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Different ages, two worlds

April 29, 2018

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Ninh, B. (1998).  The sorrow of warLondon: Vintage.

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Mood of the moment

April 7, 2018
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Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking, fast and slow.  London: Penguin.

What populists assume

March 18, 2018

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Muller, J.W. (2017). What is populism? Great Britain: Penguin Books.

Participate in the struggle to build or rebuild

March 11, 2018
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Apple, M.W. (1993). The politics of official knowledge:  Does a national curriculum make sense? Teachers College Record 95(2), 222-241. Retrieved March 8 2018 https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/e995/0baadf5a024cd9195246888a354531cc27c8.pdf

Who says what to whom

March 7, 2018

 

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Eagleton, T. (1991). Ideology: an introduction. London, New York: Verso. Retrieved March 7, 2018 https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/engl-594-fall2013/files/2013/08/Ideology.pdf

 

Modern history

February 17, 2018

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Moffitt, T.E. et al. (2011). A gradient of self-control predicts health, wealth and public safety.  PNAS, 108(7), 2693-2698. Retrieved February 17, 2018 http://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/108/7/2693.full.pdf

What does not yet exist

February 3, 2018

 

 

 

By considering the possibility that modern life compels us to live life as a pilgrimage (Bauman, 2000, p. 156), we are freed to see meaning in the seemingly valueless moment.

 

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Bauman, Z. (2000). Liquid modernity. Cambridge, UK and Malden, MA: Polity Press.