“Coffee Obsessions” and Commodity Fetichism has made Americans Oblivious

Cappuccinos, Expressos, Mochas and Flat White. We drink Coffee everyday not knowing that small coffee farmers all over the world are being exploited. Alienation has caused a huge impact on small farmers in third world countries. In Hi-Tech factories located in China there is a clear separation of workers from owners. This is because the… Read More “Coffee Obsessions” and Commodity Fetichism has made Americans Oblivious

Disclosing Finances and Debt to your children: Harmful or Beneficial?

Money, debt and financial stability has always been a taboo topic in family households as parent(s) debate what information is necessary, useful or toxic to disclose to children. A 1992 qualitative study done by sociologists from the Center of Human Growth and Development, Vonnie McLoyd and Leon Wilson indicated that single mothers facing relatively difficult times… Read More Disclosing Finances and Debt to your children: Harmful or Beneficial?

Should Parents tell their Children about personal illnesses?

The family is one of the most important social organizations where members parent-child disclosure occurs in an attempt to remain interconnected with each other. However the types of topics that parents chose to disclose information about can both affect and improve relationships with their children. Research shows that when secrets are involved the dynamics of… Read More Should Parents tell their Children about personal illnesses?

Africa Doesn’t Need Charity it Needs Investment Opportunities for its people

Rationalization is the process of removing traditional thought with reason and practicality . Just like sociologist Max Weber, I believe that this is the key to developing third world societies that rely on miracles for help. It all makes sense when you analyze it from a rational perspective .Weber’s theory that religion creates capitalism didn’t… Read More Africa Doesn’t Need Charity it Needs Investment Opportunities for its people

President Bush blames “a few bad apples” for Abu-Ghraib Torture

Rationalization has long been a tactic used by perpetrators to explain genocide and other inhumane atrocities. One example is the irrationality of small group dynamics and routinization in the tortures that occurred at Abu-Ghraib. On April 14 2003 a governing branch of  lawyers appointed by the general counsel of the US department of Defense finalised… Read More President Bush blames “a few bad apples” for Abu-Ghraib Torture

Teach your kids that ‘stranger danger’ means family too

Child Abuse has shapeshifted into a psychological form known as “stranger danger” that has managed to distort the reality that everyone is capable of this heinous act. Many Americans display warped misconceptions on child abuse and neglect which reproduces ignorance towards the real issue that exists. This mentality has been promulgated by “the don’t talk… Read More Teach your kids that ‘stranger danger’ means family too