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Spivak - a few horrifying notes

The one clear thing about “Can the Subaltern speak?” is that it has been a tremendously influential essay, stirring up debate for 25+ years, and still going strong. 2,806 more words

Geography

Beauty for Ashes

Love’s in need of love today.[1]

Coming from an evangelical background, I’ve had these dueling tendencies. On the one hand, we were constantly admonished to “take everything captive”, to be aware of the Devil, who comes like a lion prowling for what he may devour. 835 more words

Justice

The Agency of "Consumers" in Less Economically Dominant Countries: Can the Buyer Speak?

This is a response to a very important blog post from ‘Invisible Column':

https://invisiblecolumn.wordpress.com/2015/05/27/is-charitable-giving-so-charitable-after-all/

The framing of charity donations in light of culturally-specific norms (in the post from ‘Invisible Column’ I am reblogging, is a very interesting and important consideration. 495 more words

"The Great Flaneur Massacre" Novella, and Uncomfortable Questions for YOU (That's Right)

The title of my soon-to-self-published-novella (curiously enough, given the title of this blog post) is: “The Great Flaneur Massacre.”

I haven’t given you the long-winded, pretentious sub-title of the “scholar’s colon” so beloved of pretentious writers (not to say flaneurs! 290 more words

"The Great Flaneur Massacre" Novella, and Uncomfortable Questions for YOU (That's Right)

The title of my soon-to-self-published-novella (curiously enough, given the title of this blog post) is: “The Great Flaneur Massacre.”

I haven’t given you the long-winded, pretentious sub-title of the “scholar’s colon” so beloved of pretentious writers (not to say flaneurs! 290 more words

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When one has touched an article of genuine worth and become steeped in its nuances, one is able to tell the difference between the ‘real thing’ and a replica. 873 more words

Asperger's Syndrome

Meek’s inheritance

It is said that God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth” (Gospel of Matthew 5:5, New Testament). 799 more words

Human Existence