Cause and Effect of Earthquakes

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An earthquake, one of the most destructive natural phenomena, consists of rapid vibrations of rock near the surface of the earth. It is the most terrifying of all natural phenomena and has brought fear since ancient times because of its sudden unpredictable occurrence and enormous capacity of destruction.

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What Is the Relationship Between Biology and Kinship Systems?Q. What is the relationship between biology and kinship systems?A. Kinship can be defined as society acknowledging biological connections between people. This view however has been challenged because kinship systems are regarded now as too complex. C. Levi-Strauss (1963) argued; Kinshiponly exists in human consciousness. The correct way of studying the relationship between biology and kinship systems can only be made by looking at particular societies and cannot be made universally.Biology may have very little to do with kinship when you look at cultures which play with facts. However, once you take ethno biology into consideration, everything about kinship can be linked to biology. W. Rivers (1965) work on kinship and reproduction argued that kinship is the social recognition of biological ties. In contrast, Malinowskis studies on the Trobrianders shows their belief that there is no connection between conception and sexual intercourse. Furthermore, paternity was only recognised in a social sense and not a biological one. This was still classed as kinship. The Trobriander tribe distinguished between concepts of parents. Fathers had a social role (pater) and a physical role (genitor.)The genitor does not imply actual biological relationships but refers to the socially held belief that the father is physically related.The European idea of descent fixed on biological bl

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