Don't be a billboard

Don’t Be a Billboard.

You are a person, don’t be a billboard. In the brave new world of mass-market consumerism, you can purchase all manner of clothing. You have a wide variety of brands from which to chose. Many of those brands are more […]

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Paulo Freire

Paulo Freire on Social Conflict

Paulo Freire on Social Conflict Paulo Freire is a Brazilian philosopher of education. Those on the Right would call him a “radical” because he believes that poor people shouldn’t be exploited and children should be taught to think creatively and […]

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Football Explains the World

Football, absurdly named “soccer” in the United States, is the most popular sport in the world. It is the most popular sport in nearly every nation of the world. Most Americans don’t get football. They do not understand the sport […]

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The False Freedom of Flippancy

Conformity Comes in Many Costumes It is a common conception, especially among young people, that having an “attitude” of flippancy expresses independence and freedom. By “attitude” I mean a conscious opposition to social norms about appearance and conduct. What society […]

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