Imagine a society in which the vast majority of members are illiterate or, at best, poorly educated. Statistical analysis from after the turn of the century shows that a little over half of the world’s nations, containing approximately 80% of the global population, have literacy rates above 90%. All other countries range from high 80’s [...]
Editor’s Note: A revised version of this article has been posted on “Psychology, Propaganda, and the Chinese Cultural Revolution“. What we know as propaganda uses a constructed language on media to implant ideas in the minds of individuals. It creates public trends on how susceptible we are to authorities at the individual level. Unfortunately, the [...]
“Whoever first said, ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,’ likely wasn’t thinking of salt.”[i] However, in a current pilot program through the World Health Organization, salt is just that, a preventative measure against lymphatic filariasis (LF), a parasitic disease of tropical and subtropical areas commonly known as elephantiasis, which causes disfigurement [...]
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