy and criticism, including accusations of tax evasion and allegations of sexual assault. he has denied these allegations.
    – over the years, ronaldo has been linked to a number of women, but it is not clear how many of these relationships were serious or long-term. some of the women who have been rumored to be ronaldo's girlfriends include models irina shayk and gemma atkinson, as well as reality tv star kim kardashian. however, ronaldo has never publicly confirmed any of these relationships, and it is not known if he is currently in a relationship.

  • francis newlands

    he championed abolishing the 15th amendment (the right of citizens of the united states to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the united states or by any state on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude).

  • stalking

    stalking is generally a pattern of behavior directed at another person that causes them to suffer emotional distress or to reasonably fear for their safety or for the safety of someone close to them, such as a family member.

    unwanted contact: following or watching someone; unwanted and repeated face-to-face, phone, text, or email communication; continuing to contact someone after they have asked that it stop.

    digital stalking: tracking or following someone digitally, such as through social media; posting derogatory, defamatory, or explicit information about the person online.

    masking identity: repeatedly contacting someone over the phone using masked or “spoofed” numbers.

  • pubg mobile

  • thales of miletus

    there is the anecdote of thales the milesian and his financial scheme, which involves a principle of universal application, but is attributed to him on account of his reputation for wisdom. he was reproached for his poverty, which was supposed to show that philosophy was of no use. according to the story, he knew by his skill in the stars while it was yet winter that there would be a great harvest of olives in the coming year; so, having a little money, he gave deposits for the use of all the olive-presses in chios and miletus, which he hired at a low price because no one bid against him. when the harvest-time came, and many were wanted all at once and of a sudden, he let them out at any rate which he pleased, and made a quantity of money. thus he showed the world that philosophers can easily be rich if they like, but that their ambition is of another sort. he is supposed to have given a striking proof of his wisdom, but as i was saying, his scheme for getting wealth is of universal application, and is nothing but the creation of a monopoly. it is an art often practiced by cities when they are in want of money; they make a monopoly of provisions.

  • love

    “love is merely the name for the desire and pursuit of the whole.” aristophanes

    the date of aristophanes’ birth is actually not known, however evidence suggest he had been born in cydathenaeus, a deme in athens in the year c.447 bc. he wrote 40 plays, eleven are extant and these have remained a part of western literature. until his death in c.388 bc, aristophanes remained the leading comic poet of greece.

    aristophanes gave a speech at plato’s symposium. a symposium was just a dinner party in ancient greece the learned gave speeches, ate and drank, and in the book the symposium where all the speeches were complicated theoretical and philosophical musings about love aristophanes more or less said love is not so difficult and delivers his speech in the form of a myth.

    aristophanes gives us a myth that is wildly imaginative and very entertaining. the story is pleasant enough and has an uplifting conclusion, with the suggestion thatlovehelps us to find our "other half" and that one day we might be fully reunited. aristophanes' myth is so overtly delightful, we might ask why he insists that he be taken seriously. aristophanes does not mean his myth to be taken as the literal truth. perhaps in taking his myth seriously, he does not so much want us to take it literally as he wants us to take the comic perspective seriously. that is, we should not laugh off his myth as nonsense, but rather ask what it can teach us. like all good comedy, aristophanes' myth is not entertainment purely for the sake of entertainment. in producing an uplifting response in his listeners, aristophanes also hopes to lead them to a certain perspective on love.

    one interesting point to note is that aristophanes' myth suggests that we are attracted not to certain qualities ina person so much as we are attracted to the person him or herself. a certain person is right for us not because that person has certain qualities we find appealing, but because that person's character is similar to ours and resembles our "other half." we find that person's particular qualities attractive because they belong to someone whose nature we find sympathetic, and not the other way around. when we have found someone with a similar nature to ours, we want to bond with them and live a shared life with them. the idea of sharing one's life with another is a common greek theme regarding interpersonal relationships. a similar thought is expressed by aristotle in his writings on friendship, for instance. as drawn out by aristophanes' myth, this attraction to our "other half" is one of the noblest pursuits of all. it makes us whole again, and can ease any feelings of incompleteness we may experience in our everyday life.

    aristophanes' myth on the origin of love

    long ago, aristophanes explains, there were three genders: male, female, and androgynous, and each person was twice what they are now. that is, they had four hands, four legs, two heads, two sets of genitals, and so on. they could move both forward and backward and would run by spinning themselves around cartwheel-like on all eight limbs. males were descended from the sun, females from the earth, and those who were androgynous were descended from the moon.

    they were very powerful and vigorous and made threatening attacks on the gods. the gods did not want to destroy them because they would then forfeit the sacrifices humans made to them, so zeus decided to cut each person in two. he also suggested that if this didn't settle humans down, he would cut them in two once again and they would have to hop about on one leg.

    apollo (the god of light) then turned their heads to make them face towards their wound, pulled their skin around to cover up the wound, and tied it together at the navel like a purse. he made sure to leave a few wrinkles on what became known as the abdomen so that they might be reminded of their punishment because they longed for their original nature, people kept trying to find their other half and reunite with it. when they found their other half, they would embrace and stay together, not wanting anything else.

    eventually, people started dying of hunger or general inactivity. zeus took pity on them, and moved their genitals around so that they would be facing frontward. this way, when they embraced, they could have sexual intercourse, and those who were formerly androgynous could reproduce, and even two men who came together could at least have sexual satisfaction and then move on to other things.

    this is the origin of our instinctive desire for other human beings. those who are interested in members of the opposite sex are halves of formerly androgynous people, while men who like men and women who like women are halves of what were formerly whole males and females. aristophanes applauds male-male relationships between men and boys since such couples value boldness, braveness, and masculinity, both in themselves and in others.

    when we find our other half, we are overwhelmed with affection, concern, and love for that person. this great amount of care cannot result simply from a desire for sex, but we have difficulty articulating precisely what it is that makes us care so much. if hephaestus, the blacksmith god, were to offer to weld a couple together so that they would become one and never be parted, even in death, they would leap at this opportunity.

    "love"is the name that we give to our desire for wholeness, to be restored to our original nature.

    aristophanes observes that if we are disobedient or disorderly toward the gods, zeus might split us in two once more, so we must strive ourselves, and encourage others, to behave well toward the gods. in this respect, love is our leader, and if we work against love we will find ourselves on the wrong side of the gods. aristophanes urges eryximachus and the others not to take his speech as a simple comedy, or a joke directed at such life-partners as pausanias and agathon. given that we are all separate, love does what he can for us given the circumstances: he guides us toward those who are close in nature to us and who best fit our character. perhaps if we continue to show reverence to the gods, he may one day restore us to our formerly whole selves.

  • elon musk

    a spectacular markeeter and crypto manipulator.

  • creatine

    comes from the greek word “kreas”, meaning meat.

  • protein

    the word protein comes from the greek word proteos, meaning primary, or taking first place – which is apropos because protein intake is the first thing we set.

  • youtube

    google buys youtube for $1.65 billion.

    youtube generates $1.65 billion in revenue every 3 weeks.


  • idgaf

    i don't give a fuck.

  • users' favorite quotes

    when women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. when men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment.
    warren farrell

  • johnny cash

    “there's no way around grief and loss: you can dodge all you want, but sooner or later you just have to go into it, through it, and, hopefully, come out the other side. the world you find there will never be the same as the world you left.”

    –johnny cash

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