More on the¬†Mythquake book-project – a book I’d been trying to write for some ten years, but now recognise it’s time for me to hand it over to someone else (if anyone else wants it! ūüôā ) The previous chapter, …

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Summary of another chapter from the¬†Mythquake book-project. The previous chapter, ‘MQ-7: Sugar and spice‘, covered probably the most controversial class of mythquakes, around cultural, societal, interpersonal and personal definitions of gender. It’s controversial because it’s something every person will experience …

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Another chapter from the¬†Mythquake book-project. In the previous chapter, ‘MQ-6: The meaning of life‘, we explored major mythquakes that arise from collisions between ways of thinking – particularly science and religion, as ‘social constructions of reality’ that provide definitions of …

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More on the¬†Mythquake book-project – an unfinished book-project that I accept I now need to hand over to someone else, or at least make the ideas more generally available in some form. In the previous chapter, ‘MQ-5: Money makes the …

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Another of those first-thing-in-the-morning ideas, which arose in part from a conversation on social-architectures that I’ve been having with gift-economy maven Alpha Lo. Our whole economy is built around the idea of possession, and exchange of possessions; yet what do …

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More on the¬†Mythquake book-project – a book I’ll probably never have time to finish, so here I’m handing it over to whoever might like to take it up. In the previous chapter, ‘MQ-4: Whoever you voted for…‘, we moved into …

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More on the¬†Mythquake book-project. As mentioned in previous posts, this is a book that I‚Äôve been trying to write for more than ten years, but it’s time to accept it ain’t gonna happen – not from me, anyway. So I‚Äôm …

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More on the¬†Mythquake book-project. This is a book that I’ve been brewing for perhaps a decade, but accept that I will probably never have time to write, so I’m placing these ideas up in the blogosphere in the hope that …

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More on the¬†Mythquake book-project. The previous chapter, ‘MQ-1: Everyday Upsets‘, introduced the basic idea of mythquakes as a mismatch between our expectations and the actual reality. Here we start to explore what happens when we say that it’s reality, and …

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More on the Mythquake book-project. This and the next few posts in this series will work their way up the scale of mythquake severity, from MQ-1 (trivial everyday stuff) to MQ-9 (total destruction). My last attempt to get restarted on …

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