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Forgotten Places Of Worship

  Urban Photographer Roman Robroek  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Religion’ portfolio.  To see Roman’s body of work, click on any photograph.                       All images © Roman Robroek     See also: MILITARY …

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Worshiping In Jerusalem

  Photographer Sagi Kortler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Religions‘.  To see Sagi’s projects click on any image.                   See also: Eid al Fitr By Sagi Kortler      

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Prayer Beads: The Familiar Counting Device For Worshipers Of Distinct Faith

  Fine Art and Documentary Photographer Erlend Mikael Sæverud  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Everybody Counts‘.  To see Erlend’s body of work click on any image.             These portraits depict religious leaders and worshipers…

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A Place To Worship In America – Muslims & The Freedom Of Religion

  Photographer Robert Gerhardt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Muslims/American, American/Muslims‘.  To see Robert’s portfolio click on any image.         On September 11, 2001 there were innumerable casualties: lives claimed both among the towers and in the…

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Christian Places Of Worship In Europe – Photography Essay

This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer D.J. De La Vega.   Click on any image to see D.J.’s gallery of photographs and documentaries. Click on any image to see D.J.’s gallery of photographs and documentaries. Click on any image to see D.J.’s gallery of…

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Romanian Orthodox Christians Worshiping In Small Places

The content of this post was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Julian a citizen of the free world at UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE. In Romania, according to the 2011 census, 86.5% of respondents declared themselves as being Orthodox Christians belonging to the Romanian Orthodox Church and this…

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Places Of Worship – Photo Essay

This travel photo essay  displays places for worshiping around the world.  Click here for more images on Religion around the world. Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

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Time Games

  The Life Coach Series By Carioca Da Gema   Like handcuffs, time restrains movement and limits our lives.  In vain, one struggles to organize it, relocate, and stretch time into a larger unit. But time is simply mathematics; we recycle 24 units/hours daily. Humans have a problem accepting that…

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Is Walmart Forcing Customers To Do The Work Left Behind After Employees Are Replaced By Automation?

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   My neighborhood super-center is crowded. The aisles are narrow with kids running around, people with specialty mobile chairs, and staff loading shelves.  So after some close calls with my cart full of groceries it is time to check out. To my surprise there…

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Slavery, Mesopotamia 3500BC | NOT American Ingenuity

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Slavery has been scattered throughout human history.  It was first reported 5,500 years ago in Mesopotamia.  Slavery contributed to wealth, and with wealth came power.  In the 13th century BC, the Israelites were slaves in Egypt.  The Romans captured people during battles and…

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What Do You See In Your Rear View Mirror Of Life?

As individuals get older what do they see when looking in the rear view mirror of life? Many people chase their entire time on earth and at the end there is nothing but despair and bitterness. What is happiness and contentment? Money comes and money goes, but no one can…

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Turn A Right? Left? Got an App for that?

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   During my school years, the calculator was an item of desire. It was the forbidden gadget, inside and outside of the classroom.  Like the other students with paper, pencil, and yes my brain, I labored over long math equations asking myself over and…

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The Enchanted Passage | A Nile River Story

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   I closed my eyes, and go back thousands of years The Pharaohs had enjoyed this moment before me The river, the vessel and the sunset The river man looks at me and says: “You must drink the water from the Nile to be allowed…

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The Search For A Heartbeat

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   The Search For A Heartbeat AVAILABLE NOW! At the stairway to hell NEAREST YOU! There are pounding hearts in orphan children of war constantly awaiting the next blast In children born from addicted (dead) parents The slow heartbeat in children of famine; destined…

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Everglades’ Stories

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   The land is flat The weather is hot and humid The mosquitoes take your attention away The animals invite the night to come and protect It’s time to go   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my perspective helped or entertained…

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Covering Society’s Ills By Cropping Speech Will Oppress Us All

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Lead sheep up hill down hill Social media habit forming connect to all Community’s rules  Expel deplorables Suitable?  Unsuitable? Filter peasant’s exposure by sensationalizing or sugar coating While Russia plots 2020 Extremist flip-flops dream of virgins Dictators plunge Today Your neighbor Who is…

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Death & A Methodical Cremation Ritual With A 3,000-Year-Old Pyre | Manikarnika Ghat

  Photographer Madhur Dhingra is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Tandav | The Dance Of Death’.  To see Madhur’s body of work, click on any image.         An Enigma Called Death Death has always fascinated me along with the…

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DARK | Zenkō-ji Temple, Nagano, Japan

  Photographer Tadashi Onishi  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘Prayers In The Dark’.  To see Tadashi’s body of work, click on any photograph.                 All images © Tadashi Onishi     See also: Ghost in…

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Finding Answers In Easy Places | Self-Respect, Love & Relationships

