Love em or loathe em Computers have been around for a few years now. Some people like them and some people hate them. After the virus there was no use for computers. The only ones that were able to work were laptops that could run off batteries. Jack and Dal got a laptop to work … Continue reading Computers in The Tribe
Power and Chaos…but no power Imagine a world without power – no lights, no computers, no tv’s, no dishwashers, toasters, hairdryers or electric toothbrushes. No ovens, microwaves or stereos. This is how life would be if there were no adults to run power stations and no one to run the technological infrastructure. In the beginning … Continue reading Electricity in The Tribe
Who Polices Tribeworld? Who are the baddies and goodies in Tribeworld and who deals with them? With no formal Justice system it makes it hard in Tribeworld. In our world we have police men and woman, court systems, and prison systems. Tribeworld has none of these. In Tribeworld who says stealing is wrong? You have … Continue reading Crime and Punishment in Tribeworld
This week we take a look at the major media force in Tribeworld, ‘The Amulet’. Next week we will take a comparative look at the media in the world as we know it today. The Amulet The Amulet as we know it today What is the Amulet? Regular publication to announce the latest news in … Continue reading The Power of the Media – Part One
This week we take a look at the media in general and what effect it can have on society, through certain events such as elections and why journalists are always striving for the ‘big’ story! The Media incorporates several mediums, through TV, newspapers and magazines, which are specialists in featuring the latest news, feature articles, … Continue reading The Power of the Media – Part Two
In Tribe IV, the Technos come to power through force. Ram becomes ruler through non- democratic means (no election was held). According to Aristotle, the ancient Greek Philosopher, there are four possible types of government: Democracy – people share power Tyranny – one person rules in his/her own interest Monarchy – power is held by … Continue reading Government in The Tribe
Dictatorship – a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator – they are not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc. Democracy – Government by the people; a form of government in which the supreme power is retained and directly exercised by the people through representatives as chosen by … Continue reading Dictatorship
This week we take a look at different pregnancy and childbirth traditions around the world. CHINA Chinese women are supposed to guard their thoughts when they are pregnant. Their unborn child is said to be influenced by anything seen, heard or thought by the pregnant woman. This means that the woman is not supposed to … Continue reading World View On Pregnancy – Part three.
This week we take a look at the process of giving birth in the real world and in the world of The Tribe. BEFORE THE BIRTH Pregnant women are closely monitored by their midwife or doctor to make sure that all is going well and that baby and mother are healthy. Ultrasounds are carried out … Continue reading Worldview on Pregnancy – Part two.
There have been four pregnancies in the main cast of The Tribe from series 1-3. PHOTO 1 – Trudy with new pride and joy – BRADY Trudy was already pregnant when we first saw her and soon delivered her baby in the Mall with the help of some of the Mall Rats. Zandra discovered that … Continue reading Worldview on Pregnancy – Part one.