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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


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


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


Condorcet's jury theorem

Condorcet's jury theorem states that given two alternative decision of which one is correct. If the average probability of voters to arrive at the correct decision is more than ...

Tags: Society Theory


Categories: Mathematics


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


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


Fisher's fife-table mistakes

When reading about mathematical models of evolution you will probably inevitably bump into The Genetical Theory Of Natural Selection[1]. This book praised by many authors as the fundamental work ...

Tags: Genetics Society Statistics Theory


Categories: Mathematics


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


 
   

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