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Submitted by PeterElias on Wed, 06/08/2011 - 06:00

Beginning at least as early as the pre-Socratic era around 6 centuries BCE, it was assumed that the earth (and therefore humanity) stood at the center of the universe. It was all about us - and only about us. 

The meaning of lilacs

Submitted by PeterElias on Wed, 05/25/2011 - 06:00

My Dad was not a gardener, and yard and garden chores where never a major interest for him. Lilacs, however, were special. He would always stop to comment on the scent and beauty of blooming lilacs. Here, in his own words, is the explanation.