By: Patrick Sills
There are many cultures still present today that take their religion very seriously. Some groups are even quite fanatical about it. This is clearly evident as we are exposed to Muslim extremists who wreak terror on any opposition, bizarre cults that practice polygamy or speaking...
By: Morgan Thackroot
There are two criteria which are appropriate to determine the significance of a historical figure. Without applying both to the vast expanse of human activity which precedes us is to deny students of today of a richer historical understanding. Taken together, they provide insight for...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The first part of our perception involves the things that grab our attention or that keep our attention. There are intensities to events in life that get our attention right away, for example. When something effects our senses of sight, sound, color or taste in...
The themes and theoretical perspectives of psychology
By: Connor Rohan
Psychology, the scientific study of behavior and the physiological and cognitive processes that underlie behavior, is a relatively new science. Only since the 1890's when Sigmund Freud began his work on psychoanalysis has psychology been vigorously studied in the way that it is today. While...
By: Barry Marcus
The causes of crime and thus the factors that affect crime rates are a source of eternal debate. Nobody has been able to establish with any certainty which factors are most important and which take second place. Interestingly, the crime rates within a specific country...
By: Lillyswawa
Have you ever seen an extremely attractive woman with a rather unattractive man on the street and wondered, how in the world did they ever get together? Perhaps, that is because we often mistake physical attraction as being the most decisive factor in influencing human...
Disappearance of the Written Word
By: Michael Smoker
"Written text" can mean one of three things: (1) handwritten words on a physical piece of paper; (2) mechanically printed material on physical paper; and (3) written language either on physical paper or in an electronic medium. In all three cases, it's unlikely that written...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Crime rates rise and fall, sometimes with no understandable or apparent cause. Rates are the aggregate of all experiences, causes and effects for a community, region, or unit of government, so they may change for many reasons and in many ways before specific causative factors...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Instead of thinking about thought processes and human frailties of logic and perception, the situational factors that lead to making decisions are worthy of some attention. In many cases, the situational factors, not any decision making process can drive the decision to make a decision...
By: Dr. Dinusha Dharmaratna
Economics of Climate Change We need to understand the basic economic theory and some complications that arise with the problem of climate change. At the heart of it, it is an externality, but there are significant complications arising from the fact that it has different...

 

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