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16 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.”

    Summer anthropologies #2: Leslie White goes to a baseball game (Part 2)
    Postcard with interior view of the Colosseum by Francis Frith, circa 1870. In part one of this installment, I mentioned Leslie White’s call to expand the purview of anthropology and take a closer look at …
    By Ryan, 1,025 words

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

    #1409: “Help, my best friend and her boyfriend are an incredibly annoying couple.”
    Hi Captain! My best friend of over a decade and I live several states apart, and last week she and her boyfriend came to visit me and my husband. They’ve been together for nearly a …
    By JenniferP, 2,410 words

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

    Nadia’s Well-timed Escape, 1989
    From Nadia Comaneci and the Secret Police: A Cold War Escape, by Stejarel Olaru (Bloomsbury, 2023), Kindle pp. 225-226: Nadia Comăneci never showed any intention to take advantage of a trip abroad in order to …
    By Joel, 697 words

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

    Wireless World Part 2
    Back in 2019 I posted a number of pages/ads from the 1962 publication Wireless world back then I had every intention of putting more pages from Wireless World on here, but somehow I got sidetracked. …
    By Keith Seatman, 55 words

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  5. Free-Range Kids
    “How parents and teachers can let go and grow.” By Lenore Skenazy. 🇺🇸

    Let’s Hear It For Talking to Strangers!
    What a fantastic study: Research recently published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology found that when people are prompted to talk to a stranger, surprising things happen: They start to feel less awkward after …
    By lskenazy, 875 words

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

    Thought for the Day
    Structure, not milestones: how to get the benefits of a roadmap (energy, organisation, motivation) without mistaking the map for the work (i.e. staying alert and awake to your experiences with the infinite, instead of to …
    49 words

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  8. Hermitary – hermits around the web
    “news, sites, and pages of interest about hermits and solitude.” By Robert Rodriguez. 🇺🇸

    Dario Escobar, Colombian-born hermit
    Colombian media sources (El Tiempo, Noticias Caracol TV, El Colobiano) feature Darío Escobar, Colombian-born priest, who has been living a hermit life in Lebanon’s Qadicha Valley for twenty-three years. Fr. Darío grew up in a …
    66 words

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  9. Hermitary – hermit's thatch
    “journal of reflections by the resident of the Hermitary.” By Robert Rodriguez. 🇺🇸

    Nietzsche: thought and health
    The relationship between creative or intellectual thought and health is seldom examined, perhaps because such a focus may suggest that a work of art, literature, or philosophy is merely a byproduct of bad experience. Beethoven …
    66 words

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

    Sunday Secrets
    See more secrets like this at the PostSecret Digital Museum of Secrets The post Sunday Secrets appeared first on PostSecret.
    By Frank, 22 words

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

    2023 ➤ Young sculptor brings bronze into the age of 3D printing
    ❚ ELEVEN BRONZE STATUES in unique relief glint with various coloured patinas under intense lighting at this week’s British Art Fair at Saatchi’s in London. They bear price-tags from £2,000 for a 20cm piece to …
    By OTL, 56 words

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

    A Sentimental Education
    The literature classroom is an unusually fit environment in which to pursue “the deepening and sharpening of emotional powers.”
    By Alan Jacobs, 22 words

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

    Feeling stuck with your writing? I’m giving away FREE writing coach sessions
    Are you suffering from writer’s block or any other writing malady? Looking for help structuring an article or book? I’m giving away FREE hour-long, no-strings-attached WRITING COACH sessions via phone or Zoom. See here for …
    By David Futrelle, 84 words

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

    2003: Andrew – The Corn Mother 39/52
    I thought when the internet began to get big that something would turn up. But it didn’t. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve searched for the phrase “The Corn Mother film” online. It’s …
    By stephenprince, 197 words

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