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  Common Sense Media - Family Friendly Reviews
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 Free Blog about Kids and Media - Common Sense Media Blog
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families.
The media is buzzing about the new season of The Simple Life in which scary skinny rich girls Nicole Richie and Paris Hilton take on the role of camp counselor, including counseling kids at a fat camp (or as E! prefers to call it, a weight loss/ fitness camp).
In a world where kids spend an average of 45 hours per week with the media when they are in school, it’s a sure bet that kids on Spring Break are going to look to fill their extended free time with even more television, movies, video games, Web sites and text messages.
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 Common Sense Advisory | Localization, Translation, Global Business, Web Globalization
Common Sense Advisory regularly publishes research on business, technology, and best practices in globalization.
Common Sense Advisory helps Global 2000 companies operationalize, benchmark, optimize, and ultimately to innovate industry best practices in translation, localization, internationalization, and globalization.
In this article Don summarizes Common Sense Advisory's resea More...
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 Creative Perfume: Common Sense & Uncommon Scents
Creative Perfumes features a collection of "common sense" quotations from the world of wisdom and "uncommon scents" from the world of perfumes.
As William Plommer once said, "Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
creativeperfumes.com   (164 words)

  
  Senses of Cinema: Our Mission
Senses of Cinema is primarily concerned with ideas about particular films or bodies of work, but also with the regimes (ideological, economic and so forth) under which films are produced and viewed, and with the more abstract theoretical and philosophical issues raised by film study.
We commission and accept articles from academics and journalists, internationally-known authorities and previously unpublished cinephiles alike; our only criteria are that they should shed new light on their subjects, and be informed by a broad knowledge and love of cinema.
Senses of Cinema is indexed in the MLA (Modern Language Association of America) International Bibliography and is listed in the MLA Directory of Periodicals.
www.sensesofcinema.com /about_us   (541 words)

  
  Common sense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One meaning of the term common sense (or as an adjective, commonsense/common-sense or as an adverb, commonsensical) on a strict construction of the term, is what people in common would agree; that which they "sense" in common as their common natural understanding.
Common sense is a perennial topic in epistemology and widely used or referred to by many philosophers.
Appeal to common sense is characteristic of a general epistemological orientation called epistemological particularism (The appellation comes from Roderick Chisholm.), which orientation is contrasted with epistemological methodism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Common_sense   (1275 words)

  
 Common sense conservative - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A common sense conservative is an advocate of conservative politics who adopts the rhetoric of "common sense" to frame his arguments.
"Common sense" conservative movements are mostly confined to the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, but have spread to Latin America and other regions with evangelical Christian movements which emphasize moral rules, rigid conformity, financial success, and retributive justice.
Critics have accused "common sense" conservatives of deliberately stirring conflict among opposing groups to clear the way for their reforms, which they say are often simple reactionary moves to eliminate prior regimes of regulation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Common_sense_conservative   (449 words)

  
 Common sense - Wikiquote
There is therefore a justification for common sense in philosophy, but only as showing that our theoretical principles cannot be quite correct so long as their consequences are condemned by an appeal to common sense which we feel to be irresistible.
Common sense is the guy who tells you you ought to have had your brakes relined last week before you smashed a front end this week.
Common sense is the Monday morning quarterback who could have won the ball game if he had been on the team.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Common_sense   (422 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Philosophy of Common Sense
The philosophy of common sense sometimes called Scottish philosophy from the nationality of its exponents (though not all Scottish philosophers were adherents of the Common Sense School), represents one phase of the reaction against the idealism of Berkeley and Hume which in Germany was represented by Kant.
Sir James Mackintosh (1765-1832) adopted the principles of common sense, but accepted the utilitarian criterion of morality, held by the school of Hartly, and applied the analytic method to the moral faculty which Reid had taken to be "an original power in man".
The common sense philosophy, adopting the Baconian method of "interrogation", or analysis, rejects, as contrary to the universal convictions of mankind, the notion of ideas as a tertium quid intervening between the object perceived and the perceiving subject.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04167a.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Why Do Executives Ignore Common Sense? - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Common sense is wisdom that is shared by all.
Common sense is ignored and the Cimarron is born.
Good common sense is based on the experiences of many, not the wishful thinking of some.
www.forbes.com /columnists/2005/11/18/generalmotors-xerox-marketing-cx_jt_1121trout.html   (1209 words)

