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Anarchism

Synonyms: Voluntarism

Anarchism is a philosophical view and political movement that denies authority and government. The state as any hierarchical structure is opposed, and a society where people voluntarily cooperate is favored ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Liberty Society


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Anatomy of war

War is a fauceir that evolves temporarily to accomplish feedback among social fauceirs. It shows the typical of fauceirs nested structure. It is sub-fauceir of all connections between the opponents ...

Tags: Control Imprecision Society


Categories: Sociology


Average Association

Synonyms: Kaninchenzüchterverein

In German language there exists a term 'Kaninchenzüchterverein' that literally means an association of rabbit breeders, but in philosophical and political context this term is used as reference to an ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Control Psychology Sociology


Categories: Philosophy Psychology Sociology


Comment on Rampages

This is actually a comment on three posts at the Social Evolution Forum on rampages interpreted as early signs of social unrest. Firstly, By demonstrating a tenfold increase in shooting ...

Tags: Ideology Imprecision Society Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Cannibalism

Synonyms: Men Eating, Anthropophagy

Cannibalism is the use of other human body parts for nutrition, to meet, so to say, the need of of essential nutrients and energy supply.

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Psychology Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Cognitive inhibition

Cognitive inhibition is a type of control exerted on our conscious mind to filter information[1]. This might be of importance to all individuals with consciousness, as the long term ...

Tags: Behavior Cognitive function Control Information Learning Psychology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Collapsed Anthill

Last summer I observed a bustling ant colony with an impressive anthill. This year at this place I found a hole filled with soft debris. The colony was gone, and ...

Tags: Evolution Society


Categories: Biology Sociology


Consciousness

Synonyms: Psychological Awareness

Consciousness is an illusion. Consciousness remains a mystery even to those who venture to describe it. Its definition is highly controversial, so encyclopedias and dictionaries, such as Wikipedia and Meriam-Webster ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Theory


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Crony capitalism

Crony capitalism is capitalism falling back to feudalism as many aspects of the economy that in capitalism are controlled by a free marked are governmentally controlled again.

Tags: Control Economy


Categories: Economics Sociology


Denkhemmung

Synonyms: blocked rational thinking

Denkhemmung is a German word. It is not used in German language either. I invented it to describe a phenomenon that people are unaware of the obvious but invent irrational ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Ideology Psychology Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Dignity Rule

The Dignity rule is a rule of social evolution. It states that the more advanced a human society the more the dignity of its members, us humans, is respected. This ...

Tags: Anthropology Ideology Rules Society Sociology


Categories: Sociology


Rule of Disparity

Synonyms: Disparity rule of evolution

The rule of disparity states that with the progress of evolution some fauceirs remain at a lower stage of evolution. They not only remain at that stage even new fauceirs ...

Tags: Society Theory


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology Psychology Sociology


Economy

Synonyms: Economic Fauceirs

The economy is a subfauceir to human society and a container of all fauceirs that relate to human-nature interaction.

Tags: Economy


Categories: Sociology


Demographic control

Synonyms: Demographic regulation

Demographic control is a fauceir that evolved with the advent of societies. It is a byproduct of social evolution. One of many social fauciers that are essential for society's ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Control Evolution Imprecision Theory


Categories: Sociology


Evolution of a societies life cycle

Synonyms: History

The evolution of societies life cycles is tightly connected with human history. In fact human history is the collection of various accounts of human societies rise and fall. As a ...

Tags: Anthropology Evolution Sociology Theory


Categories: Psychology Sociology


The evolution of religion

There are many ways of course to handle religion, as a believer or as a scientist, for instance. There are many ways to study religion, sill. Yo may count the ...

Tags: Religion Society Theory


Categories: Sociology


Size rule of evolution

Synonyms: Rule of Growth

The size rule of evolution states that a fauceir if not restricted otherwise growths in size with evolution. Examples
  • Physics: Nuclear fusion going on in the sun, and even the ...

Tags: Core theory Rules


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Hayek On Cultural Evolution

How F.A.v. Hayek described social evolution is shown in this video. Hayek can be considered kind of a Vordenker of fauceir theory. His view that social rules, evolve ...

Tags: Anthropology Control Evolution Sociology Theory


Categories: Sociology


Herbert Spencer


Herbert Spencer (27/04/1820-08/12/1903) developed a theory of social evolution. His theory includes a definition of progress, and embraces the whole natural world beginning with the origination ...

Tags: Personage Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology


Hierarchy Of Social Rules

Synonyms: History of Social Rules, Social Rules

Social Rules are slave fauceirs of social groups specifically designed to keep control of group member's behavior. The hierarchy proposed on this page is based on evolutionary distance. Three ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Cladistics Evolution Psychology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


State

An anarchist's definition of a state goes as follows.
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Briefly, the State is that organization in society which attempts to maintain a monopoly of the use of force and ...

Tags: Anthropology Society Sociology


Categories: Sociology


Ideology

Ideology is a set of rules that force human thinking in a direction that ensures best enslavement. In other words and more sarcastically, ideology can be defined as a set ...

Tags: Psychology Society Sociology


Categories: Sociology


Independent researchers into evolution

Our thinking is limited by ideology. Ideology is made to subconsciously influence ideas. That, of course, holds true for whole frameworks of ideas, theories. Evolutionary theory makes no exception. Since ...

Tags: Evolution Ideology System Theory


Categories: Philosophy Psychology Sociology


Influence of a Social Group

Human individuals are simultaneously members of several social groups. Those groups can have different agendas. Not only that each group has favorite goals, but also those goals can be contradictory ...

