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Macrocosm and microcosm

Macrocosm and microcosm refers to a vision of cosmos where the part reflects the whole and vice versa. It is a feature present in many esoteric models of philosophy, both modern, it is associated with Hermeticism and underlies practices such as astrology and sacred geometry with its premise of "As Above, So Below". The philosophy was conceptualized by Pythagoras, who saw the cosmos and the body as a harmonious unity; the idea was re-articulated about a century by Plato, again during the Renaissance, by Leonardo da Vinci, who noted common features between the natural world and the human body such as the circulation of liquids and basic branching mechanisms. In modern sociology, the concept of microcosm has been predominantly used to describe a small group of individuals whose behavior is typical of a larger social body encompassing it. A microcosm can be seen as a special kind of epitome. Conversely, a macrocosm is a social body made of smaller compounds. In physics, scale invariance describes the same phenomenon.

Theories of Macrocosms and Microcosms in the History of Philosophy, G. P. Conger, NY, 1922, which includes a survey of critical discussions up to 1922. Plato, trans. By B. Jowett M. A. Vintage Books, NY. § 435, pg 151 Cosmos - an Illustrated Dimensional Journey from microcosmos to macrocosmos - from Digital Nature Agency


The Oleander-Rennen is a Group 2 flat horse race in Germany open to thoroughbreds aged four years or older. It is run over a distance of 3,200 metres at Hoppegarten in May; the event is named after a successful German racehorse in the 1920s. It was established in 1972, the first two runnings were won by Sarto. For a period it held Listed status; the Oleander-Rennen was promoted to Group 3 level in 1989. It was sponsored by the fashion company Betty Barclay from 1998 to 2009, during this time it was known as the Betty Barclay-Rennen, it was raised to Group 2 level in 2017. List of German flat horse races Racing Post / 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 20172018

List of reptiles of Kaziranga National Park

A total of about 42 species of reptiles have been reported from the Kaziranga National Park, India. These include the rare Assam Roofed Turtle. Two of the largest snakes in the world - the Reticulated Python and the Rock Python, as well as the longest venomous snake in the world - the King Cobra are common inside the park; the park contains Bengal monitor and Water Monitor populations. The park is home to the rare Monocled Cobra, as well as three of the Big Four - Indian Cobra, Russell's Viper and Common Krait. In all, Kaziranga is home to 15 species of turtles, including the endemic Assam Roofed Turtle, to one species of tortoise - the Brown Tortoise. A regional lizard species is found in Kaziranga - the Assam Garden Lizard. Gharial The gharial called Indian gavial or gavial, is the only surviving member of the once well-represented family Gavialidae, a long-established group of crocodilians with long, slender snouts; the gharial is listed as a critically endangered species by IUCN. The gharial is one of the three crocodilians found in India, the others being the Mugger crocodile and the Saltwater crocodile.

It is one of the longest of all living crocodilians.[4 Assam Roofed turtle Indian Roofed Turtle Indian Tent Turtle Tricarinate Hill Turtle Indian Eyed Turtle Gangetic or Indian Softshell Turtle Indian Peacock Softshell Turtle Narrow Headed Softshell Turtle Indian Flapshell Turtle Oldham's Leaf Turtle Indian Black Turtle Keeled Box Turtle Brown Hill Tortoise Malayan Box turtle Spotted Pond Turtle Brown Roofed Turtle Common Indian Skink Assam Olive-Brown Skink Tuckto Gecko Ticticky House Gecko Common Bengal Monitor Indian Water Monitor Assam Greyish-Brown Gecko Light-Olive Assam Garden Lizard Assam Garden Lizard Dotted Garden Skink Black Krait Bengal Cobra Common Kukri Snake Striped Keelback Checkered Keelback Watersnake Common or Long-Nosed Vine Snake Rock Python Reticulated Python Copperhead Trinket Snake Rat Snake Common Krait Banded Krait King Cobra Russel's Viper Pit Vipers Philippine cobra Kaziranga National Park in UNESCO List Kaziranga Centenary 1905-2005 World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Shin-Tochigi Station

Shin-Tochigi Station is a railway station in Tochigi, Japan, operated by the private railway operator Tobu Railway. The station is numbered "TN-12". Shin-Tochigi Station is served by the Tobu Nikko Line, is a terminal station of the Tobu Utsunomiya Line, it is located 47.9 km from the starting point of the Tobu Nikko Line at Tōbu-Dōbutsu-Kōen and is 24.3 km from the opposing terminus of the Tobu Utsunomiya Line at Tobu Utsunomiya This station consists of one side platform and one island platform, connected to the station building by a footbridge. Shin-Tochigi Station opened on 1 April 1929. From 17 March 2012, station numbering was introduced on all Tobu lines, with Shin-Tochigi Station becoming "TN-12". In fiscal 2014, the station was used by an average of 3,781 passengers daily. Tochigi Post Office Tochigi Fire Department List of railway stations in Japan Official website

