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POP CULTURE: Pop and Philosophy

POP CULTURE: Pop and Philosophy

When pop music started in a big way in the 1960s, it seemed at times like an especially silly medium, favoured by hormonal school girls and connected up with delinquent and tedious and bizarre behaviour. “Have you tried to sneak in the hotel?” “Yes.” “Yes, we were in the hotel.” “How far in did you […]

How To Know Yourself

How To Know Yourself

Many of us are wandering the earth, accomplished in many ways, capable of fulfillment at points, but with a fundamental wound that stops us from becoming who we might be: we don’t quite know who we are.It isn’t, of course, that we can’t remember the basics of our biographies. We’re unsure around two things in […]

A Conversation With My 12 Year Old Self: 20th Anniversary Edition

A Conversation With My 12 Year Old Self: 20th Anniversary Edition

I think I’d like to talk to myself in the future. Yes, that’s something that I’ll do. Hi Jeremiah. Hello Jeremiah. You look different. No shit? Yes, I’m 12 years old, and…how old are you? 32. Ah. Eh. You look older. Well, thank you. Older than 32 you mean? Yes. Oh, even better. Good. Goes […]

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Romanticism

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Romanticism

Romanticism is one of the most important historical events of all time. Unlike a lot of what gets called history, romanticism isn’t a war or a piece of technology or a political event. It refers to the birth of a new set of ideas. It is about a mindset and a way of feeling. Romanticism […]

Chatting with an Expert on Narcissism

Chatting with an Expert on Narcissism

Hey Amanda Hales, I’m here with dr. Ramani Durvasula Author of should I stay or should I go? Surviving a relationship with a narcissist. She is a professor at Cal State Los Angeles Yeah, how long you been there? Yea, almost 20 years. Wow, UHMMMMMMMMMMrip They actually would and we’d come up with robot partners […]

How to Make an Attractive City

How to Make an Attractive City

Cities are a big deal: we pretty much all have to live in them; We should try hard to get them right. So few cities are nice; very, very few out of many thousands are really beautiful. Embarrassingly, the more appealing ones tend to be old, which is weird because we’re mostly much better at […]

6 Phrases That Instantly Persuade People

6 Phrases That Instantly Persuade People

You probably like to think of yourself as a rational human being like when you have a decision to make, you take all the information you make a pros and cons list and you add that up to make the best decision possible. But you’re a human being and the truth of human beings is […]

Confessions of a D Girl: Colorism and Global Standards of Beauty | Chika Okoro | TEDxStanford

Confessions of a D Girl: Colorism and Global Standards of Beauty | Chika Okoro | TEDxStanford

Translator: Marcelo Papetti Reviewer: Queenie Lee The movie “Straight Outta Compton” comes out. I’m so excited. I’m from LA, so this movie is particularly close to my heart. I saw it in theaters three times. So I’m cruising the Internet devouring everything I can about this movie. I come across the casting call. This movie […]