Is Political Ideology used to Manipulate the Masses
By: Melinda Clayton
Throughout history, political ideology has been used by all cultures to manipulate the belief systems of the citizens of that culture. For example, in war, each side is taught that its cause is the just one, and that the cause of the other side is...
By: S. A. Holley
In today's world, it amazing that racism still exists. There are so many different cultures in a family's background. The great-grandfather who was full blood Cherokee that married the white woman. The 1/2 Cherokee, 1/2 white grandfather who went on to marry a girl who...
By: Steve Lussing
SOME THINGS NEVER GO OUT OF DATEInvention seems to be the domain of especially gifted people whose potential appears to have been rather consistent throughout the ages. In my article about Titus Lecretius Carus under the title "Imagination vs. Knowledge" I bring the following to...
By: Pam Uher
My life sometimes has felt like an old B rated movie from the 1940's, almost a of Hitchcock's twisted psychological thrillers such as "Rear Window" or "North By Northwest".Why?Because my job for 20 years brought me into contact with some of the most...
By: Barbara A. Black
People change all the time. As we grow, we change. As we learn, we change. As we change, we grow and learn, and change again. Sometimes people will fake change, but it isn't easy to keep up the facade and keep fooling themselves and others...
By: Alexander Lourenco
Fieldwork is a term that refers to the "anthropologist's personal, long-term experience with a specific group of people and their way of life" (Lavenda-Schulz 5). It is anthropologists' method of choice because it is such an effective way of gathering information about a culture; by...
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
It all came to a head in spring of 2006. At least five major life challenges came together to send me into a panicky tailspin and a major depression. It was the culmination of a two-year period of weirdness when I knew things were not...
Castra archaeological site, Haifa, Israel
By: Norman A. Rubin
Excavations carried out at Khirbet (ruins in Arabic) Castra, the site of the ancient Byzantine city of Castra, revealed a large trove of exquisite Roman and Byzantine glassware. The site known as Khirbet Castra lies to the south of Haifa in Israel, at the base...
By: Pat Lunsford
What can a smile do?Most people know that a friendly dog will wag its tail when you approach or speak to it. If the dog doesn't wag its tail, you hesitate, not knowing if it's friendly or not. When a dog wags its tail...
By: Jennifer Lee Snelling
Sociopaths-are they crazy and sick? Yes and no. But, these types of people love to sugarcoat and overimpress people with their tricks of the trade. Sugary sweet, here's the scary part: they are not around you to befriend, defend, or love. They are around to...

 

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