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Hi Ananda,

I recognise that you are filling in for Joanne's resounding silence on this issue Ananda, but I am having great difficulty in equating that somewhat
clumsy newly-minted term hyper-diffusion with racism; ethnocentric baggage, pseudo-history, phonybaloney, and hoaxy scholarship however I find entirely plausible[ I suspect the term must have been coined by an anthropologist ].

But..., how can it be racist to suggest that one culture learns from another culture?? It happens all the time. It happens not only in architecure and art, but in cuisine, couture, armaments....,even in movies. I mean what is this current grand Americanisation of planet earth if it is not a perfect example of hyperdiffusion.... ;but is it 'racist'??.

I would suggest not. I think one could fairly equate it as being greedy, gluttonous, manic, meglamaniacal...., and inconsiderate, but not 'racist'.

cheers,
HoHo

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Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 446 Steve_L 20-Mar-04 22:54
It isn't just Prof. Malmstrom 303 barrystutner 21-Mar-04 00:09
n/t Please remove, needs to be fixed 243 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 00:38
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 262 ananda 21-Mar-04 02:13
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 282 Joanne 21-Mar-04 03:08
I agree, Joanne... 238 ananda 21-Mar-04 04:29
Re: I agree, Joanne... 287 Joanne 21-Mar-04 15:38
The differences. 267 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 19:43
Re: The differences. 274 ananda 22-Mar-04 03:30
Re: The differences. 259 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 04:42
Re: The differences. 251 fiascohoho 22-Mar-04 05:17
Re: The differences. 237 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 05:20
Hoho... 241 ananda 22-Mar-04 05:53
Definitions 263 Joanne 22-Mar-04 17:44
Re: Definitions 250 ArmchairObserver 22-Mar-04 19:22
Re: Definitions 257 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 20:12
Re: Definitions 251 Joanne 22-Mar-04 21:16
Aha! 265 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:25
Re: Definitions 269 ArmchairObserver 22-Mar-04 21:26
Re: Definitions 280 Joanne 22-Mar-04 22:55
Re: Definitions 257 ArmchairObserver 22-Mar-04 23:32
q's. for Joanne re hyperdiffusion 243 ananda 23-Mar-04 00:46
Re: q's. for Joanne re hyperdiffusion 242 fiascohoho 23-Mar-04 00:56
Excellent question, but... 253 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 01:28
Re: Definitions 298 scimitar 23-Mar-04 12:46
Scimitar (& Joanne) 283 ananda 23-Mar-04 16:45
The subject might work better in fiction or poetry, however 229 ananda 23-Mar-04 16:50
Re: The subject might work better in fiction or poetry, however 275 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 17:03
The works of art can be most valuable and revealing 265 ananda 23-Mar-04 20:55
Re: The works of art can be most valuable and revealing 284 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 21:04
And furthermore... 268 ananda 23-Mar-04 21:15
Re: And furthermore... 247 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 21:32
Re: Definitions 252 Joanne 23-Mar-04 18:13
Re: Definitions 297 fiascohoho 23-Mar-04 19:38
Re: Definitions 254 fiascohoho 22-Mar-04 20:04
Re: Definitions 228 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 20:55
topic? 261 ananda 22-Mar-04 03:22
Re: topic? 246 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 05:09
Re: topic? 283 Joanne 22-Mar-04 17:54
Re: topic? 258 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 18:04
By the way - 225 Thirdwave 22-Mar-04 20:27
Ignoring insignificance. 272 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:29
Re: topic? 291 Joanne 22-Mar-04 21:49
Don't stoop to it Joanne. 240 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:53
Excuse me Mr Lemaster 282 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 15:34
Oh, archaeoastronomy and sim. myths, eh... 262 ananda 22-Mar-04 22:45
Re: topic? 261 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 23:49
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 276 Thunderbird 21-Mar-04 04:57
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 287 fiascohoho 21-Mar-04 05:27
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 262 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 19:35
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 276 Jaimi 21-Mar-04 05:23
n/t He sure did :-) 261 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 19:42
Coining a new term 229 R Avry Wilson 21-Mar-04 06:33
Re: Coining a new term 273 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 18:24
However... 251 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 19:10
Re: Coining a new term 280 R Avry Wilson 22-Mar-04 04:44
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 286 Archae Solenhofen 21-Mar-04 10:38
?? 276 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 19:18
Mod remark 271 Kees 21-Mar-04 19:43
Re: Mod remark 264 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 19:49
That is to be expected 244 Kees 21-Mar-04 20:21
Re: That is to be expected 234 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 20:36
Re: That is to be expected 259 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 05:44
Re: That is to be expected 258 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:27
If you can say this.. 270 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 15:10
Ponder this. 245 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 20:32
It just gets weirder 256 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 20:53
