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Face of the day

Aristotle

Aristotle

Most of us have been taught that we have five senses.

Sight,smell, touch, taste, hearing.

Five senses

Five senses

Aristotle has been widely credited with coming up with this classification. His ideas profoundly influenced

Judeo-Islamic philosophical and theological thought during the Middle Ages and continues to influence Christian theology, especially the scholastic tradition of the Catholic Church. Aristotle was well known among medieval Muslim intellectuals and revered as “The First Teacher” (Arabic: المعلم الأول‎).

-Wiki

It turns out that depending on how you count them we humans actually have 14 to 20 senses. The five we were taught in school were the most obvious ones that we could have figured out for ourselves. The other senses are less obvious and therefore more interesting.

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Daily Proverb

Proverbs 28

13 People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.

Wednesday nightCap

Do you think you are important? Perhaps you are not

(Turn sound down – music is a little over the top)

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Today’s Trivia

via charterworld.com

via charterworld.com

 

Welcome to Daily Trivia. There is a game to play here. The photo above relates to one of the items below. The first reader to correctly tell us in the comments what item the photo belongs to, and why, gets bragging rights. Sometimes they are obvious, other times the obvious answer is the decoy. Can you figure it out tonight?

 

Jerry Collins has got nothing on Larry Izzo. (source)

 

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Making it look easy

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Threading the needle

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Daily Roundup

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The Telegraph trying to help Kim with his own body challenges.

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Whaleoil Backchat

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