The gist of a recent study, and there are more than just this one, is that people form strong opinions about others based on their faces—their shapes, prominent features, eyebrows, etc. 321 more words
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In his The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America, Eric Kaufmann described liberal Protestantism as one of several liberal traditions in American history. Although it had its origins in the 19th century, by 1910 there arose a liberal Protestant elite committed to “universalist, humanitarian ethics.” Elite Protestants (but not the great mass of Protestant Americans) were opposed to immigration restriction in the 1920s and were at the vanguard of the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s.
Let me give you all the reasons why I didn’t think I could do anything right.
- I didn’t go to a fancy private school.
- My parents were not wealthy. 633 more words
In class we had a discussion about whether certain diseases are really diseases at all. I think there are a number of disorders that are very over-diagnosed, but they are still disorders, examples being ADHD, ODD, manic-depressive disorder, and chronic depression. 101 more words
During the movie today, the interviewees mentioned the political and cultural climate in which the beats where able to evolve, a post-war, optimistic, yet conformist society which allowed for the individualistic nature of the beats to evolve. 168 more words