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Myanmar's religious violence : a buddhist 'siege mentality' at work
The root causes for the violence by Burmese Buddhists against Muslims in Myanmar are complex. Contrary to the simplified narratives carried by the international media, a nuanced understanding of the situation is needed to ...
The revival of the silk roads (lands connectivity) in Asia
This paper argues that contrary to popular belief, in the bygone era, there was not one but two Silk Roads in Aisa – the Northern and the less well-known South-western Silk Road (SSR). The SSR connected South/Central Asia ...
Has religion become evil?
Hostilities involving religion have significantly increased globally. While religion is not the problem, people of religion have made it problematic. Government intervention is needed to reduce hostilities, but the onus ...
Priming and lexical interference in infancy
Three experiments investigate priming effects in a looking task for infants in their second year. Infants hear two words (prime, target) in quick succession (separated by 200ms), and are presented with a picture pair ...
Introduction, Christianity and the state in Asia
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Nonintrusive quality assessment of noise suppressed speech with Mel-Filtered energies and support vector regression
Objective speech quality assessment is a challenging task which aims to emulate human judgment in the complex and time consuming task of subjective assessment. It is difficult to perform in line with the human perception ...
What are centered worlds?
David Lewis argues that centered worlds give us a way to capture de se, or self-locating, contents in philosophy of language and philosophy of mind. In recent years, centered worlds have also gained other uses in areas ...
Abe's India visit : raising the bar
The upcoming visit of the Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to India will take bilateral ties between Tokyo and New Delhi to a higher level. India ranks high in Abe’s priorities as Japan faces an aggressive China, while trying to ...
Normative reasons and the possibility of motivation
This article defends a claim about the conditions under which agents possess normative reasons for action. According to this claim, an agent has a normative reason to φ only if it’s psychologically possible for that reason ...
Future living arrangements of Singaporeans with age-related dementia
Background: With rapid aging, Singapore faces an increasing proportion of the population with age-related dementia. We used system dynamics methodology to estimate the number and proportion of people with mild, moderate, ...