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By Edyta Larsen
Consumer society is shaped by peopleâ€™s relations to material objects. It not only highlights the ways people depend on things as their life necessities but also shows that the relation between human and material worlds is much more complex. Consuming, as a social activity, creates...
An article based on the concept of 'Dramaturgy', a theory coined by Erving Goffman in his book,'The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life which stated that we as individuals are all actors and we all have our parts to play in life and out status changes according to where we are and who we are with.
Article | Updated Dec 30, 2013 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
The purpose of this research paper is to demonstrate analysis of the modernization processes of Afghanistan under the ruling of Amanullah Khan and that of France under the ruling of King Louis XIV; applying theories to compare and understand the accomplishments and failures resulting from the...
By Fred J Fisher
A record of my hitch hiking trip through outback Australia - a sort of modern day pilgrimage to Uluru
Novel | Updated Nov 30, 2013 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Edyta Larsen
Whether we consider aging, change of hair colour, illness, losing a job, promotion, getting married, divorce, becoming a mother, or migrating to a different country â€“ all these transitions, sudden or slow, bring about inner conflict that causes an inevitable change in our identity.
Article | Updated Oct 13, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
High Schoolers try to figure out who Colleenâ€™s biological father is, Madeline goes to her first sociology class and Ryan develops PTD and decides to make a social change for the new school year
The following short stories are about the odd types of heroes. Heroes come usually in glorified forms and invoke enthusiasm from the admirers. But in reality those heroes we relate to might be far from having a happy ending or a noble purpose. They come closer to resemble war donkeys. We still...
By Charles Ej Moulton
It is quite normal to see someone involved in so much monetary wealth.
When I grew up in the 70â€™s, this endevour was practically irrelevant and not really a necessity to society as a whole. There were TV programmes in Sweden that criticized commercial indoctrination, yes. But the...
By Charles Ej Moulton
Where does one draw the line?
Should we kill a dictator?
Muammar al-Gaddafi was shot in the head in his home town in Lybia and the population subsquently cheered. Caesar was stabbed, Louis XIV was beheaded, Nicolae Ceauscu was shot and Osama bin Laden was assassinated.
The effects of hatred...
My current view of men and women in the USA.
Essay | Updated May 2, 2013 | Reads: 91 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Jl Reaper
CONFORMITY IS THE TOPIC
How do you feel about the Trading Room? This is one for convention goers ... Comics, Records, Star Trek, Dr Who
A short tale for convention goers. Don't always believe what the dust cover tells you. Some stigmas are a little unfair!
By Stuart Pirie
Does violence in the media produce violence in the real world?
A university assessment of mine which focuses on violence in 'the media' and violence in the real world and whether the two are related.
Essay | Updated Feb 25, 2013 | Reads: 2562 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
When life is just getting better for Joey and Luke itâ€™s abruptly turned around. Theyâ€™re moving again, for the 13th in the past 6 years, leaving behind friends and schools and onto the next â€˜right placeâ€™. The house is nothing new and neither is the school. Except for...