TFS 9 – Capitalism Fetishism, Oldy Time Squirrel Pet Craze, and more on Language


While it’s likely just a rhetorical flourish there seem to be a great number of folks convinced that capitalism is some sort of Panacea. This overly rosy picture is inaccurate since it fails to take into account the vast difference that access to natural resources, geographic security, and technology make in living standards. I then go to list some historical oddities and revisit the concept that language affects how we function and what we become.


https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/pet-squirrel-craze https://theconversation.com/language-alters-our-experience-of-time-76761


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