Ideas about good and bad behavior in our personal relations, online actions and business practices to moral philosophy examining concepts of right and wrong - all this is in the field of ethics.
Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial museum in Jerusalem, has a very moving memorial to children lost in the war.
Slumdog Millionaire - a story about believing in oneself and in our own destiny - takes place in India.
Nathaniel Ayers - called "the soloist" in this film - was once an extremely talented student of music.
Although the Soviet Union never acknowledged that its policies caused the Ukrainian famine of 1932-33, Russia acknowledged it in 2003.
Refusing to grant access to individuals who can see how the Ukrainian people are starving, Soviet officials assure the world, and their own countrymen...
As Ukrainians starve, the Soviet government covers-up the disaster occurring in Ukraine by selling more and more grain to other countries.
Stalin's orders to take Ukrainian grain, between 1932-33, cause people throughout Ukraine to starve.
The Bolsheviks change their sharing policies to taking policies not long after consolidating their power.
In spite of censorship in her time, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) remains one of Russia's most-loved poets of the 20th century.
Three days after Anne Frank told "Kitty" about an unsettling conversation with her father - that the Frank family may have to go into hiding somewhere...
Dostoevsky worked on Notes from Underground in 1863.
In this audio clip, Carole Bos reads from Les Miserables, Volume I - Book Sixth ("Javert") - Chapter II (entitled "How Jean May Become Champ").
In this audio clip, Carole Bos reads from Les Miserables, Volume I - Book Sixth ("Javert") - Chapter I (entitled "The Beginning of Repose").
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What does it take to become a Judge? What does it take to be a good one?
During the Blitz, German warplanes devastate Coventry on November 14, 1940.
Germany's Federal Archives contain SS photos from Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Joseph Merrick, also known as "The Elephant Man," rose above massive deformities to live an exemplary life.
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