Tuesday September 11 started much like any other day. It was my day off work and I walked my pregnant wife Tara 20 blocks to her office. It was a beautiful clear, sunny day. When I got back to our apartment I put the TV on (sound down) and started pottering around.
The post 9-11 world showed how fragile we were, but how strong democracies could be. Revolutions in Libya, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan and others provide the true insight into the political aspirations of the Arab people.
As any Philosopher of Science will tell you formal theories serve as explanations to observed phenomena, an association between the explanandum - the object of phenomena to be explained; and the explanans - the framework, concept or theory to be used as an the reference point for explanation.