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Illustration by Victor Juhasz April 25, 2013 1:00 PM ET C onspiracy theorists of the world, believers in the hidden hands of the Rothschilds and the Masons and the Illuminati, we skeptics owe you an apology. You were right.
Barbara Ehrenreich ( pron.: / ˈ ɛr ɨ n r aɪ k / ; [ 1 ] born August 26, 1941) is an American feminist , democratic socialist , and political activist who describes herself as "a myth buster by trade", [ 2 ] and has been called "a veteran muckraker " by The New Yorker . [ 3 ] During the 1980s and early 1990s she was a prominent figure in the Democratic Socialists of America . She is a widely-read and award-winning columnist and essayist , and author of 21 books.
" Mean world syndrome " is a term coined by George Gerbner to describe a phenomenon whereby violence-related content of mass media makes viewers believe that the world is more dangerous than it actually is. Mean world syndrome is one of the main conclusions of cultivation theory . Gerbner, a pioneer researcher on the effects of television on society, argued that people who watched a large amount of television tended to think of the world as an intimidating and unforgiving place. [ 1 ]
Swarm intelligence (SI) is the collective behavior of decentralized , self-organized systems, natural or artificial.
Ben Stewart and Dan Stewart, creators of Esoteric Agenda and Kymatica , focus the essence of this film around the journey through transitional and groundbreaking moments in a human’s life.
Centaur Consciousness – Mythological Narratives and 21st Century Cultural Critique, a continuing conversation with Dr. Ted Friedman, Georgia State University | [ open myth source ]i 3 Votes
Sociocultural evolution(ism) is an umbrella term for theories of cultural evolution and social evolution , describing how cultures and societies have changed over time.
Why The Net Matters: How the Internet Will Save Civilization is a digital book/iPad app that develops a new kind of way to navigate a non-fiction argument, to zoom in and out on 3D interactive figures, and to navigate with random-access chapters. This is not an iBook, but instead a new species of book.
According to biological theory all properly drained lands left to themselves will eventually become forested as the final phase of ecological succession. It is not the whole story as forests do change overtime but for now it will do.
In the study of mythology , a mytheme is the essential kernel of a myth—an irreducible, unchanging element, [ 1 ] a minimal unit that is always found shared with other, related mythemes and reassembled in various ways—"bundled" was Claude Lévi-Strauss 's image— [ 2 ] or linked in more complicated relationships, like a molecule in a compound.