African Goddess wearing gold jewellery around her neck and hands. The moon behind her represents power.

The Mythical Origins of the African Goddesses in West African Societies

African Goddesses and West African societies is an exploration of African religion for the sake of understanding what African Goddesses are and how Western African societies relate to them. In this post I explore the existence of African Goddesses, which … Continue reading The Mythical Origins of the African Goddesses in West African Societies

A picture depicting the Aztecs' belief of an eagle devouring a snake

Anthropology: An Overview of the Aztec Civilization’s Cultural Legacy

The Aztecs of Central Mexico were a Mesoamerican culture that thrived during the post-classical period, from 1300 to 1521. Consisting of different ethnic groups, the Aztecs dominated large parts of Mesoamerica from the 14th to the 16th centuries. Different ethnic … Continue reading Anthropology: An Overview of the Aztec Civilization’s Cultural Legacy

The male and female structure.

The Sexual Revolution Reinevented the Social Limitations of Science

  Western theory has been predominantly accepted as the basis of knowledge in the modern world. Beginning with Aristotle and growing from the enlightenment period, scientific knowledge has characterized humans and their relation to their environment. Philosophers, sociologists, and scientists … Continue reading The Sexual Revolution Reinevented the Social Limitations of Science

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The Origin of Nightmares and Sleep Paralysis in Mythologies Around the World

In this article we will be exploring the world of nightmares and their causes in various mythologies and folklore. Almost every mythology around the world has some kind of explanation for the nightmares. Here, we will be looking at some … Continue reading The Origin of Nightmares and Sleep Paralysis in Mythologies Around the World

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A Glimpse into the World of Turkic Mythology, Legends, and Beliefs

Inhabiting Europe, North Africa and parts of Asia are a collection of ethnic groups collectively known as the Turkic people. According to research, the earliest Turkic people are descendants of agricultural communities from Northeast China. In the late 3rd millennium … Continue reading A Glimpse into the World of Turkic Mythology, Legends, and Beliefs