Posts Tagged ‘Culture’

Wari Culture Used Alcohol and Drugs to Maintain Political Control

An altered state of consciousness to rule an ancient empire? Not a plot of a television series or a fantasy novella, but a page out of the fascinating book that is human history. A new study published in Cambridge University Press’ Antiquity journal details how leaders of the Wari culture, and the Inca leadership (who […]

UK Culture Secretary boasts about shadowy “anti-disinformation” unit; “daily we have contact with the online providers”

The UK Government’s “disinformation” unit is “working,” the Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said, after she was challenged by the Labour party who said the shadowy unit shut down last year. In the UK, both the Conservative and Labour governments support more online censorship. “It’s not the case, it’s not true; it is there, it is […]

Ancient Crystals and Gemstones in Culture and Myth: Magical Malachite

Crystals and gemstones have been a part of ancient cultures for millennia. They were and continue to be used as decoration and to preserve the memories of those who have passed on. Malachite is one such stone that was treasured in civilizations from Egypt to China because it could be carved into beautiful ornaments, used […]

Falsehood, Hate and Crime the Endangering Culture of India

“Make the lie big. Make it simple. Keep saying it, and eventually they believe it”. These words of Adolf Hitler, the fascist leader of Nazi party of Germany seems to be proving true for India by its ruling establishment. Historically speaking, Adolf Hitler was a German leader who joined the Nazi Party which later became […]

I Predicted the Culture Wars Would End in 2021. Oops.

While Biden as president has delivered on his promise to revert the White House to a policy-making and governing apparatus after its four-year stint as a clearinghouse for cultural grievance, the rest of American politics have refused to follow suit. A disproportionate number of this year’s hot-button political stories — from “cancel culture,” to critical […]

MSNBC’s Hayes: ‘The Right Keeps Losing the Culture and Winning the Culture War’

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes said Thursday on his show “All In” that the right was trying to win the culture by using politics, and that was ultimately not working. Hayes said, “This is something I think structures so much of American politics and the way I phrase it is that the right keeps losing the […]

‘No culture, no future’: Belgian cultural workers protest against COVID measures

Thousands of Belgian performers, cinema operators, event organizers, and others joined together on Sunday to protest the government’s decision to close down the country’s cultural life to stem the spread of the surging Omicron variant. Waving posters reading “The show must go on” or “No culture, no future,” a crowd of about 5,000 demonstrated peacefully […]

Saudi Arabia: Diriyah named Capital of Arab Culture for 2030 

The Saudi Arabian city of Diriyah has been chosen as the Capital of Arab Culture for 2030 by the Arab League Educational, Cultural, and Scientific Organisation (ALESCO). Diriyah is the traditional birthplace of the Saudi Kingdom. Announcing the news on Saturday, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture said on Twitter, “We’re proud to announce that Diriyah […]

Unravelling the Sintashta Culture: War Masters of the Eurasian Steppe

Understanding the mysterious origins of the Indo-Europeans, the emergence of the Indo-Iranian languages, and the earliest identities of associated peoples remain some of the burning questions in modern scientific circles. These topics were extensively explored throughout decades of dedicated archeological excavations throughout Europe and Eurasia which yielded a variety of intriguing results offering a glimpse […]

Healing without Drugs: Western Culture has Lost its Way

by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News For decades now western culture has taken great pride over “western medicine” as a product of modern times and the “age of science.” The belief that modern medicine has achieved great success in overcoming historical diseases that prior to the advent of modern medicine plagued and killed humanity is […]

Advanced Scottish Culture Stopped Romans Taking All Of Britannia

New archaeological evidence demonstrates that Britain’s Hadrian’s Wall was not a cause, but instead an effect of the cultural differences that already thrived between the two territories that would later become Scotland and England. Since the time of the 1st century Roman invasion of Britain, an incorrect stereotype maintains that ancient Scottish cultures were barbaric, […]

Rishism V/S Mullaism – Culture of Simplicity V/S Culture of Conspicuous Consumption

Did Rishism grow up in medieval Kashmir parallel to Mawalism and Mullaism? Did it emerge as a challenge to these isms and their love for material progress through the route of religion? Was it really an antidote to their dissonant chorus of noises, pronouncements, brawling and vitriol? Or was it a silent spiritual intervention in […]

Kevin Hart Defends Dave Chappelle: ‘Enough of This Cancel Culture BS’

Comedian Kevin Hart bravely defended Dave Chappelle and blasted ‘woke’ cancel culture in an interview with New York Times on Monday. “That man don’t have a hateful bone in his body. And I don’t say that because it’s hypothetical — I say that because I know him,” Hart said, referring to the baseless accusations that […]

Fatal Flooding Destroyed China’s Liangzhu Culture 4,300 Years Ago

A thriving metropolis often referred to as “China’s Venice of the Stone Age” was mysteriously abandoned in approximately 2300 BC, leading to the extinction of China’s ancient Liangzhu culture. Now, a new analysis appearing in the journal Science Advances has finally revealed the truth about the catastrophic event that forced the people of the city […]

Shen Yun’s Portrayal of China’s Ancient Culture and Spirituality Inspires Boston Audience

BOSTON, Mass.—Shen Yun Performing Art’s popularity is reaffirmed each year by the number of theatergoers amazed by its authentic portrayal of China’s traditional culture. In ancient times China was known as “Shen Zhou”, or the Divine Land. One of those people was Fred Tobman who was attending the performance at the Boch Center Wang Theatre […]

The Moment the NRA Decided to Embrace the Culture Wars

The ad was another example of the tension between the NRA’s messaging strategists at Ackerman McQueen, and the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA), the NRA’s lobbying arm. While the lobbyists were on the Hill trying to make deals, Ack-Mac and NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre were cooking up this divisive advertisement. Good for the base, bad […]

How the Great La Tene Culture Changed Iron Age Europe

Speaking of the Iron Age, most people first think of wild barbarian tribes wielding their crude swords and tools made from iron. But the truth is often very far from this. This important age in world history gave birth to some sophisticated and powerful cultures and civilizations. Amongst these, the Celts rose as a dominant […]

Opinion | One Lesson of Virginia? The Culture War Still Works.