Jean Pagliuso

Jean Pagliuso is a photographer known for photographs of poultry and fashion. Pagliuso was born in California in 1941, she received her bachelor of fine arts from the University of California Los Angeles in 1963. Pagliuso's father raised her mother loved her flower garden, her father's love for chickens influenced her work. Pagliuso has lived in Los Angeles throughout her career, she now lives with her husband,Tom, her daughter, Jesse, in Santa Fe, New Mexico and New York. Pagliuso worked as the assistant art director for Mademoiselle Magazine, she worked at the office of interiors for Morganelli Heumann and Associates. In 1969, Pagliuso started her career in photography, she moved to New York in 1974. For the next 30 years, her photographs were printed in magazines including House & Garden magazine, Interview magazine, Italian Harpers Bazaar, Italian Vogue, Men's Journal, New York Times Magazine "fashion of Times," New York Magazine, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, Vogue, she worked on assignments for fashion editor Anna Wintour for 10 years and worked with many actors and celebrities such as Jessica Lange, Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Robert Redford among others.

Other collaborations include working with Robert Altman, Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Warner Brothers, 20th Century Fox, Disney. While working with Robert Altman, she shoot stills on the sets of Thieves Likes Us, Buffalo Bill and the Indians and Popeye; the Poultry Suit is one of her most well-known photographic series. The Poultry Suite is a collection of photographs of chickens, she decided to take these chicken portraits in memory of her father after his passing. He had raised chickens. Shooting with a Hasselblad camera in her Chelsea, Manhattan studio, Pagliuso photographed chickens from an animal talent agency since all of her fathers chickens had been given away by the time she decided to start the project, she uses a low shutter speed and open aperture giving the images a softer quality. In order to achieve an effect of graphite drawings, she prints the images onto handmade Thai Mulberry paper in her darkroom. A process, delicate and labor-intensive; the series of work has been shown at the Mary Ryan Gallery in New York most as a retrospective titled "In Plain Sight" and was turned into a monogram published by Hirmer Publishers.

The series was featured in a retrospective solo exhibition, "Poultry, Places of Ritual" at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts in Tampa. The Drawing Room showed the work in a notable 2006 show of The Poultry Suite, again in 2009 with an addition of The Raptor Suite, that included the addition of seven owl photographs

Lorenzo P. Williston

Lorenzo Parsons Williston was an American attorney and politician. He was a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, a founding judge on the territorial supreme courts for both Dakota Territory and Montana Territory. Williston was born at New York, he received a liberal education and studied law under his father, Judge Horace Williston, in Athens, Pennsylvania. He was subsequently admitted to the bar of Bradford County, moved to Wellsboro in Tioga County to enter a partnership with Judge Stephen Fowler Wilson. Williston was elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from Tioga County and served from 1856 until 1860. In 1861, he was appointed by President Abraham Lincoln to the Dakota Territorial Supreme Court, served concurrently on the territorial district court. Lincoln transferred him to serve as one of the first Associate Justices on the Montana Territorial Supreme Court in 1864, he was nominated for a second term in 1868 by President Andrew Johnson, but his nomination was withdrawn by Johnson two days later.

Williston instead returned to Bradford County to resume the practice of law, first in Towanda, in Wellsboro. He died of apoplexy at his home in Wellsboro; the published record of the 1904 Tioga County Centennial Celebration included a brief biography of Williston in its section on the Tioga County bar, in which he was described as "a lawyer by intuition. Legal technicalities were not to his taste, he took a broad, liberal view of the law and seized at once the equities of a case and the legal principles involved. He had a strict regard for the ethics of his profession." Williston married the daughter of one of the first physicians in Wellsboro. They had two daughters. History of Tioga County, Chapter XII: The Bench and Bar. R. C. Brown & Co. 1897. Tioga County Centennial Celebration: A Record of the Proceedings in Preparation for the Observance of the One Hundredth Anniversary of Tioga County, Pennsylvania, in the public schools and churches of the county, of the celebration at Wellsboro, June 29, 30 and July 1, 1904, p. 126.

Centennial Commission, 1905