We are children of the Enlightenment. Alas, according to this study, we are also shaped by the attacks that shaped the Enlightenment.
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In Georgian England, you could be hired to live as a hermit on a rich person’s land…Right about now, it sounds almost too good to be true.
It did surprise me how much I did not know about the Spanish Civil War. It’s as if all trace of it is scrubbed from historical summaries of the leadup to WWII
We have fooled ourselves into perceiving our technology as neutral, detached from our own biased and irrational ways.
In his recent novel, Salman Rushdie shows how reinventing oneself is damned hard to pull off, even in New York.
The weirdest thing about forgiveness is that in the end it really isn’t about the person you’re forgiving, it’s about you.
To dive deeper into the implications of Mark Greif’s “Against Everything,” Roland Barthes’ “Mythologies” is required.
The book we all need to read… twice.
The problem with psychology, and the seductive fallacy of “studies have shown.”
In a sense, it is the perfect speculative fiction novel, even as it pays unspoken homage to a similarly-themed book by very different authors from thirty-eight years ago.