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The Power of Imagination

Quote of the day:
"Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination circles the world." -Albert Einsten

The power of imaginationClose your eyes for a moment, and remember what it's like to be a child again.  Let your mind wander through a world without limits. Remember the days where life was full of giants and mythical creatures, where ordinary people turned into witches, princesses, goddesses, and wizards. Back then, reality was only limited by what your imagination could do. Anything, and I mean, anything, could happen.
We moved through life building walls as we went, defining what was real and what was not. Slowly, we gave up some of our power to dream without barriers, deeming the tooth fairy, Easter Bunny, and Santa Claus as unreal, childish, and unimportant. Imaginary friends went from being  partners in crime to unrealistic, an escape from the "real" world. What I'm getting at is this: even at a young age, imagination is …

Ethics In Knowledge

Quote of the day:

"Do what is right, not what is easy "-Unknown

The Ethical Responsibility of Knowledge 

"Why don't you just shoot us?" A Nazi official would say during one of the thirteen Nuremberg trials after World War II. What this man did not realize however, is that these trials were not just going to bring a small piece justice to a world that had been bruised, broken, and left in ruins. The Nuremberg trials would become so much bigger that a symbolic gesture. Their grandeur exceeded a group of Nazis in a court room. These trials in fact would be the most famous in history, as they were the first to condemn their caused based on principles, rules, and guidelines that came to existence on the spot, and that had been created for the sole purpose of these trials. They were based on the abstract moral principles of humanity and philosophy.

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The Nuremberg trials created several universal laws for the prevention of crimes "against humanity,&qu…