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Up close with Thiebaud

I’m experiencing some synchronicity with work by the artist Wayne Thiebaud, whose paintings seem to be adjacent to a number of my research interests. I came across a tantalizing description in  454 more words

Consumer Culture

For Zen and against rushing

Just for today, I’m not going to write as fast as I can. I don’t want this post to be long, but it should be measured, considered, contained. 220 more words

Mind Control: It's Happening to You Right Now

Your mind is being controlled by distant strangers who don’t have your best interests at heart. If that sounds like a paranoid fantasy, brace yourself and read on. 1,758 more words

Worldviews

Coca-Cola Life (Or: A Study in Greenwashing)

“Sweetened from natural sources”, the commercial proclaims triumphantly, as a model raises a signature Coca Cola bottle, dripping with condensation, to his lips, fading away in the glare of a lens flare as tasteful as the product advertised – but wait! 412 more words

Culture

an urge to fix shit that ain't broken, aka making life more difficult for no good reason

jenn’s got a little old civic that she loves. it’s a real beater. we got it for $1000 several years ago. it’s rusty, dented, leaks when it rains, stinks like wet dog, has high kms, etc. 259 more words

The Legacy

I am the anti-Buddha
the prince who clings to possessions
as grimly as a demon once inside
I am my things
a living, breathing human midden… 107 more words

Poetry

Deconstruction of the Insight [Part 1]

Benedict Cumberbach and the metal process of construction of his character in Sherlock (image taken from internet http://favim.com/image/2568230/)

The insight is one of the most novelty elements in market research in the past years. 1,662 more words

Qualitative Research