Samuel Pufendorf took over this metaphor in a modern context, meaning something similar, but no longer assuming that philosophy was man's natural perfection. His use, and that of many writers after him, "refers to all the ways in which human beings overcome their original barbarismand through artifice, become fully human. Casey wrote, "The very word culture meant 'place tilled' in Middle English, and the same word goes back to Latin colere, 'to inhabit, care for, till, worship' and cultus, 'A cult, especially a religious one.
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We don't want to be even partly responsible for the suffering that an essay advocating spanking would probably generate.
Promote conspiracy theories or doomsday scenarios. The level of fear circulating in North America is highly destabilizing. We don't want to add to people's stress levels.Binge Drinking and Violence among College Students: Sensitivity to Correlation in the Unobservables Lisa M.
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Depression and behavior problems are common in teens with celiac disease, but the gluten-free diet seems to help. both for celiac adults and those diagnosed with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. which surfaces as depression in girls and aggression plus irritability in boys, the authors said.
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Scientists have identified genetic changes that are linked to dogs' human-directed social behaviors and suggest there is a common underlying genetic basis for hyper-social behavior in both dogs.