environmental litercy

July 18, 2012, 12:04 a.m. earth day , environment , literacy

Reading for the Earth daya dissanayake Reading for the Earth is a campaign launched by the Earth Day Network to help increase environmental literacy among young readers. "I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues...Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get b ...

Gyna sapiens

July 13, 2012, 2:49 a.m. evolution , Homo sapiens , woman

The Battle between Gyna and Homo sapiens daya dissanayake Leonard Shlain, a vascular surgeon by profession, used the term Gyna sapiens for the female of Homo sapiens, in his 2003 book 'Sex, Time & Power'. He says that Gyna sapiens rose to the challenge of evolution 150,000 years ago, from Homo erect ...

cultural comprador

July 4, 2012, 12:37 a.m. comprador , comprador intellectuals

Cultural Comprador daya dissanayake "The cultural ideal in literature, theatre, painting, music, dress, food, conversation, etiquette and so on was now drawn from the colonizer's world. The new literacy thus tried to transform India into a cultural province of the colonial metropolis and neo-literat ...