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Émile Durkheim.  Had a significant phobia of writing ".".  In the tiny morsel of his writing that I read, he argued that all religions are equal in that they all have the same objective significance and serve the same functions everywhere.  This objective view is a big step forward for the field.

- collective representations + religion among "primitive" and "civilized" peoples

Ruth Benedict (1887–1948) was an American anthropologist, writer and folklorist. Discovering her infertility at 32, she threw herself into the study of anthropology, studying for her PhD alongside Margaret Mead.     Benedict held the post of President of the American Anthropological Association and was also a prominent member of the American Folklore Society. She became the first woman to be recognized as a prominent leader of a learned profession.

Ruth Fulton Benedict (June 1887 – September was an American anthropologist and folklorist.

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Zilphia Horton singing on the picket line in the Highlander Research and Education Center, Resource Center photo collection.

Republican safety tip to protect yourself from women.

50 Best Will Ferrell Memes 2 - Funny Anchorman Memes

Today in Labor History October 22nd - Writer, adventurer, and activist John Reed was born, Bank robber Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd was killed by FBI agents near East Liverpool, Ohio https://voicesoflabor.com/2017/10/22/today-labor-history-october-22nd-3-2/?utm_content=buffer0848d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

john reed, mabel dodge's revolutionary boyfriend from the bohemian greenwich village salon days @ 23 fifth avenue before his romance with louise bryant.

Carl Sagan   ENTJ

“Frederick Douglas taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path.

A. Philip Randolph (1889–1979) Randolph founded the first African-American labor union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, in the 1920s. A leading socialist writer, orator and civil rights pioneer, he built bridges between the civil rights and labor movements.

Slide Show: The Fifty Most Influential Progressives of the Twentieth Century

Philip Randolph Randolph founded the first African-American labor union, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, in the A leading socialist writer, orator and civil rights pioneer, he built bridges between the civil rights and labor movements.

12 things you didnt know about 12 Years a Slave Director Steve McQueen. On the site now!

12 Things you didn’t know about the “New” Steve McQueen: “Director of 12 Years A Slave”

Steve McQueen, Director: 12 Years a Slave. Steve McQueen was born on October 1969 in London, England as Steve Rodney McQueen. He is a director and writer, known for 12 Years a Slave Shame and Hunger

Victor W. Turner: "Moje metoda je nutně opakem postupu četných vědců, kteří začínají tím, že poznají kosmologii, často vyjadřovanou mytologickými cykly a potom vysvětlí jednotlivé rituály jako příklady nebo výrazy ‚strukturálních modelů‘, jež nacházejí v mýtech. Ndembuové ale mají malé množství mýtů a kosmologických či kosmogonických vyprávění. Proto je nezbytné začít z druhé strany, od základních stavebních kamenů, od ‚molekul rituálu‘. Budu je nazývat ‚symboly‘..."

Anthropoligist Victor Turner expanded the concepts of ritual developed by Arnold Van Gennep and introduced them to the English speaking world.

1977. Huilliches

1977. Huilliches

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If you are an anarchist, liberal, democrat or just a plain old intellectual, then please read this book! He was way ahead of his time!

Robert Louis Stevenson

Six fantastic Robert Louis Stevenson audiobooks including Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

John Locke contributed to the social contract theory. He lived in England from 1632-1704. He wrote "A letter concerning Toleration." He contributed to modern life by emphasizing natural law.

John Locke contributed to the social contract theory. He lived in England from He wrote "A letter concerning Toleration." He contributed to modern life by emphasizing natural law.

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