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HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

HPSC0001 – Madness and Society

I’m Bill MacLehose, I’m the lecturer for HPSC0001, the very first module in our catalogue, which is Madness and Society. So Madness and Society is a module that’s an overview of the history of deviant behaviors, what’s considered to be beyond the acceptable rational thought of humans from, really, the Classical period to the present.

The Rational Dress Society presents A History of Counter-Fashion

The Rational Dress Society presents A History of Counter-Fashion

In 1881, the Rational Dress Society formed in London with the goal of liberating women from the bondage of their corsets. The sisiters of the RDS established a worldwide network of sleeper cells and underground nodes that still to this day come to life in times of need to combat the forces of irrationality everywhere.

MANDALORIAN: Cultural Index

MANDALORIAN: Cultural Index

The Star Wars universe is an old one and many societies have been aware of each other for millennia, trading technologies and cultures leading to a large suffusion of styles. One thing that still stands out as unmistakably Mandalorian however, is the sight of a full suit of Mandalore armour. Hi, Ric here and today

VORTA: Cultural Index

VORTA: Cultural Index

The Gamma Quadrant is a vastly unknown region for Starfleet. Teeming with species and cultures, it is ripe for exploration, expansion, discovery and trade. But as any in that sector of the galaxy will tell you, if you have any sort of business in the Gamma Quadrant, you have business with the Do minion. The

Where Did Humans Come From?

Where Did Humans Come From?

Picture human ancestry like a single chain of species: primitive to perfect, with a progression of all the apey-human things in between. Now take that picture, crumple it up and light it on fire. That’s not how it happened. Now we know we’re just one of more than two dozen human species that’ve walked the

Oahu Travel Tips: Culture

Oahu Travel Tips: Culture

I think for visitors to experience this place they really do have to be mindful on how they interact with one another. The Hawaiian culture is always going to be the foundation for my sharing. Enriching Hawai’i is the the most beautiful story I can really share with our visitors. I think the most important

Here’s How America Destroyed Hawaiian Culture

Here’s How America Destroyed Hawaiian Culture

Known for its hula dances, lei garlands, and volcanic fruit drinks, Hawaii is that tropical slice of America reserved for romantic getaways and welcoming beach-side culture. While this idyllic view of the islands makes it great for an exotic vacation, the long origin of the aloha state is far less pristine and cheery. Today, we’re

Why humans run the world | Yuval Noah Harari

Why humans run the world | Yuval Noah Harari

Seventy-thousand years ago, our ancestors were insignificant animals. The most important thing to know about prehistoric humans is that they were unimportant. Their impact on the world was not much greater than that of jellyfish or fireflies or woodpeckers. Today, in contrast, we control this planet. And the question is: How did we come from

National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony

National Museum of African American History and Culture Grand Opening Ceremony

Ladies and gentlemen please welcome our distinguished speakers please welcome the 43rd president of the United States George W bush and former first lady Ms. Laura Bush ladies and gentlemen the president of the United States accompanied by first lady Michelle Obama. please remain standing for the national anthem. who’s so proudly we hailed at the