John Roderick of The Long Winters tells the story of how the song "The Commander Thinks Aloud" was made.
For thousands of years, men’s lives were structured by rituals — rituals that helped them mark significant events and make sense of the world.
How can we faithfully discover the answers to our difficult questions? Elder Corbridge suggests how to keep the faith when we have moments of uncertainty.
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Do you have a teenage boy who struggles in school? Or do you have a younger son who you can imagine struggling in school as he gets older? He may be an otherwise capable young man, but seems apathetic and unmotivated, to the point you think he’s not excelling simply because he’s lazy. My guest …
Can you go on a backpacking trip without spending over $100? That was the challenge laid forth by Drew Prindle from Digital Trends and Nicole Raney from own The Manual. They spent a night in the woods of Oregon, placing their priorities on different items, learning a lot along the way. What kind of sleeping bag should you get? What about a backpack? How can you possibly survive on such a small amount? Along with tips for everyone, they cover their entire, hilarious, and informative experience, on this episode.
I hereby declare myself as the very first person to upload a full LPC album on Youtube. You’re welcome. TRACK LIST: 01. Fog Machine 0:00 02. Lamb Dilemma 2:28 03. Deiter’s Heat 7:37 04. Liquor Outlet 11:45 05. Interloper’s Probation 13:59 06. LPC 10 Medley 1 21:52 07. 3-Way Melee 29:16 08. Turtle Pleasure 35:53 09. LPC 10 Medley 2 41:36 10. Neighbor Noise 49:07 11. LPC 10 Theme 54:09 12. President Hater 58:33 13. Greetlings 1:01:55 14. Catfish 1:05:35 15. Music School 1:14:35 16. LPC 10 Interlude 1:16:17 I didn’t include the bonus tracks http://www.noisetent.com/DUCat.html I am also planning on uploading all the other LPC albums if this gets some views.
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danah boyd’s SXSW EDU keynote, What Hath We Wrought?, takes a powerful look at media literacy, the widespread consumption of fake news and the cultural implications of media manipulation. Visit https://www.sxswedu.com/ to learn more about SXSW EDU and subscribe to SXSW EDU on YouTube for more great videos https://www.youtube.com/user/SXSWEDU.
What Hath We Wrought?
A decade ago, we imagined a world of participatory culture where youth would be empowered to actively and strategically use technology. Through peer/self-learning and formal education, young people have developed a well-informed understanding of the world through social media. However, this participatory culture can be unhealthy, cruel, and socially devastating. In this talk, I’ll explore unintended consequences of efforts to empower youth, media manipulation and literacy, polarization, and other issues.
danah boyd is the founder and president of Data & Society, a research institute focused on understanding the role of data-driven technologies in society. She is also a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Visiting Professor at New York University. Her research is focused on addressing social and cultural inequities by understanding the relationship between technology and society. Her most recent b…
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https://lukesmith.xyz/notrelated 0:00 The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind 10:00 Consciousness generally 17:11 What Jaynes means by consciousness MUH QUALIA 19:43 What should we expect from the Bicameral Mind 22:39 Emails and User Comments Economics, quantitative methods, Marxism, Big-Branded Nihilism, Emergence, Are rocks conscious?, J.F. Gariepy, Don’t go to college. 34:00 A Greek Vocabulary Lesson 38:57 Le Bronze-Age Collapse Mindset (the Chad Achilles) 43:05 The Eternal Odysseus and Solon 44:50 Whomst are all these voices in my head? 46:53 The Trump inside your head 48:28 How to Organize a Bicameral Theocracy (Not saying it was aliens, but…) 54:39 Amos and Ecclesiastes 57:53 The Rise of the Fedora in the Middle East 59:28 The Words for the Bicameral Voices 1:01:46 Prophecy 1:07:20 Music and Poetry 1:10:40 Psychological states, schizophrenia and possession 1:11:43 The best of the theory and lacunae 1:14:58 Extensions and the Julian Jaynes Society 1:16:17 Big-Braned Levels of Consciousness 1:18:00 Anime pillows
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