laymens terms, please. 261 Steve_L 21-Mar-04 20:42
Re: laymens terms, please. 242 Archae Solenhofen 22-Mar-04 03:54
Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 236 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 05:06
Salt exfol. only modern? 264 ananda 22-Mar-04 05:12
Re: Salt exfol. only modern? 269 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 05:15
Also. 246 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 05:18
Re: Also. 256 ananda 22-Mar-04 05:44
Re: Also. 269 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:15
Re: Also. 270 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:36
Re: Also. 234 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:45
Re: Also. 255 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 21:48
Re: Also. 260 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 07:26
Re: Also. 248 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:30
Re: Also. 271 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 21:08
Re: Also. 274 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:23
Re: Also. 233 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 21:48
Well, then.. 256 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:54
Re: Well, then.. 237 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 22:02
Re: Well, then.. 246 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 22:18
Re: Well, then.. 241 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 22:30
ROTFLMAO 263 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 15:58
Re: ROTFLMAO 296 Bent 22-Mar-04 16:22
Hi Bent! :<) 222 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 16:37
Re: Hi Bent! :<) 257 Bent 22-Mar-04 16:52
Re: Hi Bent! :<) 243 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:02
Re: Hi Bent! :<) 259 Bent 22-Mar-04 17:09
Re: Hi Bent! :<) 263 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:19
Re: Hi Bent! :<) 258 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:23
Re: ROTFLMAO 224 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:17
Re: ROTFLMAO 260 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:31
Re: ROTFLMAO 269 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:21
Thanks, Gerd.. 255 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 19:49
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 233 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:56
for the cynics... 241 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 20:05
Re: for the cynics... 267 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 20:08
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 271 ArmchairObserver 22-Mar-04 21:15
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 259 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 21:24
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 250 ArmchairObserver 22-Mar-04 21:34
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 275 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 21:44
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 288 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 21:54
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 251 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 15:14
MOD Warning 278 Kees 23-Mar-04 16:53
Re: MOD Warning 281 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 17:23
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 272 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 15:05
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 269 ArmchairObserver 23-Mar-04 16:26
Re: Thanks, Gerd.. 270 ArmchairObserver 22-Mar-04 21:11
to be precise.. 285 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 14:59
Re: to be precise.. 265 ArmchairObserver 23-Mar-04 16:44
Re: to be precise.. 254 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 16:56
Re: ROTFLMAO 224 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:26
I really must protest to the moderators 271 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:34
Re: I really must protest to the moderators 264 Bent 22-Mar-04 17:37
Re: I really must protest to the moderators 264 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:43
Re: I really must protest to the moderators 235 Bent 22-Mar-04 17:51
My hand remains open 260 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 18:07
and will optimistcally remain so n/t 249 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 20:14
Re: I really must protest to the moderators 281 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 20:57
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 248 Archae Solenhofen 22-Mar-04 06:55
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 256 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 07:37
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 288 Archae Solenhofen 23-Mar-04 08:44
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 289 Cynnara 23-Mar-04 17:16
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 261 Archae Solenhofen 24-Mar-04 20:31
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 245 Cynnara 24-Mar-04 23:54
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 259 R Avry Wilson 25-Mar-04 12:04
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 270 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:14
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 251 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 20:53
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 271 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 21:32
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 257 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:39
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 227 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 21:51
