The Bahamas In Transition #11
Greater Abaco Council Some of the members of the United Bahamian Party that left the Free National Movement, were responsible…
Superstitions of the Mediterranean Cultures,
It never ceases to amaze me how identical human physiology is yet how complex and versatile our thinking can be. How…
The Bahamas In Transition #14
In 1984 the scandal caused a major shake up in the Progressive Liberal Party, The Deputy Prime Minister, Arthur Hanna,…
Time Itself Will Tell
I just heard on the Radio that Time Magazine in the US has awarded its person of the year to Protestors Across The…
The Bahamas In Transition # 12
Education In The Bahamas For the first few years everything appeared quite rosy and nice, but there were issues that…
Railways & The Criminal Conspiracy Machine Forward!
If we as Canadians are not aware of how truly insidious, agenda driven, how the obvious conspiracy machine corporations…
Anthropology Sociology Articles (55)
RIP Steve Jobs
Unfortunately we have suffered the loss of an incredible inventor, Steve Jobs. The CEO of Apple died at the age of 56 today (October 5th, 2011).  Apple has lost a creative genuis and visionary while the world lost a great human being. His legacy lives on through Apple and the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 09, 2011  
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Oprah Winfrey Show Ends
The most phenomenal talk show host for the past twenty five years has been Oprah Winfrey. Her educational, thought provoking, inspiring, and uplifting shows were anticipated and viewed by over 42 million people in about 150 countries world wide. But, like everything else, one has to say farewell to her…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   May 29, 2011  
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Superstitions of the Mediterranean Cultures, their Parallels within the Culture of the United States
It never ceases to amaze me how identical human physiology is yet how complex and versatile our thinking can be. How can a brain consisting of the same parts act and think so differently from one person to another? What amazes me even more is the part of the brain…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Aug 22, 2011  
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Mandela Released From the Hospital With A Clean Bill Of Health
Sunday February 26th, 2012 Nelson Mandel left the hospital with, it is being said that he left with a clean bill of health, helping to put to rest the rising fear of many in the nation of South Africa. Mandela went to the hospital on Saturday for a simple operation…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 27, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #14
In 1984 the scandal caused a major shake up in the Progressive Liberal Party, The Deputy Prime Minister, Arthur Hanna, minister of Finance, resign in protest of Pindling handling of the situation. Hon. Hubert Ingraham and Hon. Perry Christie actions for opposing Pindling, handling of the drug allegations, caused their…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 17, 2012  
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Taking A Risk With Your Life
Would you actually risk your life so as to impress 25,000 strangers? Well a man who has a fear of heights has actually done just that, at the same time trying to overcome his acrophobia. This idea was not well thought out to say the least. The distance from the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 25, 2015  
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Interesting, Social And Scary; the 2:1 Suicide Rate Between Caucasions And African Americans
Whilst surfing through a few of our more well known social networking sites, I came across this interesting social curiousity; Caucasians are twice as likely to commit suicide as African Americans. It's curious because historically, Caucasions are said to have had a better time of it than African Americans. That…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 21, 2011  
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Powaqqatsi (video Reaction)
This video was one of the best ones I have ever seen. I really enjoy watching movies and documentaries, but I never seen anything like this. This video was more than a movie. It shows a lot of different cultures, most of them from the southern part of the world.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 28, 2012  
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Who Were The Counterculture Icons at The Turn Of the Century?
Much has been written about the the migration of young people to San Francisco during the 1960's, Haight-Ashbury Street and the counterculture (or hippie) movement. Many of us are not aware of counterculture icons before this and what part they had in forming the bohemian life style of The Beat…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Aug 28, 2013  
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A Mis - Train Carriage Of Justice?
By now a great many people will have seen the footage of the young man being ejected from a train apparently travelling from Edinburgh to Perth on the 9th December this year. There has been much vilification and defence of the young man, the train-guard and the passenger who intervened…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 13, 2011  
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Ötzi The Ice Man Had What? Lyme Disease?
