"Took a while to read lol. I do not think, according with what you've proposed, that the kind of analysis in question is in fact just a speculation of philosophy. I got an interesting example to contribute, i'll type it when i get some time…"
A group for discussion of all aspects of the anthropology of religion. Discussion can concern cross-cultural analysis, or specific religions. Any other topic tangentially related to religion is also welcome, including folklore studies, etc.
"I agree with Eugene regarding the parallel between the onset of organized violence and the coming of a storable surplus and its consequences.
Environmental history of countries is many times, if not always, a quest for resources. The means to obtain…"
"This creative non-fiction reminds me of chilean diplomat, explorer and writer Mr. Miguel Serrano (1917-2009). Among many of his books, he wrote a "Trilogy of the search in the external world", which…"
"I believe that the main issue is what NIKOS said, who can and will be supporting this researches collaboratively. The deal has always been, one ruling over the other. An honest ruling theory should consider to do the lesser harm onto the rest, that…"
This group intends to broaden the discussion started in the IV Congress of the Portuguese Association of Anthropology (September 2009) on 'Experiencing Social Suffering: its ambiguities and articulations'
"Is found in Pound's poetry, a constant source of inspiration for a correct economical behaviour (non-Usura). That is Monte dei Paschi. A proper source of inspiration yields potentially an adequate one. When Pound wrote his Cantos, he…"
"I consider the following to be relevant in nowadays democratic free-market states as cause for riots and violence;
- The domesticated man:
The notion that I have to wait for the mana to come from the sky and save me instead of hunt or try to find…"
"We are living a similar situation in Chile right now. There is a struggle against profit-education. Prices for good education have risen to the level of being unreachable by many or definitely debt-overwhelming. Our neo-liberal economical system…"