I would like to welcome Celestine as my first guest writer on GCi. Celestine is the author of blog, Wholly, Celestine and is the significant other of a friend of mine from childhood. All three of us grew up on the naval base in Japan, and this just goes to show [...]
Continuing with my topics about boring and difficult, I now end by talking about reading.
I like how my professor made the distinction between reading, and READING. I never really thought of it like that considering how much I read to begin with, but there really is an art to reading that goes beyond just [...]
In my attempts to write a post every day, I have encountered some difficulties, mostly with inconsistent scheduling at work. The spring semester is also starting in a week, and with that I will definitely not be contributing daily posts (not that I was able to in the first place), but I will [...]
Last semester, my professor started our Sociology of Gender class by talking about the politics of boring. The subject itself didn’t really have anything to do with the intersectionality of race, class and gender, but it had everything to do with the class. I think she was preparing us for the K2-sized amount of reading [...]
It is extremely tempting to ignore the potential crisis that we may encounter despite all the obvious signs that there is a serious environmental problem, and that government may not be able to maintain its structure, and that our current rate of consumption is not in our best interest or in the interest of environmental [...]
Milbraith proposes the idea of ownwork, which is a form of work that is controlled by a person as an individual, a group, or a locality (Envisioning a Sustainable Society, 206). Ownwork, according to Milbraith, is not distinct from leisure, and it doesn’t encourage wealth. He also states [...]
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