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  1. Sep 2021
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    1. Roman came to dominate the Greek world this influence spread much more widely, but it was also contrasted with Roman contempt for Greek governance and the cultural habits which made the Greeks seem 'untrustworthy' and 'unreliable' to Romans who saw themselves as more honest, straightforward and manly.
    2. Romans did have a taste for physical cruelty which Greeks didn't share. Besides the well known gladiatorial shows and feeding-of-Christians-to-lions, the Romans were also fond of making statements like crucifying the 6,000 survivors of Spartacus' army along the roads leading out of Rome.
    3. Romans did a much more thorough job assimilating the peoples they conquered. Non-Romans could and did become citizens, even from very early times.
    4. Many non-Greeks adopted Gteek lifestyles, language and habits after the age of Alexander, but the cross-pollination was more frequently cultural than political.

      More of a focus on IDENTIFYING as greek, as opposed to being TOLD that you are now roman, etc.

      more of a colonization concept than assimilation

    5. he armies of Republican Rome were strongly rooted in the Italian peasantry. Rome's political reach was broader than comparable Greek states and military service obligations extended farther down the social scale.
    6. he Romans assimilated far more people into their institutional lives.
    7. Greek women (with the very glaring exception of Sparta) were generally sequestered
    8. classical period many Greek armies relied heavily on mercenaries
    9. soldiering became a lifelong career instead of a short-service civic duty.
    10. Romans tended to be better at practical applications,
    11. the extreme example being Sparta, where the entire army was drawn from the privileged class of Spartiates
    12. Greeks were more skilled at abstractions and theoretical pursuits.
    13. The closest Greek analog would be Sparta,
    14. dominating its neighbors and then assimilating them into its institutions
    15. Rome, on the other hand, maintained a far more continuous tradition of governance with far fewer interruptions.
    16. Greece was a very contentious place;
  4. Oct 2020
    1. d/l -Mandelic ac

      White Crystalline solid

    2. Sulfanilic acid



    1. that will advance justice and opportunity for college athletes. The proposal will guarantee fair and equitable compensation, enforceable health and safety standards, and improved educational opportunities for all college athletes.

      Parts of the College Athletes Bill of Rights (CABR)

    1. the ridiculously high executive salaries paid by the same NGBs seeking handouts

      Sports not the issue, capitalism, as usual

    2. streamlined offering of college sports, with a heavy emphasis on those sports which attract large fanbases, commonly referred to as “revenue” sports.
    3. “we need football so we don’t have to cut other sports.”

      may have issues with some sports like football, but the revenue from those sports allows for other sports, especially womens sports which dont make as much money bc patriarchy

    1. Anthony DiMaggio holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois, Chicago.

      Written by a Poli Sci Prof?? not much credibility as an expert on this topic?

    2. the institution of a far less expensive, voluntary intramural system that is typically practiced at the community college level. 
    3. Professional sports (especially those posting record profits such as the NFL and MLB) should bear the responsibility of recruiting and preparing prospective professional athletes.

      Bruh how????

    4. statistically, athletes are more likely to have engaged in sexual harassment or assault than non-athletes, and more likely to have engaged in non-consensual sex and gang rape.”

      Statistics dont show whole story. unfair

    5. college athletes are 30 percentage points less likely to serve jail or prison time for sex-related crimes than are professional athletes
    6. the impunity with which college athletes are allowed to conduct themselves
    7. Student athletes were almost never the highest achieving in my classes.

      students who may not have gone to college can????

    8. they felt obligated (usually pressured by coaches and teammates) to put all their time into their “real” occupation – sports.
    9. Most-all student athletes will never become professionals, but instead will have to fall back on their college degrees to find employment once they graduate.
    10. many of students would be far better off earning a vocational degree at a low-cost community college, or using that community college as a spring-board into a more affordable four-year degree, to be paid for with a combination of student loans and (ideally) parental tuition assistance.
    11. College sports are also a tremendous drain on financial resources.  A large majority of college sports programs – 90 percent – lose money for their schools and require additional funds beyond what is earned through ticket, apparel, and other revenues.
    12. pedagogical

      relating to teaching.

    13. The groupthink and diversion from studying and on-campus political engagement that often comes with sports boosterism and sports-related partying (“tailgating”) works at the expense of student achievement within the classroom and regarding social activism