Written Text is not Obsolete
By: Cameron Foster
Some claim that written communication (text) will be completely phased out in the not too distant future. However, an examination of history suggests this is unlikely to happen. Changes since the Industrial Revolution offer concrete examples. When the locomotive was invented in the 1830s it...
Will Written Text Survive as a Communication Medium
By: Basel Varsally
The written word has been used since it was first shaped in clay tablets 6,000 years ago. Written text will certainly survive as a communication medium because we use it to the extent that it would mean sometimes life or death.I believe forgetting...
Dream interpretations: Teeth falling out
By: Paul Schingle
There are a number of ways people can interpret dreams, in general. It can often depend on who you read or listen to when it comes to dream interpretation. Symbols in dreams are just that - abstract symbols meant to represent something internal. Most people...
The understanding of "ego"
By: Mat Hudson
Put simply, the ego is one part of a structural concept within the psychic concept, as defined by Freud. Although he states that the ego is within the topography of the psychic apparatus, it is not in the brain. The psyche (mental apparatus) begins as...
By: Lee Caleca
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Collinsville, Illinois, North America Some experts believe something particularly dreadful may have occurred at Cahokia because there are no legends, no records, and no lore among local tribes. The people who lived in the area were a native civilization believed...
The relationship between economics and crime
By: Rella Ingram
It's a sad fact, but still a fact that when economic situations take a downward spiral, the crime rate shoots for the stars! The relationship between the two seems to be on a teeter totter. When one goes down, the other automatically goes up.People...
Lawbreakers vs victims: An assessment
By: Janet Grischy
Much is made of the innocent passerby who is killed by a gangster or a mental patient. These are horrific crimes, and they do happen, but they are actually extremely rare. However much ordinary people may fear crime, it is highly unlikely that they will...
If and why we fear death
By: Anne StClair
The reason many people fear death is because human beings are blessed, or cursed, with vivid imaginations, and we are also aware of our own mortality. We know we will die one day, and our imaginations tend to fill in the details.But is it...
By: Garrett Anderson
When I was a young man I was absolutely convinced that I knew what a criminal was. Twenty five years later, I'm not so sure I can answer that question as simply and as righteously as I used to. Calling someone a criminal requires a...
Selfishness: Effects and causes in human nature
By: Robin Landry
Is selfishness a learned or an innate human behavior? Can it be "cured"? Is it always negative? What are its effects if allowed to go unchecked? These questions and others have been considered by scientific researchers, the religious community, parents and educators for decades without...

 

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