You liberal you!

Posted on July 13, 2020 in THR Blog
Image: “When you can bear your own emptiness, you are free,” by Benjamin Balázs; flickr.com.

A human spirit of community and kindness can be learned. But it can also be forgotten.

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Handmind in Covidtide

Posted on July 9, 2020 in THR Blog
Image: Gardener working a cypress in the cemetery of Tulcán, located in the city of Tulcán, capital of the Carchi Province, north of Ecuador. Diego Delso / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

By forcibly breaking some of our technological habits, Covidtide creatively destabilizes others.

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The Dirty Work of Killing

Posted on July 16, 2020 in THR Blog
Image: Illustration by Lubov Chipurko/Shutterstock.

It doesn’t feel like a coincidence that meat consumption has risen as fewer Americans participate in or even think about the slaughter that allows it.

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Still Searching

Posted on July 23, 2020 in THR Blog
Image: Nuclear reactor diagrams/Library of Congress, Science Photo Library; diagram of a whale from an 1880s comparative zoology textbook.

The Internet is a technical system that has reshaped social roles and relationships in ways that we are at this point far from fully understanding. We are living out the terms of the new social contract.

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