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The Recycled City

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

McLuhan’s influential gift was to unite a theoretical literary imagination about the impact of different kinds of communication with the practical ongoing pattern of North American life. He sustained an open nonelitist mind about different media. No intello-snob, he was a critic who was, however, never meanly critical. Like a Mobius strip he moved in [&hellip
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Too Much Garlic Is Good For You

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

An international food company headquartered in England asked me in the autumn of l998 to talk to their managers about emerging attitudes toward nutrition and diet. I had earlier written in a book about what I called “the extermination model of food.” I had described the way in which once upon a time food had always been celebrated because it [&hellip
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Celebrate Father’s Day While You Still Can

Written by Lionel Tiger on . Posted in Breaking News, Posts

There is of course hardly any more dramatic sex difference in human nature than between the minute or two it might take a man who’s a fast learner to become a father and the nine-months-plus-often-20-years that can be the woman’s outcome. This is such a startling distinction that virtually every social system has had to figure out a way to [&hellip
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