• Was Christianity a anti-roman empire religion?

    I've noticed a recurring theme of the "prophets" aka political intellectuals in middle east under the oppression of the roman empire dictating and mixing their personal grievances/politics into religion to try to spread their ideas throughout roman empire and execute some kind of social change to... show more
    I've noticed a recurring theme of the "prophets" aka political intellectuals in middle east under the oppression of the roman empire dictating and mixing their personal grievances/politics into religion to try to spread their ideas throughout roman empire and execute some kind of social change to undermine the empire. they give some lip service to cesear but overall are trying to undermine the authority of the emperor saying that there is a greater power and the rich elite are sinful/ people should not have so much kind of a socialism against luxury. change the empire's culture and bring it down from within. make the greatest person in the empire from the emperor to someone tortured and executed by the empire and make everyone guilty feeling to be associated with the roman empire instead of proud. And then catholisim was a attempt to co-opt the movement and integrate it into the empire but of course it failed.
    18 answers · History · 2 days ago
  • Can the majority ever be morally wrong?

    I would imagine modern atheists would ultimately have to conclude their own moral opinions incorrect by default if they went against the majority. What other authority would there be to determine all these things? I'm also wondering how we can condemn things in the past that had majority support, that future... show more
    I would imagine modern atheists would ultimately have to conclude their own moral opinions incorrect by default if they went against the majority. What other authority would there be to determine all these things? I'm also wondering how we can condemn things in the past that had majority support, that future people won't condemn us for in the same ways.
    32 answers · Philosophy · 2 days ago
  • How Are Phone Scenes Filmed?

    Best answer: In most cases, the character on screen talks into a prop phone with no network connection at all. They act out their side of the conversation, either leaving pauses for the other person to reply; or someone off camera reads the lines as a prompt. If the other person on the phone is heard, their lines are recorded... show more
    Best answer: In most cases, the character on screen talks into a prop phone with no network connection at all.

    They act out their side of the conversation, either leaving pauses for the other person to reply; or someone off camera reads the lines as a prompt. If the other person on the phone is heard, their lines are recorded separately and added in later.
    4 answers · Theater & Acting · 4 hours ago
  • Which hippie name do you like best?

    Best answer: Whisper is the one I like best
    Best answer: Whisper is the one I like best
    9 answers · Books & Authors · 1 day ago
  • Writing a story. Need help with names?

    So I'm writing a story and I need help with first and middle names. Some for a girl, others for boys. The last name is going to be Flores. Thanks guys!! <33
    So I'm writing a story and I need help with first and middle names. Some for a girl, others for boys. The last name is going to be Flores. Thanks guys!! <33
    10 answers · Books & Authors · 1 day ago
  • Was Barack Obama a Black Panther?

    Best answer: I just called him and asked him. He says he wasn't.
    Best answer: I just called him and asked him. He says he wasn't.
    22 answers · History · 2 days ago
  • What are some fears people might have?

    Best answer: Acrophobia
    Agoraphobia
    Atychiphobia
    Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia - I had to copypaste this one.
    Thalassophobia
    Claustrophobia
    Trypophobia
    Germophobia
    Hydrophobia
    Homophobia
    Islamophobia
    Aquaphobia
    Arachnophobia
    That's all I know
    Best answer: Acrophobia
    Agoraphobia
    Atychiphobia
    Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia - I had to copypaste this one.
    Thalassophobia
    Claustrophobia
    Trypophobia
    Germophobia
    Hydrophobia
    Homophobia
    Islamophobia
    Aquaphobia
    Arachnophobia
    That's all I know
    20 answers · Books & Authors · 3 days ago
  • How would ancient Romans have talked to each other?

    Was it like what we saw in the Spartacus TV show (like almost Shakespearean dialogue) or like what we saw in the HBO Rome series?
    Was it like what we saw in the Spartacus TV show (like almost Shakespearean dialogue) or like what we saw in the HBO Rome series?
    12 answers · History · 20 hours ago
  • Where was Winston Churchill during the Blitz during World War 2?

    Was he in London? Or outside London?
    Was he in London? Or outside London?
    17 answers · History · 2 days ago
  • How did slaves light their room?

    20 answers · History · 3 days ago
  • Why did the Spanish tend to. settle and intermarry with the Native American population, whereas the English did not?

    Best answer: All I can think of is the Spanish went to conquer and pillage and likely took no women with them so if they wanted a wife married a local indian. The British went there to colonise and settle and many took wives with them.
    Best answer: All I can think of is the Spanish went to conquer and pillage and likely took no women with them so if they wanted a wife married a local indian. The British went there to colonise and settle and many took wives with them.
    14 answers · History · 3 days ago
  • How to fake a severe limp?

    I recently got cast as the character Crutchie in a production of the musical Newsies, and the character walks with a pretty severe limp due to polio. However, I'm having trouble making it look convincing. I will have a crutch to walk with for the performance, but I'm not really sure exactly how to move with... show more
    I recently got cast as the character Crutchie in a production of the musical Newsies, and the character walks with a pretty severe limp due to polio. However, I'm having trouble making it look convincing. I will have a crutch to walk with for the performance, but I'm not really sure exactly how to move with it so that it looks convincing enough. Any tips?
    9 answers · Theater & Acting · 14 hours ago
  • Weren't the Vietcong and the NVA the good guys of the Vietnam war?

    The US govt faked the Gulf of Tonkin hoax to get into Vietnam. They also dumped Agent Orange on the Vietnamese population and did the My Lai massacre. Burnt innocent civilians with napalm. The govt was backing the the tyrannical Diem regime in South Vietnam.
    The US govt faked the Gulf of Tonkin hoax to get into Vietnam. They also dumped Agent Orange on the Vietnamese population and did the My Lai massacre. Burnt innocent civilians with napalm. The govt was backing the the tyrannical Diem regime in South Vietnam.
    11 answers · History · 24 hours ago
  • On 9/11, did the firefighters waste their time and lives by going into the World Trade Centre buildings? Did they save anyone?

    Would it have been better if the fire fighters didn't go into the buildings? Would less lives had been lost that day, with the accumulated number of dealths due to the dead firefighters?
    Would it have been better if the fire fighters didn't go into the buildings? Would less lives had been lost that day, with the accumulated number of dealths due to the dead firefighters?
    11 answers · History · 1 day ago
  • After the Civil War, how did the slaves know they were free?

    For domestic slaves in the big cities it would be hard to hide the news of their emancipation from them. But what about all the agricutural slaves? Very few slaves could read or write, in fact up until the very moment slavery was abolished, it was illegal in most places to teach slaves to read or write. And most... show more
    For domestic slaves in the big cities it would be hard to hide the news of their emancipation from them. But what about all the agricutural slaves? Very few slaves could read or write, in fact up until the very moment slavery was abolished, it was illegal in most places to teach slaves to read or write. And most slaves knew nothing of the world outside the one plantation, or few plantations, that they worked on their entire life. As far as the majority of slaves would have known, blacks are slaves everywhere and there is no place they can go for freedom. In fact, this is a lie they would likely have been brought up to believe. Think about it: Why would a slave owner teach the slaves about free States and Slave States, and about how absolute freedom exists if they make itnto Canada? This is exactly why slaves were kept illiterate, so they would NOT know these things. This being said, the war is over, the 14th Amendment is passed, and on paper, slavery is no more. How did plantation slaves know about this? Seems to me most planters would simply neglect to mention this fact to his now former slaves, and let them go on believing that nothing has changed, thus keeping his free labor for perhaps years or decades to come. Any insight to what happened in this regard?
    9 answers · History · 19 hours ago