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  • Lobachevski, Nikolai Ivanovich 1792-1856. Russian mathematician who developed (1826) a system of non-Euclidean geometry.


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  • She says managers at her branch repeatedly tried to get her to tone down her "provactive" appearance. Main RSS Feed

  • Do you really believe the nonsense you write here or are you trying to be provactive by showing how pathologically insane economics is, when stripped of its mathematical gobbledygook?

    Free Trade with the AARP, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • Sadly for me, recent event have left me too exhuasted to fully explore it tonight - but I see that it is most interesting and provactive and I will, but probably not until I get back home.


  • If you follow local Chicago politics you know the politcal Catholic church has come after Father Pfleger for obvious and ubiquitous reasons, (read: selling provactive work under the umbrella of catholicism hurts our power) but the true Catholic church understands how important his work is.

    Obama takes heat from Catholic League over Pfleger

  • I must confess that this sounds incredibly provactive.

    June 2007

  • It wasn't an angle I had considered prior, and I don't think I ultimately jive with it, but it's provactive.

    My Bloodyguard

  • No such luck I suspect the only how Hilary would have been the focus is if she said something provactive at the townhall.

    Dave Winer: What if Edwards Had Been the Nominee?

  • So if George F. Will is aghast that James Webb, speaking for the people who voted him into office and approximately 70% of the rest of the country as well, responded to the president's inane and provactive question in a less than decorous manner, well, it's just too bad.

    November 2006

  • Yes, the title of this piece is sure to be provactive as the term Web 2.0 bottoms out with a vengeance in the infamous trough of disillusionment.

    Poor Web 2.0 fools « Squash

  • It would be provactive to the extent of politica suicide.

    Rhodri's New Team


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