Ötzi, the Alpine wanderer, has captured the imagination of all who fancy Alpine wanderers. Known as the Iceman, he was found on the Austrian-Italian border in 1991. He lived some 5500 years ago as shown by carbon dating, so I'm told. Although he is quite dead, he now resides at…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 29, 2012  
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The Bahamas In Transition #15
When the Progressive Liberal Party came to power, they had to deal with segregation in New Providence and Freeport , Grand Bahama. Bahamian whites practise racial discrimination in Nassau also. But in Freeport it was mostly foreigners. Freeport City developer Wallace Grove, was given major concession by the previous administration,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 18, 2012  
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Turkish Earthquake; An Opportunity for Moral Rather Than Financial Profit
There are times when I am grateful that I live in a geologically stable country. Earth quakes of the magnitude affecting Turkey are rare in Scotland as are the significant losses of life that often accompany them. Having said that, there are those people in Scotland who have kindred spirits…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 24, 2011  
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The Antithesis Of Xmas - A Species Of Disbelief
Well (or no-well; Noel; get it?- Okay enough) here we are; It is the Eve of Christmas Eve; We have just one more sleep, or sleepless night, until the biggest sleep, or sleepless night of the year; the sleep before Christmas. Many a memory-mouse is stirring; scuttling through th corridors…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 23, 2011  
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Leather Processing, In The Beginning
Recently at a Renaissance fair, a discussion of leather was brought about by the various ways it was utilized. Curious about how far back in history the use of leather was found, it was surprising what I discovered. The earliest recorded find and how the processing of leather has improved.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jan 25, 2016  
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The Bahamas In Transition #7
Sir Etienne Dupuch On January 23rd, 1956 Etienne Dupuch an independent member of parliament, editor and publisher of the Tribune moved an anti discrimination parliamentary resolution that was to outlaw the colour bar in the Bahamas, and allow all races to visit or dine wherever they wish. The resolution was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 29, 2012  
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United States Weather News And Global Warming (usa News)
An Earth-wide temperature boost is continuously snickered at by a large number of individuals as news about the climate presses on to be exceptionally icy. On January 5, 2010 The Weather Channel said forecasters are propping for the most exceedingly awful winter in 25 years for the United States. I…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 25, 2013  
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Time Itself Will Tell
I just heard on the Radio that Time Magazine in the US has awarded its person of the year to Protestors Across The World. This is bigger news that it might seem to be at first glance. Protesting is one thing, however being awarded a prestigious accolade for carrying out…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 14, 2011  
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Felony Employment Opportunities
Prepare to search the haystack for a needle because felony employment opportunities are a scarce commodity. At the top of the google search results under this topic it says, "Felony jobs - $15-$98/Hour Jobs For Felons." Just three easy steps. This ad makes it sound like a felon hires out…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Mar 01, 2012  
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Sarnia: Interesting Anecdotes
We first encountered the Port of Sarnia back in the early 1800's. Long before any great influx of settlers arrived the area was first explored by that great French explorer LaSalle. He was drawn to the area by the beautiful, large, natural harbour now known as Sarnia Bay. He arrived…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Apr 16, 2013  
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Not As We See Fit; The Wisdom Of Curtailed Democracy
So, Mr David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, ‘has defeated’ a motion for a referendum to be allowed in the United Kingdom concerning membership of the European Union. In other words I will not be allowed to vote on this specific issue in a specific vote. Boo hoo!My thoughts are…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 25, 2011  
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Exposing Lies And Intolerance; Dostoyevsky's Echo
If one has a suitable higher power; a god, a moral principle, a scientific formulae or a spiritual influencer; call it what you will – then for that individual, life means something that it does not mean to those who have no higher power; god, moral principle, scientific formulae or…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jan 05, 2012  
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Animal Control
In America today, there are states that are actively pushing pet owners to be controlled by law. States such as California are enacting laws in which pet owners are forced to spay or neuter their pets. This is something that many are talking about as the answer to the pet…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 29, 2016  
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The Bahamas In Transition # 9
Wallace Grove Grand Bahama is now regarded our second city, but during the fifties and before, this was nothing more than a beautiful island full of pine trees. For the regular Tom, Dick or Harry that is all you saw. But in the fifties an American Investor, Wallace Grove visited…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Sep 30, 2012  
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China to build world-class new super element displacement C705 submarine missile
China's conventional submarines to secretly develop new questions than answers to give Russian industry experts believe that China "Yuan" class conventional submarines is actually a Russian 877EKM/636 type (China Code 039A or 041-type) imitation of conventional submarines, but in manipulating the rudder and the superstructure on the layout of some…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jun 04, 2011  
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Race And Educational Institutions
What determines a person’s life chances? Is it their environment? Is it nurture? Is it ambition or self-determination? Is it their social, economic, and political advantage? When considering the life chances of African American youth in low income neighborhoods it is hard to ignore the inadequacy of the urban school…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Mar 20, 2014  
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Give Us Quality Substance Rather Than Playground Sophistry
We are being dubiously entertained at the moment (early afternoon) here in the UK. One of our major radio stations is engaged in an Orson Welles War of the Worlds style broadcast. That is, it is broadcasting fiction as if it were live news. As happened back in Welles' broadcast,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 15, 2011  
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Disaster Preparation Series 01: Anarchy
Anarchy is as old as the hills if you are looking for philosophy that has no use for government, states that governments are evil, and often suggest that groups be formed without government, you have found anarchy. The philosophy has been around for centuries in many countries of the world.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Mar 05, 2012  
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Bystander Apathy; Are You One Of the Indifferent Sheep?
Calgarians are an odd group of people. I have observed addicts begging for change on the LRT (Light Rail Transit) platform or inside the train itself. They ask a few people and the addict usually gets what they want. Half the time people give money. I have observed it time…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   May 21, 2013  
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Is It? Before It Is!: A More Pleasant Choice Of Potential
Think about a headline in the news that results in you feeling outraged. Instead of just allowing that you feel outraged by this headline therefore it is outrageous, try asking;Is it Outrageous? Have I heard evidence to support this headline? Have I seen evidence to support this headline? etc etc.Why…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Nov 15, 2011  
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As I attempt putting these words to paper, chaotic scenes currently broadcasting of Tahrir Square…
On April 19th 2012 , the Government of the Bahamas signed a $1.1 million contract with Coastline…
Policy Shift The Progressive Liberal Party increased the constituency from 38 to 43 seats for the…
Here in the UK it has been confirmed that train fares are to rise by an average 5.9% in January,…
It never ceases to amaze me how many heroes walk past us every day, being dismissed as one of the…
Taking your best home security seriously and prioritizing your family's safety entails looking into…

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