By: Roger Rudder
ConsciousnessRecently I read in a magazine that opium is about the best high. I have written on the Barbados Museum Message Board that opium was a nice high but I did not quite understand why it so appealing as compared to hash and grass. Opium...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
Appropriate Cultural Scale Theory: An IntroductionCultural scale theory is a theoretical orientation in the social sciences, which has especially been popularized by cultural anthropologists. In essence, scale theory focuses upon just that-the scale at which social, economic and political systems are organized, and the characteristics...
By: Christine G.
WHY BOTHER? One of the never-ending issues of my life with mother was making the bed. "Why bother?" I would ask. "It will just get messed up again, anyway." We spent an amazing amount of time and energy discussing beds. Why bother battling...
By: Phillip Ellis - 361472
A British perspective.The disgusting conclusion to the court case in Northern Ireland that has found no one guilty for the Omagh bombing, some nine years after the atrocity, has bought DNA evidence under the microscope, if you like, once again. In this case it...
By: Ross Dix-Peek
We all have a right to be who we are!I am endowed with an immensely deep and resonant voice and have thus , fortunately, escaped the effeminate squeaks so common among southern African men.However, at times it seems rather an imprecation, than a blessing...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Achima Delgado
Nietzche has said, "Even great spirits have only their five fingers breadth of experience - just beyond it their thinking ceases and their endless empty space and stupidity begins." If there's one thing that is common among every human on this earth, it's that...
By: Don Rainwater
"Attachment is the capacity to form and maintain healthy emotional relationships. An attachment bond has unique properties. The capacity to create these special relationships begins in early childhood". (Perry, 2001)The beginning stages of forming any relationship in life, begins with early childhood attachment. It is...
Why some people are afraid of dying, and some aren't
By: Stanley W. Shura
Is there really such a chasm between one group who truly and actively and worriedly fear death, and another which seems to have achieved a serenity and grace about the whole "ashes to ashes" thing? Let's wonder for a moment if this is really more...
By: Leigh Goessl
People who are happiest often seem to possess a positive attitude and focus on life. It seems there is a definitive correlation between attitude and happiness, and the way life is viewed plays a big part in a person's ability to be content. Life is...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
Introduction to Political Economy: Modes of ProductionIntroduction:"Political economy could...be distinguished from neoclassical economics, which represented a shift in concern from the wealth of nations' to the price of beans, from value as determined by labor time to price as determined by markets" (Roseberry 1988:162)...

 

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