What is National Sorry Day? National Sorry Day brings Australians together to commemorate the survivors of a dark time in Australian History. Officially known as the National Day of Healing, this holiday allows everyone to discuss the experiences of members … Continue reading How does National Sorry Day Reflect the Reality of Australian Aboriginal People’s Lives?
Strikes in France The French have the reputation of being very keen on going on strikes. Or so they say. If you are French or have French friends, that is probably a stereotype that comes up a lot. But why? … Continue reading An Analysis of Strikes in France
On June 23rd 2021, Catalonia reached a historical turning point in its pursuit of independence. Spanish President Pedro Sanchez decided, against the approval of most of Spain, to pardon nine Catalan independence leaders. Four years ago, these politicians were tried … Continue reading Pedro Sanchez Pardons the Independence Leaders of Catalonia, Spain
Though many seem not to have noticed, we have come to a pivotal point in human history regarding our search for extraterrestrial life. Or at least, ufologists would claim so, now that the Pentagon has declassified three UFO videos, taken … Continue reading Anthropology: UFO Sightings – Modern Psychosis or Ancient Phenomenon?
Oriental dance: A mesmerizing art form loaded with history Also known as Belly Dance or Egyptian dance, Oriental Dance has been an object of fascination for centuries. If you have never had the pleasure of witnessing an oriental dance performance, … Continue reading Debunking the Myths around Oriental Dance
The evolution of mankind The evolution of human beings did not occur in an ordered, linear manner, as suggested by the famous March of Progress. On the contrary, evolution was complex, disorganized, and from our standpoint, it was a puzzle … Continue reading Anthropology: Envisioning the Future of Human Evolution
Are feral children real? Or are they a product of our misinterpretation of autism and mental disabilities? Regardless, the stories of these wild children often cause a deep sense of fascination among people. Because they indeed live fascinating lives, but … Continue reading Anthropology: Nature vs. Nurture of Feral Children
The role of illness in human history Like all beings of nature, humans have faced illness since the dawn of humanity. However no other species have come to understand the body and health as well as the Homo Sapiens Sapiens. … Continue reading Anthropology: Mankind’s History of Illness and Epidemiology
Menstruation: the victim of a false dichotomy As an essential function of the female procreating body, but also a token of womanhood, menstruation has always been interpreted as more than a mere biological phenomenon. People either portray it as extremely … Continue reading Anthropology: Understanding our Contrasted Views on Menstruation