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Blogs about Society

  1. Death and graves (3)
  2. Psychogeography (2)
  3. Religion (6)
  4. Self-improvement (3)

15 blogs about Society.

  1. anthro{dendum}
    “A group blog devoted to ‘doing anthropology in public’ — providing well-written relevant discussion of sociocultural anthropology that everyone will find accessible.”

    Adventures in chatGPT #2: A conversation with Nick Seaver
    After writing my last post about chatGPT, I got in touch with Nick Seaver to see what he had to say about some of these issues. Here’s our conversation: Ryan Anderson: So, I just signed …
    By Ryan, 2,309 words

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    “Don't need to be cool to be kind.” By Jennifer Peepas. 🇺🇸

    #1394, #1395, and #1396: Crush Stories
    The candy is half-price the flowers are wilting, and in my inbox some sweet folks are a-jilting. My manuscript’s growing, my brain needs a break, so time for some letters about hope and heartbreak. This …
    By JenniferP, 3,717 words

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  3. Far Outliers
    “Exploring migrants, exiles, expatriates, and out-of-the-way peoples, places, and times.” By Joel. 🇺🇸

    Slavonic Substrates in Eastern Europe
    From The Making of Eastern Europe: From Prehistory to Postcommunism, by Philip Longworth (Lume Books, 2020), Kindle pp. 367-370). Lume Books. Kindle Edition. Population pressure seems to have been the primary cause of the Slav’s …
    By Joel, 989 words

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  4. Found Objects
    “Hauntological dumping ground.” By Keith Seatman, Simon Reynolds, et al. 🇺🇸

    The Fawley Flame
    At 16.05 minutes into Ken Russell's decidedly eccentric documentary In Search of the English Folk Song, local minstrel Bob Appleyard sings about a giant oil refinery on the Solent. The whole doc is worth a …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 38 words

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  5. Grandma Williams
    “Exploring the modern world at 80+.” By Joyce Williams. 🇬🇧

    Curiosity went down to the woods and had a surprise.
    The Knees needed their daily. Curiosity looked at the map and suggested this. A thin strip of woodland, apparently a ridge between two suburban areas just north of Glasgow. It turned out to be as …
    By grandmawilliams, 83 words

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  6. haptalaon
    “Nous allons en varouv'rie!” 🇬🇧

    little updates
    Some quick updates: I completed a big section of the new website: updating and expanding the How To Beginner Practices booklets. So if you ever wanted 4000 well-formatted words on how to read a book, …
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  7. Hermitary – hermits around the web
    “news, sites, and pages of interest about hermits and solitude.” By Robert Rodriguez. 🇺🇸

    Devil turned hermit – book illustration
    Old Book Illustrations features “Devil Turned Hermit,” from an early 19th-century book titled Cent Proverbes. The book describes the illustration: “The Devil, in the guise of an old man with horns, has a female visitor …
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  8. Hermitary – hermit's thatch
    “journal of reflections by the resident of the Hermitary.” By Robert Rodriguez. 🇺🇸

    Homer, Plato, Weil
    For centuries, Western intellectuals have centered public culture around the triumvirate of Homer, Socrates, and Plato. In Homer they placed the origins of Greek tragedy and extended its ethos to popular cultural sentiment in the …
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  9. it's her factory
    “philosophy, pop music, sound studies, feminism.” By Robin James. 🇺🇸

    What 90s alt rock radio, Woodstock 99, and the Telecom Act have to do with contemporary right-wing media
    While I have your attention: now that writing is no longer something my day job pays me to do, I’ve decided to keep the newsletter free but set up a Kofi tip jar so that …
    By Robin James, 58 words

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  10. PostSecret
    “You are invited to anonymously contribute a secret to a group art project.” By Frank Warren. 🇺🇸

    Sunday Secrets
    The post Sunday Secrets appeared first on PostSecret.
    By Frank, 10 words

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  11. Shapers of the 80s
    “British youth culture at its finest.” By David Johnson. 🇬🇧

    2023➤ Kemp Bros keep tongues firmly in their cheeks
    ❚ THREE YEARS AGO the critics divided over a TV “mockumentary” about Spandau Ballet’s Kemp brothers, which Martin summed up as “French and Saunders do Gary and Martin Kemp”. Gary added: “Our traits, but highlighted”. …
    By OTL, 53 words

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  12. THR Web Features | Web Features | The Hedgehog Review
    “Critical Reflections on Contemporary Culture.” 🇺🇸

    David Hume’s Guide to Today’s Politics
    The primary social forces disrupting American society today are modern versions of two false religions.
    By Alan Jacobs, 21 words

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  13. UK Free Parties and Free Festivals 1988-1994

    4th August 1990: People From Pepperbox Free Party on Pepperbox Hill, Wiltshire
    David Stooke wrote us an email about this first Pepperbox party (there seem to have been others prior to this but the series of three parties that David drew the flyers for are the ones …
    By freepartypeople, 848 words

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  14. We Hunted The Mammoth
    “Bucking the Backlash.” By David Futrelle. 🇺🇸

    Cis dude: “I legally changed my sex to woman … now I get to enjoy the extra privileges of the ‘oppressed'”
    Check out my new blog My AI Obsession. And my latest post there, “Critics are battering that “AI Pause” letter. But it’s still worth signing.” Men’s Rights activists joke about it all the time, but …
    By David Futrelle, 528 words

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  15. A Year In The Country
    “Wandering Through Spectral Fields.” By Stephen Prince. 🇬🇧

    1878: Mr Smithwick – The Corn Mother 13/52
    Ever since the night of the harvest feast the village has seemed somehow unsettled. Lifelong friends meet warily or won’t talk at all. There is suspicion all around and little work being done. There is …
    By stephenprince, 181 words

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