Soceity & Culture
891 views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
onto Soceity & Culture
Scoop.it!

An end to hatred and war / Poem / Safe

An end to hatred and war / Poem / Safe | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
AN END TO HATRED AND WAR i wish i woke up one day to find there were no wars of any kind and the churchbells in the land were ringing for joy and love of thy neighbour and the different religions got along without wanting to kill each other for all...
more...
No comment yet.
Soceity & Culture
Welcome to My Diversity Corner.  Sharing my own perspectives or commentary (blog posts and published articles) and my discoveries of art, books, movies and music, history, religion, philosophy, biographies, education, politics, technology, or anything with cultural import and societal impact on OUR WORLD. ~ http://cmoneyspinner.blogspot.com ~ https://blogjob.com/cmoneyspinner
Curated by Treathyl Fox
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Movies: "Island in the Sun" (1957)

Movies: "Island in the Sun" (1957) | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
If you are in the mood for a genuine vintage classic old movie, starring some of the most admired actors and actresses from back in the day, here is the perfect pick; especially for a
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Share your movie reviews, recommendations or other entertainment suggestions and Virily.  https://goo.gl/gWH2UH
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

The Book of Judges: A Timely Application

The Book of Judges:  A Timely Application | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
The Book of Judges covers a period in the history of Israel which begins after the death of Joshua, the leader who succeeded Moses. There were notable judges of Israel who are heroes of faith. These scriptures have a timely application to our world today.
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Thousands of Philistine men died before they figured out they just needed to send in one woman.  The story of Samson and Delilah.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Valluvar Kottam- An Architectural Wonder

Valluvar Kottam- An Architectural Wonder | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

Valluvar Kottam- A Tribute To The Glorious Poet

Treathyl Fox's insight:
"The Valluvar Kottam was constructed to honor the memorable and scholarly poet Thiruvalluvar for his masterpiece in Tamil classical literature, the Thirukural. ..."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Ancient History: Kingdoms : Lydia and Persia - LiteracyBase

Ancient History: Kingdoms : Lydia and Persia - LiteracyBase | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Have been subscribing to a newsletter that shares articles about ancient history. In addition, I glean tidbits of info from wherever I can find them. Learning about ancient peoples and civilizations brings me closer to the origins of man (the time before satellites, cable TV and the Internet � ) and reminds me that no …
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Atlas Obscura: A travel guide like no other

"A popular website and now a bestselling book, Atlas Obscura is a guide to many of the world's most unusual places. Serena Altschul discusses some of the awe-inspiring destinations with two of the guide's creators, Josh Foer and Dylan Thuras."

 

Tags: place, tourism, video, geo-inspiration.


Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Satisfy your wanderlust for the obscure.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Archaeologists Claim to have Discovered the Location of the Biblical City of Sodom

Archaeologists Claim to have Discovered the Location of the Biblical City of Sodom | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
ancientorigins:
“ After a dozen years excavating, an archaeological team led by Steven Collins claims to have discovered a city that matches the Bible’s Sodom, the city destroyed, along wit
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Almost certain this is a claim that will not be substantiated.  Pretty sure the destruction of Sodom according to the Biblical account was meant erase all traces.  Nevertheless ... dig on! Might find other unexpected treasures.  :)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Five Legendary Lost Cities that have Never Been Found

Five Legendary Lost Cities that have Never Been Found | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
The story of Atlantis is one of the most renowned and enduring tales of a lost city, said to have been swallowed up by the sea and lost forever. Yet, the story of Atlantis is not unique, as other cultures have similar legends of landmasses and cities
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Have a fascination with lost cities and ancient civilizations. Lyonesse is the home country of Tristan, in Arthurian legend. Supposedly it's at the bottom of the sea. I just said that to peak your curiosity. Don't you want to know about the other four lost cities?
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Je Suis Francais
Scoop.it!

Men have discovered a buried city under water in China!

Men have discovered a buried city under water in China! | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Chine : Les incroyables photos d'une cité perdue sous-marine chinoise découverte récemment, une ville entière enfouie sous les eaux.

