INDIGENOUS people, not fitting the normal pattern of the economic system, political affiliation and social structure, denied by their ways of life to integrate into the modern society, are a concern for the world today.
Will the earth shatter on Dec 21, 2012? This is the big question that everyone has been asking concerning the prediction of the Mayans, following the release of the movie ‘2012’. In order to be able to answer this question,... more »
THANKS to the genius of Rolland Emmerich, ‘2012’ is the fifth highest grossing film of this year, and the 33rd of all time. With reference to Mayanism, the film portrays the cataclysmic events unfolding in the year 2012 following the... more »
I witness cultural differences wherever I go. Its richness, rampant and freely habiting, is something to be appreciated and celebrated, though many obstacles have impeded this beautiful process. Today, I am writing on how African and Asian societies take care... more »
One of the major differences between Asian and African culture boils down to the issue of the emancipation of youths from their parents. In most African countries for example, when you graduate you’ll need to move out of your parents’... more »
WHEN Gloria Estefan’s family fled from Cuba to USA she couldn’t speak English at all. She was made fun of in school but strived hard and passed her English exams with flying colours. She later minored in French at the... more »
EARLIER this semester, a friend of mine met with his group to discuss about one of their coming exams. During their meeting, they wrote down in one piece of paper, literal essays, on possible questions that might appear in the... more »
THERE is something beautiful about culture. Apart from it being the pillar for identity, it holds room for discussions and debates concerning the feasibility of its practices.