By: Todd Hebert
Defining Sausure's "The Sign" Swiss linguist Ferdinand de Saussure, in his Course in General Linguistics (1915), presented a science that he called "semiology". This science, more commonly known as semiotics, is the study of signs, and how they relate to, and function within, the gamut...
By: John Reynolds
What happens when archaeology threatens the tourist trade?An amateur archaeologist and historian claims to have worked out the real island where Homer's hero Odysseus lived. And it's not the one the Greek tourist authorities have been profiting from for years from Homer buffs and...
By: Matt Barron
It is the fundamental objective of every single religion to convert every human being possible to its way of thinking, to promote its tenets as the only true belief system worth adhering to and to convince all who will listen (as well as those who...
By: Charlene C
I am a rude person. I don't say hello to everyone sitting in a room when I enter it. When I'm making a "snack" run at work, I don't ask anyone else if they want anything because I don't want to be bothered. I...
By: z.mccann
Let me begin by saying I am not a psychologist or expert in any field connected with mental health. Life experience has taught me; what I've seen and what I've heard. My writing shares the way I feel. No academia.Verbal abuse is powerful and...
By: Christine Dimaria
Ever heard the banging on thunder and seen the flashes of lightening furiously causing commotion outside your window? Of course you have! It is not always as innocent as just another storm though. For some it causes a great deal of fear that keeps them...
By: Jennifer Nicolaisen
Academy award-winner Russell Crowe starred as John Nash in Ron Howard's film, "A Beautiful Mind." The movie is an expos of the Nash's life; chronicling his achievements as a mathematician and more importantly, the horrific and grueling journey he underwent with schizophrenia. His genius...
By: Ryan Jenkins
Change can be a good and bad thing. In todays times, things change around us rapidly. Technology is progressing faster by the day. And technological change is good. Change in medicine, look what that change has done, in only the past 50 years. Wars do...
By: Paul Wallis
THE PROBLEM: HUMAN REMAINS FROM HOMO ERECTUS INDICATE THAT THESE EARLY HUMANS WERE ESTABLISHED IN MANY LOCATIONS WORLDWIDE, ABOUT 1.5 TO 1.9 MILLION YEARS AGO. FURTHER GENETIC EVIDENCE HAS ESTABLISHED THAT THERE WAS INTERACTION BETWEEN AFRICAN AND ASIAN POPULATIONS.THE BASIC OUT OF...
By: Ryan Jenkins
I find myself happy most of the time. I am in no way in an ideal situation, as other people would think. I am divorced, recently moved back in with my parents to start over, single father of two boys. But I am extremely happy...

 

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