The difference between the pyramids of Mesoamerica and the pyramids of Egypt
By: Allan Taylor
From time immemorial mankind has been obsessed with building huge structures for various reasons, especially religious ones, and also to show how clever they were and how advanced was the technology of their culture. Today, history repeats itself as modern sky scraper towers compete in...
Understanding human emotional defense mechanisms
By: Lorie Spencer
It’s Sexy- Stand Up for You There is not much that is more disheartening than watching a loved one be put down emotionally or verbally by another, and then watching them not stand up for themselves. This is very true in a relationship with...
By: Maria C Collins
There is much speculation as to the similarities between Mesoamerican and Egyptian pyramids. Some speculate that they come from the same cultural source; some of the speculation is truly outlandish. There are those who speculate that extra-terrestrials visited earth and showed both cultures how to...
By: Michael Totten
When studying the creative intelligence of another species, it can be difficult to separate deliberate creative responses from imperfect rote response behavior. Many previous intelligence and language studies in dolphins did not distinguish between them. In most cases, all that was asked of the dolphin...
By: Anja Emerson
The pyramids have been an endless source of fascination for mankind over the millennia. They provide valuable insight into the society, lives and beliefs of ancient civilizations. The higher purposes for which they were built and the outstanding accuracy of their architecture will never fail...
By: Maria C Collins
Religion was central to Aztec life. The Aztec religion was a sun-worshipping cult. The Aztecs, like the Romans, absorbed conquered people’s gods into their own religion. Aztec priests believed in aspects of one god although the common people worshipped many gods and goddesses. Each...
By: Tim Harry
Some people might assume that humanity knows everything that there is to know about the past, although this is far from the case. Every year new archaeological discoveries are being made, and 2010 was no exception. The lack of public awareness of such discoveries though...
By: Allan Taylor
The beautiful Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios (Church of our Lady of the Remedies) is located on top of what seems to be a natural grassy hill dotted with cypress groves and thickets. This peaceful hill, only 4 miles west from the...
How culture and the natural environment are interrelated
By: Christyl Rivers
Culture and natural environment are within the human mind and external to it as well. Even climate change deniers exist due to the natural environment, breathing air, drinking water, eating food, and so forth. Culture, since pre-history, revolves around the natural world. All art, all...
A psychological look into serial killers
By: Jonathan Hamilton
Serial killers hold a horrible fascination for many people. The thought that a human being can become so twisted and psychotic, to the point of slaughtering their fellow man, is a fascinating—if admittedly macabre—field of study. Serial killers are not simple murderers. Their...

 

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