Archaeology: The Essence of Its Study in Understanding the Cultures of a People
Archaeology is a very relevant field of study under anthropology that seeks to understand human behaviour of human societies by tracing patterns in their evolution. It involves a thorough inquiry into human activities via a rigorous analysis of their carefully excavated and discovered material culture, such as artefacts, building structures, cultural landscapes as well as other ecological and/or biological items. Archaeology, as a field of study, is very relevant in our quest to develop global communities through a diligent study and comprehension of the stages of their evolution. This article discusses the relevance of archaeology as a field of study to understand human cultures in the perspective of cultural anthropology.Who Cares About the Millennial Age Range and Other Generational Divisions?
Celebrating the positives of millennials, or any age group, is a good thing. However, are Americans creating harmful age-based divisions? We spend too much time on unproductive discussions such as, what ages are considered millennials.In Search Of Robin Hood
In all of history there has been no other folk hero or outlaw, sorry Jesse James, that has captivated readers and audiences alike with tales of his exploits during a period in history where so little was actually written down. Though countless ballads have managed to endure through the ages about how this irresistible rouge captured the hearts and minds of the common man some 800 years ago in merry old England. The bandit of Sherwood Forest who has become known the world over as Robin Hood.Yoruba Philosophy
It is widely believed, “Yoruba’s have no philosophers”, but the world was already very old before philosophers began.However, remember Yoruba people have a long history and very deep roots.It’s Time for America to Face Its Shadow Around Racism
“The Shadow In America: Reclaiming the Soul of a Nation,” was first published in 1994. Compiled by Jeremiah Abrams with a foreword by Thomas Moore, and with contributions by Abrams, Jacquelyn Small, Aaron Kipnis, Robert Bly, and others, it presented an optimistic view of the firm ground needed to strip away the darkness that hides our country’s darker soul: racism. Twenty-plus years later, that optimistic view and the dream of unity has been stripped away and has been replaced by the original sin of “separation,” the polar opposite views of American Exceptionalism, increasing intolerance against anyone deemed an “other,” not like us, and fear of “those people.” When did we become such cowards?