Category Archives: Anthropological
There have been a few feminist memes, femi-memes, out there on the Facebook that I appreciate and at the same time had a small issue with. Two in particular come to mind. The first one was an edited version of … Continue reading
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Feminism – About 78 Percent of a Penny for Your Thoughts?
Feminism is a hot topic right now and it’s great that we as a society are finally talking about so much: GamerGate; #YesAllWomen; cat calling and street harassment; wage discrimination; weak and over sexualized female characters and the epidemic of … Continue reading
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Psychology of Valentines Day
One of my favorite things about the internet and Facebook in particular, is the news feed. It’s pretty easy to get a glimpse of public opinion and how people feel about certain issues. The days leading up to Valentines Day, … Continue reading
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Economy and Climate: The Perfect Storm?
In case everybody hasn’t noticed we can all literally see the climate changing. You don’t have to be a psychic, or even a scientist to notice whats going on. Each year the weather is becoming more extreme. It seems now … Continue reading
What Does It Mean To Be Human?
This is a question I’ve heard and pondered in many philosophy and literature classes. However, we never came to answer. I suspect it’s because it’s kind of a nonsensical question akin to asking “What does it mean to be a … Continue reading
Power and Human Nature
Powerlessness. Synonymous with impotence. And it’s something most of us can relate to. We live in a proverbial cage of iron laws; from the the government, economy, social constructs, and the basic laws of physics of course, we are surrounded, … Continue reading
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Atheism, Spirituality, and Wasps
I recently saw an interesting documentary called “Kumare” and it got me thinking about spirituality and human nature. There’s a guy, Vikram Gandhi, and he becomes a guru. He dresses in robes, grows out his hair, and speaks with an … Continue reading
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Technology is Only Natural
“Prometheus, teacher in every art, brought the fire that hath proved to mortals a means to mighty ends” No one’s entirely sure when or where man first tamed the flame, but it changed everything. It changed the way we eat … Continue reading
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Only the Zombie Metaphor is Scary
Zombies are, in short, awesome entertainment and people have loved to be frightened by them and watch the human element develop under their pressure since George Romero’s original “Dawn of the Dead.” The living dead just aren’t a serious threat, … Continue reading →