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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


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


Filter

A filter is a subclass of a model that intentionally and not accidentally, blinds out some aspects of the reality. Filters are models designed to reduce complexity and to make ...

Tags: Ideology Imprecision Information Learning Theory


Categories: Epistemology Philosophy


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


Inductive reasoning

Synonyms: Induction

Inductive reasoning is drawing conclusions from a limited number of examples or experiences. Inductive reasoning is related to
  • generalization, the development o rules based on observations, and
  • analogy, expecting the ...

Tags: Ideology


Categories: Epistemology Philosophy


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


Niche Construction - Its Frightening Implications

Niche construction is neatly outlined in a book [1]. In its preface the authors claim:
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As our investigation proceeded, it appeared the ramifications of niche construction grew to frightening proportions ...

Tags: Evolution Ideology Theory


Categories: Biology 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


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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