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Name: Anonymous
Date: December 17, 2002 (21:36)
Comment: can you tell me the cheif of justice and associate judges and if they are liberals or conservatives, or swingers

Name: Anonymous
Date: December 17, 2002 (21:33)
Comment: can you tell me the cheif of justice and associate judges and if they are liberals or conservatives, or swingers

Name: Anonymous
Date: December 17, 2002 (16:29)
Comment: how old do you have to be to become cheif of justice and how many terms do they serve?

Name: my name is Allan Iverson
Date: December 16, 2002 (08:58)
Comment: who thinks the sixers suck i do

Name: mustaffa
Date: December 16, 2002 (08:57)
Comment: can you give me all the names of the cheif justice

Name: Anonymous
Date: December 16, 2002 (08:32)
Comment: who is the cheif justice of the supreme court?

Name: Anonymous
Date: December 12, 2002 (18:43)
Comment: Who was the 3rd Cheif Justice of the United States?

Name: Anonymous
Date: December 05, 2002 (18:21)
Comment: Who is the Cheif Justice

Name: Anonymous
Date: December 03, 2002 (23:45)
Comment: who is the current cheif justice???

Name: Anonymous
Date: November 26, 2002 (13:21)
Comment: who is the cheif justice of Suprem Court

Name: Anonymous
Date: November 25, 2002 (06:38)
Comment: wHO IS CHEIF JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

Name: Anonymous
Date: November 13, 2002 (21:35)
Comment: who is the current Cheif Justice os the Supreme Court?

Name: Anonymous
Date: November 13, 2002 (11:45)
Comment: Who is the current Cheif Justice

Name: Anonymous
Date: November 03, 2002 (19:52)
Comment: who is the cheif justice of the supreme court

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 29, 2002 (18:44)
Comment: Who is the Chief of the U.S supreme court

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 14, 2002 (18:54)
Comment: Could you tell me who the 9 most recent justices are ranging in order of the earliest( been there the longest)to the latest( been there the least) with their appointed dates? Also, I would like to know who the most recent Cheif Justice is?

Name: justin
Date: October 09, 2002 (16:53)
Comment: j/j

Name: Justin
Date: October 09, 2002 (16:53)
Comment: Why are girls so hot?

Name: Stacey
Date: October 09, 2002 (16:52)
Comment: Why is it that if the world started with two people that were white how did their become so many nationalities?

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 07, 2002 (13:48)
Comment: who is the chief justice of the supreme court?

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 06, 2002 (23:21)
Comment: who is the Cheif Justice of the Supreme court?

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 06, 2002 (23:20)
Comment: who is the Cheif Justice of the Supreme court?

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 03, 2002 (23:00)
Comment: The develoment of what means of transportation led to establishment of worldwide time zones?

Name: jessica
Date: October 02, 2002 (21:20)
Comment: Who is the Cheif Justice of the Supreme Court?

Name: mimi
Date: October 01, 2002 (16:11)
Comment: what is the name of the Supreme Court Cheif?

Name: Anonymous
Date: September 15, 2002 (21:03)
Comment: Who was the first African American on the suprem court?

Name: ray
Date: September 11, 2002 (02:03)
Comment: who is the cheif justice of the supreme court?

Name: chris
Date: August 13, 2002 (19:11)
Comment: who is the cheif justice of the supreme court ?

Name: Anonymous
Date: July 15, 2002 (17:22)
Comment: who is the cheif justice of the supreme court

Name: Brent Crombie
Date: July 09, 2002 (15:10)
Comment: How did I get this fat and stupid?

Name: Anonymous
Date: May 30, 2002 (17:29)
Comment: How do you think the sudial led to our system of telling time?

Name: sharon ware
Date: May 17, 2002 (07:46)
Comment: what is the different between the cheif justice of the supreme court and the associote justice?

Name: Anonymous
Date: May 09, 2002 (00:12)
Comment: Who preceded William Rehnquist as chief justice of the Supreme Court?

Name: Adam Bulbulia
Date: April 25, 2002 (03:07)
Comment: Why is it that when I type my exact name in a search engine, this site pops up???

