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Synchro-missity

Carl Jung called meaningful coincidences and parapsychological occurrences by the term “synchronicity,” but noted that some things are merely attributable to “probability of chance.” Do we know how to tell the difference?

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The Geography of Local

Before we delve into the dilemmas associated with defining “local,”
we first need to consider whether “local” is simply about location and
distance—in other words, the tensions between the point of origin and
the point of consumption. Is “local” just about physical geography?

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Welcome to the Future Nauseous

We live in a state of manufactured normalcy. There are mechanisms that prevent us from realizing that the future is actually happening as we speak. To really understand how the world is evolving, we need to break through this manufactured field. Unfortunately, that leads to a kind of existential nausea.

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I Am… We Are… It Is: Burning Man’s Radical Vision

Burning Man’s founder explores how it can be a wild party on the one hand, and the most public-spirited city in America, on the other. The essential cause of this is the giving of gifts. A gift economy is founded on principles that are diametrically opposed to those that dominate our consumer culture.

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A Farewell to Advertising

Digital advertisers track your online
behavior, creating a detailed personal profile that is owned by the
company that constructs it, which can do whatever it pleases with that
information, including sell it. Emerging
technologies could support a different model that respects our privacy,
acknowledges our intelligence, and responds to actual needs, not manufactured
desires.

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