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Albanian Sworn Virgins
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I want to share an interesting practice of my culture that it was unknown to me until today. Here is the article on Wikipedia: …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rut Rosenthal May 2, 2013.

Human as undefined creature.
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Can we be the only unable to define Matter in universe? Something like antimatter. Universe is in permanent expansion as in the other hand Humans are in permanent absorption. Curiosity…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCreery Jan 11, 2013.

What makes us being humans?
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We study our specie. Why we do that? Than we can study why we study our specie. Why we do that? We can go into an infinite studying process of ourselves which leads in meeting absurd. I find it hard…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John McCreery Jan 8, 2013.

 

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Rut Rosenthal replied to Mentor Mahmuti's discussion Albanian Sworn Virgins
"Wow! I didn't have a clue about that... considering my personality, if I lived in Albania, I would probably be one of these sworn virgins... Very interested indeed. It is interesting to relate this practice with the gender discussion in the…"
May 2, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti joined Marlaine Gray's group
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Anthropology of Healing

How do people heal from traumatic events? What roles do narrative, ritual, mythology, etc play in this process?
Feb 7, 2013
Alice C. Linsley replied to Mentor Mahmuti's discussion Albanian Sworn Virgins
"The practice reminds me of Nazirite vows whereby the hair was never cut and wine was not consumed. The word comes from the Hebrew word nazir - to vow; to be consecrated.  Both men and women abstained from sex. By virtue of their Nazirite vow…"
Jan 27, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti posted a discussion

Albanian Sworn Virgins

I want to share an interesting practice of my culture that it was unknown to me until today. Here is the article on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albanian_sworn_virgins And here you can see some photos of them: http://www.jillpetersphotography.com/swornvirginsofalbaniaI'm still educating myself on this topic so…See More
Jan 26, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti left a comment for NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS
"But, but Mr.Historical accuracy it don't belongs to Serbia. Neither to Albania. So I had to choose, and my choose goes for Alb.  "
Jan 22, 2013
NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS left a comment for Mentor Mahmuti
"VERY WELL  MIISTER COSMOPOLITAN, SINCE U CANNOT WRITE CITIZEN OF  COSSOVO OR EVEN ...EARTH  WRITE THAT PRISTINA BELONGS TO SERBIA  JUST  FOR  HISTORICAL REASONS  TO BE FARE"
Jan 22, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti left a comment for NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS
"No, not at all. I'm against borders and state. If i could i would make it Kosovo which was not optional. Well if i could i would make it Earth. Have a nice time  "
Jan 21, 2013
NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS left a comment for Mentor Mahmuti
"MENTOR,  since  when Pristina  is  belonging to Albania ? You could at least write  Kossovo. Hope after your philosophical queries  you are not a nationalist"
Jan 13, 2013
John McCreery replied to Mentor Mahmuti's discussion Human as undefined creature.
"This, on the other hand, sounds like the very definition of human is biting off more than we can chew."
Jan 11, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti posted a discussion

Human as undefined creature.

Can we be the only unable to define Matter in universe? Something like antimatter. Universe is in permanent expansion as in the other hand Humans are in permanent absorption. Curiosity is insubordination in it's purest form (Nabokov said that). We exist only when observe. To be or not to be. Observation is fundamental skill of our nature. If it wasn't for that there would be something that could be called 'Entity of tranquility'. Everything else exist because we exist. And the all way round. We…See More
Jan 9, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti joined Achirri Ishmael's group
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Ethnographic Writing

A forum for conversations between those inclined towards presenting ethnographically-derived insights through experimental ethnographic writing including the broader fields of 'creative non-fiction' and ‘creative fiction'.
Jan 9, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti joined Huon Wardle's group
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Philosophical Anthropology/Anthropology of Philosophy

Points of contact between core ideas in philosophy and anthropology such as comparative cosmology and ontology and the theorisation of subjectivity.
Jan 8, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti joined Norman Schräpel's group
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Visual Anthropology

A group to bring people together that are interested in Visual Anthropology.
Jan 8, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti joined John McCreery's group
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Theory for Anthropology

OAC already has a group named Theory in Anthropology, a good place to discuss theories already embraced by anthropologists. This group is, instead, intended for discussion of theory found outside anthropology that anthropologists might find useful.
Jan 8, 2013
Mentor Mahmuti joined Míriam Duarte's group
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Symbolic Anthropology

As Victor Turner said, culture is a forest of symbols...
Jan 8, 2013
John McCreery replied to Mentor Mahmuti's discussion What makes us being humans?
""Science looks to me [to be]the most sincere speculation.” A beautiful an compelling thought."
Jan 8, 2013

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At 1:29am on January 22, 2013, NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS said…

VERY WELL  MIISTER COSMOPOLITAN, SINCE U CANNOT WRITE CITIZEN OF  COSSOVO OR EVEN ...EARTH  WRITE THAT PRISTINA BELONGS TO SERBIA  JUST  FOR  HISTORICAL REASONS  TO BE FARE

At 11:04pm on January 13, 2013, NIKOS GOUSGOUNIS said…

MENTOR,  since  when Pristina  is  belonging to Albania ? You could at least write  Kossovo. Hope after your philosophical queries  you are not a nationalist

 
 
 

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