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Lily King Writes Euphoria and Dread on the Kiona River

But I don’t trust a crowds – hundreds of people together without cognition and only the basest impulses: food, drink, sex. Fen claims that if you just let go of your brain, find another brain, the group brain, the collective brain, and that it is an exhilarating form of human connection that we have lost in our embrace of the individual except when we go to war.

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Book Reviews

Change the World

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

― Margaret Mead

Our (superhuman) Coach 2

The story continues from Our (superhuman ) Coach 1.

One day, I found myself watching a television program about this producer, who was very established and admired by the time I      knew anything about him. 631 more words


Post 49 —What Happens in Manu'a, Stays in Manu'a (Part 3)

Margaret Mead’s groundbreaking book Coming of Age in Samoa was published in 1928 and was considered a key argument in the nature vs. nurture debate, as well as other issues relating to family, adolescence, gender, social norms, and attitudes. 654 more words

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Margaret Mead


Margaret Mead: Worth Consideration, But With A Few Caveats

In the Margaret Mead Selection, From Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies, taken from Feminist Theory: A Reader, she looks at the justifications for gender roles.  1,911 more words

Society & Sociology

Euphoria by Lily King #ReviewWomen2015

Last year, writer Joanna Walsh began the #ReadWomen2014 campaign to shed light on the marginalization of women writers in the literary world (as quantitatively evidenced by… 888 more words