This article describes a social phenomenon in Japan of which few people are aware. It points to the fact that its customs, traditions and lifestyles are patently different from Western and specially American culture. Perhaps, this is why it continues to fascinate so many people worldwide.
Gamblers, although probably not successful ones, easily fall into the trap of believing in the “hot hand” or “lucky streak.”
After a trip to the UK, I realised there are a lot of cultural habits British people have that may seem strange to others. Here are a few cultural quirks you might notice if you visit the UK.
For three hundred years, women have sought better treatment and recognition for who they are as opposed to being defined by a male-dominated society.
Many people believe they are correct about everything they think of. Let us delve a little deeper into the current state of affairs.
An analysis of utopian and dystopian literature as well as some real-world attempts at creating utopian societies during the Protestant Reformation. I also have a summary of modern day utopias.
Buddhist culture has some interesting customs and rituals. This article explores flashbacks of the life of Andy Liu, a monk who is working with a Buddhist team in Los Angeles.
There are dozens of self-proclaimed all over the world that often spring from a whimsical mind. They include America's “Molossia,” Canada's “Outer Baldonia,” and the UK's “Austenasia.”
Need to get an A on your next sociology essay? This list will help you come up with your own, original sociology research topic. The top 11 sociological subjects are listed below.
Now referred to as new religious movements (NRM), cults are tight-knit groups often led by a charismatic leader who claims to be everything from God on Earth to the Messiah who will save humanity. Cult followers are often abused mentally and sexually as well as exploited for their labor.
A group of American hunters were murdered in the Canadian wilderness, and a local woodsman and guide was fingered for the crime. But did he do it?
Divorce statistics are changing worldwide. The rate of divorce in America is decreasing rather quickly, but that of Japan has continued to increase gradually since 1988.
In online discussion, proper argumentation has practically been replaced by the use of memes or meme-driven statements. Why are communities such as atheists increasingly relying on memes as arguments?
Cindy Campbell was a mentally ill, spoiled little rich girl willing and to do anything for money - even kill her parents in front of her own children.
Shoes are an incredibly prominent aspect of fashion, culture, and personal style. But did you know that shoes have meanings even beyond those everyday interpretations? Learn how to interpret dreams of shoes, as well as some of the religious, cultural, and historical significance of shoes.