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Commercial state

The commercial state concept is sometimes associated with Adam Ferguson's concept of civil society and refers to a government or political state devoted primarily to the promotion and advancement of commercial interests. Ferguson, Adam Smith and other representatives of the Scottish Enlightenment were more likely to use the term commercial society. The underlying idea of the commercial state can also be linked to the American School of Economics. In its modern manifestation, national, state and local governments which pursue business and commercial development and other forms of economic and industrial development through tax policies and forms of positive incentives and inducements may properly be termed commercial states. Practical commercial state activities include governmental economic development efforts including encouraging plant relocations, tax rebates, zoning easements and assorted other incentives and concessions. Several lines of thought and action run from ancient Greek and Roman philosophy through Ferguson and Adam Smith.

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Prajñā

Paññā or prajñā, "wisdom", is insight in the true nature of reality, namely dukkha, non-self and impermanence, and emptiness.

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Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland is one of the many themed lands featured at five Disney theme parks around the world owned or licensed by The Walt Disney Company. Each version of the land is different and features numerous attractions that depict views of the future. Disneyland Park includes a similar area called Discoveryland, which shares some elements with other Tomorrowlands but emphasizes visions of the future inspired by Jules Verne. Walt Disney was known for his futurist views and, through his television programs, showed the American public how the world was moving into the future. Tomorrowland was the realized culmination of his views. In his own words: "Tomorrow can be a wonderful age. Our scientists today are opening the doors of the Space Age to achievements that will benefit our children and generations to come. The Tomorrowland attractions have been designed to give you an opportunity to participate in adventures that are a living blueprint of our future." It is this movement into the future that has, on occasion, left Tomorrowland mired in the past. Disneyland's Tomorrowland is now in its third generation, and the Magic Kingdom's Tomorrowland is in its second.

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Taberah

According to the Book of Numbers, Taberah is one of the locations which the Israelites passed through during their Exodus journey. The biblical narrative states that the place received its name, which means burning, because the fire of the LORD had burned there in anger because of their continued complaints. The text states that the fire first burned at the outskirts of the Israelite camp, killing some of those who lived on the edge of the group, but it was extinguished when Moses prayed on the people's behalf. According to textual scholars, the account concerning Taberah is part of the Elohist text, and occurs at the same point in the Exodus narrative as the account of Kibroth Hattaavah in the Jahwist text; indeed, one or both of Tabarah and Hattavah may be phonological and typographical corruptions of the same original word.

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Cathartesaura

Cathartesaura is a genus of rebbachisaurid sauropod dinosaur hailing from the Late Cretaceous strata of the Huincul Formation located in the "La Buitrera" locality, Río Negro Province, Argentina. The fossil remains, described by Gallina and Apesteguía in 2005, consist of a partial skeleton including vertebrae and limb bones. These were found at the base of the formation, which spans the Cenomanian and Coniacian epochs, in mudstone and sandstone levels. The generic name is composed of Cathartes, the New World vulture genus and -saura, feminine declination of the Greek term sauros, "lizard". It also implies the juxtaposition of the components of the scientific name of the turkey vulture, Cathartes aura, whose Spanish name, "buitre", named the locality where the fossil was found due to the abundance of such birds there. The specific epithet honors the Argentinian adhesive company Anaeróbicos for providing field and laboratory support during the extraction and preparation of the fossils. Cathartesaura is a medium-sized herbivorous dinosaur with a long, lightly built, well-muscled neck albeit with a somewhat limited range of dorso-ventral movement.

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Caulk boots

Caulk boots, calk boots, or cork boots are leather nail-soled boots worn by loggers and tree planters in the timber-producing regions of the Pacific Northwest and Canada. They are worn for traction in the woods and especially in timber rafting, and were part of a lumberman's basic equipment along with axe and crosscut saw. Loggers and others who work in the woods still wear corks today.

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Prudentius

Aurelius Prudentius Clemens was a Roman Christian poet, born in the Roman province of Tarraconensis in 348. He probably died in the Iberian Peninsula some time after 405, possibly around 413. The place of his birth is uncertain, but it may have been Caesaraugusta, Tarraco, or Calagurris.

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Jumpin' Jack Flash

"Jumpin' Jack Flash" is a song by English rock band The Rolling Stones, released as a single in 1968. Called "supernatural Delta blues by way of Swinging London" by Rolling Stone, the song was perceived by some as the band's return to their blues roots after the psychedelia of their preceding albums Aftermath, Between the Buttons, Flowers and Their Satanic Majesties Request. One of the group's most popular and recognizable songs, it has featured in films and been covered by numerous performers, notably Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner and Johnny Winter.

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Compans

Compans is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France.

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Living statue

The term living statue refers to a street artist who poses like a statue or mannequin, usually with realistic statue-like makeup, sometimes for hours at a time. Living statue performers can fool passersby and a number of hidden camera shows on television have used living statues to startle people. As with all performing arts, living statue performers may perform as buskers.

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Congaline

Congaline is a large village on the Caribbean island of Barbados where the annual Congaline Carnival is held.

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Shahrazad Ali

Shahrazad Ali raised in Cincinnati, Ohio is an author of several books, including a paperback called The Blackman's Guide to Understanding the Blackwoman. The book was controversial bringing "forth community forums, pickets and heated arguments among blacks in many parts" of the US when it was published in 1989. Stories about the book appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Newsday, and Newsweek. Ali appeared on Tony Brown's Journal, the Sally Jessy Raphaël Show, The Phil Donahue Show, and Geraldo TV programs—and was ridiculed on In Living Color. The book reportedly brought black bookstores new business, while other black bookstores banned it. It also provoked a book of essays that explored the negative impact of The Blackman's Guide. Some passages of her book describing African American women—referred to as the Blackwoman, as is the parlance of the Nation of Islam—quoted in the media include the following: Ali stated, "I wrote the book because black women in America have been protected and insulated against certain kinds of criticism and examination."

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Tu amor

"Tu Amor" is a song written by Diane Warren for Jon B.'s album Cool Relax. It was later covered by RBD. It was the first single released from their fourth studio and first all-English album, Rebels. It is an English song with a Spanish title.

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Towncrier

Towncrier is a five-piece alternative rock band from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, signed to independent label Authentic Records. It is composed of Jerry Lorenson, Cory Talbot, Mike Staebell, Ryan Plotz, and Will Locker.

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Cibolo

Cibolo is a city in Guadalupe and Bexar counties, Texas, United States. It is part of the San Antonio–New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area. Cibolo was officially established in 1965. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 15,349, up from 3,035 at the 2000 census.

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Freight terminal

A freight terminal is a processing node for freight. Most freight terminals are located at ports. They may include airports, seaports, railroad terminals, and trucking terminals. Freight is usually loaded onto and off the transport. As most of the terminals are located at ports, one can see many large cargo boxes around the area.

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Shangrilá

Shangrilá is a coastal resort or residential neighbourhood of the Ciudad de la Costa in the Canelones of Uruguay.

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