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Egyptian Temples, part III: God's Home
The cult temple in ancient Egypt was more than a place of worship. It was the home of the god, it was believed the deity took up residence in the building and used it more or less for all those various purposes as humans did. It was the place he was given...
Religions >> Egyptian
Hypnosis: A Selected Bibliography
Index of bibliography sections Selected Periodicals (14 entries) Edited Overviews of General Theories of Hypnosis (5 entries) Specific Topics Related to Research into Hypnosis. General single-author overviews, non-special-state views, social andexperimental...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis

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The Evo-Devo Revolution: LEGOs or Transformers?
Consequently, pigs will never fly -- not only because of functional constraints (far too heavy!
Nature's Dis-Continuum: Why Structural Explanations Win Hands Down
Certainly in the vast majority of cases, they have never been shown to serve some functional end. Self-evidently, in accounting for the evolutionary emergence of homologs that serve no specific adaptive function, structural explanations win hands down.
Calling Mumbai's architecture names
The critic, Charles Jencks, has described this architectural phenomenon called 'late Modernism': it's a return to modernist functionalism; post postmodernism, but reductive and even simplistic.
The Rise of Police Brutality Preserves a Functionalist American Society.
( Emile Durkheim Functionalist Theory presents us the theory that the function of social structures is to promote social order and social stability within a society.
Two Views of Biology: Structuralism vs. Functionalism
In other words, these constraints do not arise as adaptations to satisfy particular functional ends.

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