Considering coincidences
By: Patty E Padgett
A STRANGE COINCIDENCE A lot of people do not believe in coincidence - they choose to believe instead that everything happens for a reason; was a matter of fate and was meant to send a message of some type. I, too believe that. In...
The history of the tombs at Mawangdui
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The History of the Tombs at Mawangdui The tombs at Mawangdui, located in a suburb of Changsha in Hunan Province, offer us great insight into the lives and the deaths of the ancient Chinese. Three tombs have been found, containing the remains of Li Cang...
Morals and ethics: Decisions of character or social behavior?
By: Eric Karen - 513591
Depends you know? If you think all your decisions are based on social behavior then none of your decisions are based on an inner world. If you think all your decisions are based on character then none of your decisions are based on how they...
By: Angela Diggs
A temper tantrum is characterized by a sudden increase of anger demonstrated through fits of rage and violent outbursts. The origin of temper tantrums depends on the individual however, it usually stems from internal frustration. A person is usually upset with themselves and ends...
The effects of TV shows and commercials on our lives
By: Anthony Megna
TV shows and commercials have some negative effects on our lives. How about obesity and boredom? Bad TV shows coupled with too many commercials makes one want to hit the fridge again and again. Wait, what about the switch to digital TV? Isn't it great...
By: AngelKitty1441S2
Male initiation ceremonies are the core of any civilization. They help a boy become a man and feel that he is an important part of his culture and society. Let's take a look at this more closely. The Jewish culture is one of the most...
The history of Catal Hoyuk
By: Carrie Eckles
Catal Hoyuk, which means "fork mound" in Turkish, is an ancient human settlement located in southern Anatolia. The settlement was founded in Neolithic times, around 7500 BCE, and inhabited into the Copper Age. First excavated in the 1950's, it's become famous for its sheer complexity...
The necessity of unions: Understanding labor history in light of globalization
By: M. L. Larzelere
Unions are often blamed for our economic problems, but I would beg to differ. I do not believe unions are the cause of the economical problems facing these United States in part nor in whole I believe the fault lies in corporate greed and the...
How do you define alienation
By: Virginia L. Allen
In the words of Erich Fromm, an internationally renowned social psychologist, "By alienation is meant a mode of experience in which the person experiences himself as an alien. He has become, one might say, estranged from himself. The alienated person is out of touch with...
By: Avril Defleurey
THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF SOCIOLOGY Sociology is the study of society of human social life, groups and societies. Plato and Socrates argued about their thoughts and views on social behaviour, but they did not make systematic observations to test their theories. Therefore, although their theories...

 

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