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The Fetishization of Experience

Recently I attended a lecture of the great British literary critic and public intellectual, Terry Eagleton. The title of the talk was, “Why God for Christians Is Good for Nothing.” Meandering, caustic, peppered with spicy critique, I enjoyed it.  1,011 more words

Ethical Questions

How my veganism impacted my conservation (pt 2)

I hope that I have at least successfully made the following thematic points in part 1:

(1) Successful tactics in furthering an ethical stance do not come from forcing another to conform to one’s own ethics. 368 more words


Fact, fiction, and genre expectations

At the Words by the Water festival in Keswick last week, we were able to witness two versions of the same real events and thereby to compare them. 751 more words

How my veganism impacted my conservation (pt 1)

This may turn out to be a pretty disjointed post. I’ve been vegetarian since I was 11, vegan since 15 and as such I’ve spoken to many and changed my views on activism throughout the past 10 years. 1,051 more words


Moral Dilemmas

For many naturalists, animals and “nature” (however we define it) has been a central interest or connection of theirs for much of their lives. Since I can remember (and arguably before according to home videos!), I loved animals and was fascinated with them. 314 more words


The Design Droid 0.4

  • Coming from Keplar 452b just round the corner in West Acton, with near future comments on all things design: Trends / Exhibitions / object malfunctions / possible new worlds.
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BAC ORAL Progress

Key words:

half-human / half-robot : mi homme mi robot

to improve: améliorer

an improvement une amélioration

to allow so. to do sthg: permettre à qq’un de faire qqchose… 564 more words