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“I always get people gifts that I would want. Therefore, this year, you’re getting a gun.”
Mark Easton's UK: Perfect Storm 2030: Public... →
Rather than simply beseeching us to “save the planet”, ministers hope they can convince us in other ways. “Use non-environmental motivations,” their advisors recommend. “Recognise the role of social norms, identity, and status for moving towards greater adoption of pro-environmental behaviours.” In other words, appeal to the things that matter to people right...
Britons flock to high-strength alcohol →
Despite the negative connotations attached to binge drinking, nearly 60% of consumers claim to be more aware of campaigns encouraging them to drink responsibly, and 49% say they are more aware of excessive drinking then they used to be. But a massive 42% of consumers claim binge drinking is part of Britain’s culture, while a quarter of the sample (24%) believe there is nothing wrong with...
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There is value, to be sure, in teaching children the history of their own...– Gary Marcus - Kluge
With a properly nuanced understanding of the balance between the strength and...– Gary Marcus - Kluge
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If you haven’t the strength to impose your own terms upon life, you must accept...– T. S. Eliot (via littlemiss)
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Who wants to be a UK citizen? →
You know, it’s part of your normal routine. You wake up, brush teeth, eat cereal, and normally, at that point, you apply to buy a house in Scotland. Apparently the answer is a solicitor, but that seems more than a little arbitrary. I mean, wouldn’t it be a good idea to check at your local bank that you could afford to buy a house in Scotland? Not to mention looking at the estate agents to see if...
The Facebook “lobster trap” →
The site seemed a place to turn in anxious moments of loneliness or existential vertigo for pseudo-sociality and pseudo-connectedness; it was a place to turn to relieve the sense of being hopelessly mired in ourselves how we are and do some illusory work on our own characters instead by fine-tuning some settings, making some updates, passing some surreptitious judgment on those friends of ours who...
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If you spent just one minute reading every website in existence, you’d be kept...– How big is the internet? (via davidkaneda) (via mikehudack) (via moreofthesame)