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Concordance: describing utopia

Still no seahorses, and the youngster’s legs were getting a waterlogged look from so much wading. But it was not lost time, for they found and learned about many other things. John came along the beach to me, grumbling, “Everything … Continue reading

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Architectural urges

It turns out that everything I come across keeps connecting and fleshing out ideas, which is no surprise. The silly fun of searching for the right word in response to The Selby’s gorgeous plays on personal space and expressions of … Continue reading

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The problem with happiness

Last night the CBC aired an Ideas program called Say No To Happiness. I found it a good one for further understanding the problem with the pressure to be happy. In it, Ideas producer Frank Faulk interviews the following people (whom … Continue reading

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Advisors

The first thing to do is to write the paper for EC and hand it in as soon as possible. I am aiming for April 15, which gives me three weeks. I am relieved now to be running out of … Continue reading

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in medias res

From class notes: for a bit of psychoanalysis on utopia And I will attribute the following words to EC, as they are probably a mix of paraphrase and some direct quotations, perhaps with my own intermittent responses. (re: Lacan) . … Continue reading

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utopian urges

I’m lost in surfing this morning, following links and threads on utopia around the web. I entered through the techno-utopia image (pictured in the video below), which started out as a sort of sci-fi/fantasy tour, but has led to fascinating … Continue reading

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