Thursday, August 13

Tag: Fertile Crescent

THE ARABS BUY THEIR WAY INTO THE 21ST CENTURY
Study of Societies

THE ARABS BUY THEIR WAY INTO THE 21ST CENTURY

How and when we came to be ruled by the giants is not important, because those who come to rule inevitably become giants themselves. The first giant company (a multinational business) to rule over a nation was the Honourable East India Company (HEIC). It was established in December of 1600 by the queen of England, Elizabeth I. HEIC (1600-1874) originally was established for trade purposes only, to expand trade between England and India. But later, HEIC began to take an active role in the political affairs of India as the Mogul power began to decline. India soon found itself under the occupation of the British and the HEIC. The fact is that wealth not only captures the power, it also subjugates it. Hence, the big businesses could not resist manipulating the traditional centres of power. ...
THE ENDURING IMPORTANCE OF THE FERTILE CRESCENT
Study of Societies

THE ENDURING IMPORTANCE OF THE FERTILE CRESCENT

The power of the human brain is absolutely mind-boggling.  We witness the power of the human mind dominating everything in this world, it overwhelms all other species.  We are supremely intelligent, the most intelligent species on this planet. Within the population, however, some individuals are noted to be exceptionally more intelligent than others.  These differences are said to lie in the power source of the human brain, the human genome.  There is a consensus among researchers that genes influence the brain and vice versa. A strong correlation exists between genes and the power of the mind indicating, that genes discern our potential and our ability. Historical evidence indicates that human potential increases and indeed accelerates with the introduction of new genes. This is my the...