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  • 3.8 Billion Years of Wisdom: Intelligence in Nature (video)

    BIOETHICS FORUM VIDEOS - 2011 Part of the 10th Annual International Bioethics Forum, “Manifesting the Mind” which was was designed to explore the Mind-Brain phenomenon and how this relates to human consciousness.”, held by the BTC Institute in Madison, WI on April 28-29, 2011. (What are your opinions...
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PUBLICATIONS
  • The Evolution of Human Wisdom (2017)

    Abstract: This volume addresses key questions about the puzzle of human origins by focusing on a topic that is largely unexplored thus far, namely, the evolution of human wisdom. How can we best understand the human capacity for wisdom, where did it come from, and how did it emerge? It explores lines...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • WISDOM, APPLES & BLACK ROSES: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND SEEKING WISDOM (2016)

    Excerpt: This volume is intended to introduce the reader to wisdom, one of the most misunderstood life-changing forces in the universe. The power of wisdom, unlike knowledge and common sense, is given only to those who truly and deeply desire it. The findings and examples presented herein are the result...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • SEIZING LOCAL WISDOM: LOOKING CLOSER INTO JAVANESE FOLKLORE THROUGH JAMASAN KERIS RITUAL (2016)

    Abstract: The myriad of folklores in Indonesia is a vast area to study. Jamasan Keris ritual as one of the embodiment of Javanese folklore, however, still invites many questions in accordance with the local values. Therefore, this paper tries to disclose the research result executed in two villages,...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • What is context? (2009)

    This essay is an attempt to explore the ontology of context by elucidating its uses in the production of new knowledges out of the old. It is argued that some of the master concepts in anthropological discourse, to wit nature, culture, society and the individual, serve an important function of knowledge...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Is Our Brain Too Big to Think Effectively? (2009)

    Konrad R. Fialkowski "In their paper, “Archaic Human Admixture,” Garrigan and Kingan ( 2007 ) wrote, In contrast to Xp21 and RRM2P4 examples, in which the putatively introgressed archaic lineages were found at relatively low frequencies, the MCPH1 D lineage occurs in nearly 70% of the sampled chromosomes...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • The Anthropology of Wisdom Literature (1996)

    This unusual book examines definitions of the fable, apologue, parable, moral tale, etc. It then proposes the use of the term exemplum, used by medieval scribes, to define all types of wisdom narratives. It makes a cross-cultural structural analysis of the exemplum and identifies its tripartite structure...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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