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Success in Circuit Lies: Deconstructing Comprehension

I’ve spent far too long this summer revising my seminar paper deconstructing “speak” as it appears in discussions about autism and autistic people.  While I’m continually reminded of the  659 more words

#6 The Myth of Me and You Part 1

Perhaps You Better Start At The Beginning…..

Myth has proved to be something of a problematic entity. Attempts to define it have included superstitious beliefs about supernatural beings or deities or embellished stories that are accounts of actual events and even an instruction manual of ancient, immutable truths for the transcendence of the human soul. 404 more words


DAY 4: Monday July 21st: Sex and Sexuality! Patterned Fluidities: How does sex, impact gender, impact sexuality, impact sex?

First off: I’m loving these posts. You all are clearly taking the time to think carefully about the readings and their inclusive topics AND are taking the time to respond to one another in real discussion.  1,901 more words

What Is This?

SP: Principles Reflection

After conducting my two initial interviews, and once the data had been gathered and organized, it became necessary to analyze and code the data in such a way so that it would pertain directly to the Synthesis Project and the questions that existed therein. 400 more words

The Category of “Religion” in Organizing Contemporary Societies

British sociologist of religion, James A. Beckford, writes on the opening page of his 2003 book Social Theory and Religion that “disputes about what counts as religion, and attempts to devise new ways of controlling what is permitted under the label of religion have all increased” ( 1,121 more words

Critical Religion

In The Name Of Religion

When we pick up an issue like whether religion is overrated, we are actually trying to look for an alternate which is less hyped and more efficacious. 1,125 more words