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MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You?  NT users'  results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)

MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You? NT users' results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  63 Comments  •  3 days ago

[Scroll down to see what type various people on NT are....] If you missed it, Part I is HERE. Part III :  MBTI Myers-Briggs Personality Test - Part III: The "Secret" of each...
The Cost of Engaging With the Miserable

The Cost of Engaging With the Miserable


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  3 weeks ago

The Inventors of America’s Most Dangerous Idea - Freedom was once a rallying cry for justice, but the country’s Realtors had a better use for it.

The Inventors of America’s Most Dangerous Idea - Freedom was once a rallying cry for justice, but the country’s Realtors had a better use for it.


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  4 Comments  •  2 months ago

History Lesson : In 1940 There Were Two Negro Officers In The Army And None In The Navy

History Lesson : In 1940 There Were Two Negro Officers In The Army And None In The Navy


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  17 Comments  •  2 months ago

A survey of America and race just prior to WW2. 
This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later.

This tribe helped the Pilgrims survive for their first Thanksgiving. They still regret it 400 years later.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  80 Comments  •  3 months ago

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out A contrarian account of our prehistory argues that cities once flourished without rulers and rules—and still could.


Via: thomas  •  History & Sociology  •  15 Comments  •  3 months ago

This will be on my reading list.
The Great Resignation Is Accelerating

The Great Resignation Is Accelerating


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  3 months ago

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out.

Did lead poisoning cause downfall of Roman Empire? The jury is still out.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  21 Comments  •  3 months ago

This Little-Known Peruvian Civilization Built Pyramids as Old as Ancient Egypt's - HISTORY

This Little-Known Peruvian Civilization Built Pyramids as Old as Ancient Egypt's - HISTORY


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  47 Comments  •  4 months ago

Louisiana's Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were 'Incredible Engineers' |Smart News    | Smithsonian Magazine

Louisiana's Poverty Point Earthworks Show Early Native Americans Were 'Incredible Engineers' |Smart News | Smithsonian Magazine


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  15 Comments  •  4 months ago

History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade

History : The End ? Of The Slave Trade


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  3 Comments  •  6 months ago

Canada's Governor-General Mary Simon's Father - A Reason Why She Is Exceptional

Canada's Governor-General Mary Simon's Father - A Reason Why She Is Exceptional


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  6 months ago

This was an email sent to me by my brother - A long read, but worth it.  Governor General Mary Simon's Father: Bob May; legend of the Eastern Arctic as Hudson Bay post manager --born  in...
This Day In History

This Day In History


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  14 Comments  •  7 months ago

Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race

Silent Sam and other Civil War monuments rose on race


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  2 Comments  •  7 months ago

Statue of Canada residential schools architect toppled in Toronto

Statue of Canada residential schools architect toppled in Toronto


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  8 Comments  •  8 months ago

Good!
1619 - The Year That Changed America

1619 - The Year That Changed America


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  50 Comments  •  8 months ago

I am not going to suggest that this is a momentous article in terms of Newstalkers discussions, but I am posting it as a counterpoint to the constant drumbeat we get from two members in...
Which US presidents actually tried to benefit Native Americans? Here’s what history says.

Which US presidents actually tried to benefit Native Americans? Here’s what history says.


Via: hallux  •  History & Sociology  •  9 Comments  •  8 months ago

Three presidents get some praise: John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge and Richard Nixon
Inside Egypt's 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city'

Inside Egypt's 3,000-year-old 'lost golden city'


Via: perrie-halpern  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  9 months ago

Why The 1950's Were Not So Great   -  Why The South Must Prevail by William F Buckley

Why The 1950's Were Not So Great - Why The South Must Prevail by William F Buckley


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  209 Comments  •  10 months ago

In August of 1957 William F Buckley of the conservative magazine The National Review wrote an article advocating for racial discrimination in voting rights.  Why The South Must Prevail by...
The Four-Legged Marine Who Became a Korean War Hero - HISTORY

The Four-Legged Marine Who Became a Korean War Hero - HISTORY


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  7 Comments  •  11 months ago

I live in Ocala, Florida the horse capital of the world. In Marion County, there are over 700 horse farms. Ocala International Airport has no commercial flights, it is dedicated to private planes...
A HISTORY LESSON IN PHOTOS 

A HISTORY LESSON IN PHOTOS 


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  62 Comments  •  last year

A HISTORY LESSON IN PHOTOS   BUZZ NOTE:  There were emailed to me by my brother.  . A photo can be worth a thousand words, but historical...
What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI  ("Myers Briggs Typology Indicator") - PART I of V

What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI ("Myers Briggs Typology Indicator") - PART I of V


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  300 Comments  •  2 years ago

There are various differing theories of personality-- and personality types. One that I find both interesting and useful is...
Donald Trump voters are also my voters, says former KKK leader David Duke

Donald Trump voters are also my voters, says former KKK leader David Duke


Via: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  9 Comments  •  2 years ago

Do You Ever Read Or Watch Shakespeare's plays ?

Do You Ever Read Or Watch Shakespeare's plays ?


By: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  9 Comments  •  2 years ago

Although it's probably not true, it seems to me that the internet era has diminished the effect of people like Shakespeare, and other historical figures of literature, art, and music.  Today...
Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen Z Explained

Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen Z Explained


Via: tig  •  History & Sociology  •  48 Comments  •  2 years ago

Given this is an election year, it seems appropriate to consider the mix of the electorate in terms of generational characteristics.   Currently the largest voting bloc generation is  the Gen Y's...
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