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Anthropology of Religion (Definition, History)

Anthropology of Religion (Definition, History)

People in the West have a clear idea of what religion should be like. It takes place in a special building (a church, synagogue, mosque, temple, etc.), revolves around appeals to a higher, all-powerful deity, and involves the articulation of beliefs (often set down in texts) that the general popu.....

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Postmodernism and Modern Philosophy

Postmodernism and Modern Philosophy

The term “postmodernism,” also spelled “post-modernism,” was coined in architecture to describe a reactionary movement against the Modernist movement’s perceived blandness and hostility, as well as the pretensions of high Modernism, with its pursuit of ideal perfection, the harmony .....

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Post-Structuralism (History, Criticism)

Post-Structuralism (History, Criticism)

The conceptual innovations in continental philosophy and critical theory that were results of twentieth-century French philosophy are referred to as post-structuralism. It’s a phrase used to describe philosophical and literary theories that both expand on and reject concepts created by stru.....

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Stateless Society – a Society that is not Governed by State

Stateless Society – a Society that is not Governed by State

A stateless society is one that does not have a state to control it. There is little concentration of authority in stateless societies; the majority of positions of authority that do exist are very restricted in power and are generally not continuously held positions, and social entities that adj.....

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Complex Society – a Stage of Social Formation

Complex Society – a Stage of Social Formation

A complex society is a term used by a variety of disciplines to characterize a stage of social creation, including anthropology, archaeology, history, and sociology. Scholars aiming to comprehend the emergence of modern nations, specifically the move from tiny kin-based communities to huge hierar.....

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A Study Finds that Concussions are a Risk for Young Athletes in All Sports, not Just Football

A Study Finds that Concussions are a Risk for Young Athletes in All Sports, not Just Football

According to a recent study from the Henry Ford Sports Medicine Research team, high school athletes competing in a variety of sports, including football, soccer, hockey, basketball, swimming, cheerleading, and others, are not only at risk for concussions, but may also require more time to recover.....

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Decades after Retiring from Football, Former NFL Players have Heart Abnormalities

Decades after Retiring from Football, Former NFL Players have Heart Abnormalities

While exceptional athletes are frequently in peak physical form, they are not immune to and may even be at a higher risk of developing potentially fatal heart diseases later in life. In a study presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 68th Annual Scientific Session, former National.....

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Repeated Effects Understanding Sports-Related Concussions is Crucial

Repeated Effects Understanding Sports-Related Concussions is Crucial

Trinity College Dublin scientists have disclosed an important gain in our understanding of mild head trauma (concussive brain injury) and how it might be monitored and treated in the future. It appears that repeated strikes, rather than isolated events, produce critical damage to brain blood vess.....

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Video Gaming at the Highest Levels Necessitates New Sports Medicine Protocols

Video Gaming at the Highest Levels Necessitates New Sports Medicine Protocols

The esports athlete is a burgeoning class of competitor in the highest collegiate and professional arenas across the United States. The field of sports medicine, according to experts in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, needs to catch up in order to handle these players’ .....

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Shackleton’s Lost Ship Endurance Found In Antarctic 100 Years After His Death

Shackleton’s Lost Ship Endurance Found In Antarctic 100 Years After His Death

The wreck of Ernest Shackleton’s Endurance, the ship whose arrest in pack ice began one of humanity’s most extraordinary survival stories, has been discovered in unusually excellent shape, considering its ordeal. Now, 100 years after Shackleton’s death, the Endurance 2022 missio.....

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Petroleum Revolution

Petroleum Revolution

In modern history, the Industrial Revolution was the transition from an agrarian and handicraft economy to one dominated by industry and machine production. The Petroleum Movement was a libertarian and syndicalist leaning workers’ revolution that took place in Alcoy, Alicante, Spain in 1873.....

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Industrial Society – in Sociology

Industrial Society – in Sociology

The Industrial Society is a society that relies on mechanical labor, rather than physical labor, to produce material things. In sociology, an industrial society is one that is characterized by the use of technology and machines to facilitate mass production, hence supporting a big population with.....

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