Animal Control
In America today, there are states that are actively pushing pet owners to be controlled by law. States such as California…
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…
Mandela Released From the Hospital With A Clean
Sunday February 26th, 2012 Nelson Mandel left the hospital with, it is being said that he left with a clean bill of…
Bystander Apathy; Are You One Of the Indifferent
Calgarians are an odd group of people. I have observed addicts begging for change on the LRT (Light Rail Transit) platform…
The Bahamas In Transition #7
Sir Etienne Dupuch On January 23rd, 1956 Etienne Dupuch an independent member of parliament, editor and publisher of…
Turkish Earthquake; An Opportunity for Moral
There are times when I am grateful that I live in a geologically stable country. Earth quakes of the magnitude affecting…
Anthropology Sociology Articles (55)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Actress Avika Gor And Actor Manish Raisinghani Steals the Show on Cannes Red Carpet
Every year Cannes Film Festival brings some of the world's famous movie stars and filmmakers together under one roof and this time, Cannes red carpet has witnessed some of the stars coming out in numbers dressed in their finest, sheer gowns and daringly high-slit skirts. And a new face has…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   May 21, 2016  
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Push Down the Eroding Wall
The most frustrating aspect of globalization is that it has not developed far enough. Our resistance to change clearly circumscribes our potential as humans. As greatness is achieved through revolution, so international boundaries must dissolve and one must renounce our recalcitrance to embrace new ideas in order to become great,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jan 23, 2012  
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Is It Safe To Date Online?
No! And Yes! The fact is that the online dating sites more and more prevalent and people are increasingly interested in this behavior. Internet dating proved far more successful in finding long term love for thousands of people than previously thought. The problem of the internet is that it is…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jun 23, 2011  
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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 for this group. In 1971 they presented a petition to the Queen via her Governor in New Providence, Sir Francis Cumming Bruce, requesting to stay under British rule. The Council…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 09, 2012  
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Basic Things Connected to Home Security Systems
Taking your best home security seriously and prioritizing your family's safety entails looking into different best home security systems that you can elect to install in your residence. Here are some facts that a lot of consumers want to know regarding home security systems, how these systems work and the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 23, 2014  
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A Very Dangerous Boiler; The Human Mind And the Need for the Private Diary
I heard a discussion today about the practice of reading another person's personal diary. It ranged from the reading of children's diaries by their parents to the publication (withou permission) of diaries written during the tragedy of a child going missing with no resolution as of yet to the mystery.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 16, 2011  
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Disaster Preparation Series 02: Automobile
There were no cars when my dad was born. He saw his first one when the family doctor gave him a ride in 1908 or so. He moved to the north east corner of Utah about 1912 and it was a ranching community of horses, not cars. He never owned…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Mar 04, 2012  
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Educating Us to Be Docile Sheep
It is most troubling what we hear in the news lately about a young boy named Briar Mac Lean (13 years of age). He is a boy who is being punished for doing the right, moral, and courageous thing. In case you are unfamiliar with this young lads name (or…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jun 27, 2013  
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The Greatest Bell We Have to Toll
It is not necessary for us to act against another's aggression unless it directly affects us. This is a statement frequently made by those who believe that intervention in a country where one group of people are being aggressive (sometimes murderously so) towards another group, is wrong. This infers they…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Nov 16, 2011  
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Construct Targeted Lists
One of the first and significant things you ought to do when you are beginning a business is to manufacture a rundown of imminent clients. Your contact rundown or lead rundown is the way to the life span of your business, and your email list building strategies will be a…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   May 29, 2016  
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Share And Be Shared With: Moving Beyond The Living Grave Of Grief
Grief is among the worst of the human states. It can range from mild sadness at something or someone’s passing, to a spirit splattering agony that requires years to recover from; if recovery is even possible. There is truth in the theory that grief can kill or at least bring…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jan 23, 2012  
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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 people were not happy about, with regards to education. The Government High School was a prestigious public school built during the United Bahamian Party administration to educate the brightest of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Oct 10, 2012  
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Our Right To Privacy
The Merriam-Webster dictionary Definition of THE RIGHT OF PRIVACY state: “The qualified legal right of a person to have reasonable privacy in not having his private affairs, made known or his likeness exhibited to the public having regard to his habits, mode of living, and occupation”. We can sit and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 10, 2015  
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The Spirit Of Christmas Believes In Us; The Human As Heroism
It never ceases to amaze me how many heroes walk past us every day, being dismissed as one of the crowd. There are more heroes passing by us on any given day than rheave eturned from every war ever fought. Heroism is not those relatively rare acts ocurring in the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Dec 18, 2011  
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Why the Revolution will not be Tweeted - 2
“Reforming Egypt in 140 Characters” and “Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted.” The two articles in the above title, the first written by Dennis Baron and the latter by Malcolm Gladwell; both have something to say about texting/Tweeting, and Facebook. Specifically they discuss how this new medium…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jun 25, 2012  
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July 4th And Lack Of Grace In the USA on the Day the Egyptian Leadership is Over - Thrown
As I attempt putting these words to paper, chaotic scenes currently broadcasting of Tahrir Square show Egypt in the very loud and lively throes of over-turning their duly elected leadership. One year ago, the Egyptian people chose their leadership in a democratic election. However, a year later, the Egyptian economy…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Jul 08, 2013  
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University Applications Down 13% on Last Year
When applications rates to University go down, it is not wholly unfair to say that something has probably gone up. It might be criteria for entry, tuition fees, literacy figures, failures in school examinations, or the perception that 'Uni' is simply not all it is cranked up to be -…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Nov 29, 2011  
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Felony Employment
Correctional facilities are actually prisons, and while rehabilitation poses a lofty description for real punishment, the prospect of employment for people with felonies occasions few high rises. While the reasons are many that jobs for felons are limited, employment with a felony record is an uphill battle for the individual.…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Anthropology Sociology   Feb 14, 2012  
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Well (or no-well; Noel; get it?- Okay enough) here we are; It is the Eve of Christmas Eve; We have…
When the Progressive Liberal Party came to power, they had to deal with segregation in New Providence…
Policy Shift The Progressive Liberal Party increased the constituency from 38 to 43 seats for the…
On April 19th 2012 , the Government of the Bahamas signed a $1.1 million contract with Coastline…
By now a great many people will have seen the footage of the young man being ejected from a train…
Two million people is a lot; then again it's a fraction of the UK population. As with the 13% fractional…

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