By: Elton Gahr
The United States of America today has a higher percent of its population in jail now than any country today or in human history. This number began to skyrocket in the 1980's and it has continued its upward trajectory since. Comparing this with other parts...
By: Elton Gahr
We like to think of ourselves as individuals who think for ourselves. Our decisions are our own and while others may influence us they don't control those decisions. This may be true for some people but for far more the tribal mentality of humanity...
The importance of first impressions
By: Matt Bird
Here are two scenarios for you to ponder. You walk into a job interview. Your shirt is unbuttoned, you've got a grease stain on your cheek, you've trekked mud in on the carpet, you're wearing a pair of cast-off running shoes you found in a...
Coping with criticism
By: Erin Cole
Having our character criticized is a challenge and obstacle for many, especially writers. Each day invites a myriad of opportunities for our work and behavior to be criticized by someone else, which can be a source of great anxiety. Wanting people to like us...
Archaeological sites: Eynan
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
Archaeological Sites: Eynan The archaeological site of Eynan, located in the far north of modern day Israel, provides us with a fascinating insight into the development of Epipaleolithic societies in the Levant. The name Eynan is the Hebrew version, with Mallaha or 'Ain Mallaha in...
By: Elton Gahr
If you've ever spent any time around a veteran police officer or military personnel you will likely have been made aware of the concept of the personal bubble or personal space. This is because those with jobs where they are forced to regularly interact with...
By: Elton Gahr
One of the safest bets you can make is that a person won't change. Actions might change, opinions may change but the person at the core will stay the same. But where does that leave the person who wants to change? The person who knows...
By: Elton Gahr
There is little room for debate in the statistics that those who are poorer are more likely to be arrested and go to jail. This connection is one that has been well established and make logical sense to most of us. Those who are poor...
What a Caesar cipher really is
By: Pam Uher
Cryptography is a fascinating world of secret codes with embedded mysterious messages. The Caesar cipher (also known as the shift cipher) is one such methodology that was first recorded as being used by Julius Caesar during his time of leadership over the Roman Empire...
By: Christina Sponias
Even though Carl Jung was Sigmund Freud's student, he followed his own path, after disagreeing with his teacher. While Freud's basic analysis concentrated on the sexual field, Jung paid attention to many other characteristics of the psychical world that could not be justified by...

 

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