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David Roberts explores the Death of The Leisure Class and what it means for wealth and class in modern day America

https://robertsdavidn.substack.com/p/the-death-of-the-leisure-class

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Nov 10·edited Nov 10Liked by M. E. Rothwell

Hi Micky, this time I'll be among the first (wow!) My story here will be https://zoecarada.substack.com/p/istanbul-calling-trust-the-chaos. Zoe Carada meets and greets chaos in a cross-cultural crash course in self-adjustment. THANKS!

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Terry Freedman has been writing the same story each week, but in a completely different style. In this post he wrote it as a soul song:

https://open.substack.com/pub/terryfreedman/p/experiments-in-style-soul?r=18suih&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

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Kameron Sanzo discusses energy language, "sensitive" female mediums, and the flow of data in Bram Stoker's *Dracula*. https://kameronsanzo.substack.com/p/the-dracula-series-nineteenth-century

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Kevin LaTorre celebrates two years of his newsletter by weighing the ambition of writing against the its temptation to vanity, foremost (of course) by close-reading G.M. Hopkins: https://kevinlatorre.substack.com/p/that-iron-ambition

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Sheila Dembowski discusses her thoughts on how we can start to heal the world through compassion, one hug at a time... https://sheiladembowski.substack.com/p/healing-the-world

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@Ramona Grigg looks at hate--eternal, ever-present hate--and once again attempts to make sense of it.

https://constantcommoner.substack.com/p/hate-is-the-constant-enemy-it-gathers

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Author Robin Reardon, a het/cis woman, writes convincingly about gay characters; ask her how.

https://robinreardonwrites.substack.com/p/confessions-of-a-het-cis-woman-writing

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Latham Turner explores his relationship to food and health and discusses how we could evolve to a more realistic vision of health.

https://open.substack.com/pub/lathamturner/p/on-health-and-science

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Nov 10·edited Nov 10Liked by M. E. Rothwell

Hi Mikey, Edward Rooster has written a meditation on Art & Science, that when new strange tools offer spontaneity, they free the artist in everyone. https://edwardrooster.substack.com/p/our-imagination-is-a-camera-of-the

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Nov 10·edited Nov 10Liked by M. E. Rothwell

I would like to submit my most recent article on 'The Matrix' called "How Neo’s Character Arc Reveals The Matrix Superpower System."

Mikhail Skoptsov analyzes how the picture's narrative rationalizes superhuman powers as the products of self-belief inside The Matrix, illustrating this concept though the emotional journey of its main protagonist from a skeptic to a believer:

https://textualvariations.substack.com/p/matrix-power-system

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In his project to read and comment upon the 850-odd works and authors of the Western canon as enumerated by Harold Bloom, Joe Steakley discusses King David's detached, almost relativistic morality, and Bible's first hints of a dualistic soteriology, in the the Second Book of Samuel otherwise called, The Second Book of the Kings chapters 15-24.

https://joesteakley.substack.com/p/as-the-tender-grass-springing-out

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Suzanne Taylor, in her Evolution Revolution, where she looks to what we-the-people can do to help this hurting world, posted "A digestible 'Green Dragon.' Oh joy!," to introduce readers to "The Universe is a Green Dragon," a book she's bought more than 2,000 copies of, where physicist Brian Swimme turned mystic to teach what we most need to learn, which is that we are interlinked as one humanity, here to help the earth and not to destroy it.

https://suzannetaylor.substack.com/p/a-digestible-green-dragon-oh-joy

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Eric Goebelbecker writes about Walmart setting aside a "workspace" for local police in one of their stores: https://ayne.ericgoebelbecker.com/p/a-police-workspace

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John Halbrooks explains why Tolstoy was so wrong about Shakespeare while being so right about so much else: https://open.substack.com/pub/johnhalbrooks/p/the-species-and-the-individual-in?r=kyg3a&utm_medium=ios&utm_campaign=post

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A real story of the worst possible offense, deliberate and repeated torture, that required decades and determination to find a deep and almost incomprehensible level of forgiveness … what can only be called “extreme forgiveness.”

https://gratitudemojo.substack.com/p/extreme-forgiveness

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