By: William Menna
Functionalism is one of the core perspectives of sociology. Sociology examines the contexts in which people live and how these contests affect them. In essence, sociology examines the question of why the world is the way that it is. Functionalism, along with conflict theory and...
By: G E Barr
FORGING AHEADThe central issue in gaining control of your life after being victimized is really knowing yourself. What are your standards, your ideals and your way of life? What can you do without? What must you have?There is a great deal of courage necessary...
The hypocrisy of racism
By: K. L. Hosking
Discrimination, prejudice and racial profiling are alive and well. Discrimination in the workplace, gender and religious discrimination, and discrimination based on sexual preference; as if that is anyone else's business!Migrating to the United States from Australia was an easy transition though. Coming from an...
Lucid dreaming explained
By: H. Marlow
Have you ever woken up from a dream only to find that you were still dreaming? Did you notice how lifelike your surroundings and sensations were? Were you aware that you could direct your dream and control almost every aspect of it? If this sounds...
Understanding dissociative identity disorder
By: Kendra Fischer
On January 17, 1887, Rev. Ansel Bourne withdrew $551 from his bank in Providence, Road Island. Rev. Ansel Bourn needed the money to pay for a certain lot of land in and to pay certain bills. He got into a pawtucket horsecar never to return...
How to let go of someone you love
By: Ann E. Smith
Love is a complicated thing, and it can lead to great joy. Ideally, it is about kindness, passion and sharing. It is also about trust and respect.But, humans make mistakes, and some people are more compatible than others. Love between two people can change...
What would the world be like with 2 billion people?
By: Eric Goudie
What would the world be like with 2 billion people in it? Maybe it would be a lot like the world the last time it had 2 billion people in it.According to charts and articles on Wikipedia, the Encyclopedia of Death and Dying, and...
By: D. Victor
If love is a pie, then romantic love is a slice. Love is an encompassing and generic form. You can love a thing, individuals, groups or God. Romantic love is a bit more specific. It includes attraction and mutual sharing as prerequisites. Romantic love involves...
The building of the Egyptian pyramids
By: Daniel Magee
PyramidsAwesome or Awful ?Without question pyramids are awesome, especially the Great Pyramid at Giza. Not only because of its enormous size, six and a half million tons of rock, (enough to build almost 18 Empire State Buildings) - but by its very existence.If it...
By: Paul Lines
Despite popular opinion and myths, there is not as much difference in the psychological strength of the genders and most people believe. Where such opinions develop is often as a result of observing gender behavioural patterns, when certain actions are classed, often incorrectly, as being...

 

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