Nov 052013

Question by Heyle Jackson: What is the meaning of the poem “Three Passions” by Bertrand Russell?
If you don’t know it, here it is:

Three Passions

Three passions have governed my life:
The longings for love, the search for knowledge,
And unbearable pity for the suffering [of humankind].

Love brings ecstasy and relieves loneliness.
In the union of love I have seen
In a mystic miniature the prefiguring vision
Of the heavens that saints and poets have imagined.

With equal passion I have sought knowledge.
I have wished to understand the hearts [of people].
I have wished to know why the stars shine.

Love and knowledge led upwards to the heavens,
But always pity brought me back to earth;
Cries of pain reverberated in my heart
Of children in famine, of victims tortured
And of old people left helpless.

I long to alleviate the evil, but I cannot,
And I too suffer.
This has been my life; I found it worth living.

- Bertrand Russell

Please do not give me a summary, I already found it online.
What I’m looking for is the deeper meaning of it in a paragraph or more :)

Best answer:

Answer by ?
who is the writer where did he or she live when the poem is written by a person with a pseudonym not his real name what is the reason

what does the title mean for you before reading the poem

expalin why it is a poem and not a ballad

what name is given to the text between two blanks

when the first letter is the same that sort of rhime has a name

when there is a letter in the word the same or a sound the same there is a specified name for it

read the poem and search also for written lines on more than one line in each give the name of Three suffering

the name is used in a special poem very commonly but also in newer ones

does the sentences have a rhime in the last word

when words are pronounced which part of the word is pronounced

you should name at least three different types

look the word passions up in a dictionairy

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Aug 052013

Question by Adrian L: I have three bachelor degrees; What will happen to me if I join the military?
I have three degrees in criminal justice, neuroscience, and psychology, and i’m thinking about joining the army.
Can anyone give me some good advice?
ermm…well to one of the answers….i am not 30 years old…..
There is something called “triple majoring” now in universities, and that was how i received my degrees.

I just had to give up my summers and winters and all the fun opportunities in college to earn them.

So, do you suggest that i go on and continue my graduate studies for law or medicine? or, should i consider the military as an option?

Best answer:

Answer by Good Daze Ahead
You have THREE degrees and you can’t figure out what happens when you join the military??

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Mar 032012
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Question by Lisa W: What do you think are three things necessary (besides life or a brain) for human consciousness?
I’m doing a project and want to know what everyone thinks are three things necessary (besides life and a brain) for consciousness. Preferably human consciousness. If you feel as if there’s more, or actually know if there is a factual list of things that are necessary, then feel free to post more. I’d like the answers to be serious, but funny things are alright as well.

Best answer:

Answer by vande-man
Our evolution has allowed us to recognize our existence.
Our need to survive has forced our evolution.
We now ask ourselves, why?
Our brain is extremely complex.
The brain would be useless without our five senses to load in information.
Consciousness is the state of being aware of what is going on around you.
The senses allow this.
I know we all feel there is more to it than that.
A soul perhaps?
This is an extra sense.
The brain likes a complete picture.
When there is none, it will complete it.
This is where alot of interesting things happen.
It’s called imagination.

haha I like them all!!!
All living things need to survive. We all will change to do so.

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Oct 282011

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