Introduction to Sociology
Sociology is a science. Sociologists don’t use beakers and test tubes, but like natural scientists, they do seek to learn about the world by creating theories and testing them with systematic observations.Tiwanaku Alien and the Nazca Lines – Part 2
The author argues that the mysterious Nazca Lines in the Peruvian desert were made to attract, entertain, and guide the sky god of Tiwanaku. Tiwanaku (Tiahuanaco in Spanish) was a city in the Bolivian highlands that existed contemporaneously with the Nazca civilization of Peru.Don’t Blame Grandma, Prophecies, or the Guy Next Door
Catastrophes strike our world with increasing frequency. Or so it seems. Earthquakes, tidal waves, uprisings, plants and animals going extinct, and global warming have garnered headlines across the globe. What stands at the core of humankind’s challenges, however, is not caused by our inability to manipulate our world, but our failure to understand it.Constraints on Participating in Leisure
In “Constraints to Leisure,” Edgar L. Jackson and David Scott provide an overview of the field of leisure constraints research as of the late 1990s. They point out that originally researchers in the field studies what was then called “barriers to recreation participation,” but the word “barriers” refers to what is now considered only one type of constraint – something that intervenes or prevents one from participating in an activity. But now other kinds of constraints are recognized, including one’s interpersonal and intrapersonal influences, which lead one not to take part in leisure.Cave Paintings Erode Stone Age Myth
There is an amazing wealth of ‘Stone Age’ art available in cave paintings around the world that most people are unaware of. A study of these cave paintings reveal much about prehistoric man and his capabilities that may make us rethink the truth about our past.