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Old 24-04-2012, 03:06 PM   #14
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Arrow Caste is a system

Originally Posted by noobcybot View Post
If they are the good guys, how come they feel they are the only ones who should be allowed to commune with spirits?
Caste is an elaborate and complex social system that combines some or all elements of endogamy, hereditary transmission of occupation, social class, social identity, hierarchy, exclusion and power. Haviland defines caste as a closed form of social stratification in which membership is determined by birth and remains fixed for life; castes are also endogamous and offsprings are automatically members of their parent's caste...The word caste can also just generally refer to any rigid system of cultural or social distinctions...

Here is a picture representing the casta, a caste system prevalent in Latin America during the Spanish colonial period.

Caste is a system of social stratification, where an individual's identity is a consequence of birth and ancestry, their worth intrinsic and unequal. A pure caste system is a closed system, which allows for little change in social position. This is because birth alone determines a person's entire future, allowing little or no social mobility based on individual effort.It is found in many parts of the world.

Originally Posted by noobcybot View Post

Urim and Thummin, devices for communicating with spirits.
Uma Thurman is an American actress and model. She has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies.

Monkey see Monkey do...

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