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Lord of the flies

The title “Lord of the flies” is a translation of the Hebrew Ba´alzevuv, a devil whose name suggests decay, destruction, demoralization, and panic. Golding´s Beelzebub is the anarchic, amoral driving force whose function seems to insure the survival of the individual. The tenets of civilization and intelligence from a veneer over the fury and the mire of human veins. Continue reading

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Bill Gates

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Koine Greek

  Septuaginta (Greek Edition) Greek-English Lexicon of the Septuagint The Apostolic Fathers: Greek Texts and English Translations Koine Greek Reader: Selections from the New Testament, Septuagint, and Early Christian Writers A Reader’s Greek New Testament: 2nd Edition Basics of Biblical … Continue reading

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Google Book Search

from: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/business/companies/google_inc/google_book_search/index.html?inline=nyt-org Judge Chin also echoed comments made by the Justice Department last week that the settlement, if properly revised, could offer great benefits, most notably, by providing broad access to to millions of out-of-print books that are largely locked … Continue reading

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The English Patient

A sri-lankan (Michael Ondaatje)  living in Canada writes about an hungarian educated in Britain that lives by the words of a Greek in the North African desert

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