Written by: Carioca Da Gema   While approaching a check-in window for an early doctor’s appointment, three women on the other side of the counter were talking about woman number four (not present). “She needs to find someone that will make her love herself.” I bristled, barged in and said…

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Calming The Nerves With Medical Bill Transparency | Sick Americans Are Easier To Control | Part 2

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Last year 1 in 8 Americans borrowed 88 billion dollars to pay for medical bills. 65 million ignore and/or endure their medical issues due to lack of funds. The orange alert is on for 45% losing sleep at night and looking into being…

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The Impact Of Physical Contact Among Humans

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema     An article about India’s caste system told a story of a house servant. She cooked, cleaned, and helped to raise the children for decades.  The servant was not allowed to touch any of the children, as she belongs to the untouchable caste.…

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Luddite Gets Mobile Phone

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   I needed a cheap digital camera and a couple of Apps that can potentially improve my productivity; so I punctured my luddite lifestyle and bought myself a pre-paid (no contracts) smartphone.   Goal #1 Release only what is absolute necessary about me. Due…

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The Money ‘We The People’ Spend & Our Living Conditions In America

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   As a society we must unite as ‘people’ to survive.  Los Angeles has a major homeless problem and small cities in the middle of the country are fighting a drug war in their own living rooms with numbers never imagined.  Uninsured sick Americans…

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Rightfully Mine

Written by: Carioca Da Gema     I spent the season doing battle The defeated enemy blinded by wrong convictions rose again to begin another conflict Fighting for what is rightfully yours comes easy The adversary trusts that my ignorance will keep his shady business at bay Defeated and wounded…

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Neo-Paganism | Italy

  Photojournalist  Annalisa Marchionna is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Year’s Wheel’.  To see Annalisa’s body of work, click on any image.   “If you go to the creek watch out for the Hook: it is a hand coming from below…

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Christianity | Lebanon

  Photographer Fadi Boukaram is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the ‘Articles of Faith’ project.  To see Fadi’s body of work, click on any image.           “In Lebanon, saying one is Christian is not always a religious statement; it…

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The Influence Of Traditional Beliefs In Modern Life | Folklore In India

  Photographer Pradeep KS is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Folk Art’.  To see Pradeep’s body of work click on any image.   Tiger in the Mirror     Around the months of September and October each year, as the ten days…

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Faith: The Religious, The Blind & The Pure

  Photographer Nilanjan Ray is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Faith’.  To see Nilanjan’s gallery of photographs click on any image.           Faith is not about belief. Faith in fact has very little to do with what beliefs…

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Bengal’s Rituals “…faith heals where logic and reason fails.”

  Photographer and Banker Niladri Adhikary is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ‘Rituals’ Gallery‘. To see Niladri’s galleries click on any image.           Ignition of Faith : Amidst Bengal   Ever since the realization of our being comes in our consciousness we…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017

Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014  

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016

  WRITER SWAPNIL MINDHE Plaza Constitución & The Daily Physical Effects Of Argentina’s  Economy     Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributor’s List 2015 & 2014

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Your Freedom & Digital Currency: You Can’t See It, You Can’t Touch It, But You Will Feel It

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   The 2008 worldwide financial crisis caused a massive amount of bad credit for Americans. Without credit, the people effected by the meltdown, started to spend the money they actually had on hand.  With the Trump Administration’s talk of diluting the Dodd-Frank Act, the banks…

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The Legendary Glastonbury Festival & The Stories From A Working   Photographer

  Photojournalist Barry Lewis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his book documenting 14 years of the Glastonbury Festival ‘Vaguely Lost in Shangri La‘.  To see Barry’s body of work click on any image.       In the autumn of 2003 I met Debs Armstrong…

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The Energetic Religious Festivals Of Bangladesh

  Documentary and Fine Arts Photographer Gobinda Paul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his ‘Cultural‘ gallery.  To see Gobinda’s body of work click on any image.                     See also: Daily…

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CMXV

  Overripe fruit Falls from the tree Rats feed ferociously Zombies Spinning Round and round on the roulette wheel Blinded By outrageous promises That barely provides a subpar meal Bow down To the new phantom kings Worship  Like pawns on a string   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of…

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Turkey’s Alevi Community

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Alevi Society‘.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Anatolian Cultures / Alevi’s and Their “Cem” Rituals Secular and a Society Connected to the Republic  …

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The Durga Puja Festival Frenzy

  Photographer Madhur Dhingra is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Asche Bochor Abar Hobe‘.  To see Madhur’s body of work click on any image.         A large number of my friends in Delhi are from Bengal, and all…

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Christian Arab Congregation In Antakya, Turkey

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Two Stories from Antioch’s Christian Arabs‘.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.     Holy Easter Week Events of Christian Arabs, Antakya  Antakya (ancient Antioch) is regarded as the…

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Daily Life In Indonesia

  Documentary and Street Photographer Chris Tuarissa is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.   To see Chris’ body of work click on any image.                       See also: The Side Mind By Chris Tuarissa   Back to…

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Catholicism – Faith Of The Past

  Photographer Matthieu Gafsou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his book ‘Sacre‘.  To see Matthieu’s  body of work click on any image.         Inevitably, this series suggest Catholicism is a male religion, and then only when they have reached a…

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Will Bhutan’s Identity Survive  Modernization?

