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Going on interviews again and again I'm often asked pretty much the same questions. But still this is a challenge to answer this ones:

Question 1: Where do you see yourself in five years?

Question 2: How good are you at working with people you don’t like?

How do you find this list ?




What is the best strategy to get the better feedback?
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I checked few links about it as follows:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosmic_microwave_background
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discovery_of_cosmic_microwave_background_radiation
http://www.astro.ucla.edu/~wright/BBhistory.html
I see mentioned CBM discovered at different wavelength at different time moment as for example 3.2cm or 1.9mm or other values.
Why these differences? Which one is accurate or more important?
I cannot find anywhere, calculated or estimated the wavelength of the CBM radiation at the Big-Bang moment or at least at the age of 1s when the temperature is estimated 10 billion Kelvin.
Any help with CBM wavelength at that early stage of 1s?
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Hi ,

I want to negotiate a restitution against a big firm. I want a professional with "never say die " attitude to negotiate for me.
I have seen some firms on line but they only negotiate some joke cases like car , mortgage etc..
this is a case that they are about to lose and I need to slam them pretty hard.
Any ideas would be appreciated
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

            It is my understanding that any merchandise with the Confederate flag on it are being banned from being sold by various retail giants such as Walmart, Amazon and Ebay just to name a few.  This decision derives from concern that racism is associated with the Confederate flag.  I assume such a conclusion comes from a past historical event or events in which the Confederate flag was used in conjunction with violent acts to suppress the life and growth of African-Americans.  From a positive side, I also have heard the argument that the Confederate flag is a symbol of pride and heritage of southern states and nothing more.  I am not much of a history buff, so, it is hard for me to come up historical events and dates to back up these personal conclusions.  

             While I realize there are probably volumes of information on this topic as it is talked about within blogs and social media networks, I am still interested in knowing what everyone else thinks about the decision to ban any merchandising which has the Confederate flag  

               Thanks

               George
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In the Hebrew Cannon, the Daniel book is out of profets, why?

Thanks
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from your perspective, can you write in laymen's terms what might be pros and cons of playstation4?

the parent is busy and less aware of latest IT usage trends. their child is 12 year old girl and they hear that it might be a good thing, but don't know much about it. (they don't have tv at home, just laptop).

if you list the pros and cons of playstation - unsupervised for a soon to be teen, what are the kinds of talks they should first have with their child, or what should they educate themselves or their child before giving them a sophisticated costly tool as that.

of course, from their perspective, if it is all innocent, they are ok for it.. by that what they mean is they don't want child to hear swear words or see violence, or learn latest (scanty) clothing styles from the video games.. the parents are only thinking (hoping) of 'educational' value that will help during summer break or weekends and so forth to aid more intellect and mental skill growth.

would appreciate your input from experience.
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I want to know if any banks you know if that do business  in the boston mass area have a good ATM fee structure for sourthern ireland

I am an american and will be traveling to southern ireland for 2 weeks and will need access to CASH but dont what all of it on me all the time

I will need to make about 8 cash withdrawals and dont mind a small fee , but if you have done this let me know

also what credit cards dont charge a fee?
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This question is not intended for Children or Theists.

At the ages of 5-10 the majority of children in Western culture believe in two illogical daft categories of ideas/concepts.
Category 1 - A personal God.
Category 2 - Santa / Tooth Fairy / Easter Bunny / etc.

Yet, by the age of 11-12, nearly all children have independently worked out, using their own developing intellect,
that everything in category 2 above, just doesn't make sense and they cease to be believers.

Both categories defy logical reasoning.
More proof for the existence of Santa is provided than for the existence of God.

So how come belief in category 1 persists into adulthood?

(Edit: Somehow, this is a 500 point question!)
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It's a good book, I'm enjoying the story, but I know it's fiction and just something that somebody made up. So why am I so keen to find out what happens next to these imaginary characters? What is it that keeps us reading stories?
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Hi;

I need to have some academic articles or books that mentions about the transition of the role of managers literature, I need to put this to a management framework if exists.

Any sources?

Br.
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Said he was selling a fake part but now admits that he sent a genuine part. Avoid this seller if you want a real fake.
fake oem part
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Given: http://skepdic.com/occam.html ,  "plurality should not be posited without necessity." The words are those of the medieval English philosopher and Franciscan monk William of Ockham (ca. 1285-1349)

Do you think Islam, Judahism, and/or Muhammed (using razor)

"pared down the trinity to a unity and the dual nature of Jesus to a single nature."? (AG)

 - or -

Can you form us a more modern, updated way to better understand its meaning? (or expound on some of the content of the link)

 - better yet -

Can you apply the razor of Ockham to ISIL?
(for our better understanding of both concepts)
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MQ: POW Morals: Is it OK or sinful to talk to captors?


