Op-Ed: I Have Finally Accepted Life in a Pancake

I’m confused. Everyone keeps saying we are in a pancake and I guess I am starting to see it or something…?  I first heard about this theory on Twitter. I just assumed it was part of a movement of modern American post-realist thinkers fostering an intellectual discussion about the state ...

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On the Ubiquity of Foucault’s Panopticon

(in relation to Plato’s allegory of the Cave and Atwood’s internalized Male Gaze)   Ha! Gotchu, you fuckin’ nerd. You thought I was gonna comment on how Foucault’s panoptic systems extend beyond the carceral archipelago and into our own minds, affecting our perceptions of reality as described by Plato’s cave ...

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A Summary of Cow Vid ‘19

In ANTHRO 360: “Animals, Furries, and Guillermo del Toro”, we watched a very thought-provoking YouTube video about a group of cattle ranchers in Wakawuhwoh County, Wisconsin. After an outbreak of a fairly deadly cow disease, farmers had to work hard to make sure their cowmunities rarely intermingled. In Wakawuhwoh, farmers ...

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