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  • Define communism. What is communism?

    Communism is not only a would be economic system, but also a political doctrine (or worldview) based on the idea of “common ground” or “equality”. Now, Communism has sought to “level people down” by “dispossessing” those who have CAPITAL and by “redistribution” or sharing such CAPITAL with those who don’t have it. However, the so called “appropriation” and “redistribution” of CAPITAL is not always political dialogue concerning economic capital such as the “factors of production” or the “means of production”, but such a dialogue may also encompass other types of resources; namely, “social, cultural and ethnic capital”, which is not conventional CAPITAL in terms of economic resources: Land, labour and capital. Thus, political and leftist dialogue may well encompass the so called “appropriation” and “redistribution” of social, cultural and ethnic CAPITAL to improve the circumstances of others who are bereft of such CAPITAL. Therefore, any Modern, proper and correct definition of “communism” should also encompass dialogue concerning the unconventional types of CAPITAL, which are social, cultural and ethnic. Since CAPITAL are not only economic resources, but there are other types of CAPITAL, also. True or false?
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  • Different dictionaries usually provide varying definitions of the same words. True or false?

    There is significant overlap between the various definitions, but the mutually exclusive areas are at the fringe. Now, since there are slightly varying definitions of the same words then how do we know which is the correct one?
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  • How do you pronounce "taught"?

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  • Is being called happy-go-lucky bad?

    I was curious because in my recommendation for college, my teacher said many wonderful things about me, but then said I was a "happy-go-lucky" person. Does that have a bad connotation or is positive?
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  • Does "call" mean "show me the cards"? If no, what does mean that?

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  • How should you respond when you think someone is talking nonsense?

    many people are guilty of that today, talking nonsense. What is the best response to someone talking nonsense or babbling?
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  • Is "nothing" a word?

    Best answer: True nothingness can not be perceived, for the moment that you do, it ceases to be nothingness. As such, the word 'nothing' can not, does not refer to true nothingness, but rather, a pseudo-nothingness, or rather, the lack of something, generally determined by context.
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  • What is wrong with these sentences?

    When do your parents come from the United States? When do your parents come from the beach? When do your parents come from Miami?
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  • Identify the correct Sentence?

    Identify the correct sentence. A. We agreed the flowers were lovely. B. Maria was not very gladly to see her brother. C. The​ policeman's expression looked unpleasantly. D. When the teacher was nearly the​ child, he began to cry.
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  • Is the phrase 'do you understand' often used when somebody is being told off?

    Best answer: It is a mild reprimand, because it implies that something they did or said indicated they DID NOT understand. Examples: "Do you understand that just because you ask for something doesn't mean you're going to get it?." or "Do you understand that a weather forecast isn't always accurate?"
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  • Is it "racist" to say "Everything I need to know about Islam I learned on 9/11"?

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  • In my sentence I observed your in differentness to me can you give me any other word to replace ( to me) please?

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  • A sound was not to be heard?

    Best answer: Yes, it does sound a little strange, although the grammar is perfectly correct.
    More usual:
    Not a sound was to be heard.
    or
    Not a sound was heard.
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  • What is the definitiom of paquet?

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  • Why does Sen write "paedophile" as "pedophile", is he a big fat Yank?

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  • What are the definitive rules for using a comma before "and"?

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  • I need help with my grammar guys. thanks?

    They showed it by distrusted my decision or questioned my orders
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  • Grammar/writing help?

    Best answer: This is clearly copy-writing to advertise a range of sauces, so there's no requirement for them to be complete sentences. All three make the point. All three are easy enough to understand.
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  • Which of the following sentence is written correctly? Plz answer?

    I have waited for this moment since 2000 Or I have been waiting for this moment since 2000.
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  • What's the difference between 'college' and 'collagen'?

    Best answer: A college is an educational institution or a constituent part of one. A college may be a degree-awarding tertiary educational institution, a part of a collegiate or federal university, or an institution offering vocational education.

    Collagen is the main structural protein in the extracellular space in the various connective tissues in animal bodies. As the main component of connective tissue, it is the most abundant protein in mammals, making up from 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. Collagen consists of amino acids wound together to form triple-helices to form of elongated fibrils. It is mostly found in fibrous tissues such as tendons, ligaments and skin.
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