Culture and society | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Culture’s a way of life shared by a group of people and it generally refers to the knowledge, beliefs and values that bind a society togheter. So culture is very diverse and it may include things like artwork, language and literature. These ways of thinking and feeling and behaving, they’re connected to a […]

Judging Societies by Women’s Prisons | Emily Salisbury | TEDxWashingtonCorrectionsCenterforWomen

Translator: Ellen Maloney Reviewer: Denise RQ “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” This famous quote by Dostoyevsky reminds us that to truly understand the progression of humanity, we should open our eyes to see how we treat some of the most unsympathetic characters in our world. How […]

Why societies collapse | Jared Diamond

I think all of us have been interested, at one time or another, in the romantic mysteries of all those societies that collapsed, such as the classic Maya in the Yucatan, the Easter Islanders, the Anasazi, Fertile Crescent society, Angor Wat, Great Zimbabwe and so on. And within the last decade or two, archaeologists have […]

Am I REALLY Hispanic? DNA Test Results!!

The World’s Most Controversial K-Pop Group

The first time you watch k-pop you’re immediately hooked on it, addicted to it. Singing, dance, acting, fashion immediately thought have to do this, I have to be a part of this k-pop. If you guys wouldn’t mind introducing yourself Let’s do our… [inaudible] Hello! The criticism that the expedition got was about ownership of […]

Overview of culture | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy

– [Voiceover] Society is a group of people. And culture talks about the rules and instructions within a society that guide people and teach them how to live. With that out of the way, let’s learn more about culture. Culture refers to the ideas and things that are passed on from one generation to the […]

How economic inequality harms societies | Richard Wilkinson

You all know the truth of what I’m going to say. I think the intuition that inequality is divisive and socially corrosive has been around since before the French Revolution. What’s changed is we now can look at the evidence, we can compare societies, more and less equal societies, and see what inequality does. I’m […]

Jared Diamond: How societies can grow old better

To give me an idea of how many of you here may find what I’m about to tell you of practical value, let me ask you please to raise your hands: Who here is either over 65 years old or hopes to live past age 65 or has parents or grandparents who did live or […]

The Truth About Ecstasy

With the highest level of consumption of narcotics. no-one takes drugs quite like the British There is no doubt that Britain has the highest drug habit. for me, this is so preposterous. this is high society A series where we meet dealers, users, and manufacturers to find out why the UK has the worlds most […]

How Weed Laws Are Failing the UK