  
 Mr. Completely: Common Sense - R.I.P.
Sense declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer aspirin to a student; but, could not inform the parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion.
Common Sense finally gave up the ghost after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot, she spilled a bit in her lap, and was awarded a huge financial settlement.
Common Sense was preceded in death by his parents, Truth and Trust, his wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason.
mrcompletely.blogspot.com /2005/11/common-sense-rip.html   (370 words)

  
 Mormon Philosophy & Theology
That is, common sense is the set of extensively tested but vague beliefs dealing with the regular life of average folk.
Common sense is still fallible of course, as are all beliefs.
Common sense is able to be so certain though precisely because it is so vague.
www.libertypages.com /clark/10392.html   (1107 words)

  
 Thomas Paine, Common Sense
For it is the republican and not the monarchical part of the constitution of England which Englishmen glory in, viz., the liberty of choosing a house of commons from out of their own body — and it is easy to see that when the republican virtue fails, slavery ensues.
To examine that connection and dependance, on the principles of nature and common sense, to see what we have to trust to, if separated, and what we are to expect, if dependant.
Common sense will tell us, that the power which hath endeavored to subdue us, is of all others the most improper to defend us.
www.constitution.org /civ/comsense.htm   (14255 words)

  
 Americans for Limited Government: Common Sense
Common Sense is hosted by Paul Jacob, an acclaimed commentator who serves as the Senior Fellow for Americans for Limited Government.
Paul's Common Sense broadcasts are heard on over 150 radio stations across the country, and tens of thousands of freedom-loving Americans receive his Common Sense e-letter.
You can choose to receive Common Sense three times a week, or in a once-weekly digest form.
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 Archiving Early America
Published anonymously by Thomas Paine in January of 1776, Common Sense was an instant best-seller, both in the colonies and in Europe.
Written at the outset of the Revolution, Common Sense became the leaven for the ferment of the times.
After the publication of Common Sense, Paine continued to inspire and encourage the patriots during the Revolutionary War with a series of pamphlets entitled The American Crisis.
www.earlyamerica.com /earlyamerica/milestones/commonsense   (390 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Common Sense (Penguin Classics): Books: Thomas Paine,Isaac Kramnick   (Site not responding. Last check: )
"Common Sense" is remarkable for Paine's diagnosis of the American situation, Paine having been only 14 months in the colonies when it was published, and for its eloquence and exhortative value.
In the book Common Sense by Thomas Paine, government is defined as an institution whose sole purpose is to protect us from our own vices and society is defined as everything constructive and good that people join together to accomplish.
In reading Common Sense, I was struck with the amazing wisdom and foresight that Thomas Paine had for the new nation of America.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140390162?v=glance   (2482 words)

  
 FreeAudio.org -- Free Audio Books on Liberty and Freedom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Common Sense is perhaps the work single most responsible for the American Revolution.
For the colonies as a whole, it provided a rallying cry uniting the colonists in the common cause of liberty.
Common Sense was used by Thomas Jefferson when he wrote the Declaration of Independence and helped George Washington decide for succession.
www.freeaudio.org /tpaine/commonsense.html   (264 words)

  
 Commonsense
Making Sense of Common Sense Knowledge - Benjamin Kuipers on using commonsense reasoning to make useful conclusions, or, finding gold nuggets in a pan of sand.
However, it is widely assumed that the use of common sense in interactive applications will remain impractical for years, until these collections can be considered sufficiently complete and commonsense reasoning sufficiently robust.
Abstract: "To build a machine that has 'common sense' was once a principal goal in the field of artificial intelligence.
www.aaai.org /AITopics/html/common.html   (2505 words)

