Khamenehi added: "Today the enemies of human societies
It might appear that human societies
are naturally hierarchical because most of history records monarchies or other forms of dictatorial governments.
The contributors explore how patriarchy came to be the dominant social system in human societies
, how patriarchy has been maintained and reinforced, and the impact of patriarchy on contemporary life.
Complete and unabridged on thirteen cassette tapes for a total of twenty hours and twenty minutes, Don't Know Much About Mythology presents for listeners a significant overview of the gods, goddesses, and creation stories which shaped human societies
and cultures down through recorded millennia.
But history shows that religious individuals and their institutions have no immunity against that which plagues all actual human societies
, namely, the willingness to do terrible things on behalf of what seems important or self-securing.
In this case, Diamond, a biologist, is trying to apply biology's master narrative to human societies
Cicero, in The Laws (122), spoke of natural law as the innate laws of nature to which it is just for all human societies
to conform, and which can be discerned by reason.
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The term "myth" is one calculated to cause discomfiture among historians, rightly alert to the discrepancies between the lofty ideals celebrated in political panegyric and the baser realities of human societies
Renfrew explains that the interaction that artists have with the material world mimics the development of human societies
War begets war and shapes human societies
as it does so.