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  • The term '''primitive culture''' was used in older [[anthropology]] texts and discussions of the seventee ...sent. Solving human selfishness is the real challenge in creating an ideal culture.
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  • ..., the primary focus being the study of human [[culture]]. In this context, culture can deal with a host of subjects, such as, but not limited to, [[religion]] ...cture of the human experience. The ultimate goal is to bridge gaps between cultures, breaking down barriers that divide us, allowing us to understand each oth
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  • ...t ones, are often referred to in popular culture as "aliens" or "ETs." The popular belief in extraterrestrial life has been fueled since the mid-twentieth cen ...existing outside of earth, many scientists remain hopeful and continue the search. Given that the existence of life beyond earth has ramifications of the gre
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  • ...rxist period, Barthes critiqued what he took to be a fallacy of bourgeoius culture, the [[capitalism|capitalist]] appropriation of signs to create the illusio ... him in the French city of Bayonne where he received his first exposure to culture, learning piano from his musically gifted aunt. When he was nine his mother
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  • ...stein. ''Swinging the machine: Modernity, technology, and African American culture between the wars.'' (University of Massachusetts Press, 2003. ISBN 15584938 ...rian]] tradition. Gary Engle described it as without "precedent in popular culture" in ''Superman at Fifty: The Persistence of a Legend.''<ref>Dennis Dooley a
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  • ...creative editor from a commercial publishing company. If a manga series is popular enough, it may be [[Anime|animated]] after or even during its run, and seri ...nationally. It has also played an important role in disseminating Japanese culture abroad, attracting young people from many countries to study [[Japanese lan
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  • ...ntings were during the "drip period" between 1947 and 1950. He rocketed to popular status following an August 8, 1949 four-page spread in Life Magazine that a ...the [[Congress for Cultural Freedom]], an organization to promote American culture and values backed by the [[Central Intelligence Agency]]. Certain left wing
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  • ...iewing [[Albert Ostman]], a retired lumberjack, one of the first bigfoot researchers, [[John Green]], reported on how Ostman alleged that in 1924, while camp ...film) walking slowly away from the camera. In addition to the film, both researchers were able to fill plaster casts of the creature's footprint. The legitim
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  • ...iction is what we point to when we say it."<ref>Damon Francis Knight. ''In Search of Wonder: Essays on Modern Science Fiction.'' (Advent Publishing, Inc, 196 ...ations''. accessdate 2007-02-02</ref> As science fiction entered [[popular culture]], writers and fans active in the field came to associate the term with low
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  • ...ries of past lives, and find recalling such memories helpful in therapy. Researchers such as Ian Stevenson have explored the issue of reincarnation in a [[sc ...ot be reborn anymore.<ref>Robin Rinehart. ''Contemporary Hinduism: Ritual, Culture, and Practice.'' (ABC-CLIO, 2004), 19-21.</ref>
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  • ...he earth." Despite the speech's prominent place in the history and popular culture of the United States, the exact wording of the speech is disputed. The five ...se.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/tours/gettyroom.htm}}</ref> Contrary to popular myth, Lincoln neither completed his address while on the train nor wrote it
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  • ...e long been a source of wonder for humans, who feature them prominently in culture and view them in [[zoo]]s and wildlife parks. ...ppeared in cultures across the world. They are a symbol of wisdom in Asian cultures and are famed for their memory and intelligence, where they are thought to
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  • Mythical creatures have been part of human [[culture]] throughout the ages and across all parts of the world. They are not just ... are included some of the legendary creatures. The field also includes the search for known animals believed to be [[extinct]]. While cryptozoologists strive
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  • ...]] popular culture, such as in video and role-playing games, as well as in popular fiction. The idea of this type of [[mythical creature]] gained popularity with its use by French author [[Charles Perrault]] in the 1696 publicati
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  • ... Clyde]]. Scores of books have been written about the Rangers, from well researched works of nonfiction to [[pulp magazine|pulp novels]], making them signifi ...5px|thumb|right|Capt. [[John Salmon Ford|John "Rip" Ford]]]] Despite these popular stories and their fame, most of the Ranger force was disbanded during the y
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  • ...yed in ancient [[China]] before 200 <small>B.C.E.</small>. The game is now popular throughout the world, especially in [[East Asia]]. ...gain popularity in the West during the twentieth century. It is especially popular with students because it develops their mathematical and strategic thinking
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  • ...many of the concerns of Victorian England about the decline of traditional culture in the face of modern technology, coupled with the decline in morality as a ...ed on May 18, 1897. Before writing ''Dracula,'' Stoker spent eight years researching European folklore and stories of vampires. Stoker's inspiration for the
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  • ...at cheer, song, exchange of gifts, storytelling and family gatherings. The popularity of Christmas is due in large part to the "spirit of Christmas," a spirit ...pread influence of Anglo-American Christmas motifs disseminated in popular culture.
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  • ...f the four sub-fields of [[anthropology]]. Archaeology studies [[human]] [[culture]]s through the recovery, documentation, and analysis of material remains an ...ecent origin, although people have always been fascinated with their own [[culture|cultural]] history. Until the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centurie
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  • ...nation. The [[British Museum]] exhibition of the treasures of Tutankhamen, popularly called the "King Tut" exhibit, attracted over 1.5 million visitors and re ...es of preservation, which together with respect for descendants of ancient cultures has led to greater understanding of the significant [[civilization]] of [[
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