Philosophy and Culture Articles
By Paul Rebhan
Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Human history is filled with many examples where ideas once thought to be unquestionable were subsequently overturned. There have been times where new insights dramatically changed previously held beliefs about the world, and where authorities in various subjects have claimed to posses ultimate answers, only to see those answers crumble in light of new discoveries.
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Developers working for retail giant Wal-Mart destroyed a Native American ceremonial mound in Alabama and used the dirt as fill to build a Sam's Club membership store. The new Sam's Club store is now completed and is currently hiring employees this week.
Tis the season to be jolly....Christmas is a time of celebrations, good food and warm cheer. Anticipation of Santa with his sack stuffed of presents excites children worldwide. In the meantime, they are reminded to be good or they could end up with a lump of coal in their Christmas stockings.
The rise of the Corporatocracy uses all tools at its disposal, including Hollywood, which has long been a mouthpiece for both the military industrial complex as well as capitalism itself. How do drones and military robotics figure into this and why is Robocop the perfect example of a new breed of Hollywood propaganda?
We find it fascinating how much freakier costumes were back in the day. Were people really that much more deranged back then? Was it a reflection of the times? Or maybe... the true horror lies in the fact that people used their imaginations to create their costumes rather than parading over to the nearest Party Shop and forking over money for a prepackaged costume.
Read the artical. It only gets worse. What is sane? What is not?
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The Romani have been persecuted for centuries throughout the world because of their traditional culture
It’s a bizarre ritual which left police officers puzzled. On a chilly and rainy Thursday morning, a group of women – among them the mother of a month-old baby – were rounded up by police in Braamfontein.
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There is some confusion about lucky charms, amulets, and talismans, and many people think they are synonyms. In fact, although the differences are sometimes subtle, each is created for a different purpose: a charm is worn to attract good luck; an amulet provides protection from danger; and a talisman is used to attract a particular benefit to its owner.