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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Is Religion a Parasitic Meme or a Helpful Adaptation?

Moai at Easter Island. Moai are the living faces of deified ancestors. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Religion:Parasitic meme or helpful adaptation? That humans are religious is indisputable. Like morality, religion in one form or another seems to be a universal aspect … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Is Religion a Parasitic Meme or a Helpful Adaptation?

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Robert Jensen : Why We Won and How We Are Losing

Going, going… Image from Earthweek.From start to finish:Why we won and how we are losing A review essay on human origins and contemporary crises. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | September 27, 2012 James Howard Kunstler, Too Much … finish reading Robert Jensen : Why We Won and How We Are Losing

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Our Patriarchal History : The All-Conquering Cowboy

Cowboys and Indians:History’s relentless cattle drive …the thing we know as ‘history’ is just the continuing mechanism of the Indo-European cowboys stealing the livestock, the culture, and whatever else they want from what’s left of the Goddess driven producers of … finish reading Our Patriarchal History : The All-Conquering Cowboy

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Claude Lévi-Strauss : ‘La Pensée Sauvage’

Anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss: dead at 100.Anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss:Making sense of la pensée sauvage By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / November 4, 2009 In French sauvage means wild, not necessarily savage. In our language savage means aggressive, a … finish reading Claude Lévi-Strauss : ‘La Pensée Sauvage’

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