  
 Common Sense (Returning Reason to the Political and Social Conversation)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Every age and generation must be free to act for itself in all cases as the ages and generations which preceded it.
Of note, he was lamenting that he had to fire so many folks that don't have any kind of work ethic or drive to excell but hold a pervaisive sense they were still entitled to some grand paycheck they didn't earn.
Your common sense writings offer a perspective that is both different and affirming to so many others out there.
4commonsensenow.blogspot.com /2005/10/quid-pro-quo.html   (2664 words)

  
 Thomas Paine: Common Sense
the liberty of choosing an house of commons from out of their own body--and it is easy to see that when republican virtue fails, slavery ensues.
To examine that connexion and dependance, on the principles of nature and common sense, to see what we have to trust to, if separated, and what we are to expect, if dependant.
Common sense will tell us, that the power which hath endeavoured to subdue us, is of all others, the most improper to defend us.
usinfo.state.gov /usa/infousa/facts/loa/commse.htm   (14393 words)

  
 Common Sense Problem Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Common Sense Problem Page was originally created by Rob Miller.
Give a general purpose characterisation of what constitutes a handle, in the ordinary sense of door-handle or drawer-handle, which is sufficient to enable one to infer from a qualitative description of the shape of a part of an object whether or not it can be a handle for that object.
John Campbell and Vladimir Lifschitz: Reinforcing a claim in commonsense reasoning, Common Sense 2003, Logical Formalizations of Commonsense Reasoning: Papers from 2003 AAAI Spring Symposium, 2003, pp.
www-formal.stanford.edu /leora/commonsense   (3858 words)

  
 Diets & Dieting : The Common Sense Diet
If you are one of those people who spend large sums of money for Diet aids, heed this sobering fact: No matter what you do, you will never achieve a lower, consistent weight unless you are willing to MODIFY what you eat, how and when you eat it, and how you prepare it.
The objective of the Common Sense Diet is to allow you to lose weight without drugs or having to give up foods that taste good.
As you read the Common Sense Diet, you will learn how your body accepts, rejects, and uses the foods that you consume.
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 The History Place - Thomas Paine's Common Sense
For it is the republican and not the monarchical part of the constitution of England which Englishmen glory in, viz.
the liberty of choosing an house of commons from out of their own body and it is easy to see that when the republican virtue fails, slavery ensues.
Thomas Anello, otherwise Massenello, a fisherman of Naples, who after spiriting up his countrymen in the public market place, against the oppression of the Spaniards, to whom the place was then subject, prompted them to revolt, and in the space of a day became King.
www.historyplace.com /unitedstates/revolution/common.htm   (14133 words)

  
 Common Sense for Drug Policy
Common Sense for Drug Policy now offers an RSS news feed.
Recognizing its value, Common Sense secured permission from PRDI to post the Directory on its site and to periodically update it.
Check out this Common Sense public service ad which asks, "Is the funding of terrorism another unintended consequence of drug prohibition?" and this ad, "Now That We're In A Real War..."
www.csdp.org   (8065 words)

  
 Bernadine Healy, M.D.: Calcium and common sense - US News and World Report
The news of great biological--and motivational--importance is that correcting the calcium and vitamin D gap with consistency reduces the risk of fracture almost immediately.
Common sense says know your daily calcium intake, and add supplements if it's short.
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www.usnews.com /usnews/health/articles/060508/8healy.htm   (868 words)

  
 Paine, Thomas. 1776. Common Sense
Shaw, G.B. Stein, G. Stevenson, R.L. Wells, H.G. Nonfiction > Thomas Paine > Common Sense
Maintaining “the cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind,” Paine passionately argued for independence from Great Britain and the ability of the young country to prosper unfettered by the oppressive and economically draining English.
Or those whom Choice and common Good ordain.—T
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