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Some beautiful cities in the world

Definition of a city can be difficult, but Hugh Newell Jacobson, a way to do this have done, but describes the beauty of the city and indeed the most beautiful city in the world above, a task that can be described as Herculean. Beauty, as they say in old age is a cliché, in the [...]

Religious Extremism

Religious extremism means the holding of extreme religious views by the followers of a particular religion or sect against other religion or sects. In this sense religious extremism means deep love for one’s own religious sect and dislike or hatred for others. it amounts to idealizing one’s own belief,religion,sect or class at the cost of [...]

Wasteful Expenditure on Ceremonies

Every now and then we have ceremonies of marriages, engagements, opening of new businesses, births of children, returns from pilgrimage awards on successes and achievements, match wins, and so on. These are happy occasions on which we celebrate some changes or successes in life. It is all very proper to have gatherings of friends and [...]

Culture and education

Education enhances the ability of intellectual growth. It provides the enlightenment of personal uplift and the ways to understand life on higher perspective. Most of the people in developing countries are struggling to achieve the levels of basic needs such as food, housing and cloths yet they do not afford to educate themselves and their [...]

Selection of handbags, not an easy task

An average to little or small sized bag, which have a small handle called handbag, designed for ladies to be carried in their own hands. Some bags have large handle and clutched by women’s easily. Often ladies handbags differ to medium to large size designed in a fashionable way that attracts the ladies in a [...]

Pakistani women’s like Embroidery purses.

Purses are small bags or pouches which are used by women for carrying their money; make up accessories, jewelry, keys and a lot of other necessary items. Purse is not only the need of every woman but its turns into the need of every girl, boy and men too. The men uses a small purse [...]

The best age to be

Man is discontented by nature with whatever he has. This is the reason we hear a lot of people complaining about their present age. Old people wish they could be young again; young people look towards their childhood with longing. But instead of being sad and regretful, one needs to find out the best things [...]

Out of courtesy

As we flew over the Atlantic Ocean. At JFK airport, all the people seen cheerful and polite, queue up patiently; wait to be checked in with smiles galore and coochie-coo wailing babies of other passengers. The concept of queuing up out side washrooms, letting your neighbor get a choice of the last choice of chicken [...]

Insight into the Society

It is said that actual learning does not only means the cortical grip on a certain subject. It includes close observation, practical experience and insight as well. And when the subject is Sociology, it becomes even more important not to rely on assumptions only. This is the reason that Department of Sociology, FCC arranged a [...]

What is Deviance?

According to a simple definition, Deviance is the “recognized violation of cultural norms” (Macionis 2006). We can also say that deviance describes actions or behaviors that violate cultural norms including formally-enacted rules (e.g., crime) as well as informal violations of social norms (e.g., nose-picking or piercing). Society tries to control deviance through the implication of [...]

INTRODUCTION TO CULTURE

According to John. J Macionis, Culture is the values, beliefs, behaviors, and material objects that together form a people’s way of life. Culture includes what we think, how we act, and what we own. Every society possesses a specific kind of culture, formed after centuries of practice and firm belief in it to be true, [...]

Culture and Religion

Culture and religion are the terms confused with one another, most of the time. They have quite an intermingling tendency towards each other. Lets find out which one of these two topics has a more strong tendency and why. Culture is defined as the system of shared beliefs, values, customs and behaviors that the members of [...]

EID – UL – FITR

A religious festivity of Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated by the entire Muslim Ummah at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan on the 1st of Shawwal – the 10th month of Lunar year. The word  ‘Eid’ is derived from ‘owd’ that means to come again and again, as every year Eid is celebrated on the [...]

Language

Language is the only thing which discriminates human from animals. We communicate verbally and non –verbally. Verbally through words and non- verbally by showing expression, nodding or smiling etc. it can be Spoken, written or signed, basically it is based on a system of  symbols  . Language is an inner expression of ones emotion, a [...]

A Distinction Between Culture and Education

Culture must not be confused with education. To be cultured, a man must be educated yet not every educated man is cultured. A young man who has got higher university education and has acquired a fair percentage of accurate knowledge of various subjects is, no doubt well educated, yet it is not sure that he [...]

FUNERAL PROCESS OF KALASH PEOPLE

The other important feature of Kalash life is their practice of leaving their dead on a wooden coffin expose to cold and hot weather. With the passage of time the wooden coffin is ruined and disintegrated and remains of the skeleton of the dead present a horrible sight. After one year the relative of the [...]

SOME ATTRACTIONS OF CHITRAL

In the Kalash culture Bashali or Bashalani which is also called as the women community home, enjoyed an important feature where the Kalash women spent nearly five days during the menstruation period and for three weeks on the delivery of the child.   Bashali is a simple ten to twelve feet long room with no furniture [...]

SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF KALASH VALLEY

Family relations are extremely important in Kalash; people rarely call each other by their name, but rather addresses each other in term of their relationship to the eldest child of the family. This means that children are very important and every body knows their names. After receiving the proper dress a child is considered a [...]

Dress Of Kalash People

Kalash women are strikingly colorful in their unique customs. Their hair is plaited, both in front and back. On their heads they wear the shushut a small head –dress like a ring around the head with a long piece hanging down the back. On top of that the big head-dress or Kupas is worn for [...]

KALASH CULTURE

Culture refers to manmade environment including heritage. Culture is not restricted to any particular field of knowledge; it includes ways of behavior derived from the whole range of human experience and activity. Culture is also defined as the whole-complex of distinctive spiritual, material, intellectual and emotional features that characterize a society or social group. It [...]

CULTURE AND CUSTOMS OF MY BALOCHISTAN

Balochistan is a biggest province of Pakistan; Balochistan is the largest of the five provinces of Pakistan. It has a wide range of area, it has Rocky Mountains, it has rivers and beaches and it has wide plain grounds for agriculture. As the ALLAH gave every kind of beauty to this area, same as this [...]

What is language?

What exactly is a language? The simplest definition of language would probably be, ‘a set of signals by which we communicate.’ “Language seems to be as old as our species.” Human beings are not the only species that can communicate through an elaborate system of communication. We know, for example, that many birds sing partly [...]

Culture and Religion

Culture and religion are the terms confused with one another most of the time. They have quite an intermingling tendency towards each other. Lets find out which one of these two topics has a more strong tendency and why. Culture is defined as the system of shared beliefs, values, customs and behaviors that the members of [...]

Introduction to Culture

Introduction to Culture: According to John. J Macionis, Culture is the values, beliefs, behaviors, and material objects that together form a people’s way of life. Culture includes what we think, how we act, and what we own. Every society possesses a specific kind of culture, formed after centuries of practice and firm belief in it [...]

Cultural Review

What is culture? We can define it as a collection of beliefs that represent the setup of values and moral laws for that specific culture. We see the culture of some particular area exposed to certain social prodigy and accordingly adopted specific beliefs that now influence their behavior as separate culture. Their knowledge and actions [...]