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[YT] “What is a man? A response to Gillette” (Egard Watches)

https://youtu.be/x_HL0wiK4Zc

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[opinion] The Role of Art and Culture – Part 1

What is the difference between situation A and situation B? Two young women listening a guide in a room of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, Italy.A vintage colour illustration depicting an angry customer complaining about his meal to a waiter in a restaurant, circa 1910. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images) We are seeing two different… Continue reading [opinion] The Role of Art and Culture – Part 1

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[YT] Infinity War Trailer (my reaction)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVSpac8wx3I I first need to begin with the caveat that my interaction with fandom has always been rather peculiar - in the sense that I have always been more interested in the side characters of a story than the actual main characters. Take Lord of the Rings, for example. My favorite characters were Legolas and… Continue reading [YT] Infinity War Trailer (my reaction)

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[opinion] The Activist Spectrum

Activism is all well and good, but, as with criticism, there is constructive and not constructive (what I will call destructive). I would argue that constructive and destructive activism are, perhaps, part and parcel of human activity and protest. Is any faction free from destructive activities or association with destructive activities? And if there is… Continue reading [opinion] The Activist Spectrum

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[response] Lord of the Rings and Racism

I want to write about this in more detail at a later date - but I have to say that the recent Wired interview with Andy Duncan once again highlights how the Academic Academic regressive left have no idea how to (and therefore have no right to) talk about mythology. Just Google search this terrible… Continue reading [response] Lord of the Rings and Racism