Is tradition a hindrance to progress?

The despotism of tradition (custom) is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement. --John Stuart Mill

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What are some important holidays in Chile?

Chile celebrates some holidays. A few are Christmas, Independence Day, and Day of the Dead.

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Was Daylight Saving Time in effect in Pennsylvania in 1955?

Daylight Savings Time - March 18, 1919 A Pittsburgh city councilman during the first World War, Robert Garland devised the nation's first daylight savings plan, instituted in 1918.

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How do people celebrate Newtonmas?

Newtonmas is the celebration of the birth (and subsequent good works) of Sir Isaac Newton (25 December 1642 OS). Sir Isaac worked to develop the math to describe gravitation and the movement of objects, as the story goes, after being hit on the head by a falling apple. Without this cutting edge p...

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What is an Imaculate Conceptionwhy do you celebrate it?

This question often catches a lot of people out. Jesus was born because of the VIRGIN BIRTH, God placed him in Mary's womb. Immaculate Conception is what happened to MARY. It means that from the moment Mary was concieved she was granted immunity from all suspicion of sin. The Virgin Birth is ment...

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