Category: Think

Post #3024: More apocalypse, less angst.

I am reading a book at the moment called Learning How to Die in the Anthropocene by Roy Scranton– and although it is a hard read (emotionally hard, not hard to get through) – I would suggest that it’s required reading for our times. It’s essay length,… Continue Reading “Post #3024: More apocalypse, less angst.”

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Post #2066: In which I realize I will always want to be learning.

Last week, I crossed the stage and officially (in front of an audience) received my Master in Liberal Studies. So I am done with that – after four years of night classes and the occasional weekend seminar – I now have a degree to… Continue Reading “Post #2066: In which I realize I will always want to be learning.”

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Post #2064: Slow fashion and slow food – another way of saying elite consumer?

While thinking about the slow fashion/clothing movement a couple of weeks ago, I watched the documentary “The True Cost” (available on Netflix) which is about the textile industry and the transition to clothing as disposable consumer items over the last three decades – its… Continue Reading “Post #2064: Slow fashion and slow food – another way of saying elite consumer?”

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Post #2040: Into the cloud?

I am writing this blog post from the middle device you see in the picture above – my new Chome Book flip – a 10-inch mini-laptop that also doubles as a tablet. It’s a bit of an experiment in two things for me really… Continue Reading “Post #2040: Into the cloud?”

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Post 2034: Neuroplasticity Advice from 1889

It’s always pleasing when you stumble across early hunches or philosophies that match up with modern science. The excerpt above appears in What A Young Woman Ought to Know (first published in 1889, my copy is from 1905).

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