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I would love to make all my spending directed towards companies off the stock market, if possible, and am constantly searching out new ways to do so.
I had an idea to develop an app that allows people to identify items manufactured locally on a map, but I've always been too busy to develop it.
There were several cities where real-estate values weren't really hit that hard by the recession - it was largely areas with a lot of exurban speculation.
And Houston does actually have regulations for lot sizes, land use, and parking - they just don't call it zoning.
More aware yes, more powerful, not so sure. We are in a prison without bars. Our power is stifled by our domestication.
For instance we are like house cats We have the ability to hunt, kill, essentially be self sufficient but we are imprisoned by our natural survival mechanism that seeks the path of least resistance and easiest source of "food" We are imprisoned by comfort.
We essentially create novel ways of experiencing the illusion of our true desires without really ever reaching them So instead I am trying to find tickets to burning man to feed my desire for freedom and community They sold 60k tickets in 45 min.
Toaster - you are right about the land use restrictions in Houston. Making sure crematoriums aren't planted next to your favorite park - I'll let those restrictions stay as well.
We've just gone too far with everything else, thinking more rules means a better designed society. I'll only tell you what the "zeitgeist of today" is, if you promise me that you won't try to design buildings that somehow reflect the "zeitgeist of today".
Don't worry, I'm not trying to design buildings that reflect the Zeitgeist of today. By the way, thanks to everyone who's contributed, there are some great thoughts and theories and I really appreciate it!
I believe that what you point out, jla-x, is not the disease You vote with your wallet. The fatter it is the more votes you have.
Tammuz, I was pointing out the absurdity of it all. I agree that it is a symptom of the real problem which IMO is the concentration of power in the hands of the few.
I disagree with you about individualism. Individuals make up the society. We are not eusocial organisms like ants. We are also not solitary creatures like snakes.
We are not herd animals either. We humans are both individual and social. This basic human need for individualism and social networks is not a "western" condition it is a human condition.
Since the earliest societies individuals found ways to stand out and claim individuality be it through dress, jewelry, art, body paint, etc.
The only reason this seems absent in some parts of the world is because it is supressed with force and religious extremism. Not saying this is good or acceptable at all just an observation of the current state of things.
One more point on individuality There's a difference. These themes have long interested and obsessed me—hence my stumbling upon this thread—and I would love to see what some of the erudite commenters here think of the works.
Many of the comments here are, to my mind, spot on, yet of course it's impossible to sum up everything that's going on in these times.
The collection will be called Violet Rothko and Other Stories, and will be released by Millennium in September, available in all the usual places.
Are you sure you want to block this user and hide all related comments throughout the site? Features News Virtual Events Competitions. Literature and other media are sometimes said to express the Zeitgeist of the time they were created in or of a past period of time.
It is sometimes lowercased zeitgeist. The term was originally used by German philosophers in the s, including Georg Hegel and Johann Goethe.
One of its first known uses in English came in an book by British literary critic Matthew Arnold, who often discussed Goethe in his work. Zeitgeist may still be used in philosophical discussions, but it is perhaps more popularly used in observations about what people are or were feeling during a particular moment of time.
It is especially used in discussions of public attitudes and cultural shifts during past periods, which are easier to identify and analyze with hindsight.
Sometimes it is applied to an entire era, such as the Victorian era, whose Zeitgeist is often described as being focused on industrial progress.
It is often applied to decades. For example, the Zeitgeist of s America is often said to have been a preoccupation with wealth and consumption.
Zeitgeist is often used to discuss particular works of art that are considered to have skillfully represented the prevailing outlook of a certain time, such as books, music, and movies, as in The film perfectly captures the Zeitgeist during the tech boom of the early s.
What are some other forms of Zeitgeist? Zeitgeist is often used in observations about cultural trends and in statements about media that are said to have captured the overall feeling of an era.
It's always people with the least thought out, most generic designs that think people are ripping them off. Just cause you dragged the lowest common denominator out of the zeitgeist doesn't mean you own it lol.
Not just for the films themselves but the way they so totally defined the zeitgeist. They had to be released at exactly the right moment to hit the way they did.
The pandemic zeitgeist gives me an opportunity to practice my favorite contact avoidance technique ever, the Ebola Elbow handshake.
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