Category: Philosophy

Chris Elmore a little extra philosophy

June 13, 2018 0

“Follow Your Arrow” by Kacey Musgraves

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“Make lots of noise. Kiss lots of boys or kiss lots of girls if that’s something you’re into. When the straight and narrow gets a little too straight, roll up the joint, or don’t. Just follow your arrow wherever it points.”

June 3, 2018 0

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October 2, 2017 0

“Old Men Die” from True Detective

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“So you’re telling me the world isn’t getting worse? I’ve seen kids today, all in black, wearing makeup, shit on their faces; everything’s sex. Clinton!”

September 22, 2017 0

“History Is Not There To Be Liked: On Historical Memory, Real and Fake” by Jason Steinhauer (Foreign Policy Research Institute)

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A myth is a story that people tell themselves about their past. Edith Hamilton described mythology as an explanation of nature, and indeed all myths have an explanatory quality. They are stories that explain how the world came to be. Culture, as Clifford Geertz laid out, is “a system of inherited conceptions expressed in symbolic forms.” Culture is the sum of what we pass down through language, ideas, and signs. Myths explain the world. Cultures perpetuate them.