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Morgan - Altered Carbon

I watched Altered Carbon before I even knew about the books, and I enjoyed the series (so much that I blogged about it here).  The book was even more interesting, and I look forward to reading the rest of the series. 425 kata lagi

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Millennial Mythmaking (ed Perlich and Whitt)

Millennial Mythmaking is a series of essays on what the editors consider to be contemporary mythology, with subjects ranging from Harry Potter to anime to… 243 kata lagi

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Screens and Pages: what's it like running a cultural podcast?

Ross Chiasson (left) and Adam Fiske (right).

Eating the Mascot is a monthly podcast bringing back English class in the best possible way. Each month, hosts Ross Chiasson and Adam Fiske select two pieces of content, whether it be a book, TV show, video game, or movie, and discuss them at a level rarely seen outside the closed doors of academia. 955 kata lagi

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The Liverpool Care Pathway: Modern Ways of Death

The following blog many will find distressing. Be Warned.

The Liverpool Care Pathway was a palliative care package for the dying.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liverpool_Care_Pathway_for_the_Dying_Patient

It could be said that each procedure has its own identifying image. 428 kata lagi

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McMindfulness

Purser, Ronald. McMindfulness: How Mindfulness Became the New Capitalist Spirituality. Repeater, 2019. 304 p. ISBN  9781912248315

Publisher description

“From celebrity endorsements to monks, neuroscientists and meditation coaches rubbing shoulders with CEOs at the World Economic Forum in Davos, it is clear that mindfulness has gone mainstream. 118 kata lagi

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The #DashboardGods of Mumbai

It all started off with me spotting Lord Ganesha in a dragonboat, sitting pretty on the dashboard of the Uber I got into on a September morning in 2018. 1.644 kata lagi

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On 'The Monk's Tale,' from Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'

from GIFTS OF RINGS AND GOLD, by Michael Murray
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gifts-Rings-Gold-Introduction-Ring-composition-ebook/dp/B01IRPODPW

The Monk’s Tale contains seventeen out of, we are told, a hundred possible tales, of fall from fortune. 711 kata lagi

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