Category Archives: anthropology

Columbus Brought Peace to the Violent Americas

Before Europeans arrived in the Americas, tribal warfare and human torture/sacrifice was widespread. The high rates of homicide in Latin American nations can seem shocking to observers, until they consider that before Columbus opened the door to Europeans, the Americas … Continue reading

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Africa: Can the Dark Continent Find its Own Level?

For quite some time, outsiders have been trying to save Africa from itself — to “uplift” Africans to higher levels of achievement than they had been capable of on their own. Most recently, the Chinese have been inundating Africa with … Continue reading

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