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Misanthropy

Misanthropy is the general hatred, distrust or contempt of the human species or human nature. A misanthrope or misanthropist is someone who holds such views or feelings. The word’s origin is from the Greek words μῖσος (misos, “hatred”) and ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos, “man, human”). The condition is often confused with asociality. A misanthrope is a person  Full Article…

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Benedict of Norcia

Benedict of Norcia (or Nursia) (Latin: Benedictus de Nursia; Italian: Benedetto da Norcia; c. 480 – 543 or 547 AD) is a Christian saint, who is the patron Saint of Europe and students. Benedict founded twelve communities for monks at Subiaco, Lazio in Italy (about 40 miles (64 km) to the east of Rome), before moving to Montecassino  Full Article…

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