[optional: international conventions/agreements re:prisoners, kidnapped victims, extradition, exfiltration, escape, 'confession']

Footnote: POW = "Prisoner of War"
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Now that majority of US states permit same sex marriage...

MQ: Is it OK for father to marry a daughter?


_________________[excerpt of optional resources]_________

Daughter to marry Dad, moves to New Jersey
http://www.redstate.com/2015/01/18/daughter-marry-dad-moves-new-jersey/ - By: streiff (Diary)  |January 18th, 2015

A teenager has revealed in an interview that she plans to marry her father and have children after dating for two years.

... the girl also said the two also plan on having children.

After the wedding, the woman says they plan to move to New Jersey where adult incest is legal.
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MQ: Was Obama right about the Crusades and Islamic extremism?

“Humanity has been grappling with these questions throughout human history. And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ. In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”



____________[ Excerpts for optional resources ]__________________

Was Obama right about the Crusades and Islamic extremism?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/religion/was-obama-right-about-the-crusades-and-islamic-extremism-analysis/2015/02/06/3670628a-ae46-11e4-8876-460b1144cbc1_story.html - By Jay Michaelson | Religion News Service February 6

Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, called Obama’s comments about Christianity “an unfortunate attempt at a wrongheaded moral comparison. ... The evil actions that he mentioned were clearly outside the moral parameters of Christianity itself and were met with overwhelming moral opposition from Christians.”
...
To take but one example, the Rhineland Massacres of 1096 are remembered to this day as some of the most horrific examples of anti-Semitic violence prior to the Holocaust. (Why go to the Holy Land to fight nonbelievers, many wondered, when they live right among us?) The Jewish communities of Cologne, Speyer,…
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Language/behavior between citizen and police?

Setting scene. One on one, single member of police vs sole citizen. Confrontation, like squad car pulls over a vehicle, They meet and begin to talk/converse. Where should the line(s) be drawn for each, in terms of language/behavior?

Select any/all to address opinion towards answer:

1) Language that is neutral, proper, appropriate?

3) Language that is clearly over the line?

2) Language that is in between?

For example, among those I confess to have tried:
"What's your problem, officer?"

Optional: What to do when one thinks the other is about to, or has already crossed the line?
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MQ: Where to draw line on permitting person to speak freely?

      - or -

should it not be constrained at all?



_____________[ excerpts of optional resources ] ______________

Which countries still outlaw apostasy and blasphemy?
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/05/28/which-countries-still-outlaw-apostasy-and-blasphemy/ - By Angelina Theodorou - May 28, 2014

A new Pew Research analysis finds that as of 2012, nearly a quarter of the world’s countries and territories (22%) had anti-blasphemy laws or policies, and one-in-ten (11%) had laws or policies penalizing apostasy. The legal punishments for such transgressions vary from fines to death.

In the Americas, 11 out of 35 countries (31%) had blasphemy laws, including the Bahamas, where the publication or sale of blasphemous material can be punished with up to two years imprisonment. The U.S. does not have any federal blasphemy laws, but as of 2012, several U.S. states – including Massachusetts and Michigan – still had anti-blasphemy laws on the books.
Some Blasphemous Countries
Massachusetts: General Laws: Chapter 272, Section 36
https://malegislature.gov/Laws/GeneralLaws/PartIV/TitleI/Chapter272/Section36

Section 36. Whoever wilfully blasphemes the holy name of God by denying, cursing or contumeliously reproaching God, his creation, government or final judging of the world, or by cursing or contumeliously reproaching Jesus Christ …
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MQ: Morality for Executions (Death Penalty)?




______________[ excerpts of optional resources ]_______________

Jordan Executes 2 Prisoners After ISIS Killing Of Pilot, Official Says
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/03/jordan-executes-isis-prisoners_n_6609754.html - By OMAR AKOUR and KARIN LAUB - 02/03/2015 -Updated:  1 hour ago

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Islamic State group militants burned a captured Jordanian pilot to death in a cage, according to a purported video of the violence released Tuesday. The kingdom, which had vowed a swift and lethal response, executed two al-Qaida prisoners by hanging early Wednesday.

Over the past week, Jordan had offered to trade al-Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber, for the pilot, but froze any swap after failing to receive any proof that the pilot was still alive. Al-Rishawi had been sentenced to death after her 2005 role in a triple hotel bombing that killed 60 people in Amman.

