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The term ‘psychedelic’ is derived from the Greek wordspsyche, "soul, mind" and delein, "to manifest", hence "soul-manifesting", the inference being that psychedelics can access the soul and develop unused potentials of the human mind. Scientifically speaking, the primary action of a psychedelic is via serotonin receptor agonism, leading to an altered state of consciousness. Although these drugs are mostly associated with recreation, parallelism can be...

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  What separates humans from most other species is our multifaceted internal neural system which sets our mobility apart from all. The science of human movement is a complex one, and often research in accordance to it during situations such as strokes or hindrance of any kind of movement, draws to no conclusion because of this very complexity. The nervous system is like a house of...

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The world came to a standstill when dark clouds of smoke smothered the skies of Brazil for days on end. It made us understand environmental significances and concepts which shook us up to fully understand how deep underwater we are when it comes to the degradation of our surroundings. But what is  the causation and impact of this fire?   The Amazon has been prone to burning...

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As the election of 2015 had redefined the fate and perception of the superpower that is the United States of America, the election of 2020 is touted to make even bigger waves in the global scenario. This is owed to the deep dark abyss that is the Electoral College, as well as Donald Trump’s interspersed measures from time to time to carry on his incumbency....

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globe

It is not common when one sees someone from outside choosing to go in India – Robert Klucevsek is not, apparently, one of those common people. After trying his hand in public relations – by working in Boston-based co-op, he finally found his calling in the field of graphic designing. Klucevsek got a job in Extentia Information Technology, which is a software development company, situated...

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women and minority entrepreneurs

Women-and-minority-owned businesses often find it challenging to secure loans. This might be because of stereotypical thinking and prejudices against these communities. Promoting entrepreneurs to set up and expand businesses is a great way to increase the number of jobs available in an area. It leads to the economic growth of the whole area and lifts the living standards of all the people in the community.   Empowering...

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brain drain

Brain drain is an issue that is faced by many developing countries. The young generation and intellectuals migrate to 1st world countries for education and later settles there because of better opportunities, lifestyle, healthcare, etc. However, their expertise and skillsets are needed in their native country so that they can progress and develop. Very few people are truly conscious of their choices and their impact...

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culture

We have  witnessed the incorporation of hip-hop in many cultures across countries. Communication studies professor and hip-hop expert Murray Forman of Northeastern University has travelled to Europe and has helped many schools and colleges in order to educate and engage them in the hip-hop-hop curricula. The Paris hip-hop festival in June witnessed the best practices between the U. S. and French hip-hop cultures. There were...

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Karl Marx, in his theory of labour, writes that Humanity has been endowed with a particular capacity which makes it different from the other living creatures, their ability to manifest their imagination. Humanity can produce in reality what they have conceived in abstraction. Human beings have always progressed and tried to advance themselves through the utilisation of their primal capacity. We were nomads, then we...

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