A large city consumes electrical energy at the rate of 1 GW. If you converted all the rest mass in a 1-g raisin to electrical energy, for how long could it power the city?
Intro to Philosophy Notes 8/29/16 - 9/2/16 Class Notes 8/29/16: - Confucius lived in China from (551-479) - Li: The rules of propriety. - Ren: Virtue - Yi: Righteousness; doing the right things for the right reasons - All of these are independent. None of them reduce down to each other as in Western philosophy. - Zhong: altruism; likening-to-oneself - Dao: the right way to live - Confucius intends his theory to be independent of any theory of human nature. Instead, he speaks about what we can affect and what qualities arise form nurture, not nature. - Later, his followers filled in this gap. - Mencius: argues that people are naturally “good”; He claims that virtue is innate and based on feelings. He uses the well example: if you see a