Category Archives: Topics of Anthropological Interest

A Review of Behave by Robert Sapolsky (Vintage, London, 2017)

Behave by Robert Sapolsky (Vintage, London, 2017) is a book full of information about human aggression. Even though Prof. Sapolsky does not provide new solutions to deal with human aggression, he tells us about its biological roots and makes us … Continue reading

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Kali’s Child – A Search for An Autobiographical Ramakrishna

Kali’s Child: The Mystical and the Erotic in the Life and Teachings of Ramakrishna, Jeffrey J. Kripal, University of Chicago Press, 1995 ; Full review available at Humanities Commons Humanities Commons DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/3php-k973 The following is only some excerpts from … Continue reading

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A Review of Blood, Bread and Roses: How Menstruation Created the World by Judy Grahn, Beacon Press Boston 1993

Memories of certain events from childhood can still be vivid in adulthood. I cannot exactly remember the years but like a face from a distant past some events lurk. A certain young girl, dark in colour and somewhat short in … Continue reading

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Moon and Human Behaviour

This work was a result of a book review I had been working on. Full review of the book will be made available in the future. The book that was being reviewed was Blood Bread and Roses: How Menstruation Created … Continue reading

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Has the Oldest Enigma of Humanity been really solved?

A review of The Oldest Enigma of Humanity: The Key to the Mystery of the Paleolithic Cave Paintings First Edition by Bertrand David and Jean-Jacques Lefrère (Translated by M G Lynch), Arcade Publishing, New York, 2014 Continue reading

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Reflections on Palaeolithic Cave Art, Girls at Puberty and the origin of Religion

The Lure of NOMA now available at The Lure of NOMA: On the Elegance of Religion – Kindle edition by Arachige, Darshi. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. (Page updated with the above advert on 8/06/2021) Abstract It is … Continue reading

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Punctuated Equilibrium, Gradualism and Hominid Cranial Capacity Data

Arachige D (2015) An Analysis of Hominin Cranial Capacity Data Using Simulations. Anthropol 3: 157. doi: 10.4172/2332-0915.1000157 Arachige, Darshi, Simulation-Based Analysis of Hominin Cranial Capacity Data (July 20, 2014). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2531589 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2531589 What did the reviews say? … Continue reading

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Farming and Seclusion of Girls at Puberty

Looking at some criticisms on Seclusion of Girls at Puberty Continue reading

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The Ancient Coins in Arnhem Land Expedition

About “the Ancient Coins in Arnhem Land Expedition” Continue reading

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Were Baijini from India?

Were Baijini from India? This is a cursory look at the question asked in the internet searches Continue reading

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