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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

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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


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


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


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


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

Endowment Effect

**[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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 == # Two objects were …

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 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

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

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

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


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 …

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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 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 …

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Categories: Philosophy Sociology


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 …

Tags: Anthropology Behavior Ideology Myth

Categories: Philosophy


== 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 …

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Categories: Psychology

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

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 …

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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 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

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


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