Culture

The Reckoning of Orchestra Representation: A Vision for Blind Audition...

For many of us, ‘The Voice’ was our first introduction to blind auditions. After years of watching American Idol and The...
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The 4 E’s that will Shape a Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism Econom...

A Diné woman in a traditional dress, on the rim of Grand Canyon. NPS/M. Quinn This month we celebrate Indigenous Peoples...
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Why Many Great Ideas Come To Nothing

It is easy to be convinced that coming up with ideas is challenging. After all, we have a range of products...
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The Great Lie

American culture defines narcissism. It is a mix of libertarianism and selfishness exhibiting an extreme indifference toward others. Of course, we...
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Why Massive Fictional Universes Are the Future of Film and Television

The Emmy nominations were only recently announced, but a winner has already been announced: comic book adaptations. But it’s more than that,...
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What Do Lessons from the Industrial Revolution Have to Tell Us Today?

A historical reversal of direction underway? The nineteenth-century influenced the social-political and economic development of human life on earth in vibrant...
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Will Pokemon Cards Become the Latest Commodity Craze

Gamification, scarcity, and The Greater Fool Theory Pokemon cards have been on fire lately. While Gamestop hasn’t quite made it to...
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The Link Between Consumerism And Productive Societies

Why consumerism and productivity go hand-in-hand, everything has a price Consumerism is seen as a negative trend in most of today’s...
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Lewis Mumford, A Thinker for the Ages Tells a Tale Of Cities Since the...

The Medieval Religiously Centered City My Dad often spoke about his admiration for Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 — January 26,...
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How I Became an Independent Researcher of The Tangled Net Of Economic ...

Rarely do I find myself in a state of seemingly unattached free-form physical depression of the sort that makes one’s energy...
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Can we replace fighting with work and reason?

Usually, death hits us at the wrong time. The passing of Justice Ruth B. Ginsburg opened the political arm wrenching in...
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Data Apocalypse Later

“Experience as a whole is not something that anyone can be spared”. — Hans-Georg Gadamer Data Driven is a Car Crash?...
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