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Evert van Aelst

Evert van Aelst, sometimes known as Everard Aalst, was a Dutch still life painter. Van Aelst was the teacher of Willem van Aelst. Both were famous for their still life paintings of game, vases, etc, he was influenced by Pieter Claesz. According to Houbraken, he spent four years in seven in Italy; the grand duke of Tuscany became his patron and handsomely rewarded him for his works. When he returned to the Netherlands he settled in Delft, where he set up shop making still lifes, which were successful in his lifetime. Emanuel de Witte, his nephew Willem and Jacob Denys were his students. Rose, Hugh James. "Aelst". A New General Biographical Dictionary. London: B. Fellowes et al

Yuri Gavrilov

Yuri Vasilyevich Gavrilov is a Russian football manager and a former midfielder who played for Dynamo Moscow and Spartak Moscow. He scored 10 goals, he competed for the Soviet Union at the 1980 Summer Olympics and the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain. His creative skills are immortalized by Konstantin Beskov's famous phrase "If you don't know what to do with the ball, pass it to Gavrilov". Yuri Gavrilov has his own football school in Moscow called SC Svyatogor. Gavrilov's football career started in Iskra Moscow football school when he was 7, he was invited by school director. When he was 19, Konstantin Beskov took him to Dinamo Moscow from Iskra amateur team, but there was an expensive number of quality players in 1970s Dinamo, Gavrilov couldn't find a permanent place in Dinamo squad. Gavrilov followed Konstantin Beskov into Spartak Moscow in 1977. Gavrilov achieved the key playmaker role in new Spartak Moscow team built up by Beskov. After being winger in Dinamo, Gavrilov's new role in Spartak team let him show his best abilities and proved himself one of the all-time best Soviet football creative mid-fielders.

While he made a lot of good passes, he scored a lot of goals as well. Gavrilov was Soviet Top League top goal-scorer twice, scored 140 times during his career. During his professional career Gavrilov played for the Finnish club Porin Pallotoverit and Moldovan club FC Agro Chişinău. In 2001 Gavrilov took charge of the DR Congo national football team for one game, he coached DR Congo in the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Ivory Coast. Yuri Gavrilov at National-Football-Teams.com Yuri Gavrilov at WorldFootball.net Pictures of Yuri Gavrilov in Finland

Edmund A. Gullion

Edmund Asbury Gullion was dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and “one of the country's most accomplished career ambassadors.”Bullion's last post in the State Department was as the United States Ambassador to the independent Congo, described as “a flashpoint of the cold war.” His first diplomatic mission was in Marseilles as a deputy consul in 1937. He was in the Congo from 1961 until 1964, he was Chargé d'Affaires ad interim to Finland when the United States severed diplomatic relations with Finland on June 30, 1944, Deputy Director of the U. S. Disarmament Administration. Gullion was stationed not only in Helsinki during WWII but Salonika, Greece “ where he witnessed the entry of German troops into both areas and coordinated the departure of American citizens and diplomatic staff.” When he finished at the National War College, he spent three years as Consul General and Counselor of the U. S. Embassy in Saigon, during the war in Indochina. While he was in the Congo, what was termed as the "Congo crisis" was happening when the United Nations attempted to prevent the succession of the Katanga Province.

Gullion and his staff were awarded for their work. He graduated from Princeton University in 1935 and from the National War College in 1949. Gullion died at his home of a heart attack; the Congo Operation: an Interview with Edmund Gullion by Jean Krasno Edmund Gullion, JFK, the Shaping of a Foreign Policy in Vietnam

Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards (album)

Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards is the eponymous debut studio album by the American punk rock band Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards. It was released on March 2001 via Hellcat Records; the album peaked at # 26 on # 49 on the Heatseekers Albums. All of the songs were written by lead singer/guitarist Lars Frederiksen and his Rancid bandmate Tim Armstrong, with the exception of two covers, Billy Bragg's "To Have and to Have Not" and Eddie Holland's "Leavin Here". "Campbell, CA" borrows the melody from white power skinhead band Skrewdriver's version of "Tomorrow Belongs to Me", which appeared in the album Hail the New Dawn. The song "Dead American" was used by wrestler Vampiro as his entrance music on his independent circuit. "Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards - Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards". at Discogs

The Modern Project

The Modern Project is a general name for the political and philosophical movement that gave rise to modernity, broadly understood. This endeavor was begun by certain figures in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance to uproot Western culture from its traditional moorings in the givenness of the world and assert the individual human being or human mind as the origin of all things. Characteristic ideas of the modern project include individualism, marxism, rationalism, scientism and subjectivism. Key initiators of the modern project include Niccolò Machiavelli, Francis Bacon, René Descartes, Galileo Galilei; the conceptual shift that prepared the way for the modern project began further back with the writings of Duns Scotus and William of Ockham. The success of Newtonian mechanics marked a major victory of the modern project and started the Enlightenment; the use of the word "project" in this case is related to Heidegger's use of entwerf in Being and Time translated a project or projection. "An Entwurf in Heidegger's sense is not a particular project.

The use of "Entwurf" is in direct response to the German anti-Moderns and their epigones who see "modern" as a moment unfolding in history. Heidegger's use of "Entwurf" moves the ground of the discussion from nineteenth century historicism to ontology. Rémi Brague, The Law of God: The Philosophical History of an Idea. Edward Feser, The Last Superstition. Brad S. Gregory, “Science Versus Religion?: The Insights and Oversights of the ‘New Atheists’,” Logos 12:4, 17–55. Mark Shiffman, "The Divine Law and the Modern Project," Modern Age 50:1. Richard Wolin, Heidegger's Children: Hannah Arendt, Karl Liwith, Hans Jonas, Herbert Marcuse, p. 99