Via David le frenchy
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Fascinating!  Had to use the Google Translator to read this in English.  But it's worth a rescoop!  "China: The amazing pictures of a Chinese submarine lost city recently discovered a whole town buried under water. ... The city, named "Lion City" is between 26 and 40 meters deep. ... "  Love this kind of stuff!  Don't you??
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Cultural Geography
Scoop.it!

The world's first ghetto, 500 years later

The world's first ghetto, 500 years later | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
The word "ghetto" is derived from a community in Venice, Italy, where Jewish people were forced to live five centuries ago.  

 

In preparation for the 500th anniversary of Italy's Venetian Ghetto, Ziyah Gafic scoured the 7-acre-wide part of the Cannaregio district where, for centuries, Jews were forced to live.  But all he found was an overwhelming silence -- an element that became central to the photographs he made there.


Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:

No additional insight to add. except  ... Wondering that if such a community had never been established perhaps the world "ghetto" would not be in our vocabulary.

more...
Brandon Whitley's curator insight, March 10, 2016 9:58 AM
my opinion on this cultural event is that people have there traditions and they do what they have to do to keep them alive and to keep there gods happy.  





Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Quotes About Texas

Quotes About Texas | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

Rummaging through some of my old content and material and found some quotes about TEXAS.

Treathyl Fox's insight:

"The folks in Mississippi are saying, 'Thank God for Texas.' "    -Kinky Friedman.  (Richard S. "Kinky" Friedman (1944 - ), American singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly who styles himself in the mold of popular American satirists Will Rogers and Mark Twain.)

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism

A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
To convey the lives of the people buried beneath them, and the expectations for what comes after death, symbolism has long been part of tombstones. Below is our guide to some of the most prevalent cemetery symbols. Take it along on your next wander through the necropolis!

 

Tag: cemetery, monuments, landscape.


Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:

When you explain the symbolism, graveyards don't seem as spooky.  :)

more...
Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 24, 2015 1:18 PM

A good friend of mine always calls October 1st, the first day of Halloween.  Enjoy exploring the geography of cemeteries!

asli telli's curator insight, October 15, 2015 1:44 AM

#cemetery #symbols might alleviate #pain of #families...#Ankaradayız

 

Courtney Barrowman's curator insight, November 7, 2015 10:04 AM

unit 3...I also shared a bit of this during unit 2 when we looked at CDR

Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Five myths about the Chinese economy

Five myths about the Chinese economy | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Predictions of deepening economic woes are plentiful. Here are five arguments against the pessimism. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
Treathyl Fox's insight:

Hmmm ...?  Informative and well written article.  McKinsey.com is an excellent education and information resource.  Even though the article writer lived and worked in China for 30+ years, not too convinced that Myth #5 is a myth.  Of course, that's just my opinion.  I could be wrong.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Day of Valor in the Philippines - Persona Paper

Day of Valor in the Philippines - Persona Paper | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

... Today is also Day of Valor here in the Philippines. Araw ng Kagitingan as we call it. That explains the image attached to this post. A finger print in the colors of our flag. After all these years, our country is still looking for its own identity. An identity, no doubt,  shaped by more than three hundred years under foreign rule and still more years under our own colonial mentality. If the World War II veterans can speak right now, they'll be saying that this isn't the country that they fought for. ...

Treathyl Fox's insight:

An enlightening perspective about the people of the Philippines from World War II to present day.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Technology in Business Today
Scoop.it!

Flying Water Taxis are hitting the rivers of Paris this Summer

Flying Water Taxis are hitting the rivers of Paris this Summer | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Flying Water Taxis are hitting the rivers of Paris this Summer

Via TechinBiz
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Always wondered when someone would finally think of flying water taxis!  :)
more...
prgnewshawaii's curator insight, April 18, 12:15 AM

This should be quite a ride. I wonder if water-surrounded cities, such as Venice and Miami will follow the lead of Paris.  Fascinating technology.

bucklesmile's comment, April 20, 4:58 AM
amazing
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from MarketingHits
Scoop.it!

Top Facebook Updates That You Can’t Afford to Miss - March 2017 Edition

Top Facebook Updates That You Can’t Afford to Miss - March 2017 Edition | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Are you looking for the best Facebook Ads tips&tricks to maximize your ROI in 2017? Here you have the latest Facebook news. Don't miss it!

