Wikipedia Article of the Day
Randomly selected articles from my personal browsing history
Marianne Deborah Williamson (born July 8, 1952) is an American author, speaker, and politician. She began her professional career as spiritual leader of the Church of Today, a Unity Church in Warren, Michigan. Williamson has written several self-help books, including A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles in 1992, which became a New York Times Best Seller. She was launched into prominence by Oprah Winfrey, being a frequent guest on her daytime talk show and becoming known as her "spiritual advisor".Williamson ran unsuccessfully as an independent for California's 33rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives in 2014, finishing fourth with 13.2% of the vote. She ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, eventually dropping out and endorsing Bernie Sanders. She ran in the 2024 Democratic Party presidential primaries, challenging incumbent President Joe Biden. Williamson's presidential platform called for an end to the war on drugs, a federal minimum wage increase, reparations for racial injustice, addressing climate change, and creating a U.S. Department of Peace. On February 7, 2024, she announced she had suspended her campaign after receiving 2.9% of the vote in the Nevada Democratic primary.Williamson has been actively involved with charity work, founding such organizations as Center for Living in 1987, Project Angel Food in 1989, and the Peace Alliance in 1998. She sits on the board for RESULTS, a nonprofit group which is dedicated to finding long-term solutions to poverty.
Apr 19
Apr 18
Apr 17
Quaternions and spatial rotation
Apr 16
Affine transformation
Apr 15
Heidi Gardner
Apr 14
Learning with errors
Apr 13
Apr 12
Accounting identity
Apr 11
Watchdog timer
Apr 10
Rotation matrix
Apr 9
Three Nephites
Apr 8
Spherical coordinate system
Apr 7
Mormon folklore
Apr 6
Homogeneous coordinates
Apr 5
Apr 4
Counter (digital)
Apr 3
Apr 2
Matter (standard)
Apr 1
Network layer
Mar 31
Mar 30
Clock generator
Mar 29
Near-field communication
Mar 28
ISO/IEC 14443
Mar 27
Near-field communication
Mar 26
CPU multiplier
Mar 25
Stress (linguistics)
Mar 24
Mar 23
Mar 22
Heavenly Mother (Mormonism)
Mar 21
Harald Cramér