The importance of the Hopi Perspective
By: Sylvia Farley
The Hopi people are native Americans who have lived in the high mesas for several thousand years. Today there are several hundred villages, all autonomous, each with their own form of self- government based on religious observance. The clans are matriarchal and matrilineal, but religious...
By: Kris Abramovic
Urbanization is the conversion of rural regions to urban that affects the ecology and economies as well as changing the way those people live. Urbanization occurs through natural expansion, the transformation of close by pop from rural to urban, incoming migration or a combo. As...
By: Helen Rollason
It is hard to believe in this technologically advanced age that people are still afraid of a number. It even has a special name to describe this phobia, TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA. Note the number is so scary it has to be referred to by its Greek roots...
Estate farms and their value to communities
By: Emily Von Drake
Estate farms are nothing new. Farms have been a part of communities ever since civilization began. Yet, their roles in communities today are becoming more important than ever. Not more than an hour away from New York City, nestled between the mountains of northwest New...
By: Maria C Collins
Many people, especially in Anglo – Saxon cultures feel that the number thirteen is unlucky. They will laughingly decline a raffle ticket with number thirteen on it or, when giving a dinner party, will avoid there being thirteen diners at table. People joke that they...
Intuition: Have you ever met someone you immediately disliked?
By: Jimmy Flatbush
Science postulates intuition is a self-preservation mechanism that has slowly developed since the evolution of man. Instinct, or what lay people commonly refer to as the sixth sense, helps us navigate through dangerous encounters and tumultuous periods of our lives. Without intuition, we would base...
How to make the most of personal development
By: Sue Alexander-Barnes
What is personal development? Personal development is a broad term which is often used to describe a specific programme of self improvement in the context of career or financial success, or in other areas such as health or relationships. A familiar example would be the...
If and why we fear death
By: Christyl Rivers
We fear death because no one, except by faith, knows what death is. Since faith is based not on knowing, but on wishing, no one has 100% proof of the great beyond. We fear death also, because we learn to be afraid of nature and...
By: Kathy Heasarlen
There are many different factors that influence reactions to stress. Are you the type of person who panics in a stressful situation, or do you handle it calmly? Are you calling 911 when all the person needs is a band-aid? Can you be left in...
By: Wayne Leon Learmond
People are afraid to help others because, in today's society, there is very little 'trust'. There is so much violence in society today, that people are simply afraid to stop and help others. This is in case they themselves end up on a statistic chart...

 

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