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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Origins of the Celts
Two new groups of people emerge in Central Europe during the late Neolithic (New Stone Age) period, one certainly immigrant. Each group may be distinguished archaeologically by characteristic artifacts found in their respective burial sites. One was a Bell...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
Pagan Culture Never Died
Pagan culture never died. It changed, was hidden, became hushed -- but never died. We can look around and see that many of the Old ways are still part of everyday life. Here's a few examples. What others can you see in your own surroundings? A personal...
Saga of Times Past >> History & Anthropology
Religion & Philosophy >> Superstition
Can You Bhoga All Night Long? An Introduction to Tantra, East and West
When you hear the word Tantra, what images come to mind? Turbans and Sitar music? Mind-blowing sex? Most people in the Western world have heard the word Tantra, but few know anything in detail about what it means. The situation in India isn't much different....
Body Mysteries >> Yoga
Body Mysteries >> Sexuality

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The Mesopotamian Soul of Western Culture
Its basic message is that Western culture was born in ancient Greece. The ... The shift from classical Greek culture to Hellenistic world culture seems natural and ...
Muslim Integration into Western Cultures - Harvard University
Muslim Integration into Western Cultures: Between Origins and. Destinations. ( Article begins on next page).
Culture and the Western Mind - Janus Head
Culture and the Western Mind. Thresholds of Western Culture: Identity, Postcoloniality, Transnationalism by John Burt Foster Jr. and Wayne J.
This seminar surveys the impact of non-Western ideas, institutions, material culture, and technologies on the development of Western civilizations from classical ...
What Makes Western Culture Unique? - The Occidental Quarterly
Western culture was built by people who differ genetically from those who have built the other civilizations and cultures of the world. In the following I will argue ...

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Patrick J. Buchanan: If God is dead ... Western culture will follow
"When, after the fall of the Roman Empire, the West embraced Christianity as a faith superior to all others, as its founder was the Son of God, the West went on to create modern civilization, and then went out and conquered most of the known world.".
Annual Spring Garden Festival delights lovers of nature and Western culture
The freshness of spring invites nature's creatures to venture out, exploring and enjoying the landscape's greenery and other possibilities for new growth. And springtime usually arrives early each year in locations around the Southwest.
North Korea bans jeans and piercings in crackdown against Western culture
"A growing number of North Korean people are infatuated with Western culture," said Ishimaru Jiro, a Japanese reporter who works with citizen journalists inside the regime.
Gregory Woods: the influence of homosexuality on Western culture
Vincent Bouvet and Gerard Durozoi have written that, in Paris, “homosexuality and bisexuality were treated with relative tolerance in moneyed, cultural and artistic circles, and almost came to be regarded as a badge of modernity during the 1920s”.
Banishment of Western Civilization at Stanford Shows Pervasive Cultural Rot
You probably heard about the vote by students at Stanford University a couple of weeks ago, but similar event occurs nearly every day on some college campus near you.

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Western culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle, Western society or European civilization is a term used very broadly to refer to a ...
Western culture - Science Daily
Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle or European civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of ...
A brief history of Western culture | First things first | Khan Academy
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The Study of Western Culture
This organic unity of Western culture is so strong that even the modern developments of extreme nationalism have been incapable of creating any real cultural ...
Modern Western Culture & Social Life |
In this lesson we will examine modern Western Culture. We will identify the central features of Western Culture, trace their origin and...

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