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  1. patois
    local dialect
  2. argot
    dialect people try to keep hidden
  3. Lingua Franca
    • universal language (opposite or argot)
    • Means same thing to different people in different places
  4. NIMBY
    not in my backyard. people want things generally bt dont want them to affect them personally
  5. vergil dante
    universal desire to guise the uniformed and younger generations
  6. eeg
    • electro encephalogram
    • test to measure brain waves
  7. fMRI
    • functional MRI
    • way to scan and see what is happening in the brain
    • brain activity
  8. Frontal Lobe of Cerebral Cortex
    fron part of brain that is responsible for decision making
  9. Phineas Gage
    • got metal rode through head
    • Destroyed piece of frontal lobe
    • became amoral and careless
    • personality changes
  10. frontal lobotomy
    • destroy part of a persons frontal lobe because they are mentally ill.
    • dont happen anymore
  11. Hobbesian view
    • if gov and culture are taken away, life is evel
    • people are amoral and selfish
    • life would be short
  12. Guy Fawkes
    • citizens should rebel against gov
    • english figure who tried to bring down gov
  13. Raphael Tobias
    same view as Vergil Dante
  14. Hubris
    Lot of confidence in ability, narcissist,
  15. Nemesis
    • greek god,
    • punished hubris
    • someone who brings you down from too much pride or from being bad
    • bringsyou to justice
  16. albert schweitzer lambarene
    founded a hospital in Africa to serve a greater cause- humanity

    • gave up family and life for it
    • example of how ppl should behave
  17. Dionysus Bacchus Bachanalia
    • Dionysus- greek gods of celebration
    • Bacchus- roman
    • Bachanalia- drunken celebration using no self control
  18. de jure segregation
    • separation of races by law, not equal.
    • de jure- result of a law
  19. de facto segragation
    • seperation of races with no law
    • happens on its own
    • de facto- there is no law, just happens
  20. kyoto protocol
    - international agreement on trying to limit carbon dioxide missions (Ex- burning wood_ to control global warming (failed)
  21. Montreal protocal
    treaty to limit a particular type of pollution in the air. was successful. people got rid of fridges. ppl from diff parts of the world worked together to save ozone layer
  22. aaas
    american association for the advancement of scient. where top scientists get together, where to find out organization, primeir source of most reliable scientific info
  23. Malthus
    said population will continue to grow until food runs out and famine happens and people die
  24. Miranda v Arizona
    if arrested, have Miranda rights (to remain silent)
  25. Plessy v Ferguson
    • case that allowed segregation to occur
    • seperate but equal
  26. brown v board of education
    supreme court said they were wrong about segregation
  27. Dick Gregory
    • african american comedian and civil rights activist
    • to to white eople about the word nigger
  28. ven diagram
    diagramthat shows relation between 2 things. usually uses circles
  29. hemlock society- compassion and choices
    right of personal suicide. sould be able to kill self
  30. adam smith- wealth of nations
    basis of capitolism. everyone can be as wealthy as possible. can own anything they want
  31. universal declaration of civil rights
    no one can be denied certain rights like to have children
  32. double nind solution
    • both solutions are negative
    • have negative affects
  33. double blind test
    • researcher and experiment perso dont know chich is placebo and which is actual medicine
    • both parties in test not aware of condition
  34. norman burloug
    was an American agronomist, humanitarian, and Nobel laureate who has been called "the father of the Green Revolution".[2] Borlaug was one of only six people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and theCongressional Gold Medal.[3] He was also a recipient of the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honor.
  35. articles of confederation
    The Articles of Confederation, formally the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, was an agreement among the 13 founding states that legally established the United States of America as a confederation of sovereign states and served as its first constitution.[1] Its drafting by the Continental Congress began in mid 1776 and an approved version was sent to the states for ratification in late 1777.
  36. utilitarianism
    • Should a person be forced to do the best for
    • most people?

    • If you do not want to educate children, will it
    • hurt society
  37. Libretarianism
    • Little government, doesn’t provide much, more
    • freedom
  38. plutocracy
    rule by the wealthy, or power provided by wealth.
  39. eccentricity
    • Describing a person who has an unusual, peculiar, or odd personality, set of beliefs, or
    • behavior pattern.
  40. deductive reasoning
    reasoning which constructs or evaluates deductive arguments. Deductive arguments are attempts to show that a conclusion necessarily follows from a set of premises or hypothesis. A deductive argument is valid if the conclusion does follow necessarily from the premises, i.e., if the conclusion must be true provided that the premises are true. A deductive argument is sound if it is valid and its premises are true. Deductive arguments are valid or invalid, sound or unsound. Deductive reasoning is a method of gaining knowledge. An example of a deductive argument:All men are mortalSocrates is a manTherefore, Socrates is mortal
  41. inductive reasoning
    is a kind of reasoning that constructs or evaluates propositions that are abstractions of observations. It is commonly construed as a form of reasoning that makes generalizations based on individual instances. In this sense it is often contrasted with deductive reasoning.

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