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Happy Christmas in July!

WHY DOES the Australian hospitality industry dislocate Christmas by seven months (rather than six)?

My theory is that they borrowed the idea from the northern hemisphere, where Christmas seems merely silly in hot weather. 564 mais palavras


On the Sacredness of Soccer (or Football)

There has been little occasion for me to celebrate as a soccer fan over the past few months. As an avid Liverpool FC supporter, I shut my laptop closed when they lost to Manchester City in the penalty shootout during the Capital One Cup Final, and I stared blankly at the television screen when they lost their lead to Sevilla in the Europa League Final. 819 mais palavras

As sociology was developed more and more people began coming up with different theories and perspectives. The world surrounding them influenced their theories and thoughts. Diversities created different takes on these theories. 2.566 mais palavras


Walking with the Spirits Part 2-A

I wanted to spend a little more time with ideology before I move to archaeology with this series. As such, let’s circle back to Edward Tylor and his contemporaries for the moment. 1.258 mais palavras


Religion & Community (1/2): is it a hive switch?

If religion becomes a cause of dislike, hatred and division, it were better to be without it, and to withdraw from such a religion would be a truly religious act.

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Book Reviews

Emile Durkheim : Division of Labour and Suicide


The aim of his work Division of Labour was to find out the correlation between Social Diversity and Moral Consensus. In pre-modern societies, social cohesion was based on similarities in beliefs and practices. 986 mais palavras