Category: Anthropology

Is Human Nature Anti-Nature?

Originally published December 18, 2008 Humans are as much a part of nature as any other species on the planet and while it is permissible to talk about the impact that human populations and culture have had on the planet, the idea that human nature is inherently anti-nature does...

A Brief History of the Mass Media

The history of mass media stretches back beyond the dawns of recorded history to the people that figured out that they could reach a larger audience through painting a picture on a cave wall than just by telling the story to whatever group happened to be present. While these...

Can humans be a part of nature?

How can humans be both a part of nature and apart from nature? What is nature? Is there anything that is not a part of nature? In our modern society we like to classify things as natural or man-made, thus we signify that things made by human beings are...

Amazon just hijacked the word Utopia and turned it from light to dark

I have to admit, I was a little bit excited about watching Amazon’s new show Utopia. First of all, I’m a Utopian – I’ve always been someone who dreams about the possibility of a better world. Second, I saw the trailer and even though reality has been incredibly grim...

Antichrist News September 13, 2020 – Covid and Politics

Week of 9/13/2020   In memorium of those who died on 9-11 and the millions of Iraqi, Syrian, Afgani, Libyan, and other children who died as a result of our incoherent and selfish response to a terrorist attack carried out by Saudi Arabian extremists. Global Covid Cases: 29,055, 013...

News Update for Week of 8/16/2020

Week ending 8/16/20 Global Covid Cases: 21,715,859 Global Covid Deaths: 770836 New Deaths: 39,131 an average of 5,590 per day, down slightly from last week’s 5,845 per day average US Covid Cases: 5,541,022 US Covid Deaths: 172,836 New Deaths: 7576 – average of 1082 – just slightly up from...

The History of the World and the Three Religions Which Rule It

I’m extremely bothered by the way we exist. It’s taken me a long time to realize that most people either don’t notice, don’t care, or are too busy trying to make a decent life for themselves or their loved ones to be able to spend time on these things....

News Summary for Week of July 02, 2020

8/02/2020 0700 HST Global Covid Cases: 18,134,406 Global Covid Deaths: 690,787 New Deaths: 40,065 average of 5724 per day – this is down slightly from last week’s 6235 US Covid Cases: 4,783,757 US Covid Deaths: 158,094 New Deaths: 8537 average of 1,220 per day, up significantly from last week’s...