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The Social Impact of Reggae Music in Worldwide Culture

By | 2018-06-19T22:15:41+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Music, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Reggae music blew up with a bang to the resistance movement against imperialism in the 1960s. It started in Kingston, Jamaica, and has conquered the world and acquired an emblematic Rastafarian character, but an understanding of its fundamental nature is still lacking. At each phase [...]

Exploring the Mysteries of Easter Island

By | 2018-06-19T15:49:31+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Easter Island is a remote, triangular-shaped, treeless, island in the Pacific. It’s 14 miles long and 7 miles across, at its widest, and there is a dormant volcano at each corner. This small isolated land is 2,000 miles from the South American mainland and it’s [...]

Origins and Facts of Rock ‘N’ Roll Music

By | 2018-06-02T20:43:43+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , |

Released in 1951, “Rocket 88” is considered by some as one of the first rock ‘n’ roll songs ever created. The song’s performers, Jackie Brenston and Ike Turner, were both members of the group “Ike Turner and His Kings of Rhythm.” Rock ‘n’ roll as [...]

3 Native American Legends by the Cherokee People

By | 2018-05-29T00:22:45+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , |

Long before European settlers came to the Great Smoky Mountains in the late 1600s, the region was inhabited by the Cherokee people. Today, the influence of the Cherokee in the Smokies is still very strong. Even the name “Smoky Mountains” is derived from the Cherokee [...]

Summer Solstice History, Superstitions and Celebrations

By | 2018-05-23T21:47:47+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The summer solstice is the longest day of the year and the shortest night. In the Northern Hemisphere it takes place between June 20 and 22, depending on the year. (The reverse is true in the Southern Hemisphere, where the longest day of the year [...]

The Origins Of Theatre And The Cultural Evolution

By | 2018-05-08T12:11:39+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Culture, Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

The origin of theatre can be traced back to 8500 BCE when rituals, tribal dances, and rites of passage served as special kinds of human interactions created to represent, celebrate, and make sense of our lives and surroundings. Ritual performances included music, dance, chanting, and [...]

18 Types of Racism in the World

By | 2018-05-01T17:49:39+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: Consciousness, Culture, Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , , |

More frequent are the biological, sexual, cultural, internalized, spatial, institutional, colorism, xenophobia, age and aversive racism. Unfortunately, nowadays we are tired of seeing in the media violent cases of racism, prejudice and social stereotypes towards different groups, whether foreign, gay, disabled or any other condition [...]

What does Babylon mean in Reggae Culture?

By | 2018-04-20T17:10:22+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Knowledge, Music|Tags: , , , , , , |

If your even the slightest fan of Reggae music you must have heard the term Babylon being used in some way or another. So what exactly is Babylon? Well, the Christian may recognize the term from the Bible when the Jews were captured and forced to [...]

Did Jesus Used Cannabis in His Rituals?

By | 2018-04-09T19:34:33+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Academics and theologists have debated evidence that suggests that Jesus Christ may have used cannabis in his rituals. Was Jesus a stoner? Jesus might not fit the modern definition of a „stoner“ - but there is evidence that he harnessed the medicinal power of cannabis. [...]