Women Equality as Conflict Paradigm Example – Part 3

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

You may read previous posts (Part 1 and 2):

- Women Equality as Conflict Paradigm Example – Part 1

- Women Equality as Conflict Paradigm Example – Part 2

Fig 01- Peasant women, painted by Vincent Van Gogh

In case of “Women Equality,” it is an example of conflict paradigm, where one group (male) is dominant over another group (female) in a society for long time period.

Moreover, in order to get equality is not easy in the USA, it is a very long time fight.

Even to get voting right, women waited until August 18, 1920 where all American women have the right to vote after Congress passed the 19th amendment.

Fig 02- White flowers at backyard

As reported by Mignucci (2017: Why Do We Celebrate Women’s Equality Day Today? Thank The Fight For The Equal Rights Amendment. Bustle) that just until 1970, congress designed Augustus 26 as “women’s equality day.”

Then, women celebrate their equal rights in the USA every year. 

Fig 03- Roses at backyard

I don’t in other countries: do women have to fight for voting rights and equality?

I believe that fighting for women right in many fronts is continuing until today everywhere, especially in developing countries such as in regions or continent of:

- Asia

- Africa

- Middle East

- South America

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Could Microchips Detect Covid 19 Virus in the Blood? - Part 1 - Virus 39

Saturday, January 15, 2022

During Covid 19 pandemic, especially at early stage of pandemic wave, we might familiar with many “words” whether to make us confuse, clear (doubtless) or in between.

Fig 01- Improvement of a little garden in our city, just illustration.

Some words include:

- PCR machine test.

- testing kits

- vaccines

- microchip (in the vaccines)

Great developments to detect Covid 19 virus infection recently. The improvements are in terms of:

- accuracy

- shorter time to know the testing results

- cheaper

- easy to find testing sites

Fig 02- Lemon fruit in the backyard.

As of today, we may detect the virus even in our home, free of charge from US government, then our health insurance is planning to send the testing kit 8 times a month soon.

Fig 03- Illustration only

It was several days to even weeks to know the results whether we get infection or free of virus.

Today, we need several minutes only.

Accuracy of detection was improved from about 70% - 90% to nearly 100% now days.

One of “conspiracy theory” suggested a vaccine contain “microchips” to tracks people (citizens) every moves.

Is it true?

# To be continued to part 2

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Using Woods for Fireplace in the Winter – Part 2

Thursday, January 13, 2022

You may read previous posting (Part 1)

- Using Woods for Fireplace in the Winter – Part 1

In certain level, the poisonous substance from woods burning may be life threatening

Fig 01- Woods with discount price

The poisonous substances that may come from woods, including:

- Poison Ivy

- Poison Sumac

- Poison Oak

So, what are good woods for burning purposes?.

Some suggested the following:

- birch

- maple

- oak

- ash

- most fruit trees

Fig 02- Illustration only

Fig 03- Oak rocker antique, illustration

These woods are believed to have several advantages:

- giving us a quite longer burning hours, and hotter

- least pitch and sap

- generally cleaner to handle.

In our neighborhood, the price of 1 chord woods (4 feet x 8 feet size) is US$ 150, plus delivery cost for US 50.

Do you know someone who uses woods for heating in the winter or for any purposes?

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Women Equality as Conflict Paradigm Example – Part 2

Monday, January 10, 2022

You may read the previous post (Part 1):

- Women Equality as Conflict Paradigm Example – Part 1

Fig 01- Two women (painted by Vincent van Gogh).

As we know that workforce diversity include:

- race

- ethnicity

- national origin

- religion

However, the equality also reaches to LGBT employee, since gender identity and sexual orientations are part of diversity in today workforce.

Harmony among employee is important in workplace, thus every gender must feel comfortable at workplace.

Fig 02- Empty parking lot

McIntyre (2011: The Practical Skeptic: Core Concepts in Sociology 5th ed., New York: McGraw-Hill. p.43 – 44) described three kinds of paradigm.

Fig 03- Chocolate, illustration

The three paradigms are:

- Functionalist

- Conflict

- and Symbolic interaction paradigms.

In the conflict paradigm, there is antagonistic which has deep-rooted in many social groups.

The groups against other groups to get social advantages. Then, the groups, eventually changing society to fit their own desires and goals.

# To be continued to Part 3

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Bee Swarm Removing Cost – Part 2- Gardening and Hobby 23

Friday, January 7, 2022

 You may read previous posting (Part 1):

- Bee Swarm Removing Cost – Part 1 - Gardening and Hobby 23

Moreover, we need to remove the bee swarms to prevent further damages of our house.

Fig 01- Local honey’s bees

How much the cost to remove bee swarms from properties?

Depend very much on where the bees infested whether on:

- the trees

- outside houses.

- indoor

- hose walls or ceilings

The cost varies from US$ 45 to US$ 1,500. The different is quite extreme, but average is about US$ 175.

Fig 02- One of wild flowers which is favorite to bee

Yes, there are several organizations that could help to remove the bees, one of them is university agriculture center.

Unfortunately, the center has a lot of work in the moment, so it will take longer time to help us.

Fig 03- Flowers in the garden.

Just to let you know that there are 20,000 species of bees in the world. Some important species are:

- Apis andreniformis

- Apis cerana

- Apis dorsata

- Apis florea

Have you ever faced with swarm of bees?

Have bee swarms infested your properties?

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Could Available Drugs Regenerate beta Cells? – Part 2 - Diabetes 28

Thursday, January 6, 2022

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- Could Available Drugs Regenerate beta Cells? – Part 1 - Diabetes 28

Fig 01- Some drugs at pharmacy store

In addition to treat diabetes, GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 Ras) have other several advantages:

- heart health

- and kidney function

Researchers from Icahn medical school, Mount Sinai, New York combined both DYRK1A inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists to see their effect on beta cell replication on human with diabetes.

The result is quite surprising!

Fig 02- A nice pet

Fig 03- Mermaid tail, illustration.

Finding of research may be summarized as following:

1) It is possible to replicate beta cells in diabetes patients

- previous research was fail.

2) Combine drugs able to produce beta cells in quite numbers

- about 5% to 6% after four days treatment.

- while using GLP-1 receptor agonist alone produce 2% beta cells only

3) Further developments

- Scientists believe that combines with other inhibitor drugs could increase cells replications significantly.

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Using Woods for Fireplace in the Winter – Part 1

Monday, January 3, 2022

I don’t know how many households using woods for heating in the winter in my neighborhood.

We ourselves never used wood for heating purposes.

Fig 01- Pile of woods for sale

As reported by Ortman and Raglin (2018, published in US Census Bureu) that at least 30% of houses heated by woods in America.

Using of woods is varied from one states to others. Some states, especially in rural areas that more than 30% households rely on woods for heating.

Plenty of reasons to use woods both in cities and rural areas:

- ready available or accessible

- free in many rural areas, and affordable in cities or other places.

- could reduce emissions of greenhouse gas (far below from other fuels).

Fig 02- Fallen tree at neighborhood

Fig 03- Early winter season

In case of power failure due to natural disasters in the cold seasons, woods deliver heating security.

It is reported that average Americans use wood products 3 times than average world population per day:

- using two pound woods for average people in the world

- six pound woods for average Americans

However, not all woods are good for fireplaces due to its release smoke which contains “urushiol,” dangerous substances.

# To be continued to Part 2

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