Suggesting the adoption of the complex systems perspective is a proposal often met with considerable resistance signaled by a reply often similar to: “If we think about it that way, then we will never do anything.” It is true that approaching the world as a collection of interrelated systems requires a nuanced sensitivity derived from a working literacy of what defines a complex system and how they behave. 2,279 more words
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The word ‘chrononormativity’ refers to the way in which our experiences follow patterns over time in conformity with normative frameworks. Some of these patterns are pretty obvious: for example, there are age-defined periods of compulsory education, and the right to vote or marry, as well as responsibility for one’s own crimes, are defined by age. 616 more words
Hartog, Francois 2005. Time and Heritage. Museum International 57(3): 7-18.
A conference, conceived by the Hellenist, Marcel Detienne, a specialist in comparative approaches, provided the opportunity to resume the concept once again and develop it further, along with another anthropologist, Gérard Lenclud. 694 more words
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Do we fight time? Do we embrace it? Is time a source of anxiety or a stimulant of joy? 412 more words