Darwin in Pop Culture Unlike most academics of times gone by, Darwin is alive and well in Pop Culture today. He makes himself at home on the internet through memes, demotivational posters, and the absolutely hilarious Darwin Awards. Even if they never studied the Theory of Evolution in school, most people have a leastContinue reading “Darwin in Pop Culture”
I do not consider myself to be an extremist on many topics. I don’t have strong feelings about the death penalty or how to regulate the economy other than some “common sense” laws to keep corporations from abusing workers or the environment. I believe in an individual’s right to own certain weapons with proper regulationsContinue reading “Spencer: The Unsung Hero of a Modern Conservative”
By Jessica Hebert The organic analogy is an analogy that compares society to a physical organic being. This analogy is used by the social theorists Spencer and Durkheim to make sense of society, but is used in biology to compare living organisms to societal components. Within this analogy Spencer, a social theorist, compares the individualContinue reading “The Organic Analogy and Biology”
Unilinear cultural revolution! And computer voices!
This Lego structure represents unilateral evolution. The first light blue portion is a maze of dead ends with one path leading to the next stage of human culture. This earliest culture represents so-called simple hunter gatherer societies. In the next sectionContinue reading “Unilineal Evolution”
http://www.wordle.net/show/wrdl/4735833/19th_century_evolutionists_in_Anthropological_Theory_lecture_January_2012 Sorry, I couldn’t upload the picture, there was no ‘save image’ feature.
Hi, This is an xmind map I was playing with to try to visually show relationships among theorists. I am now experimenting with whether I can post it to our blog or not. Please check out the mindmap here: http://www.xmind.net/share/kagillogly/marx-english/ I’m not too sure how it got named Marx-English, however.