Tag Archives: history

  1. Ancient Vikings in Today’s Politics?

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    April 27, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    Rua looks into what happened with Patricia Sutherland’s research on the Norse settlements on Baffin Island, Canada.

  2. How Cultures Form, Cultural Conflicts – Our Human Story

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    March 30, 2016 by Rua Lupa

    Throughout history, there has been no single culture that has stayed “pure” nor will there ever be such a culture, and it is willful ignorance to believe so. So it is counter productive to try to prevent cultural mixing. … To ignore the various cultures around us is to ignore our humanity. And to the greatest extent – it causes wars.

  3. Worldview Connections: A Meditation on Our Worldviews and their Impacts

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    November 5, 2015 by Rua Lupa

    We live in a world full of connections–but how we view (or ignore) those connections could make or break us.

  4. Cultural Quandaries: Earth’s Civil Calendar. How did we end up with the calendar we have anyway?

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    December 29, 2014 by Rua Lupa

    Ever wonder how the calendar we use came to be? Why our year is divided the way it is, how the names of these divisions arose and why New Year’s day is where it is? Well wonder no more! Here is the most concise summary of our calendar’s history answering all these questions, including others you may not of thought to consider, and reveals some dilemmas that come with it.

  5. The Importance of Material Culture (or Why Stuff Matters)

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    December 8, 2014 by jakediebolt

    “…this time of year seems to cause a sort of crisis of sorts in our culture. On the one hand, advertising and social expectation conspire to drive us into shops, malls, and increasingly websites to buy gifts for friends and family. On the other hand, advice from spiritual leaders and philosophers urges us to reject consumerism and find the “real” spirit of the season.”

  6. Community Connections: Sense of Place

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    September 12, 2013 by Rua Lupa

    The struggle to name a place so that it will not become forgotten but become part of ourselves

  7. Ehoah Bioregional Quiz, How well do you know the place in which you live?

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    May 31, 2013 by Rua Lupa

    How well do you know the place in which you live? Here is a Bioregional Quiz to find out!

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