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Prashanta Tripura

Dear Bangladesh,

I don’t know if you remember me, but I am writing to you in the hope that you do. Having witnessed and celebrated your birth when I was little, and having grown up with you, I have always cared deeply about you, as I will always do. 1,551 more words


Another summer gone

All lies.  The promises I made to myself that I’d post here even while I was doing my fieldwork: all the products of a self-deluded mind.  420 more words


Discover Magazine Delight: "Yes! Connecting Makes You Feel Better"

Within reason…please DO talk to strangers!

My friends always tell me I’m such a connector.  Well, I basically enjoy people and am always ready to be fascinated by the kaleidoscope of humanity walking around.  111 more words


Why Anthropology?

 Anthropology. The domain of beardy, socked-and-sandaled, overgrown students banging on about some convoluted theory on the vast significance of whichever tiniest detail of whatever tribal ritual they’ve been observing on their permanent gap years. 1,038 more words


Moving Past Facebook

In this blog entry, Robert Gehl, author of Reverse Engineering Social Media, writes about the alternatives to Facebook.

At the heart of Facebook is a contradiction: Facebook is for friends (and family). 718 more words



Traditionally, the rich partook of diamonds

in the drawing room just before dinner.

Butlers filled and passed the heirloom lith-bowls

made of ebony or jet, and subtly shaped… 243 more words

Humans And Other Animals

December 2014 Itinerary

As the project goes forward, Dr. Vasquez, the President of the Yantalo Peru Foundation, and I have settled on the itinerary for our first trip in December. 68 more words

American University Of Health Sciences