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Mondo Earth. All en famille. Family Matters. Human Condition. Societal Gumbo. Human Self. Populating Reality. Humanitas. Pax Humanitas. Bystander Effect - What is the Bystander Effect. Human bonding. Human bonding is the process of development of a close, interpersonal relationship.

Human bonding

It most commonly takes place between family members or friends,[1] but can also develop among groups, such as sporting teams and whenever people spend time together. Bonding is a mutual, interactive process, and is different from simple liking. Etymology[edit] Proxemics. Proxemics is a subcategory of the study of nonverbal communication along with haptics (touch), kinesics (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage), and chronemics (structure of time).[1] Proxemics can be defined as "the interrelated observations and theories of man's use of space as a specialized elaboration of culture".[2] Edward T.


Hall, the cultural anthropologist who coined the term in 1963, emphasized the impact of proxemic behavior (the use of space) on interpersonal communication. Hall believed that the value in studying proxemics comes from its applicability in evaluating not only the way people interact with others in daily life, but also "the organization of space in [their] houses and buildings, and ultimately the layout of [their] towns.[3] Personal space[edit] The most portable types of space. A person's personal space is carried with them everywhere they go. Propinquity Effect. Explanations > Theories > Propinquity Effect Description | Research | Example | So What?

Propinquity Effect

| See also | References Description. Pince-mi et pince-moi sont sur un bateau. En amour comme en sexe il y en a toujours un qui agresse ou prend l’initiative et que l'on nomme "prédateur(ice)", par opposition à celui ou celle qui joue les "objets du désir".

Pince-mi et pince-moi sont sur un bateau

Faut-il en déduire que l’amour est forcément inégalitaire? Non. Rappelez-vous l’histoire de pince-mi et pince-moi. D’où viennent les expressions “avoir un pinçon au coeur”, “un homme chaud de la pince”, “en pincer pour” ? Dans la langue de la rue, le verbe pincer signifie pêle-mêle "aimer", "apprécier", "désirer fortement", "avoir envie de". On ne pince jamais de façon innocente une fesse ou une branche sans partager, symboliquement, la sensation qu’elle éprouve, explique Claude Ritschard. Les poètes de la fin du 16e siècle ont fait leurs délices de cette image du désir absolu, qui brûle et se consume jusqu’à l’anéantissement. The Battle with the Slum by Jacob A. Riis. The Influence Landscape: The Evolving Power of Shapers & Influencers.

Keeping_Track. Max-Neef Model of Human-Scale Development. 9 Horrifying Workplace Conditions You Won't Believe Are in the United States. Warehouse Workers in Stifling Heat Face Painful Static Shocks Daily We all think of as the friendly Web store where we buy books, 3 Wolf Moon T-shirts, and more.

9 Horrifying Workplace Conditions You Won't Believe Are in the United States

It turns out, every time you click BUY, you are unleashing a torrent of pain on their warehouse workers. In a scathing report from investigative magazine Mother Jones, an undercover warehouse worker at a company that ships for Amazon was forced to work 12 hour days, sometimes in 100+ degree heat. In addition, she had to constantly run from shelving unit to shelving unit, bending, squatting, and craning to reach items – workers were penalized if they didn't make unrealistic goals per shift. Every time she touched the metal shelf, a painful electrostatic shock would pulse through her. Foreign Student Hell at Hershey's Guest Worker Program. Academic assholes and the circle of niceness. Shanty town. "Shantytown" and "Hutment" redirect here.

Shanty town

For the created gold-mining town in New Zealand, see Shantytown, New Zealand. Shanty town in Soweto, South Africa, 2005 A shantytown is a settlement of plywood, corrugated metal, sheets of plastic, and cardboard boxes. Tragedy of the Commons.pdf. Providing a wide view of what may be ahead. At MoMA, How 'Tactical Urbanism' Can Preserve the Future of Cities. FAC -Fire Adapted Communities. Food and Depopulation (Part 1 of 4) Tuesday, 08 June 2010 20:32 by Cassandra Rockefeller Family.

Food and Depopulation (Part 1 of 4)

Food and Depopulation (Part 2 of 4) Thursday, 10 June 2010 00:00.

Food and Depopulation (Part 2 of 4)

Food and Depopulation: International Takeover by the UN (Part 3 of 4) June 16, 2010 by Cassandra Anderson Most people think that the United Nations is a noble enterprise and they don’t understand the history and malignant character of the UN.

Food and Depopulation: International Takeover by the UN (Part 3 of 4)

Christina Aguilera, Drew Barrymore and Sean Penn are probably unaware, even though they are UN Ambassadors to the World Food Program (WFP), that the intent of the UN is to implement one world government. The UN WFP, which spreads GMOs in poor countries, is just one tool used for advancing the goals of UN Agenda 21, the overarching blueprint for depopulation and total control. The UN grew out of the League of Nations, which withered after Woodrow Wilson ( Edward House’s puppet), failed to convince Congress that international treaties and entangling alliances were good for America. USAID (US Agency for International Development) is a an independent federal agency that is concerned with economic growth and advancing US foreign policy and interests, under the Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. Food & Depopulation: Scams and Solutions (Part 4 of 4)

June 23, 2010.

Food & Depopulation: Scams and Solutions (Part 4 of 4)

Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN) News & Events September 10th, 2013 RIHN Annual Report, 2012 (English and Japanese Version: PDF) This report describes activities of RIHN and its reserchers by fiscal year. August 7th, 2013 RIHN News Number 8 is released (English: PDF) April 12th, 2013. Chinese environment official challenged to swim in polluted river. A journalist takes a sample of the red polluted water in the Jianhe River in Luoyang, Henan province in December 2011.

The sources of the pollution are two illegal chemical plants discharging their production waste water into the rain sewer pipes. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters Widespread outrage against China's environmental issues that began when Beijing's air pollution hit record levels last month has spread to encompass another major public health threat: water pollution. Polluted river not my responsibility, says Chinese official after 'reward offer'

A senior environment official of a town in eastern China said his bureau was "not responsible" for a polluted river after he was challenged to swim in the water for 200,000 yuan. Future of Toilets. Toilets: Capital Markets and Catalytic Philanthropy. The Gates-Funded Toilet Of The Future. To Seriously Improve Global Health, Reinvent the Toilet. The toilet is a magnificent thing. Cooperatives, Nonprofits.