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How to Tell Whether You’ve Got Angst, Ennui, or WeltschmerzEnglish has many words for the feelings that can arise when a good, hard look at the state of the world seems to reveal only negatives.716 wordshttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/58230/how-tell-whether-youve-got-angst-ennui-or-weltschmerz Net zero emissions targets are everywhere – we need to sort the genuine from the greenwashThe last 12 months have been marked by the misery of the pandemic and the accompanying economic contraction. But for 2021 there are reasons…

Study: A quarter of adults don’t want children — and they’re still happyParenting is one of life’s greatest joys, right? Not for everyone. New research from Michigan State University psychologists examines characteristics and satisfaction of adults who don’t want children.508 wordshttps://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-06/msu-saq061521.php #162: Minimum Viable SelfTwo decades ago, before social media existed, Zygmunt Bauman articulated a perfect description of how it would soon shape our behavior and frame our relationships to one another.804 wordshttps://kneelingbus.substack.com/p/162-minimum-viable-self The New…

What if Britain had Lost the Battle Above its Skies in WWII?The most likely result of German victory and the success of Operation Sea Lion would have been a new government in the UK. During the Battle of Britain, the skies above the United Kingdom were the battlefield between the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Luftwaffe.1021 wordshttps://www.warhistoryonline.com/instant-articles/what-if-britain-had-lost.html What to Forage in May – The Best Wild Food Plants to HarvestDiscover over sixty wild food…

GulagThe Gulag is recognized as a major instrument of political repression in the Soviet Union.16307 wordshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulag How to Pick Your Life Partner – Part 1Dissatisfied single people should actually consider themselves in a neutral, fairly hopeful position, compared to what their situation could be. A single person who would like to find a great relationship is one step away from it, with their to-do list reading, “1) Find a great relationship.2435 wordshttps://waitbutwhy.com/2014/02/pick-life-partner.html Tools of TitansI’ve…

GulagThe Gulag is recognized as a major instrument of political repression in the Soviet Union.16307 wordshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulag How to Pick Your Life Partner – Part 1Dissatisfied single people should actually consider themselves in a neutral, fairly hopeful position, compared to what their situation could be. A single person who would like to find a great relationship is one step away from it, with their to-do list reading, “1) Find a great relationship.2435 wordshttps://waitbutwhy.com/2014/02/pick-life-partner.html Tools of TitansI’ve…