By: Dave Franklin
Thor Heyerdahl came to the attention of the world at large when he sailed a small balsa wood raft from Peru to Polynesia, but to have him tagged as a mere explorer or adventurer is like saying Neil Armstrong liked to travel or Einstein was...
By: blackbeanaddict
Being in the business of teaching music and having taken private lessons the majority of my years in the educational system, I am obviously one to promote and recommend music lessons to everyone I meet. The reason for doing that however, is not what you...
By: Bill Allin
"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear-not absence of fear."- Mark Twain Life does not exist without fear. Fear is a component of life. A less intense version of fear, known as apprehension, prevents us from taking risks which could cost us our...
By: Thomas Rix
There are many reasons to fear technology. Everyday we abuse the environment to create new tools, new tools allow us to live longer and in better health. Longer lives mean we need more food to feed the surplus population and the world groans under the...
By: Jean Sumner
The Importance of Cross-cultural Research in Child DevelopmentAs inhabitants of Western culture, we tend to assume that the way we develop from infancy to adulthood is exactly the same, or universal, everywhere else in the world. We may even assume that we all define the...
By: Kimberley Wagner
Inheritance and environmental factors are both responsible for the level of intelligence in a human being.To start with, everybody has a potential intelligence range (although there has been shown to be a number of different types of intelligence, it is easier to understand this...
By: Eric Johnsen
According to Robert Benchley, "defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people." Regardless of his words, attempts are continually made to define humor. Along with the obvious physical differences, it has been shown that males and females are different in their preferences...
By: Jessica Fernquist
"The Persistence of Polygamy" and "Gay and Lesbian Marriage" The articles "The Persistence of Polygamy" and "Gay and Lesbian Marriage" both display two controversial points of view on highly debated topics. Polygamy is illegal, yet still practiced by a minority. Homosexual marriage is being approved...
The effects of a 'dumbed-down education' on brain functionality and social progress
By: Richard Martin
'How' To Think Vs. 'What' To Think At first glance, this may not appear to be as crucial an issue as most people might suspect; however, it is the contention of this author that it is, in fact, the single most important factor to...
By: David Duperre
Cro-magnon Lives!I recently read a most fascinating book 'Cities of Dreams - When Women Ruled the Earth' by Stan Gooch. Totally facinating, so please read on:Mr Gooch presents a convincing and compelling theory of ancient world cultures and why many symbols and stories are...

 

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