Re: Thank you. I'll try to be polite as I can. 233 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 23:00
Re: laymens terms, please. 253 ananda 22-Mar-04 05:08
Re: laymens terms, please. 271 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 05:10
Re: laymens terms, please. 267 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 16:10
Re: laymens terms, please. 249 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:14
Re: laymens terms, please. 264 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:25
Re: laymens terms, please. 264 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:50
Re: laymens terms, please. 266 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 21:58
Re: laymens terms, please. 235 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 15:36
Re: laymens terms, please. 257 Archae Solenhofen 22-Mar-04 07:24
Re: laymens terms, please. 241 ananda 22-Mar-04 12:45
a wild possibility.. 261 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 16:45
Re: laymens terms, please. 272 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 17:20
Re Malkowski's article 266 ananda 22-Mar-04 17:36
Re: Re Malkowski's article 261 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:54
Re: Re Malkowski's article 257 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:29
Re: Re Malkowski's article 251 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:04
Re: Re Malkowski's article 279 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 21:34
Re: Re Malkowski's article 222 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 21:37
n/t Why would they? 250 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:41
Because otherwise they agree with his findings? 264 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 22:05
Re: Because otherwise they agree with his findings? 255 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 22:23
Well, welllllllllll 260 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 22:38
Duh! Why do you think I asked..... 259 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 23:08
Re: Duh! Why do you think I asked..... 251 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 00:17
Re: Duh! Why do you think I asked..... 245 Cynnara 23-Mar-04 00:42
Re: Duh! Why do you think I asked..... 232 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 01:24
Safe to assume.. 263 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 15:54
Re: Safe to assume.. 260 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 19:39
still safe 246 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 19:46
Re: Because otherwise they agree with his findings? 258 Cynnara 22-Mar-04 22:42
David Coxill, MSC, BSC (Hons) Geology, supports older Sphinx dating 281 Thirdwave 23-Mar-04 02:32
n/t Thanks Thirdwave! 266 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 02:51
Re: David Coxill, MSC, BSC (Hons) Geology, supports older Sphinx dating 299 G. VDC 23-Mar-04 12:21
Coxhill's mission impossible 283 G. VDC 23-Mar-04 12:30
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 291 Thirdwave 24-Mar-04 12:17
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 258 W. L. Nixon 24-Mar-04 15:23
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 262 G. VDC 24-Mar-04 17:28
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 249 Alex S 28-Mar-04 21:44
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 296 G. VDC 29-Mar-04 11:51
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 264 Alex S 31-Mar-04 01:46
Re: Coxhill's mission impossible - NOT 269 ananda 24-Mar-04 20:41
LOL! 257 Steve_L 24-Mar-04 23:11
Re: David Coxill, MSC, BSC (Hons) Geology, supports older Sphinx dating 605 Cynnara 23-Mar-04 16:41
Re: Re Malkowski's article 202 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 21:02
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 293 W. L. Nixon 22-Mar-04 17:57
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 268 G. VDC 22-Mar-04 19:33
From jawest to Solenhofen 282 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 23:47
Ananda 227 Steve_L 22-Mar-04 23:52
Re: Ananda 259 ananda 23-Mar-04 01:00
Re: Ananda 268 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 01:22
Now do you see his error? 257 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 01:43
ananda is recking her own read 170 ananda 23-Mar-04 13:14
Re: ananda is recking her own read 233 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 20:37
Mods. Can you please move this thread... 276 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 01:37
Anyone ever see the Badlands? 254 JimLewandowski 23-Mar-04 01:52
Re: From jawest to Solenhofen 270 Archae Solenhofen 23-Mar-04 08:25
Re: From jawest to Solenhofen 242 R Avry Wilson 23-Mar-04 09:53
Re: Some ?Serious Substantive Issues? & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 269 Johnee 23-Mar-04 02:54
Re: Some ?Serious Substantive Issues? & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 249 Lee McGiffen 23-Mar-04 07:27
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 246 Richard Essame 23-Mar-04 06:43
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 267 G. VDC 23-Mar-04 13:06
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 258 W. L. Nixon 23-Mar-04 16:04
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 270 G. VDC 23-Mar-04 17:49
Another photo for Solenhofen, rather sharp corner 242 Steve_L 23-Mar-04 21:59
Re: Another photo for Solenhofen, rather sharp corner 257 Archae Solenhofen 24-Mar-04 07:23
Re: Some ‘Serious Substantive Issues’ & a Psycholinguistic Analysis 200 Jerome 27-Mar-04 11:56


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