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Synonyms: Voluntarism

**[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anarchism|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 [[http://socialevolutionforum.com/2012/12/16/canaries-in-a-coal-mine-ii-we-too-are-asking-why/| Social Evolution Forum]] on rampages interpreted as early signs of social unrest. **Firstly**, By demonstrating a tenfold increase in …

Tags: Ideology Imprecision Society Sociology

Categories: Psychology Sociology


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<>. 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


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 [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consciousness|Wikipedia]] and [[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consciousness|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


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 [[../SocialEvolution|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


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 persistence. …

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

Fauceir inheritance

Synonyms: Inheritance

The concept of **fauceir inheritance** is different from [[../FauceirHeritage|heritage]]. <
> Inheritance is a fauceir whose slave fauceirs push the development of a fauceir in a defined direction. The direction …

Tags: Theory

Categories: Evolutionary Biology Philosophy Sociology

Hayek On Cultural Evolution

How [[../FriedrichAugustvonHayek|F.A.v. Hayek]] described social evolution is shown in this video. <> Hayek can be considered kind of a [[../Vordenker|Vordenker]] of fauceir theory. His view that social rules, …

Tags: Anthropology Control Evolution Sociology Theory

Categories: Sociology

Herbert Spencer

<> **[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herbert_Spencer|Herbert Spencer]]** (27/04/1820-08/12/1903) developed a theory of social evolution. His theory includes a definition of [[http://fauceir.local/main/page/SocialProgress|progress]], and embraces the whole natural world beginning with the origination of planets …

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 groups …

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Cladistics Evolution Psychology

Categories: Psychology Sociology


An anarchist's definition of a state goes as follows. <> 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** 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 exhibited inequality …

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Economy Evolution Society System Theory

Categories: Economics Sociology

Malthus Paradox

**[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Robert_Malthus|Thomas Robert Malthus]]** in his //Essay on the Principle of Population// stated that populations growth will lead to famine and populations will decline<>. Some scientists even predict a next …

Tags: Anthropology Paradox Society Sociology Theory

Categories: Philosophy Sociology


**Memes** constitute special class of social fauceirs that evolved predominantly to control either human individuals or [[../Society|groups]] of individuals. Though communication in social compounds is a prerequisite of the evolution …

Tags: Meme Theory

Categories: Philosophy Sociology Systems Theory

Niche Construction - Its Frightening Implications

**Niche construction** is neatly outlined in a book <>. In its preface the authors claim: <> As our investigation proceeded, it appeared the ramifications of niche construction grew to …

Tags: Evolution Ideology Theory

Categories: Biology Sociology Systems Theory

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

This reply is to [[http://socialevolutionforum.com/2012/10/02/david-sloan-wilson-human-cultures-are-primarily-adaptive-at-the-group-level|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. The …

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 <>. 20 adolescent boys were driven to a state park, divided into …

Tags: Adaptation Anthropology Psychology Society Sociology

Categories: Psychology Sociology

Romeo And Juliet Conflict

Synonyms: Romeo And Juliet Phenomenon

The famous play //**[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juliet|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

Note: the rule of diffluence is merged into the [[../DisparityRule|rule of disparity]]. **Rule of diffluence** states that during evolution a diversification takes place. As a result, fauceirs at several stages …

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. <
> == Proof # With an increase in size the probability of deleterious interactions …

Tags: Core theory Rules Theory

Categories: Biology Evolutionary Biology Sociology


**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 [[../EvolutionDefinition|evolution]] of social fauceirs. Social evolution is not different from history. In fact social evolution includes history. History is studying social evolution in …

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 assume social evolution …

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 [[..Society|societies]] a subset of [[..SocialFauceir|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 …

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Phenomena Society Sociology

Categories: Biology Sociology

Stockholm Syndrome

Synonyms: Terror-bonding, Traumatic bonding

**[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockholm_syndrome|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 == …

Tags: Anthropology Behavior

Categories: Psychology Sociology


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 [[http://socialevolutionforum.com/2013/01/13/is-war-creative/|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<>. [[http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/What-Defines-a-Meme.html|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** 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. If …

Tags: Behavior

Categories: Psychology Sociology


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