  Documentary Photographer AJ Heath is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘End of the Road‘.  To see AJ’s body of work click on any image.     The last decade has seen the Kingdom of Bhutan undergo a rapid transition.…

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Ujjain Kumbh Mela 2016

  Photographer Tarang Jagannath is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from his project ‘Simhasth Kumbh Mela‘.  To see Tarang’s gallery of photographs click on any image.                     See also: People By Tarang Jagannath  …

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India – Travel & Street Photography

Photographer Peter Holton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street/travel photography. To see Peter Holton photographs click on any image.                         See also: Rural India By Peter Holton   Back to HOME PAGE

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The Nāgas – Hinduism’s Naked Holy Men

  Photographer Sandeep Dhopate is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his project ‘Nāgas‘. To see Sandeep’s portfolio click on any image.           Religion could be a good thing. Scriptures of all religions in one form or other talk of life being…

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Faith In India & The Women’s Role From Childhood To Death

  Photographer Arka Dutta is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Eve Was Framed‘.  To see Arka’s projects  and photographs click on any image.         In my country, India, I have seen religious notions that have often ingrained a…

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Faith & Passion In The Carioca’s Way Of Life

  Editorial & Documentary Photographer Richard Beaven is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   These images are from his project ‘Faith In Rio‘.  To see Richard’s portraits and projects click on any image.         There’s no need to look for faith in…

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Social Documentary Photography – Religion & Spirituality in New Orleans, USA

  Photographer Mary Lou Uttermohlen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Spiritual Yaya‘. To see Mary Lou’s gallery of projects, series and photographs click on any image.     Spiritual YaYa offers a peek behind the veil shrouding the…

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Documentary Photography – Election Time In Mozambique Island

  Photographer Eelkje Colmjon is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  These images are from her project “Mozambique Island“. To see Eelkje’s  portfolio of projects and photographs click on any image.                         See also: Water: Zambia,…

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Indonesia’s Traditional Whaling Communities-Social Documentary

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Travel/Documentary Photographer Luke Duggleby.   Click on any image to see Luke’s gallery of projects.   From project “Indonesia’s Last Whale Hunters” by Luke Duggleby   The Indonesian village of Lamalera has hunted whales, sharks and dolphins for the…

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Social Documentary Photography – The Baiga Tribe Of India

  This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Visual Anthropologist Niqita Gupta.   Premarital relations between men and women are common and socially sanctioned. Formal engagement takes place frequently after puberty, which is initiated by the male. Chote Lal and his wife Himat bai are dressed…

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B&W Photo Essay – Islamic School For Boys & Girls In India

This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer Rasha Yousif.   From project “At The Madrassa” by Rasha Yousif.     Islam is the second-most practiced religion in the Republic of India after Hinduism. 24% of Kerala’s population are Muslims. Cheraman Perumal Juma Masjid in the…

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Images Of Faith From Around The World #4 Photo Essay

This photography essay depicts images of faith from around the world. See also: Images Of Faith From Around The World #3 – Photo Essay Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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The Potosi Miners, Bolivia Photo Documentary #2

  This photo documentary and article depicting the Potosi miners of Bolivia was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Pip Strickland blogger, writer and photographer at  The Adventures of Pip.   Click here to see Pip Stickland GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHS.   CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO SEE ORIGINAL POST…

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India’s Holi Festival: Fire, Colors & People

  This post was a collaboration of two Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors: Rukmini Krishnan: Author of the written content and photographer capturing the pyre.  Rukmini Krishnan is a writer and blogger. Roshan Raj: The photographer capturing the people enjoying the Holi festival in India. Holika Dahan – An Indian…

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Photo Documentary – The Potosi Miners Bolivia

  This photo documentary and article depicting the Potosi miners of Bolivia was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Pip Strickland blogger, writer and photographer at  The Adventures of Pip.   Click here to see Pip Stickland GALLERY OF PHOTOGRAPHS.   ‘In the 16th century, Potosi in Bolivia, became…

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Haiku #11

  The world must not Submit to the terrorists Who worship evil   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

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Indian Ballad Singers

This article and image were submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Blogger Rukmini Krishnan.   For as I stepped out for my morning walk I saw these two, an attitude solid as a rock I asked them where they came from They were so peaceful amidst the humdrum Vastu Dev…

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