By: Elizabeth M Young
In a democratic society where there is much movement between the classes, it is impossible to categorize the idealism of the classes in relation to anything that is common among the members of a particular class. Also, given the mental, substance abuse and other issues...
By: Elizabeth M Young
One broad way of distinguishing between caste and class is to consider that a person might be able to change their class, while a caste cannot change their caste. In other words, class is most often determined by opportunity to get education, to make income...
Introduction to archaeoastronomy
By: Nancy Seddens
Archeology had, at one time, a reputation for being boring and then its reputation went from mundane to exciting and adventurous with the release of the Indian Jones movies. Unfortunately the first impression of archeology was the more correct one for the general public. For...
By: Francis Jock
Shamanism, in its simplest form of definition, is the beliefs, teachings, or system of following Shamanistic behavior. The easiest way to unravel this is to consider other "ism's' such as Calvinism, Catholicism, Judaism, Mormonism, and Buddhism. At the center of the term lies the core...
By: Shelly Barclay
According to the Bible, Noah's Ark was a ship that Noah built at God's behest. The humans of the world had grown so "sinful" that God felt it necessary to kill all of them, save two. He told the least sinful man in the world-Noah-to...
Is psychology really scientific?
By: Jacob Woods
Science is the systematic study of something. Science approaches items objectively instead of subjectively. Science uses a very distinct system in which scientists create hypotheses based on previous knowledge and observations, predict new outcomes to new stimuli based upon these past observations, test their ideas...
By: John Louie Ramos
Borderline personality disorder is one of the most common personality disorder among young adults particularly those who have reached the age of majority (18 years-old.) BPD can be described as a prolonged behavioral instability characterized by occasional and sudden mood swings, chaotic relations with...
Book reviews: 50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology, by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, and Barry L. Beyerstein
By: Philo Gabriel
“50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology” is a non-technical presentation of alleged misconceptions many people (I was going to say laypeople, but actually a fair number of people who arguably should know better) have about matters of psychology, the brain, human behavior, etc. Fifty...
By: Elizabeth M Young
"Lawlessness in sentencing" is a good term for sentencing where there are no guidelines that take away judge's ability to sentence individuals differently for the same crimes at their own discretion. Conversely, judges can give identical sentences when the circumstances of the same crimes are...
The importance of developing a healthy relationship with yourself
By: Dr. G. A. Anderson
We concern ourselves with how well our relationships and friendships with others are going. We monitor them. We do our best to make them work - we nurture them and give them every opportunity to grow and flourish. We seldom take them for granted, instinctively...

 

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