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“Being affected by the world but only affecting our small portion of it” by Douglas E. Welch [Audio] [Podcast]

“Being affected by the world but only affecting our small portion of it”Douglas E. Welch Listen to this essay Subscribe to my “For the weekend…” newsletter These last two years and more seem like a never-ending progression of one crisis … Continue reading

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25 Anti-Mimetic Tactics for Living a Counter-Cultural Life via Epsilon Theory [Shared]

Despite the slightly over-written title, there are some interesting points made in this piece that get you thinking. — Douglas 25 Anti-Mimetic Tactics for Living a Counter-Cultural Life – Epsilon Theory Sometimes going with the flow is nice. Nobody wants … Continue reading

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“Being affected by the world but only affecting our small portion of it” from For the Weekend…February 25, 2022

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“Playing Defense” from For The Weekend…February 11, 2022

Subscribe and Forward This To A Friend Today! Related Posts: Sunset Abstract via Instagram Winter Trees as a Portal to Aliveness via The Marginalian [Shared] Municipal Courthouse, Van Nuys, CA via Instagram NEW DESIGN: Vintage Book End Paper from Bibliothèques … Continue reading

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“Here we go again!” from For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch – Issue 5: January 7, 2022

For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch Issue 5: January 7, 2022 Subscribe to For The Weekend… Here we go again! Everything old is new again! Like hamsters on a wheel, dogs chasing their tail, or a universe-sized Mobius strip*, life … Continue reading

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For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch – Issue 4: December 31, 2021

For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch Issue 4: December 31, 2021 Subscribe to For The Weekend… Acceptance vs. Arrogance There is a constant theme to this pandemic — get back to normal. While this is indeed a great future goal, when … Continue reading

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For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch – Issue 3: December 17, 2021

For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch Issue 3: December 17, 2021 Subscribe to For The Weekend… Christmas Eve and a COVID Test In the last 2 years, I haven’t had any reason to feel sick. I tend to get at least … Continue reading

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Issue 3: For the Weekend…On Naps and Napping – Subscribe Today!

For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch Issue3: December 17, 2021 Subscribe to For The Weekend… On Naps and Napping… If there is anything I have learned over the lasts 2 years of isolation, working from home, and living life in close … Continue reading

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Issue 2: For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch – Subscribe Today!

For the weekend…from Douglas E. Welch Issue 2: December 10, 2021 Subscribe to For The Weekend…  Enjoying Your Holiday Season The holidays aren’t always the easiest times for folks, especially after the last, almost 2, years, so while you are preparing … Continue reading

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New Weekly Newsletter: For The Weekend — Subscribe Today!

This week I started a new, weekly email newsletter last week entitled “For The Weekend.” Each week I’ll present a short essay and 4 interesting links to watch or read. Read Issue 1 Subscribe to For The Weekend…from Douglas E. … Continue reading

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“100 pebbles still have weight when thrown together.”

Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash   Whenever injustice, oppression, hatred, fear, or just plain stupidity invade my social media feeds, I tilt at windmills and post my thoughts, fears, and opinions.\ Sure, I am a nobody, with a small … Continue reading

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White House Attacks Higher Learning and Threatens Defunding

Colleges teach critical thinking, which is, of course, antithetical to those who wish to control others. They don’t want people to think for themselves. They want them to obey. Hence, they attack anyone who threatens their control over others. Related … Continue reading

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Random killer stalks Los Angeles

55 people died from #COVID19 in LA County yesterday. If a killer was randomly killing 50+ people a day, every day, would not we be devoting every resource to stopping them? Why aren’t we treating this pandemic the same? In … Continue reading

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Home School: Film Adaptations of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol via Gresham College on YouTube

How do the different film versions of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol reflect the politics and culture of their own particular times? A lecture by Dr Christine L. Corton, Wolfson College Cambridge10 December 2019 6PM GMT A Christmas Carol (1843) … Continue reading

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Moby-Dick Marathon: The Story Hour Series via New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Relive one of New Bedford Whaling Museum’s most beloved events with a twist! The annual Moby-Dick Marathon takes place each winter and runs for 25 consecutive hours. Melville aficionados, scholars, and others enter a lottery months in advance for … Continue reading

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