Who Owns Your Tattoo? Maybe Not You.

Think twice before copying Tyson’s tattoo. Mario Anzuoni/Reuters By Dr. Shontavia Johnson / 08.07.2016 Professor of Intellectual Property Law Drake University More than 20 percent of all Americans have at least one tattoo, and for millennials that number jumps to almost 40 percent. What could be more intimately a part of you than a work[…]

How to Be Positive When the World is Negative

By Sofo Archon / 10.01.2016 Maintaining Your Inner Peace Amongst the Chaos To help turn the world into a better place, start from turning yourself into a better person. Do you sometimes feel that the world around you is negative? Do you get easily irritated and frustrated, not knowing how to deal with this negativity, and[…]

Chaosmology: Shamanism and Personhood Among the Bugkalot

Photo Courtesy Bugkalot Coffee Company By Dr. Henrik Hvenegaard Mikkelsen Postdoc Researcher, Anthropology University of Copenhagen 06:01 (2016) Abstract This article examines personhood as contracted from a field of chaos. By analyzing the discourses on shamanism, spirits, and the wilderness among the Bugkalot of Northern Philippines, I seek to formulate a hypothesis about the properties[…]