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Cherice Montgomery

Cherice Montgomery's Public Library

Jul 05, 15

A list of questions in English, categorized by topics such practical, aesthetic, social, ecological, vocational, moral/ethical, etc., about technology

Jul 05, 15

Conversation guides for a variety of big conceptual questions

Jun 30, 15

From a review:  "This choose-your-own-adventure approach to history is consistently absorbing. Fictional newspaper headlines offer often shocking feedback."

Jun 30, 15

Primary sources - students explore survivor testimony re: historical events

  • small-scale, casual, promiscuous spending on stuff that doesn’t really add a whole lot to my life
  • the 40-hour workweek as the normal lifestyle. Under these working conditions people have to build a life in the evenings and on weekends. This arrangement makes us naturally more inclined to spend heavily on entertainment and conveniences because our free time is so scarce.
  • We’ve been led into a culture that has been engineered to leave us tired, hungry for indulgence, willing to pay a lot for convenience and entertainment, and most importantly, vaguely dissatisfied with our lives so that we continue wanting things we don’t have. We buy so much because it always seems like something is still missing.

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Jun 15, 15

Makes an intriguing argument that science and religion are not at odds, but rather, in perfect agreement.

Jun 15, 15

Dad and little 2-year-oldish girl unpack Masha and bear craft kit together - Dad narrates in Russian what each item is, and the little girl talks (colors)

Jun 05, 15

Color wheel with various shades labeled in Cyrillic - translations at bottom of page

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