Tags: Anthropology Ideology Religion


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Inequality Model

As on this page the fauceir model of inequality is described, inequality is a treated as a fauceir that evolved 10,000-60,000 years ago. Inequality evolved because societies that ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Economy Evolution Society System Theory


Categories: Economics Sociology


Fauceir inheritance

Synonyms: Inheritance;Heritage

The concept of fauceir inheritance embraces both inheritance and heritage. It is the content of slave fauceirs that provides a memory for information which helps new fauceirs to develop. Inheritance ...

Tags: Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Philosophy Sociology


Malthus Paradox

Thomas Robert Malthus in his Essay on the Principle of Population stated that populations growth will lead to famine and populations will decline[1]. Some scientists even predict a next ...

Tags: Anthropology Paradox Society Sociology Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology


Meme

Memes constitute special class of social fauceirs that evolved predominantly to control either human individuals or groups of individuals. Though communication in social compounds is a prerequisite of the evolution ...

Tags: Meme Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology Systems Theory


Reply to David Sloan Wilson's Post at Social Evolution Forum

This reply is to David Sloan Wilson's blog entry 'Human Cultures are Primarily Adaptive at the Group Level'. Below I will make remarks to some quotes from the text ...

Tags: Adaptation Anthropology Core theory Evolution Ideology Society Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Reply to "Social Scientists and their Struggle with Statistics"

This is actually a reply to a post that claims to have improved statistics. It comes with a bundle of software that will be discussed here. We not only put ...

Tags: Software


Categories: Psychology Sociology Software


Robbers Cave Experiment

Robbers Cave Experiment is a psychological experiment on social groups carried out in 1954 by Muzafer Sherif [1]. 20 adolescent boys were driven to a state park, divided into 2 ...

Tags: Adaptation Anthropology Psychology Society Sociology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Romeo And Juliet Conflict

Synonyms: Romeo And Juliet Phenomenon

The famous play Romeo and Juliet written William Shakespeare serves as a typical example of social fauceir conflict on this page. The root of this conflict is the collision of ...

Tags: Phenomena Society


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Rule of diffluence

Rule of diffluence states that during evolution a diversification takes place. As a result, fauceirs at several stages of evolutions coexist and begin to cooperate. The rule of diffluence does ...

Tags: Core theory Rules Theory


Categories: Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Too-big-to-survive rule

Synonyms: Rule too-big-to-succeed

The rule states that a fauceir tends to fail if it grows too big. This rule is contrary to the widely held and ideologically enforced too-big-to-fail myth. Examples
  • Physics: Large ...

Tags: Core theory Rules Theory


Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology Sociology


Shamanism

Shamanism is a type of religion in which all social control is cantraized in a single control structure. In a small hunter-gatherer society religion was almost exclusively represented by a ...

Tags: Control Religion


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Social conflicts

Marx correctly observed that humans'' actions and their way to understand the world is to a lesser degree determined by their thinking but vice versa their thinking is determined by ...

Tags: Psychology


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Evolutionary Sociology

Synonyms: Social Evolution; Social Darwinism

Definition Social evolution is the evolution of social fauceirs. Social evolution is not different from history. In fact social evolution includes history. History is studying social evolution in a restricted ...

Tags: Evolution Society Theory


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Social Fauceirs

Social Fauceirs embrace all type of groups of individuals. For those groups of individuals to persist it requires rules and communication systems. All these rules and communication systems that maintain ...

Tags: Behavior


Categories: Sociology


Definition and measurement of social progress

Let's suppose social evolutionists don't accept the narrow definition of evolution applied by some evolutionary biologists who consider mere genetic change, such as diversification, as evolution. Let's ...

Tags: Anthropology Economy Religion Society Theory


Categories: Sociology


Society's life cycle

Synonyms: Life cycle society

As all fauceirs have a limited life span, this is true for societies a subset of social fauceirs too, of course. The life span of societies may vary from a ...

Tags: Anthropology Society Sociology Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology


Spinster Phenomenon

Spinster phenomenon is a behavior pattern among females that live in social compounds. When males are absent females take over the social roles of males. Rational Such a behavioral pattern ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Phenomena Society Sociology


Categories: Biology Sociology


Stockholm Syndrome

Synonyms: Terror-bonding, Traumatic bonding

Stockholm Syndrome is a phenomenon observed in criminology by which victims of abduction or hostage feel sympathy towards their captors and may even support their criminal acts. Examples
  1. It was ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior


Categories: Psychology Sociology


Violence

Violence describes a fauceir control that causes unpleasant feelings in an individual. It is subjective as the same type of control might be felt differently in various environment or by ...

Tags: Anthropology Ideology Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology


War as a social fauceir

This is actually a comment on comments made on this web page. Probably it is a good idea to read this page first although I quoted the most interesting points ...

Tags: Control Information Psychology Society System Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology Systems Theory


Why fauceirs not memes?

Meme is an evolutionary unit devised by Richard Dawkins to explain social evolution in a fashion similar to genes[1]. When I first learned about memes, the fauceir concept was ...

Tags: Adaptation Anthropology Core theory Genetics Ideology Religion Selection Sociology System Theory


Categories: Philosophy Sociology


Xenophobia

Xenophobia is a set of human behaviors that reflects the conflict between the social fauceirs as mirrored in a human's consciousness. Xenophobia may have two aspects defense or aggression ...

Tags: Behavior


Categories: Psychology Sociology


 
   

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