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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Mar 20

A Story to Bind Us: The Intellectual Deep Web and a New Meta-NarrativeWe know ourselves through stories, and we know each other through the stories we share. But for all the beauty of stories, we are drowning in them. This is, after all, the promise of postmodernism; the grand narratives that bound us together have been stripped away and instead the world is fragmented into an infinity of individual perspectives, weaving into a tapestry so thick we can no longer see through it. Wherever we look now, either online or at our institutions and ideologies, we find no single story …

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A Story to Bind Us: The Intellectual Deep Web and a New Meta-NarrativeWe know ourselves through stories, and we know each other through the stories we share. But for all the beauty of stories, we are drowning in them. This is, after all, the promise of postmodernism; the grand narratives that bound us together have been stripped away and instead …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 Mar 20

A Story to Bind Us: The Intellectual Deep Web and a New Meta-NarrativeWe know ourselves through stories, and we know each other through the stories we share. But for all the beauty of stories, we are drowning in them. This is, after all, the promise of postmodernism; the grand narratives that bound us together have been stripped away and instead the world is fragmented into an infinity of individual perspectives, weaving into a tapestry so thick we can no longer see through it. Wherever we look now, either online or at our institutions and ideologies, we find no single story …

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A Story to Bind Us: The Intellectual Deep Web and a New Meta-NarrativeWe know ourselves through stories, and we know each other through the stories we share. But for all the beauty of stories, we are drowning in them. This is, after all, the promise of postmodernism; the grand narratives that bound us together have been stripped away and instead …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 8 Aug 19

https://medium.com/media/4cc015802985104d6244853ddacc372b/hrefHow can we even begin to understand and solve our biggest problems if our conversations about them keep breaking down?The growing polarisation of western societies started before social media, but it is continuing to accelerate —as more and more of us retreat into ideological camps and see the “other side” as at best irrational, at worst, mortal enemies.As the evolutionary biologist Bret Weinstein pithily explains, our current situation means “you can’t dance with the one that brought you”. Meaning, in evolutionary terms, many of our innate programmes, particularly for tribalism, violence and rivalry, will end in a self-extinctionary path if we can’t …

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https://medium.com/media/4cc015802985104d6244853ddacc372b/hrefHow can we even begin to understand and solve our biggest problems if our conversations about them keep breaking down?The growing polarisation of western societies started before social media, but it is continuing to accelerate —as more and more of us retreat into ideological camps and see the “other side” as at best irrational, at worst, mortal enemies.As the evolutionary biologist Bret …

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