And that suggests the real lesson for Republicans on Tuesday. One of their most powerful political assets is alive and well: the power of cultural issues over policies. In the broadest sense, “cultural” matters have been challenging and bedeviling Democrats for well over half a century. The backlash to civil rights pulled the South away […]

ACH (1636) Mallificus Scott – The Limeys #45 – Dissecting Cancel Culture With Special Guest Paul English

EURO FOLK RADIO ACH (1636) Mallificus Scott – The Limeys #45 – Dissecting Cancel Culture With Special Guest Paul English Play Episode Pause Episode Mute/Unmute Episode Rewind 10 Seconds 1x Fast Forward 30 seconds Subscribe Share In today’s show originally broadcast on November 1 2021, Andy presents “The Limeys” with his co-host Mallificus Scott for […]

29 Skeletons Found in Peru Rewrite History of Wari Culture

Archeologists excavating at an ancient temple site in northern Peru have discovered the remains of 29 bodies buried over 1,000 years ago. Having been discovered so far from their traditional territory these skeletons are causing something of a stir and they could help rewrite the history of the Wari culture. The Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum in  […]

The Cancel Culture Takes A Big “L”

The Hollywood Reporter did say “at least one thousand” were planning on participating in a “virtual walkout,” whatever that is, but noted the story first came out in The Verge, which talked about a “company-wide” demonstration. Others followed, mostly without any hint that any of the reporters involved talked to anyone at Netflix but the demonstration’s organizers. Nobody checked, […]

The Powerful Hallstatt Culture: Foundation of the Proto-Celtic World

The European Bronze Age was the cradle of many world-changing cultures and civilizations. As it shifted towards the new and revolutionary Iron Age , it saw the emergence of the famed Hallstatt culture. Today, that culture is considered by many to be Proto-Celtic, laying down foundations that would be later shaped into the Celtic culture […]

Who Were The Andronovo? Bronze Age Culture Of The Eurasian Steppe

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that our earliest origins lie somewhere far away from our current homeland. When Europeans are considered, modern history and science tell us that our languages and many of our traditional, ethnic cultural traits all lie in our shared ancestors: the Indo-Europeans. A good portion of our DNA has Indo-European […]

Spectacular Bronze Age Karasuk Culture Jewelry Found in Siberian Grave

A Bronze Age burial in southern Siberia has produced one of the most diverse and dazzling collections of high-quality jewelry ever discovered in an ancient individual’s grave. Inside the grave of a woman who was buried sometime between the eighth and 10th centuries BC, archaeologists from Siberia’s Novosibirsk Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography found an […]

Gas Pipe Workers Accidentally Unearth Chilca Culture Burial in Peru

Workers laying pipes for the gas company Calidda in Chilca, which is 37 miles (60 km) south of Lima, Peru, have recently uncovered the remains of eight people buried together in a Chilca culture common tomb 800 years ago. Found buried with them were exotic grave goods to take into the afterlife, including musical instruments, […]

Israel can’t be faulted for anything, thanks to hasbara culture’s narrative of Jewish victimhood

My work is focused on hasbara culture: the social construction of alternative reality centering on the victimization of the Jewish people that has little to do with the real world. But despite hasbara culture’s ideas being ahistorical, its concepts and discourse on Jew hatred are now conventional wisdom in Jewish and American political culture. And that […]

Ocasio-Cortez: Gov Abbott’s ‘Comments Disgusting’ — Misogynistic ‘Rape Culture’ Informed TX Law

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said Tuesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) comments that Texas aspires to “eliminate all rapists” when asked about the new abortion law not having a rape or incest exception were “disgusting.” Ocasio-Cortez said, “I find Governor Abbott’s comments disgusting.” She continued, “This idea that we’re going to quote, […]

Dave Daubenmire’s $100 Million Plan to Fund His Right-Wing Culture War

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America’s Satanic Trash Culture as Described By a Satanic High Priest

by Admin · Published August 27, 2021 · Updated August 28, 2021 In order to achieve their aims they are corrupting societies across the globe: Breakdown the family unit, breakdown national pride, destroy the educational system with common core, promote sexual promiscuity, deviance, pedophilia, abortion, a drug culture. Co-opt and corrupt political leaders with bribes. […]

Walmartland: How US stores colonizing Mexico are displacing local culture

The historic center of Puebla city, where I live, is a World Heritage site. The main square is flanked by a cathedral which was built in 1575, and the nearby post office, like many buildings in the area, is beautifully decorated in the traditional tiles. But among theses buildings there is also a McDonald’s, Dominos, Oxxo (a Coca Cola store), […]

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