Tagged: Culture

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We Don’t Really Care Why

I don’t know the answer. I just know we will never find it because we can’t leave our corners.

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On Changing The Subject

A place where you can go to get news about sports, sports, sports and not Trump, Trump, Trump.

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Comment Rescue: The Underclass

In Avi Woolf’s Kevin Williamson’s Smallest World post, Brother Rufus wrote an insightful and incisive comment:

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Kevin Williamson’s Smallest World

A radical libertarian manifesto that deserves to be taken seriously – and rejected. A Review of Kevin Williamson’s “The Smallest Minority: Independent Thinking in the Age of Mob Politics”

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Trophy Lives

It is epically discouraging to know that no matter how hard you try, someone else is always going to be better.

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Oh, the Humanity

My son cannot understand why anyone cared if the Hindenburg blew up because he is eleven years old and thinks the world is an anime.

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Sunday Morning! Tarkovsky’s “Stalker” (1979)

The director angrily replied that the movie needed to be slower at the beginning so bored audience members would realize they were in the wrong theater and leave early, thus weeding them out.

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Forgiveness is Divine

The weirdest thing about forgiveness is that in the end it really isn’t about the person you’re forgiving, it’s about you.

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Ordinary Sunday Brunch

Ordinary Sunday Brunch: Culture Links is Ordinary Times’ Sunday Morning tradition of bringing you links to stories about music, art, history, and food to read, share, and discuss.

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Threading the Needle Between Fat Shaming and Fat Acceptance

We all know that being overweight isn’t good for our bodies. And yes, the obesity epidemic is out of control. Fat shaming is not the right response to the problem, though. In fact, it’s making the problem even worse than otherwise would be.