This is a deep, masterful exploration of race, DNA, embodiment, wierdness, the anthropocene, and the limits of both biological determinism and the social construction of identity. Wow.
When You Meet the Monster, Anoint Its Feet
In the age of the Anthropocene and entrenched politics of whiteness, Bayo Akomolafe brings us face-to-face with our own unresolved ancestry.
Cheese exposed to hip-hop tastes better, finds Swiss experiment
A quirky experiment that exposed Swiss cheese to different kinds of music found that hip-hop made it taste the best.
Have you read this? Loved it.
from the evil corporations department
@jaimito The first four songs on this joint rock so hard. Sunshine Rock!
I miss this guy. From November 2017.
Some soul-nourishing perspective from David Abram. We are alive and breathing on a living, breathing planet. Sentience. This way of knowing speaks more deeply to me than any other. Carve out some time to listen, and stick with it. I also recommend the interview with Joanna Macy--the first episode of the emergence podcast. 90 years old and fully alive.
This checklist is a pretty good place to start for basic internet security.
Have you listened to this yet?
This is a rather stunning visualization of polar vortex data.
This is a beautiful website.
"You can’t create stories unless you’re listening to something. You can’t create stories that have any meaning unless the rest of nature can speak to you in some way, or unless you can hear what it’s got to say. Unless there’s an exchange, you’re just humans talking to other humans about humans in a human world. That’s a broken world, actually."
World's 26 richest people own as much as poorest 50%
Nice profile of the star of Roma.
Best film I've seen in ages.
A pretty good, very brief, timeline of major climate reports, summits, and government (in)actions. Good for basic bearings on the story so far.
So good! Ezra with Michael Pollan.
"You don’t have to be interested in taking magic mushrooms to listen to this conversation. Most of it isn’t about psychedelics at all. It’s about how we think, how we sense, how we learn, whether spiritual experiences can have materialist consequences, what makes us afraid of death, what our minds filter out in the world around us, and much more. "
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