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culture Psychology

Social Media and a Self-Curated Spiral of Depression

Does social media only really exploit us and invoke reflexive psychological and emotional dependency?

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Philosophy Psychology

A Fascination with Broken Things

Broken things and imperfect people are often far more interesting than are complete and whole ones…

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culture

A World at War with Itself

At the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, it is a good time to reflect upon where we are all going as a civilisation and what we might plausibly achieve to inhibit, interdict or halt the possibility of any similar global catastrophes from ever occurring again.

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Alien Anthropology

Fear of the Dark

Afraid of the Darkness that the Other and the Unknown represent, we inscribe this upon ourselves, into ourselves.

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Alien Anthropology

Anger

Anger. It’s really very simple.

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culture

In passing…

I remember when I was first introduced to en passant and after the initial shock, denial and eventual aquiescence to the expanded rule-set and spectrum of possibility of that great game of Chess, I could never quite dispel that lingering paranoia that at any moment…

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culture

Conformity

An interesting montage of ideas and images, reflections from some powerful thinkers on the topic of conformity. Possibly more important than ever in our current socially-mediated, hyper-normative mass communications world…