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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


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


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


Cognition

In fauceir terms Cognition is a psychological fauceir that links human perception to rational behavior. Needless to say that cognition as a fauceir has a whole bunch (in fact an ...

Tags: Anthropology Cladistics Cognitive function Evolution Psychology


Categories: Psychology


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


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


Endowment Effect

Endowment effect describes a phenomenon observed in economics. People value objects already in their possession higher than objects that can be purchased. Classic experiment
  1. Two objects were chosen that a ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Economy Society


Categories: Economics Psychology


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


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


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


Histamin Metabolism

Histamin is an important neurotransmitter and serves as a mediator in allergic reactions, inflammation, and gastric secretion. So it can be expected that its metabolism play a key role in ...

Tags: Anthropology Psychology


Categories: Biochemistry


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


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


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


Myth

A myth is an ideological construct that falsely mirrors real conditions, but is fervently defended by all that profits from it. Action Most often a myth acts subconsciously on a ...

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Ideology Myth


Categories: Philosophy


Psychopathy

Definition Psychopathy is a psychological condition of humans that are completely emotionless Remarks
  • Psychopathy is predominantly studies among criminals, serial killers in particular, but psychopaths exist with an increased frequency ...

Tags: Anthropology Psychology Society Sociology


Categories: Psychology


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


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


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


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


 
   

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