These two types of democracy represent coherent and therefore ideal
polities maximising the basic ideas of either majoritarian or
power-sharing politics. It is easy to identify Switzerland and the UK
The police officer heard a sound and turned to see a lamp dangling from a desk.
(The lamp, a small desk lamp, has been pushed off the edge of the desk so that it is hanging in its wire just above the ...
At a courtroom
Judge: Now, you have destroyed the evidence.
Man: What evidence?
Judge: That brick, exhibit 'A'. You're accused of having thrown that brick through the store window. That brick was part ...
Does the sentence Reduced nuclear charge is called Effective nuclear charge mean
The portion(or amount) of nuclear charge that is reduced. OR
The result( remaining amount) after some portion of the ...
The full sentence is as follows.
Imagined only as Orwell could, this powerful fable is instilled with humour and an underlying urgency that makes this one of the most prescient warnings ever written.
I uploaded a some music at to a site.
It was Billy Joel's work.
And I got a reply saying,
It’s one of those songs that a LOT of people hate on, simply because it’s so poppy and unlike a lot of Joel’s ...
An excerpt from The Plague
A word that conjured up in the doctor's mind not only what science chose to put into it, but a whole series of fantastic possibilities utterly out of keeping with that gray ...
The men of Kent may well have been mainly Jutish, and the other major
peoples certainly thought themselves either 'Angles' or 'Saxons'. But
archaeology does not suggest a very firm distinction, and by ...
In this day and age, side show barkers, competing with the
unfathomable number of spectacular oddities daily displayed on the
Internet for free, must increasingly lard their pitches with flights
Thus there is no near-contemporary source of Anglo-Saxon origin. The
reason is obvious enough: the Germanic peoples were illiterate during
their first two centuries in Britain. So their early fortunes ...
Normally, when you come up against a rare wild animal in Africa, you
grab your binoculars or your camera at once.
It is a simple reflex action. This gorilla was thirty yards away and
divided from us ...
The important thing to understand is that when we are doing what we
really love doing, we are making the world around us a happier place
for everyone. For others as well as for ourselves. When we’re ...
Woman: If you don't want to wash your clothes by hand, or if you don't
have washer or drier at home, the best place to go to do your laundry is
at the Laundromat, like this one. I've already done my ...
What are you laughing at?!
What are you laughing about?!
I can see that both are natural. Is there any difference between when you would use which or are they completely interchangeable? And if they ...
At the cleaning service
Manager: Our work has to be spotless, you know.
Manager: No spots or stains.
Man: I don't understand.
Manager: Ha, look. If I spill my coffee on this carpet, it ...
All this – the house and the remnants of the pasture land, the seashore
below the pale clay cliffs, the walk along it to the fishing village of
Kilauran, the avenue over which the high branches of the ...