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Social Media and Ambient Intimacy
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Social Media and Ambient Intimacy

This episode of “Shots of Awe” is brought to you by the Toyota Prius. Let’s lead the way. [MUSIC PLAYING] People talk a lot these days about our increasingly fragmented lives. You know we’re living our lives online. And somehow,

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The Urge To Merge: Why Do We Crave Intimacy?
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The Urge To Merge: Why Do We Crave Intimacy?

So you know, I think that there’s few things more primal than the urge to communicate, the pull towards intimacy, towards merger with the other, a way of almost smashing, or isolating, and debilitating sense of individuation. We feel so

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The Fear of Intimacy
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The Fear of Intimacy

Nowadays we’re pretty tough on people who have a certain kind of fear. People who are afraid of getting close. People who need to sit alone for quite a long time everyday. People who don’t always find it easy to

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POP CULTURE: Why We Love Disaster News
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POP CULTURE: Why We Love Disaster News

In another incident today ten people died in a terrible (inaudible) crash there was a huge fireball… Female Reporter: After days of torrential rain the landslide completely buried the house killing the inhabitants, 32 Male Reporter 2: Shortly after take-off

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TOP 10 NEWS (Eng Subs)
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TOP 10 NEWS (Eng Subs)

New top 10 this week and it’s about NEWS! Yayyy NEWS! Before releasing the album in 2016, a teaser MV was made In this teaser, the members do music with their mouth, environment and accessories and don’t sing Visually it

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Stay in – or Leave – a Relationship?
PHILOSOPHY – René Descartes
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PHILOSOPHY – René Descartes

René Descartes was a French 17th century philosopher, famous above all for saying ‘I think therefore I am’, but worthy of our attention for many reasons beyond this. What makes him stand out is that he was a fierce rationalist.

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PHILOSOPHY – Michel Foucault
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PHILOSOPHY – Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault was a French 20th century philosopher and historian who spent his career forensically criticizing the power of the modern bourgeois capitalist state, including its police, law courts, prisons, doctors and psychiatrists. His goal was to work out nothing

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POLITICAL THEORY – John Rawls
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POLITICAL THEORY – John Rawls

Many of us feel that our societies are a little – or even plain totally – ‘unfair’. But we have a hard time explaining our sense of injustice to the powers that be in a way that sounds rational and

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How to Make an Attractive City