Via Brian Yanish - MarketingHits.com
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Maximizing social media is necessary for online survival.  Since Facebook still has the lion's share we need to keep up!  #socialmeditips #FacebookAds
more...
Treathyl Fox's curator insight, March 14, 12:19 PM
Maximizing social media is necessary for online survival. Since Facebook still has the lion's share we need to keep up! #socialmeditips #FacebookAds
John Mark's comment, March 15, 11:37 AM
HP Printer Technical Support Services
http://hp.printertechsupportnumber.com/
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Kanaval, Rara Rara & Krick? Krack!

Kanaval, Rara Rara & Krick? Krack! | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
… Haitians are proud their country became one of the first independent nations in the Americas and was the first republic to be led by people of African descent. Whilst his leadership is not wholly revered, even deemed brutal, Dessalines is respected by the Haitian people for his part in establishing the country. ...
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Various festivals and holidays celebrated in Haiti.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

FoxNet2017 - King of Pop’s daughter has her own wings to fly!...

FoxNet2017 - King of Pop’s daughter has her own wings to fly!... | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

King of Pop’s daughter has her own wings to fly! Michael Jackson’s 18-year-old daughter joined the likes of Kate Moss and Gigi Hadid after signing with international modeling firm, IMG.  ...

Treathyl Fox's insight:
Paris Jackson, daughter of the late Michael Jackson, pursuing a modeling and acting career.  She has nice eyes.  :)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

But He Likes Me! Yeah? So What! - LiteracyBase

But He Likes Me! Yeah? So What! - LiteracyBase | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Fellow Literacy Base member kaylar loves to discuss the politics and government of Jamaica. It rubs off and gets me to thinking about the current state of political affairs in the United States of America and our government. Left a few comments at her post dated January 10, 2017, titled “When You Do Not Vote”. …
Treathyl Fox's insight:
An opinionated discussion of the Trump-Putin “bromance”
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from 21st Century skills of critical and creative thinking
Scoop.it!

Native American Council offers amnesty to 220 million undocumented whites

Native American Council offers amnesty to 220 million undocumented whites | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
A council of Native American leaders has offered partial amnesty to the estimated 220 million

Via Lynnette Van Dyke
Treathyl Fox's insight:
Want my thoughts on this? Have to read the article in more detail but just based on the article's title, this is my reaction. 220 million???!!! Where on God's green earth did they find 220 million undocumented white people? Are they just in America? Or are they all over the world and they are being “invited”?? Like I said. Have to read the article thoroughly. But the title sure caught my attention!! Anyway … November is Native American Heritage Month in the USA. Re-scooping this as part of the celebration of the contributions of the first nations of America. Although this isn't history. This is history-making.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

Should We Read Bad Books? / myLot

Should We Read Bad Books? / myLot | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

Interesting question posed at a blog I recently started following called Bibliophile Cafe. The question was or is: Why read Sade?  ...

Treathyl Fox's insight:
If we can't learn on our own how to to exercise discretion and judgment and discern the difference between right and wrong, good and evil, what's bad and what is not bad … well then, somebody else will take it upon themselves to do it for you. Would you rather you decide OR they decide?  As the comedian Lewis Black would likely say: “Don't think on it too hard or blood will shoot our your nose!”
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

The forgotten way African Americans stayed safe in a racist America

The forgotten way African Americans stayed safe in a racist America | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
When racist towns used to lynch people, these guides helped keep black travelers safe

Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:

Per Seth Dixon:  "I have mentioned the Green Book before, but now there is an interactive mapping application that let's users map out a trip in the United States during the Jim Crow era (and a 99 Percent Invisible podcast to walk you through the issues). Geographer Derek Alderman complied these resources for teachers wanting to use the example of the Green Book in their classrooms."

 

Tags: mobility, transportation, race, class, culture, historical, ethnicity.

more...
Tania Gammage's curator insight, March 17, 2016 6:58 PM

I have mentioned the Green Book before, but now there is an interactive mapping application that let's users map out a trip in the United States during the Jim Crow era (and a 99 Percent Invisible podcast to walk you through the issues). Geographer Derek Alderman complied these resources for teachers wanting to use the example of the Green Book in their classrooms.   

 

Tags: mobility, transportation, race, class, culture, historical, ethnicity.

