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Utopianism – specifically the writing out of a blueprint of a perfect society – has a long and  legendary history in our western civilisation. In many ways it’s unique. 723 more words

The Long War

Worshipping organization in too hard and primitive a sense they threaten to transform the human world into something more like a world of ants. In many respects, therefore, it is dangerous to by-pass history, or imagine that the natural sciences—as though reigning over all—can safely be left to determine our views on human destiny. 1,915 more words

Antique Christianity

About a Boy (film)

Today I’m going to take on a film that is ALMOST canonically poly, but I’ll leave it in poly interpretations because it doesn’t quite go so far. 610 more words


Matthew Stone: Healing With Wounds @ Somerset House

Matthew Stone is an eccentric, not least because he considers himself artist, DJ – and shaman. Yes, the sort that perform outlandish rituals and fill your ears with nonsense chants and heal your wounds with swirling dances. 288 more words


Star Trek - The Empath (Review)

This July and August, we’re celebrating the release of Star Trek Beyond by taking a look back at the third season of the original Star Trek… 5,763 more words

Star Trek

A People's History of Woodcraft Folk

Understanding the present and imagining the future of youth work demands an appreciation of its past – hence a genuine welcome to this history of the Woodcraft Folk. 155 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Existentialism + Anti-Utopianism + Psychology = Notes from Underground

“Man is so partial to systems and abstract conclusions that he is ready intentionally to distort the truth, to turn a blind eye and a deaf ear, only so as to justify his logic.”

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