Name: Anonymous
Date: April 21, 2002 (14:41)
Comment: Hi.I'm a woman who likes for my husband to spank me over his lap. Is this okay? --Fanny

Name: Anonymous
Date: April 15, 2002 (04:49)
Comment: what are the names of the aboriginal gods?

Name: Ungela
Date: April 12, 2002 (23:21)
Comment: I want to know what my name means.Everybody say that it's a pretty namebut I want to know what it means.

Name: Anonymous
Date: April 10, 2002 (20:39)
Comment: What is the measurement os a shuffle board?

Name: Anonymous
Date: March 05, 2002 (13:22)
Comment: WHat doe holy matromony mean?

Name: Kara Thompson
Date: March 05, 2002 (13:22)
Comment: Why did the chicken cros the road???

Name: Kara Leibler
Date: March 05, 2002 (13:21)
Comment: What do you get when you cross a chicken in a crockpot??

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 03, 2002 (22:03)
Comment: what is the name of a judge who sits on the supreme court's bench called?

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 03, 2002 (22:02)
Comment: what is the name of a judge who sits on the supreme court's bench called?

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 03, 2002 (22:00)
Comment: how much money does the cheif justice make?

Name: Gloom
Date: January 14, 2002 (18:13)
Comment: How did the sundial lead to our system of telling time ?

Name: michal
Date: December 18, 2001 (02:04)
Comment: Tie vote on suprem court and what happens their

Name: lolly
Date: May 24, 2001 (09:06)
Comment: Who found this info and when. Where did you find it

Name: Anonymous
Date: March 07, 2001 (09:08)
Comment: Is the Enuma Elish a creation story?

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 13, 2001 (11:36)
Comment: How is time measured BC and AD

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 05, 2001 (22:02)
Comment: the development of what means of transportation led to the establishment of worldwide time zones?

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 05, 2001 (22:00)
Comment: the developmentof whatmeans of transportation ledto the establish ment of world wide time zones.

Name: Anonymous
Date: January 20, 2001 (05:24)
Comment: Where does the christian God come from?

Name: Jakob
Date: January 06, 2001 (18:26)
Comment: Why are there 24 hours in a day?

Name: Anonymous
Date: October 30, 2000 (11:51)
Comment: How old is the earth?

Name: Andrew Vazquez
Date: September 28, 2000 (19:51)
Comment: Why do we not use the metric system in the U.S?

Name: Anonymous
Date: March 10, 1999 (20:08)
Comment: wht are the names of the aboriginal gods and their role as a god or goddess

Name: Archimedes Plutonium
Date: March 08, 1999 (22:08)
Comment: You're all kidding yourselves. None of you exist. Why are you wasting your TIME with this class. I laugh at you. HA!

Name: Anonymous
Date: March 08, 1999 (22:07)
Comment: If there is a place for Professor Pastor's notes on the web and she actually had class notes - why are there no notes on the web? It must have just been a shortage of time...

Name: Anonymous
Date: March 08, 1999 (22:04)
Comment: If time is really something that has been defined differently in all societies if I define the time for my final to be due later than Friday, March 12 - is it still on time?

Name: Anonymous
Date: February 24, 1999 (23:15)
Comment: Prof. Pastor discussed the cubist movement in class and its connection to a changing concept of reality / time. What sort of reality does today's modern art reflect? What does it tell us about how we see time today?

Name: Mark Samco
Date: February 14, 1999 (18:31)
Comment: Watch maker Swatch is proposing a new time measurement system known as Internet Time. With Internet Time, Swatch is attempting to eliminate the problems geographic location and time zones pose under the current time system. With this new system, the day is split into 1000 beats, with 0000 beats equilvilant to 12:00 AM in Biel, Switzerland (Swatch's home). Is this a better way? Is it feasible to implement? Comments?

Name: The "Wright" Monkey
Date: February 11, 1999 (23:56)
Comment: I am interested in examining a more modern view of time. I propose discussing the timing which our leaders employ in political action as it relates to our lives.

Name: Vivian
Date: February 10, 1999 (22:45)
Comment: Why can't Hesoid be warning against neurosis?

