Yearly Archives: 2015

The Lack of and Craving for Deep-Safe-Spaces in Modernity

Science intends to look for and offer understanding/options for at least man-made, if not natural, human suffering. However we (westernized) social scientists do have, looking closely at our (public) time/money investments the last hundred years, a bad track record. We

Posted in Applied Mythology, Applying Anthropology, Complementary female-male worlds, Epistemology, Evolutionary Alienation, Evolutionary Authenticity, Gender Complementarity, Transitional Spaces

PRACTICING EVERY DAY MYTHOLOGY

http://behavioralsocialsciences.blogspot.de/2008/05/ancestor-syndrome-and-hidden-links-in.html  

Posted in Applying Anthropology, Complementary female-male worlds, Family & Community Continuity, First & Second Nations, Gender Complementarity

(Nederlands) We Talk, You Listen

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Posted in Applying Anthropology, Clinical Anthropology, Cultural Selfreflection, Family & Community Continuity, First & Second Nations, Gender Complementarity, Organisms as Selfcorrective Systems, Rituals of Passage and Affliction

EUROPEANS ARE NOT U.S. AMERICANS

I only recently saw the movie ‘The Master’ by Paul Anderson (2012) and was again struck by both my recognition and distancing of the desolate, mad, desperate predicament of these men, and men in other U.S.A. movies, were entangled in.

Posted in Applying Anthropology, Cosmic Jokes, Cultural Selfreflection, Practical Mythology

HEGEMONIC ROMANTIC LOVE

We, westerners, are collectively suffering from ‘anorexia natura’. …to express ‘eternal love’ to your ‘just met love of your life’ seemsm preposterous. To find the ideal partner, to search for your soulmate, to surf the net for years for the

Posted in Applying Anthropology, Complementary female-male worlds, Domestic Harmony & Violence, Gender Complementarity

(Nederlands) INITIATIE RITUELEN BESTAAN NOG: DE LIMBURGSE JONKHEID

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Posted in Applying Anthropology, Complementary female-male worlds, Rituals of Passage and Affliction

Corrupting Family and Social Bonds

In western philosophy and social sciences there seems to persist a conceptual fallacy for more than a millennium on small-scale (monocultural) societies and urbanized (multicultural) societies. Ancient Greek states were in fact city-states and ancient Greek Athens’ population consisted for

Posted in Applying Anthropology, Beauty of Differences and Similarities, Clinical Anthropology, Cultural Selfreflection, Epistemology, Evolutionary Alienation, Evolutionary Authenticity, Family & Community Continuity, First & Second Nations, Practical Mythology

(Nederlands) Poldermodel heeft voor- EN achterkanten

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Posted in Applying Anthropology, Beauty of Differences and Similarities, Family & Community Continuity, Strange Dutch Culture

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