By: Jane Allyson
The study of Medical Anthropology is vast. It uses the disciplines of social, biological, and linguistic anthropology to examine the many different ways that people become sick and how they deal with issues of health and well being, the actual spread of disease and the...
By: Pamela Henderson
Negativity is infectious.The workplace can be a prime example for a negative outlook on life,an outlook that can have a profound effect on performance and output.There can be one single `Jonah` who's cup is always half full ,thats all it will take...
By: Natasha Levy
DeathIt is the one inevitability, and yet our greatest unknown. People who fear it are in fact victims of a complex and diverse network of true underlying emotions. Therefore if we are aware of these subconscious fears, we may seemingly overcome the fear of death...
By: Christine G.
The educational system is society's attempt to promote stability and ensure its own survival by passing on its insights, ideals, skills, assumptions, and goals to the next generation. This process does not happen in a vacuum. Everything that is happening in the fermentation of society...
By: Jane Allyson
Controversy within anthropology brings debate, which serves as a useful tool to encourage a re-examination of past findings and to introduce new ideas or views and to hone current theory.Controversy invites excitement. It breathes life into an often dry and academic subject and serves...
By: Dave Kemp
I am an employer of about 12 people. More than half of them are smokers. I have personally hired at least half of the people currently working for me, and most of the new hires happen to be smokers. Now, let's get down to observations...
By: Cathy Stedmann
Attitude is contagious- is yours worth catching?The vacuous nature of negativity is its impulsive desire to be all-consuming. Worst yet, it is able to destroy relationships and undermine values, self-esteem and integrity. Why is it that some people would rather subscribe to such demeaning...
By: Allison Hickman
If you were faced with a fork in the road and you knew that if you went left that there would be a beautiful beach waiting at the end of the road, and if you took a right it would lead to an unknown destination...
By: David Bowie
"Six Degrees of Separation" is the idea that we are all connected to each other through people we know to a degree of no more than six people. That means that every person I know is one degree from me, every person they know is...
By: Benjamin Hanowell
Discourse on defining human nature: the case of the Tasaday(The following is an edited version of an essay written for a class focusing on the subject of evolution and human behavior, taught by Dr. Roger Sullivan at the California State University, Sacramento, in the spring...

 

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