Name: Michael J. Lee
Date: February 03, 1999 (16:42)
Comment: "Time is two modes. The one is an effortless perception native to us as water to the mackerel. The other is a memory, a sense of shuffle fold and coil, of that day nearer than that because more important, of that event mirroring this, or those three set apart, exceptional and out of the straight line altogether." --Free Fall, William Golding How would Newton respond? Better yet, how would Newton respond if he lived with us in the twentieth-century?

Name: Michael J. Lee
Date: February 03, 1999 (16:36)
Comment: "If everything from the furthest planet to the smallest atom of our brain acts according to Newton's law of motion, what becomes of free will?" --Arcadia, Tom Stoppard

Name: Katie Ritcheske
Date: January 20, 1999 (20:46)
Comment: Is abstract reasoning (demonstrated in Zeno's paradoxes and warned against in Death and the Compass) nonetheless necessary as a basis for comparison in order to formulate logical explanations grounded in reality? Thanks! ~Katie

Name: Michael J. Lee
Date: January 20, 1999 (10:58)
Comment: In Borges' Death and the Compass, who is the pursuer, and who is the pursued? Is Borges refuting, corroborating, altering Zeno's paradoxes?

Name: jacket and Mephistopheles
Date: January 19, 1999 (01:17)
Comment: Re: Plato The father (creator) could not bestow the attribute of being eternal upon the copy (the universe). Why? Why use time/motion to mimic eternity when doing so precludes eternal being? To us motion is a quality of living, how can the Living Being be eternal?zzzzz

Name: Kristin Hussey
Date: January 18, 1999 (20:52)
Comment: Is Time a force?

Name: Mephistopheles
Date: January 18, 1999 (17:51)
Comment: How does a sine curve figure in regard to geometrical representations of time (e.g. circle, line, coil)? Is it limited in the sense of representing cycles around the same circle?

Name: Matt Shevlin
Date: January 18, 1999 (15:13)
Comment: I was wondering if there was a significant reason why the minute hand on a clock is longer than the hour hand? Does this go back to Egyptian times or more specifically the sundial?

Name: Brent Crombie
Date: January 18, 1999 (15:11)
Comment: If I am time and time is the measure of all things, do you use me to measure yourself?

Name: Deric Corwin
Date: January 18, 1999 (11:32)
Comment: Y2K also begs the issue of how much our perceptions of time affect or change technology and time-measuring systems. Perhaps they act as a two-way street... Programmers never thought their computer programs would see the day that two-digit representations of the year would matter. That's a perceptual limitation, and now people are working their butts off to change the technology and bring it up to speed before a deadline that would appear to be inarguably fixed...

Name: Deric Corwin
Date: January 18, 1999 (11:31)
Comment: How closely is our measurement of time (through technological means) tied to our own perceptions of the world? Using Elias's concept of knowledge as a means for orienting oneself, we can ask two questions: How do changes and/or limitations in technology (particularly that used for time measurement) affect or determine how we percieve of time and ourselves in relation to it, and How is time itself affected by changes or limitations in technology? We might even ask whether it is time or the technology used to measure time that serves as the system of reference for temporal self-orientation. The introduction of sundials, clocks, and the Y2K problem are things to consider...

Name: Adam Bulbulia
Date: January 14, 1999 (08:18)
Comment: What is time? Is it something in the mind of man or in the world? The sensing and marking time article would lead me to believe that time is something in the world like space. The way bees and oysters have an uncany internal ability(most likely) to measure time blew me away. Also I don't feel like we have adequitely defined time yet from the mathematical or technical standpoint. Thanks Adam

Name: Tico
Date: January 12, 1999 (00:05)
Comment: Since time serves to connect and define our society, to what extent would a disconnection from formal time destroy society? It seems that memory, at least for a while after the loss of time, would be connection to the past. I just can't see our society becoming that of the aborigine. Too many define themselves by past experience, ancestry, etc. . .

Name: Tico Blumenthal
Date: January 11, 1999 (23:56)
Comment: I see distinct connections between the social functions served by religion (once the time-keeper; acts as unifying, organizing force), language (a culturally unifying, not so arbitrary system), law (constrains society/makes it more productive), and, of course, time. They all work to unify, whether on a city-wide or world-wide scale. Still, they work against instinct. . . Responses would be appreciated. Oh yeah. . . Aren't there similar characteristics of science's relationship to time?

