Characteristics of the "intellectual" in modern society
By: James Johnson
Intellectual was first used as an adjective in the 14th century to mean basically mental pursuits. Now it has become a noun referring to a person "a: given to study, reflection, and speculation b: engaged in activity requiring the creative use of the intellect" (Merriam...
By: Bridget Webber
Only truly confident, well balanced individuals can get close to accurately assessing their own self worth. Even when an individual is able to do so, their opinion is speculative. People are far more likely to either overestimate, or more usually, underestimate their value as a...
All about cultural anthropology theories
By: Jishi Santos
We were created equal. Take a flight with me to Papua-New Guinea in1963 on an old DC-3 twin prop airplane. As you wing into Milne Bay and see the rusted hulks of the landing barges amidst the shoreline of palm trees fringing golden sands, you...
By: Angela Diggs
The term " psychological displacement" is self explanatory. It refers to misplacing feelings. From time to time, we all do it. Whether it is placing blame on others or simply transferring emotions of anger to the people we love, psychological displacement is something present in...
Archaeology from the late Roman period in Britain
By: Arlene Miles
One of the largest and probably best known Roman era archaeological sites in Great Britain is the Chedworthvilla near Cirencester in Gloucestershire. The Chedworth villa is a typical Roman house in Britain during the late period, with U-shaped layout surrounding a central courtyard. Construction...
What is avoidance?
By: Angela Diggs
When is the last time you avoided an uncomfortable situation? This could have been at work or social event with friends. From time to time, we all do this, however when avoidance becomes the center of our lives, it is a problem. Depending on...
What is passive-aggression?
By: Angela Diggs
Have you ever heard of someone being " passive aggressive"? These types of individuals are thought to be somewhat " subtle" about their intentions and it may seem that they are content with certain outcomes, but truly are not. Below the surface, people like this...
What is denial?
By: Angela Diggs
Denial is one of the most well-known defense mechanisms used by individuals. Often it is used to escape from the truth. Either way, many people find themselves in its grasp through the challenging situations life brings. A person can choose to deny or accept what...
Living alone
By: Barry Parham
On Being an Island Pizza, always. Chinese, no problem. Burgers, occasionally, depending on where you live. Wonder why nobody delivers Mexican food? A good business idea would be a medium-sized fresh food grocery that sold smaller portions. Single people don't want to have to buy...
Why it's important to stop living in the past
By: Corrie Bryant
You will never move forward if you are continually driving in reverse. Many human beings find their selves living in the past. Dredging up things that happened at a prior point in their lives. People live trying to rectify them selves from mistakes or...

 

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