Culture out of Africa next chapter The Contradictory Diversity of Anthropoid Societies Evolutionary equilibrium means that a strategy has to be optimal to any changes either sex might inflict, or any defection from the game theoretic equilibrium the situation might present. In the context of sex this means that societies need to reflect the complementary interplay between the vastly differing reproductive investments females and males make, the one massive and forthright, and the other opportunistic and competitive.
Rationale for Using the Movie: The Post shows an inflection point in U. Presidency by rejecting prior restraint on the publication of government secrets, except in extreme situations in which there would be "direct, immediate, and irreparable damage to the nation or its people.
The film illustrates many of the forces that came together or competed against each other in the struggle over the publication of the Pentagon Papers. In addition, The Post shows a female executive struggling to gain acceptance in a male dominated world.
The movie also touches upon the Vietnam War, a whistle-blower who was willing to go to jail to expose the truth, and the abandonment of the formerly cozy relationship between the press and the government.
Students can watch, discuss, and write about this dramatic event and its importance in American history. Click here for the Learning Guide to The Post. Click here to watch it free on the Internet.
Cesar Chavez was more fantastic than we ever imagined!
Not only was he an advocate for farm workers and a practitioner of nonviolence, he was: Respect for All is a supplement for any unit on U. Genesis has a special reason for the trip: The movie illuminates the leadership of Chavez and his relevance to modern-day issues of social justice.
He was motivated by a core belief that respect should extend to women in the workplace, to gays and lesbians, to all races and religions, and even to animals. He fought for these causes long before most of them became a part of the national dialogue.
Chavez was a moral pioneer extending the ethical principle of respect to everyone and to all sentient beings. He is a model for the inclusive and courageous leaders sorely needed in the U. Click here for the Learning Guide to Cesar Chavez: The documentary Happy moves from the slums of Kolkata, to Manhattan, the bayous of Louisiana, Japan, Denmark, and tiny Bhutan, telling stories about happiness.
The audience is introduced to the rickshaw driver who lives in a slum but is happy nonetheless; the once-pretty woman whose face was run over by a truck who is getting ever closer to her baseline happiness; the short order cook who goes into a flow state flipping fried eggs; a man who has found contentment taking care of dying people; and several more.
Through the medium of film, supported by class discussion and writing assignments, students will carry these examples forward into their lives. Between the stories, the movie presents psychological insights from the new discipline of "Positive Psychology," a scientific effort to study what makes people happy.
Topics include, the hedonic treadmill, the usually quick return to baseline happiness after good fortune and bad luck, after tragedy or triumph. Psychologists discuss the different roles of intrinsic and extrinsic values in sustaining happiness and the importance of close family and community ties.
They provide simple techniques to increase happiness.
This film is excellent for cross-curricular assignments that can be used simultaneously in ELA and health classes. To view the Learning Guide for Happy, click here. Bumblebees is a four minute film about a young man on the autism spectrum preparing for his first date.
The film provides beneficial lessons about romantic relationships and empathy and a clear example of the interplay between symbol and metaphor in a documentary.
Students will be provided with examples of the richness of figurative and descriptive language in a non-fiction presentation.
Respect and empathy for persons with disabilities will be enhanced in students who watch this film. It will give students perspective on their own efforts to form romantic relationships, encourage students to challenge limits imposed by society or other people, and provide an example of committed and effective parenting.
Students will be motivated to write and discuss at their highest level. The film is an excellent candidate for cross-curricular activities between ELA and health classes.
Their task was to calculate numbers and to manually solve the equations necessary for new generations of airplanes, the first American rockets, and the first U. They worked with pen, paper, and analog adding machines.
The need for these workers was so great that even in those days of rampant racial discrimination, black women were hired as well as whites. This is the story of three remarkable "Colored" computers who challenged Jim Crow restrictions and with their intelligence, hard work, and persistence became valued members of NASA and helped the U.
Using this Learning Guide, students will be introduced to:When Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder managed to rhyme public and subject in Tears of a Clown, it was sheer genius. Getting that perfect coupling of words and phrases is what makes for a brilliant song.
Literature, like biological evolution, does evolve, adapting and changing overtime. Specifically when literature evolves the themes and literary devices central to literature and writing evolve as well. Sex, both human nature and therefore a common theme in literature has evolved across authors and genres.
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Their larger version of the artwork is prettier, and they have many pages on their website regarding human evolution and this fossil series. 11 days ago · Society increasingly accepts that gender identity exists along a spectrum.
The study of people, and their remains, shows sex should be viewed the same way. Tom Hanks’ Movie “BIG” Full of Pizzagate Imagery (Video) 09/03/ By Stillness in the Storm Leave a Comment (Stillness in the Storm Editor) The following video documents disturbing symbolism in the Tom Hanks’ movie Big, implying that it reveals he is a part of the Hollywood pedophilia cult.
The Doors developed this song during live performances at the Whisky a Go Go, a Los Angeles club where they were the house band in They had to play two sets a night, so they were forced to extend their songs in order to fill the sets.