Jordan executes 2 prisoners after ISIS video shows pilot being burned alive
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/02/04/new-isis-video-purpotedly-shows-jordanian-pilot-being-burned-alive/ -  February 04, 2015 - Catherine Herridge and Nadiah Sarsour
DEVELOPING: Jordan said it had executed 2 prisoners early Wednesday after a new video surfaced on the Internet Tuesday showing ISIS burning alive a Jordanian pilot the terror group had…
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Who caused the Holocaust: Christians, Gays, Jews, or British?

- (or maybe there never was one?) -



______________ [ optional resources (extracts) ] __________________________

The Holocaust was caused by Christian fundamentalism
http://www.evilbible.com/hitler_was_christian.htm
Hitler Was a Christian

Conservative Christian: Gays Caused Holocaust
https://coreysviews.wordpress.com/2011/10/18/conservative-christian-gays-caused-holocaust/
The American Family Association (AFA)...since hiring a radical Idaho preacher named Bryan Fischer as its director of issue analysis, the AFA ... has declared that “homosexuality gave us Adolph Hitler … the Nazi war machine and six million dead Jews”

Jewish Behavior Caused Holocaust, Leading Polish Academic Says
http://davidduke.com/jewish-behavior-caused-holocaust-leading-polish-academic-says/
Jewish behavior is the cause of Antisemitism, and their actions are the primary cause why so many Poles participated in anti-Semitic pogroms

The British (and Zionism & Al-Husaini) caused the holocaust
http://tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/161311/nazi-islamists-rubin
Germany’s effort to spark a Muslim uprising against British rule during WWI, as well as the alliance between Germany and the genocidal Turkish government, is grippingly told ...
If the British hadn’t made al-Husaini
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Is USA a Christian nation?



_____________ [ optional resources / sample extracts ] ________________

Family Association Opposes Civil Rights, Watchdog Says
'Hate Group' Funds Republican Trip to Israel
http://forward.com/articles/213661/hate-group-funds-republican-trip-to-israel/ - By JTA - Published January 28, 2015.
Bryan Fischer has made remarks that are anti-gay and racist, equating gay rights activists to Nazis and saying black people “rut like rabbits.” Fischer also has said that “we are a Christian nation, and not a Jewish or Muslim one.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryan_Fischer
Fischer joined the American Family Association in 2009
Bryan Fischer is the former Director of Issues Analysis for the American Family Association (AFA)
He stated that the First Amendment to the United States Constitution protects only the religious practice of Christianity,
Fischer has described Muslims as "Parasites Who Must Convert or Die,"
Fisher has suggested Jews and Muslims are not included in religious freedom protections in the US, saying: “I have contended for years that the First Amendment, as given by the Founders, provides religious liberty protections for Christianity only.” He later wrote: “We are a Christian nation and not a Jewish or Muslim one.
In November 2010, the SPLC changed their listing of the AFA from a group that used hate speech to the more serious one of being designated a hate group.
During the 2012 …
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Have there been any prophets since Jesus other than Muhammad?


___________________ [ optional resources ] _________________________________

Healer Peter at Lydda & Joppa (Acts 9)
Peter said unto him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole: arise, and make thy bed. And he arose immediately.
Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha (Dorcas), arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up.
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Characteristics of people who lack empathy?

 - or -

Characteristics of people who have empathy?


Can you nominate representative individual or stereotype?


________________ [ optional resources ] ____________________

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empathy
empathy involves understanding the emotional states of other people
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVDg8fVC4EQ
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Do you think your country favors Gypsies or Mormon?

Which? By 'country', while valid answer could be legislation, my intent is for sampling of comparison opinions of a people, for a 'territory' one has more familiarity with.

- or -

Your own opinion(s) regarding the pair?




_______________ [optional resource] _____________________

The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are an ethnicity of Indian origin, living mostly in Europe and the Americas. Romani are widely known among English-speaking people by the exonym "Gypsies" (or Gipsies). [Wikipedia]
During World War II, the Nazis and the Ustaša embarked on a systematic genocide of the Romani. They were often killed on sight, especially by the Einsatzgruppen (mobile killing units) on the Eastern Front. The total number of victims has been variously estimated at between 220,000 to 1,500,000. In Czechoslovakia, they were labeled a "socially degraded stratum," and Romani women were sterilized as part of a state policy to reduce their population.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mormons
Mormons (/ˈmɔrmənz/) are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint (LDS) movement of Restorationist Christianity

Mormons self-identify as Christian, though some of their beliefs differ from mainstream Christianity
Mormons believe in "a friendly universe", governed by a God whose work and glory it is to bring his children to immortality and eternal …
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Do the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one? Who decides?
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Does anyone explain the meaning of the karnei para on Bemidbar 35:5 and Yehoshua 19:51.  I believe there are 16 of these in Tenach.  There are also meircha kefulahs in  Bereishis 27:25 and Bemidbar 32:42.  How do these notes help us understand the text?
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