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Humanities Information

Astrologers Just Plain Stupid?


We live at an interesting time of scientific knowledge. Scientists say that you cannot gain an advantage over the Casino, since the odds are stacked against you.

Mexican Living: Daily Schedule of an Expatriate


I was wondering if you might be interested in what I do with my time as an expatriate and if I have any sort of real life. I guarantee you that I do.

Egyptian Handmade Perfume Bottles


Blown glass, a very ancient technique, is the oldest among the handicrafts. It is said by some, that ancient Egyptians were the original inventors of glass making techniques.

True Story; Why Can't We all Just Get Along?


A little girl came up to her mom in the store and she asked, Mom do we celebrate Hanukah? The little girl had obviously seen a sign in the store that said Celebrate Hanukah next to some merchandise. The mom said no we do not celebrate hanakah, but pointed to a lady sitting in the bookstore in the middle of the caf and said that lady over there does.

Flows of Civilization; Views from a Think Tank


Over the past few years we have been discussing many topics. Most of what is discussed here has to do with observations of the world we live in.

Babel vs. the PC


Imagine a time when mankind was young. Migration led many to the land of Shinar.

Shakespeare and Human Nature


Isn't it peculiar how human nature evolves through environmental and socialogical conditions? It is evident that we, as Human beings, tend to characterize our capabilities, strengths and emotional intelligence through bonds of society. As we encounter diverse walks of life we have a bizarre and acute tendency to create new personalities.

Astrology : A Science or Superstition?


Human beings have always been curious to know their future. Whenever someone is in difficulty and cannot easily come out of it, he wants to know whether the days of his misery will come to an end at all.

Mexican Living: So You Want To Expatriate?


Expatriate wannebees often ask us how we managed our expatriation to Guanajuato, Mexico. They want to know how we overcame the seemingly overwhelming logistics of deciding where to live, if it's affordable, if there is reasonable medical care, how to find housing, can Americans find work, what about visas, and will the culture shock be too great to handle?All of these questions are legitimate and answers are obtainable if you are willing to do the homework.

Mexican Living: Doctors, Doctors, Doctors


I am sick. I don't know what's wrong nor if what I have has an official name.

Mexican Living: Somethings Got to be Done!


Mexico needs to do something about the behavior of Gringos who come to their country who are hell-bent on acting out the Ugly American Syndrome stereotype no matter what.I concluded this after an early morning shopping trip with the wife to the local Supermarket.

Mexican Living: Issues of Life


This morning when I got out of bed, I had some severe issues that have been worrying me.Friends and family wonder just what I do all day as an American Expatriate.

Mexican Living: The Unexplained


The inexplicable bothers me. It always has.

Mexican Living: Myth Busting


Myth One: Mexicans are lazy, good-for-nothings.I mention this one first because it is one of the vilest myths and an excellent example of Americans' xenophobic stereotyping.

Mythology and Parables in Modern Communication - Part 1


Today there is a growing need to examine all our systems of thought and communication. We are witness to an information explosion.

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2018 Madeleine Arts and Humanities award
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Stanford Humanities Center announces its new fellows
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