Name: Michael Acovio
Date: January 08, 1999 (18:49)
Comment: just how difficult would it be to another time sysytems? Is there any relationship between the developement of time units with the agricultural revolution? (I know that even hunter/gatherers had some type of time measuremnt based on the sun's position) do you think that a standard set of time measurement was done to help other share information or relative experiences?

Name: Mephistopheles
Date: January 07, 1999 (23:47)
Comment: As regards cultural relevance, do any of the extreme polar cultures (e.g. eskimos, etc) have vastly different conceptions as concerns their six months night and six months day? also, had they any time-telling devices? kind thanks.

Name: Anonymous
Date: January 07, 1999 (14:32)
Comment: Immortality is explored in both Theogony (the Gods) and in the Bible (particularly the immortality of the soul). I would be interested in how this concept relates to the course and to our personal visions of the progression of time. Does time aquire a different meaning for an atheist? Is the immortality of the soul the necessary creation of mortals in order to "escape" the linear progression of time?

Name: Austin
Date: January 07, 1999 (14:12)
Comment: If we assume that the word "then" in the Enuma Elish has a certain performative quality (as suggested on Wed.) as the thumb on the start-button of time, what happens when humans are created? Does time flow unbroken and along the same scale both pre-human and post-human? If so, isn't it a bit preposterous for humans to be imposing limits of time on the gods? (Christian teaching does the same thing with the "week" of Creation). Or perhaps we are to read this as a sign of human imperfection: we simply cannot comprehend the idea of Creation without using a chronological framework. (This would suggest humans _need_ some sort of quantitative perspective on their existence.)

Name: Mike
Date: January 06, 1999 (21:56)
Comment: A more practical explanation for the 7-day week is it nearly dividing the length of a month. Karl Hagen suggests this in his "History of the Western Calendar"*, though as it's an online document there's no guaranteeing the author's not a crackpot. He suggests, in particular, that the time around the new moon may have been disregarded as far as weeks were concerned. I have a hard time accepting the winds explanation as a motivation for the week. Thus my question (see, I do have one) is, to what extent do we, should we, etc., accept arbitary time measurement? Does the discovered utility of time management justify artificial subjection (to, for example, the existence of the week)? *http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/khagen/CalHist.html

Name: Betsy Super
Date: January 06, 1999 (17:51)
Comment: My question concerns all the gods in the Enuma Elish, mainly in the first four tablets. A lot of them are referred to as the fathers of Marduk. Is this supposed to be a literal realtionship? Who are all these fathers and gods from before marduk?

Name: Anonymous
Date: January 06, 1999 (16:31)
Comment: Professor Lahr and Pastor, I know the reading of Genesis will no doubt spark controversy but I am particularly interested in the dichotomy between the symbolic and literal interpretation of time. I have examined Genesis and looked into the geological time scale (I am an Earth Science/Studio Art major) and there are differences in opinions that arise between literal creationism vs. evolution. I do not want to debate between these two issues, but I would like to ask how you can account for time which is taken to be absolutely "literal" for some (the 7 days/order of evolution presented in Genesis) vs. a symbolic creationist theory, vs. a geological time scale which presents evidence which requires millions of years to create stratigrafic formations. Personally, I believe that the manner in which the Bible is written allows for interpretation but that the inherent message of trusting Christ remains. However, if time measurement is a device for making the transformation between an observed process to an association with the flow of human life, then could it be possible that the Bible was written in order to make tangible that association? Since no human being can fully grasp the length of time required to create the earth, could the biblical explanation of creation have been written to bring an observed process (our own creation) into an association with human understanding and life. Thus time could be both symbolic and "literal" at the same time for those that believe in the Bible’s truth?

Name: Jessica
Date: January 06, 1999 (14:40)
Comment: More of a comment really, I remembered after class today when we were talking about the number 7 that I read an essay by Isaac Asimov a few years ago that said 7 came from the fact that there were 7 heavenly bodies the ancients saw moving: the sun, moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn.

Name: Anonymous
Date: January 06, 1999 (13:09)
Comment: Is the Biological Clock, in relation to mating, to be considered a purely personal strucure of time since it is diffenent for each individual or socially oriented since designed to attract to members of a species?

Name: Dwight Lahr
Date: December 30, 1998 (12:18)
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