history

20051020 – history

  • many different economies, not just capital. symbolic; gift;

  • where the hell did ‘russian roulette’ come from?

  • chompksy site bittorrent of ‘century of the self’

  • anthropology, psychology, sociology, marketing, branding, adveritsing (‘dream worlds of consumption’) — weren’t they all born at roughly the same time? and they have struggled to move closer and get away from each other (depending) like the snakes on the pole

  • ‘a sucker’s born every minute’ – cross-reference gullibility studies to birthrates 🙂

  • origin of dollar sign: apothecary, caduceus,

  • neo-pre-post-ironists

new history prof: deborah levitt

new phil prof: michael t. zimmer

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