Subtle and hidden racism: Confronting a covert enemy
By: Sabrina Dawkins
Covert racism is the hidden form of racism that eludes confrontation. After all, if the behavior cannot be decisively labeled racist, then no offended party exists, no discussion needs to take place and no apologies need to be given. Therefore, covert racism is the perfect...
By: Elizabeth M Young
There are plenty of positive peer cultures in existence and in great form today. There are church or temple related groups, community programs of after school organized and supervised activities and there are in-school organizations that have existed for generations. For poor and disadvantaged youth...
Cryptozoology as a Real Science Nessis Big Footbat Boy Chupacabra Monsters among us
By: Christyl Rivers
Given that there are billions of creatures on earth, and many are still unclassified, one would have to say cryptozoology is still a valid science. The difficulty comes when people are distracted by the weird, wonderful, and highly unlikely existence of Big Foot, Nessie the...
Ruth Benedict and social change
By: Shirley Lendway
Ruth Benedict carried her ideas of what constituted the Dionysian and the Apollonian duality throughout her life. This theory which she used in regard to the culture and personality of the Hopi Indians and appears in her famous book, Patterns of Culture, was also her...
The impact of divorce on the family
By: Priscilla Benfield
Divorce changes everything within a family. What used to be an intact family unit is now broken apart and life will never be the same again. Life is about change but the changes that occur when a divorce happens are sometimes devastating. Emotionally it threatens...
By: Dominic D.
"How come I always get the raw end of the deal?" "Why does everything always happen to me?" "Why doesn't anyone listen to me?" This, in effect, is how the whiner personality sees his or her, interactions with people in their lives...
By: Jonathan Victor
Sometimes it's actually not so bad to be an introvert. People generally think of themselves falling into one of two categories: introverted and extroverted. If you are introverted, and in the minority, sometimes it is hard not to feel like you are at more of...
How to deal with the difficult or procrastinator personality
By: Dr. Deborah Bauers
An adult procrastinator is a difficult personality type who seems to adhere to the philosophy, “never do today what you can put off until tomorrow.” His indecisiveness and inability to commit in a timely manner frustrates and even angers those who live in...
By: Jonathan Victor
Whiners are one of the most frustrating people to have to deal with and be around. It is not uncommon to be extremely bristled by this behavior. Often you want to stay with the tactful route to get your points across to people like this...
What is synchronicity?
By: Denis Kenny
Could it have been a coincidence or could it have been something more meaningful?This question happens to most everybody during their lifetime and sometimes regularly, most brush it off as quickly as it happened and continue on with their day, but others stop to...

 

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