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. 

Do tribal people really have faith in their traditions?

Faith is define as believing in what has not yet been seen. It should be noted that faith in it natural existence does not depend on goodness and badness, all you need is get a place to trust your believe and it shall work. Tribal people believe in the tradition both in

Do aliens have their own culture?

Definitely. Here's a small taste of some of the better known ET cultures:Pleidians - make love and music, whilst spiritually advancing.Andromedans - make love and logistics, whilst spiritually advancing.Arcturians - make love and science, whilst spiritually advancing.Draco Reptilians - make fear and chaos, whilst spiritually regressing.Greys - make scientific experiments to improve their genetic stock, whilst

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 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

What is your favorite aspect of Filipino culture?

Family. Unlike the West where we abandon our elderly in old peoples homes, force our kids to leave home the philippine culture seems to be the opposite. Yes, people do try to get jobs abroad and have to be 1000s of miles

Does technology makes us alone?

Only if you let it de-humanize you. True Story that happened to me;I was sitting in the quiet area of the public library, when I overlooked a stranger cheerfully scanning every single face in the library. Without thinking,

Can civilization survive without laws?

To answer this question, I must say

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

Is Netflix's chief content officer right that 'television is displacing movies in terms of the culture'?

Well, sure, he's sort of right, but he's late.  TV "displaced" movies in terms of the culture, like, what - 50 years ago? 60 years ago?  I'd say it's replacing DVD's; why buy films or TV seasons if you can pluck them out of the air whenever you want them? It's the internet that's"displacing" tv and movies

When someone is dead, why do people in our culture burn the body?

If you are a Hindu, you might have heard about "Panchtatva" (5 elements) from which the universe is supposed to be made off. 1. Earth: Earth is where life in the landscape begins and is sustained. So this is where it should end. And you go back to where

Why do we need to study culture?

Several reasons I will name a few1: Because it is very interesting2: Because if we don't understand our past we will have trouble understanding the present and make all kinds of decisions which are very bad for the future3: To prevent us from making the same

What are some of the best cultural and educational websites?

Learn different topics at same time Some of the good self directed learning websites ..!!Good websites to increase your knowledge8 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer..!!!

Which movie had greater cultural significance: Blazing Saddles or Ghostbusters?

Well, I'll tell ya, I haven't seen either.I know, I know, I make my mother cry with this mouth.Haven't seen The Princess Bride, either, and later on today I betcha I'm going to tell someone about how great I think the eighties were, too; ahahahahahahahh..!!Anyways, the sweet, tyrannically

What are the cultural heritages of Sholinganallur?

As the name suggests, it's derived from and is a shortened form of Siva+Linga+Nalla+Oor.Nalla means good or sacred and oor means town or village.It has the following temples:Sri Subramanya Swamy templePonniamman templeShiva Vishnu templePrathyankara Devi templeISKCON temple (akkarai)In addition to these large famous temples, it has a large number of smaller Amman )called by various names like Durgaiamman,

Is Indian culture decaying day by day?

Every country has its own civilisation and culture,India too has its own culture which i would say is getting affected by westernisation and its affects have some positive aspects on one hand like rise in status and education of women,elimination of sati system, abolition of untouchability,superstitition etc. which were blots on our culture.On other hand

What are the steps one must take to become a more cultured individual?

Read. Put down the phone and pick up a book. Then go to your local library and smile at someone older or maybe a group of ladies or gentlemen who are harmless. Tell them you were reading a book about the 1960s and ask them if they can tell you

Why do we need to study culture?

Several reasons I will name a few1: Because it is very interesting2: Because if we don't understand our past we will have trouble understanding the present and make all kinds of decisions which are very bad for the future3: To prevent us from making the same

Why does the concept of tipping exist?

Tipping exists in many different forms in different places, and for different reasons.For one I know, tipping began the earliest in England, when restaurants used to put a small stripe of paper on each plate on a table which

Is Netflix's chief content officer right that 'television is displacing movies in terms of the culture'?

Well, sure, he's sort of right, but he's late.  TV "displaced" movies in terms of the culture, like, what - 50 years ago? 60 years ago?  I'd say it's replacing DVD's; why buy films or TV seasons if you can pluck them out of the air whenever you want them? It's the internet that's"displacing" tv and movies

Which movie had greater cultural significance: Blazing Saddles or Ghostbusters?

Well, I'll tell ya, I haven't seen either.I know, I know, I make my mother cry with this mouth.Haven't seen The Princess Bride, either, and later on today I betcha I'm going to tell someone about how great I think the eighties were, too; ahahahahahahahh..!!Anyways, the sweet, tyrannically

Are Indians really this bad?

Yes, India is really that bad.Read multiple opinions, you will easily notice that literally every single tourist complains of being stared at. The ominous stare is everywhere. I have noticed it myself.In fact, its not just foreigners. I came to Chennai and

Do you think in our culture that women get more of a right to be hurtful with their words; that verbal violence is more tolerated when acted out by a woman than it would be if it were a man?

Yes it is commonly accepted that women can be hurtful, rude, and sometimes violent; and many people do not see they should have to be responsible for it.Last night I was watching My Little Pony on Netflix.

How does money influence society?

Money influences society in more ways than we care to admit- Money brings out the good / bad in us which becomes an average of what kind of soceity we are / live in. It makes us love each other, hate each other, envy each other,

Is Indian culture decaying day by day?

Every country has its own civilisation and culture,India too has its own culture which i would say is getting affected by westernisation and its affects have some positive aspects on one hand like rise in status and education of women,elimination of sati system, abolition of untouchability,superstitition etc. which were blots on our culture.On other hand