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How Democracies & Republics Rise & Fall: A Crash Course on Plato's Republic

How Democracies & Republics Rise & Fall: A Crash Course on Plato's Republic

The Republic is written by Plato as a collection of conversations made by his teacher, Socrates. It gives insights into human behavior which is amazingly applicable to today. Plato described government going through FIVE STAGES: "The constitutions of states are five." The FIVE STAGES are: "We count as one Royal and Aristocratical ..."followed by- Timocratical,- Oligarchical,- Democratical,- Tyrannical.

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A Young Christian who changed the world: Ludwig von Zinzendorf & the Moravian Missionaries - American Minute with Bill Federer

A Young Christian who changed the world: Ludwig von Zinzendorf & the Moravian Missionaries - American Minute with Bill Federer

Pilgrim Governor William Bradford wrote: "As one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here kindled hath shone unto many, yea in some sort to our whole nation."

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Eddie Rickenbacker-"Fighting the Flying Circus" & "Seven Came Through" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Eddie Rickenbacker-"Fighting the Flying Circus" & "Seven Came Through" - American Minute with Bill Federer

He began his career as an auto racer, gaining international fame by competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times, earning the nickname "Fast Eddie."

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