Bob Zavitz's curator insight, March 19, 2016 8:48 PM

I have mentioned the Green Book before, but now there is an interactive mapping application that let's users map out a trip in the United States during the Jim Crow era (and a 99 Percent Invisible podcast to walk you through the issues). Geographer Derek Alderman complied these resources for teachers wanting to use the example of the Green Book in their classrooms.   

 

Tags: mobility, transportation, race, class, culture, historical, ethnicity.

lpatteson's curator insight, March 23, 2016 1:10 PM

I have mentioned the Green Book before, but now there is an interactive mapping application that let's users map out a trip in the United States during the Jim Crow era (and a 99 Percent Invisible podcast to walk you through the issues). Geographer Derek Alderman complied these resources for teachers wanting to use the example of the Green Book in their classrooms.   

 

Tags: mobility, transportation, race, class, culture, historical, ethnicity.

Scooped by Treathyl Fox
Scoop.it!

My Blog Stop!: Former Slave Who Sues Master For Back Wages!

My Blog Stop!: Former Slave Who Sues Master For Back Wages! | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

Sharing for  Black History Month [...]...

Treathyl Fox's insight:

Fantastic true story.  Wages for work.  Sounds reasonable.  Suing for back wages due?  Sounds like a reasonable way to deal with an unreasonable person or persons.  Only asking for what is rightfully yours. 

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Regional Geography
Scoop.it!

4 Best Natural Places to Visit in Pakistan

4 Best Natural Places to Visit in Pakistan | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
Natural beauty has no matched or alternative. Tourists from all over the world visit places which have rich natural beauties. Pakistan have some of the world most beautiful places that you can visit, mostly at northern areas of Pakistan and Kashmir region which is called haven on earth. This region of Pakistan is famous all… Read More

Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:

If Pakistan or Kashmir is on your list of places to visit or to see, add this sites to your list.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation Islamic alliance to fight terrorists

Saudi Arabia forms 34-nation Islamic alliance to fight terrorists | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it
The new counterterrorism coalition includes nations such as Pakistan, Turkey and Egypt as well as war-torn countries with embattled militaries such as Libya and Yemen.

Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:

Does Allah know we (non-Muslims) needs peacemaking friends in the Muslim world?  Just thinkin'.

more...
Seth Dixon's curator insight, December 15, 2015 11:23 AM

This is too new for me to speculate as to the effectiveness or support that this new alliance will have.  What are the national, regional, and global motives of each of these 34 states?  I think we will all keep an eye on this moving forward  (Articles from CS Monitor, CNN and Al Jazeera).  Not everyone is convinced that this is anything more than public relations.

 

Tags:  political, terrorismIslam, geopolitics.

Rescooped by Treathyl Fox from Geography Education
Scoop.it!

The Top Language Spoken Globally in 2050 Will Be...

The Top Language Spoken Globally in 2050 Will Be... | Soceity & Culture | Scoop.it

"French is currently ranked sixth among world languages, after Mandarin Chinese, English, Spanish, Hindi and Arabic. But it is gaining speakers quickly and, the study reports, will be spoken by 750 million in 2050, up from 220 million today. A demographic boom in French-speaking African states could bump the percentage of global French speakers from 3 percent to 8 percent by 2050, but some skeptics think the predictions are overrated."


Via Seth Dixon
Treathyl Fox's insight:

"A boom in these African states could bump the percentage of global French speakers from 3 percent to 8 percent by 2050."  You don't say?  So glad to know the French language might get in the driver's seat for most spoken world language. Love the language.  Resided in Maryland USA from 1988 to 1995 and there was a school there that taught the children in French. At the time it seemed odd. But guess the educators were thinking ahead! Score!

more...
Seth Dixon's curator insight, September 25, 2015 8:08 AM

I can't verify the projections in the article, but the thought exercise is a great exploration into future global geographies. As some populations are shrinking, others and still growing very quickly and it is clear that the future has the distinct possibility that the linguistic composition of the world might be very different from today.  


Questions to Ponder: Considering current trends, what do you think the world will be like in the future?  What will be better?  What will be worse? 


Tags: language, culture, demographics

The Language Ctr's curator insight, October 17, 2015 11:17 AM

Just count the people in China and you have an idea why their language is the top language spoken. However, English of course is known worldwide as the language of business. #languages