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I have been provoked to include the next few entries by watching the 2004 film Eating Out. It is actually still playing in the background in all of its marvelous awkwardness. 1,595 more words

Anthropology

People's Error

The people are never corrupted but are often deceived.
Jamais on ne corrompt le peuple, mais souvent on le trompe.
J.Rouseau

Twisdom

The evolution of marriage over history

Marriage has changed a lot over the history of humankind. The earliest societies tended to be polygamous, then there was a switch to monogamy. We did not stop there, however. 1,743 more words

Demographic Economics

Am I a geneticists?

The answer is no. I understand genetics like my dog understands where I go when I leave the house everyday. I know it’s real, I’ve dabbled a little bit in it, but there’s also more that I don’t know than I know I don’t know. 575 more words

Evolution

Will religion ever disappear?

Interesting discussion from BBC.

Will religion ever disappear?

by Rachel Nuwer | 19 December 2014 | BBC Future

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? 2,223 more words

Behaviour

Wow, textbooks man

Racial stratification is a relatively recent form of social inequality.

-my cultural anthropology textbook

Education

Greek usage of "Soul" and "Spirit" differentiated to promote a better exegesis of the New Testement Koine Greek use of the terms

Ψυχή; Πνεύμα; the terms defined

Now that a most basic history has been sketched, the words themselves can be handled. According to Ernes De Witt Burton in his book… 825 more words

Philosophy