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Petrified Forest | Lapham’s Quarterly
Fear, says Lewis Lapham, is America’s top-selling consumer product.
history  fear  articles  psychology 
july 2017 by lamnatos
Groove is in the Heart: a microplay by the Guardian and the Royal Court – video | Stage | The Guardian
A tale of music and memory is unspooled through a schoolgirl's mixtape in this microplay starring Ruby Ashbourne Serkis and Tobias Menzies
videos  music  history 
february 2016 by lamnatos
Umberto Eco: "Eternal Fascism: Fourteen Ways of Looking at a Blackshirt"
Eternal Fascism: Fourteen Ways of Looking at a Blackshirt By Umberto Eco Writing in New York Review of Books, 22 June 1995, pp.12-15.
articles  politics  history  fascism 
february 2016 by lamnatos
Servicio Digital a Papá Legbá
Livestream: January 21, 9pm EST, rhizome.org Manuel Arturo Abreu transforms the web into a platform for spiritual and bodily transcendence in a digital, live streamed adaptation of a Dominican
articles  religion  history  internet 
january 2016 by lamnatos
Examining the Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration - The Atlantic
Politicians are suddenly eager to disown failed policies on American prisons, but they have failed to reckon with the history. Reconsidering Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s report on “The Negro Family,” 50 years later.
articles  history  justice  race 
september 2015 by lamnatos
Birth of Moralizing Gods
Science 28 August 2015: Vol. 349 no. 6251 pp. 918-922 DOI: 10.1126/science.349.6251.918
atheism  history  psychology  sociology  religion  articles  archaeology 
august 2015 by lamnatos
Pre-Socratics: A Painless Introduction
This is a short book about pre-Socratic philosophers for people who care more about the central questions of philosophy themselves — What exists? How should we live? How can we know? — than they do about the historical matter of pre-Socratic thought.
articles  longform  philosophy  history  reference 
july 2015 by lamnatos
The Return to Medievalism
Why is the world so troubled right now? Rejection of modernity and technology may be to blame.
articles  history  modernity  science 
march 2015 by lamnatos
Why are we obsessed with the Nazis? | Books | The Guardian
The Nazis still have a strong hold on us – in daily news stories, in bookshops and cinemas, even on the streets of Europe. Does it exert such a grip because it represents racism in its most extreme form?
articles  history 
february 2015 by lamnatos
How the World Was Won by Peter Conrad: Review | The New Republic
My favorite movies growing up were Westerns. Cowboys, horses, six-shooters: these were daydream fuel for an eight-year-old boy. This was in the early ’80s, hardly the heyday of the…
history  politics  cultural_studies  articles 
december 2014 by lamnatos
The 10 greatest changes of the past 1,000 years | Books | theguardian.com
The last millennium has been shaped by successive waves of change, but which shifts have played the largest part in shaping the modern world? Historian Ian Mortimer identifies the ten leading factors
articles  technology  history 
november 2014 by lamnatos
The White Problem — The Message — Medium
I don’t think I was born white. I think white children are manufactured.
articles  sociology  race  history  slavery 
october 2014 by lamnatos
When Science Fiction Grew Up
How renegade sci-fi writers of the 1960s paved the
way for today's blending of literary and genre fiction
books  scifi  history  articles  longform 
october 2014 by lamnatos
Reflections on Window Systems: A Personal History of Software Engineering
DGPis40 Talk Session 1: Intelligent Interfaces. "Reflections on Window Systems: A Personal History of Software Engineering"
videos  theory  history  userinterfaces  latered  hci  software 
september 2014 by lamnatos
Εφτά χρόνια αρπαχτή
ΤΑ ΞΕΧΑΣΜΕΝΑ ΣΚΑΝΔΑΛΑ ΤΗΣ «ΕΘΝΟΣΩΤΗΡΙΟΥ»
greek  history  mythbusting 
july 2014 by lamnatos
The evolution of morality: Beyond the paleo
For centuries now, conservative thinkers have argued that significant social reform is impossible, because human nature is inherently limited. The argument goes something like this: sure, it would be…
history  sociology  ethics  society 
january 2014 by lamnatos
The Philosophical Roots of Science Fiction
People use science fiction to illustrate philosophy all the time. From ethical quandaries to the very nature of existence, science fiction's most famous texts are tailor-made for exploring…
philosophy  history  scifi  from instapaper
september 2012 by lamnatos
Ισοκράτης και ελληναράδες
Το ψεύτικο ρητό του Ισοκράτη για την «αυτοκαταστροφή της δημοκρατίας»
greek  history  mythbusting  skeptic 
february 2011 by lamnatos

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