How can people be happy doing nothing?

You're absolutely right. If happiness could be achieved solely through mindset, there would be no need to do anything. In fact, achieving such a state would be dangerous, because one would feel no compelling motivation to do the tasks needed for

How are culture and religion connected?

It's not necessary that culture of a land and religion of the land to be connected. In the ideal world, it's supposed to but it is not.Almost every civilization on earth first had their cultural aspect of society as earlier society's progression in science was very slow so, they couldn't figure out many things

What makes us look smart?

I don't know what does it in the way of perception.  The quickest direct perception that makes me think someone might be smart is hearing them speak in a way that demonstrates unified understanding of a topic or at least attempting unified types of understanding. 

What is the worldview in culture?

There is no single world view.The largest single group in the United States would probably be Christian. They would consist of Catholics, Protestants, Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses and unaffiliated or independent Christians. All Christians would undoubtedly subscribe to the theory that God created the Earth but they would very on when. Many would

Why is American (U.S.) culture so popular and desirable around the world?

I would agree that American culture is popular but I wouldn't agree that it is necessarily desirable around the world.American television is kind of second rate to some British and Canadian productions but the enormity of the American television industry means that many of their programmes can be exported. And now with the

Why is American (U.S.) culture so popular and desirable around the world?

I would agree that American culture is popular but I wouldn't agree that it is necessarily desirable around the world.American television is kind of second rate to some British and Canadian productions but the enormity of the American television industry means that many of their programmes can be exported. And now with the

Can civilization survive without laws?

It is possible.However you would have to accept that people could kill you (or your relatives), steal from you, commit rape or adultery, etc. without any retribution. If you want someone punished for doing something, you have to sort it out yourself.There would be no shared facilities (e.g. roads, education, hospitals or doctors). You

How are psychology, art, and culture related?

I can`t give you a 100% accurate answer, but here is, what I think, psychology, art, and culture are related.1. Culture is responsible for the mindset, you grow up with, how your thoughts are shaped, how your reasoning grows, so it has a big impact on

What would happen if the rest of the world lived like the U.S.?

A2A. I'm going to give an answer completely different from what seems to be the consensus in previous answers. But I have to start with the question - lived like the U.S. when? If the question is based on how people in the US lived 50 or even 30 years ago, then my answer would probably

What was US culture like in WWII?

It was very patriotic, very much like all the other countries. People would hang American flags any and everywhere. If you were even slightly anti American, you were shunned from your community

What aspect of human behavior/culture do you think would confuse aliens the most?

It depends by the aliens' culture.Once I read some scifi story about an alien race who had a common mind, much like ants or bees. They would never have killed one of their own race, and if they saw a human harming another human (to the

Could you do your local rendition of 'A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!'?

We have a slight obesity problem here in America due to poor choice of diet and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle in front electronic devices, so here goes my rendition;

Why would an advanced alien race contact us? When advanced cultures encounter a less developed culture, nothing good comes out of it.

The fact is, this is not just an apples to oranges comparison. It's apples to chainsaws. Two completely parallel societies, completely different evolutionary paths in fact, meeting would be without precedent. The only thing we can do is not be the aggressive ones unless aggression is show to

What are your favorite archaic or obsolete expressions?

You didn't specify language so I'll answer for my native language, rather than English. Being Greek means that I get to choose from and use a lot of fossilized Ancient Greek expressions that are embedded in Modern Greek. I would say I do it rather more often than the average Greek, particularly

How are culture and religion connected?

It's not necessary that culture of a land and religion of the land to be connected. In the ideal world, it's supposed to but it is not.Almost every civilization on earth first had their cultural aspect of society as earlier society's progression in science was very slow so, they couldn't figure out many things

How can people be happy doing nothing?

You know you should be very happy because most people are not capable of doing nothing. Most people have to watch TV, read a book listen to music. If you can just relax and do nothing that's great.You should be little less

What is society without religion?

A society without religion is like a meal without one course. It doesn't stop the process of eating, doesn't affect the health, doesn't hamper the exercise of digestion; but simply gives the person a feeling of 'something is missing'. He/she will simply try to satisfy himself/herself with the other available options.Similarly, if religion is taken out

Do Americans worry about a culture invasion?

It all depends on how spicy the food is in that culture. I have very low spice tolerance. Does the invading culture have good, non-spicy food? If so, welcome aboard!

How can people be happy doing nothing?

You know you should be very happy because most people are not capable of doing nothing. Most people have to watch TV, read a book listen to music. If you can just relax and do nothing that's great.You should be little less

Is a friendship with girls good according to the Indian Hindu culture?

Is a friendship with girls good according to the Indian Hindu culture?Culture is living, organic. It changes with times. India's ancient texts describe Krishna's flirting with maidens. We have the Khajuraho and Konarak temples with their erotic architecture, we have the Kamasutra.We became prudish about gender relations starting from the repeated invasions from the west and northwest. It

What makes us look smart?

I don't know what does it in the way of perception.  The quickest direct perception that makes me think someone might be smart is hearing them speak in a way that demonstrates unified understanding of a topic or at least attempting unified types of understanding.