I’ve been very interested in cults and high-control groups for a couple decades now. One thing people don't understand about cults is that for the most…
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We believe we are a Self because we experience a continuity throughout our lives. 'I started kindergarten when I was 5. I got my first job when I was…
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In 2008, within my first year on Twitter, I encountered what I considered to be a bizarre position from someone who was ostensibly 'leftwing'. She was…
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Our Digital Self is separated from the experience of ‘being human’ partly by existing outside the material/real world. Digital You meets up with others…
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(Here’s something I wrote recently, but have cut out from the piece….) Our Digital Self is a product not a person (Solon, 2011). Technological advances…
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Quantum physicists will tell you that there is fundamentally no difference between the real and digital worlds, and of course they are probably correct…
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This started as a Facebook comment on a friend's post. He wrote a blogpost called 'In Defense of Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up: A Metamodern Reading' and I…
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If you don't already subscribe to Suzanne Moore's Substack, your life isn't as good as it could be. Read her latest post here. Just so good. ….. I've…
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We had a brilliant time. A quiet time. More and more 'quiet' equates to 'brilliant' for me. I'm continuing to avoid doing anything for my MA.... which…
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It used to be that vegans argued amongst themselves about things like whether or not it was OK to eat honey... until a few years ago when people online…
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Hello from Substack, My TinyLetter account was suspended. They didn’t tell me what rules I broke, but said that if I wanted to appeal I would have to…
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