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I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians. DeGaulle
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Meet The Natives: England and USA

Meet The Natives: England and USA | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it

 

'Intriguing documentary that turns traditional anthropology on its head. Five tribesmen from a remote South Pacific island travel 10,000 miles to observe the natives of a strange and exotic land – Britain and USA.


Armed with video cameras and warm clothes, five South Pacific islanders travel around the UK recording their experiences of living with representatives of the three ‘tribes’ of Britain: the Working Class, the Middle Class, and the Upper Class.


From KFC bargain buckets to karaoke, housework to fox-hunting, and dog parlours to stately homes, the five ambassadors immerse themselves in modern British culture, making profound and moving observations along the way.

 

What natives say: “People from England and USA come here              and see about us. But what if we go to them and live in their tribes and learn their customs?”'

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Is Islam to blame for freedom deficit in Middle East? - On Line Opinion - 10/7/2012

Is Islam to blame for freedom deficit in Middle East? - On Line Opinion - 10/7/2012 | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Researchers mull why freedom and development flourished in the Middle East then faded.

 

'Likewise, research by Harvard economist Eric Chaney debunks theories that the root cause of the democracy deficit in the Middle East is Islam or Arab cultural patterns, oil, the Arab-Israeli conflict or desert ecology. The democratic deficit, as reflected in the prevalence of autocracies in the Muslim-Arab world, is real, Chaney notes, but it's a product of the long-run influence of control structures developed in the centuries following the Arab conquests.'

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Australia: struggling in the sporting arena yet strong on the international stage - On Line Opinion - 10/8/2012

Australia: struggling in the sporting arena yet strong on the international stage - On Line Opinion - 10/8/2012 | Psycholitics & Psychonomics | Scoop.it
Sport doesn't matter so much because Australia has matured, changed, and with this Australians have developed a broader perspective and a more global outlook.
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