Julian Baggini

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Name: Julian Baggini
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Why do our cities breed loneliness?

'The sense of urban loneliness is felt most in modern residential complexes. To be in the neighbourhood does not make one a friendly neighbour, so while one may appear friendly does not mean one is a friend.''I am alarmed at the rate at which we Indians ... [Published rediff.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Playable Cities Bring the Fun Back to City Life

Julian Baggini writes for Guardian Cities in anticipation of the Making the City Playable event by telling of the recent, conspicuous efforts of the movement as well as the underlying ethos behind playable city installations and events: "Although their ... [Published Planetizen - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 1 reports

The Power of Walking: Best #Cityreads of the Week

us your favorites with #CityReads." Why Walking Helps Us Think ," Ferris Jabr, The New YorkerIn Vogue ’ s 1969 Christmas issue, Vladimir Nabokov offered some advice for teaching James Joyce’s “Ulysses”: “Instead of perpetuating the pretentious nonsense ... [Published The Atlantic Cities - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Letters: Tribal honour code masks sexual abuse

Professor Alexis Jay’s report on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham has been met with an array of trite responses. Some commentators have placed undue emphasis on the fact that child sexual exploitation happens in all communities, obfuscating the ... [Published The Independent - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Playable Cities: the city that plays together, stays together

Luke Jerram’s crowdfunded Park and Slide project temporarily transformed Park Street in Bristol into a 95-metre water slide open to the publicDuring the past year in Bristol you could have plunged down a 300ft water slide on one of the city’s main shopping ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Noma Chef Rene Redzepi's MAD Food Symposium, Copenhagen, Denmark

It is an unusual gathering of movers and shakers of the culinary world addressing an international audience of those who work in blue collar the industry as well as producers, writers, scientists, historians, or simply those obsessed with food. This fourth, ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Something rotten in the town of Rotherham

Every time the national spotlight falls on Rotherham it seems to cast only gloom. Currently synonymous with child abuse on a shocking scale, over the last decade the South Yorkshire town has become known as the place where Dolly Parton came to give books ... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Eventswire: What You Missed at MAD 4, Day 1: Soba Noodles, Armpit Cheese, and Spice Magicians

View gallery.[All Photos: ]Yesterday morning, the fourth annual MAD Symposium kicked off in Copenhagen, Denmark, hosted by Noma chef René Redzepi and co-curated by chef Alex Atala of D.O.M. in Brazil. Chefs, front-of-the-house staff, producers, journalists, ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

In this week’s magazine | A century of meddling in the Middle East

A century of meddling in the Middle EastGeorge Eaton: the Conservatives’ lack of discipline is a symptom of their unresolved identity crisisThe NS essay: research shows that those who are slightly overweight live longer. Is it time to rethink our diets? ... [Published New Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

What is wisdom? It does not automatically come with age

Julian Baggini and Antonia Macaro in FT Magazine: When people are asked what they’d like in life they typically respond that they want to be happy. Wisdom, which we might think of as a remote and highfalutin concept, is not such a popular answer. ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Long Live The Staycation?

Julian Baggini wonders whether going abroad necessarily broadens our horizons: Travel can yield many benefits. There is the challenge of having to deal with novel and unexpected situations, learning about the world and adapting to different customs. ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrating consumer choice

O n Monday, spiked hosted a debate on consumerism at the Palace of Westminster in London. Four speakers offered different perspectives on shopping today, then an audience of over 80 people grilled the panel on their arguments. The result was a lively ... [Published Spiked Online - Jun 27 2014]

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Why do our cities breed loneliness? [Published rediff.com - Sep 16 2014]
Playable Cities Bring the Fun Back to City Life [Published Planetizen - Sep 10 2014]
The Power of Walking: Best #Cityreads of the Week [Published The Atlantic Cities - Sep 06 2014]
Letters: Tribal honour code masks sexual abuse [Published The Independent - Sep 04 2014]
Playable Cities: the city that plays together, ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 04 2014]
Noma Chef Rene Redzepi's MAD Food Symposium, Co... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 31 2014]
Something rotten in the town of Rotherham [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Eventswire: What You Missed at MAD 4, Day 1: So... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 25 2014]
In this week’s magazine | A century of meddling... [Published New Statesman - Aug 14 2014]
What is wisdom? It does not automatically come ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
Print vs Screen [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 28 2014]
Long Live The Staycation? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
Celebrating consumer choice [Published Spiked Online - Jun 27 2014]
Atheism’s Creation Story [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 04 2014]
Atheists: The Origin of the Species [Published 3quarksdaily - May 01 2014]
Bristol festival of ideas: what to see [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
No need for a TED talk – three videos on making... [Published FT.com - John Gapper's Business Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Can the ‘smart thinking’ genre deliver? [Published 3quarksdaily - Mar 08 2014]
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What is wisdom? It does not automatically come ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 20 2014]
Julian Baggini and Antonia Macaro in FT Magazine: When people are asked what they’d like in life they typically respond that they want to be happy. Wisdom, which we might think of as a remote and highfalutin concept, is not such a popular answer. ...
Print vs Screen [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 28 2014]
Julian Baggini brings some perspective to the reader’s dilemma: [D]ebates over whether print beats screen are hopelessly simplistic, not least because reading on a computer, with endless distractions a click away, is very different from reading on ...
Long Live The Staycation? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jun 27 2014]
Julian Baggini wonders whether going abroad necessarily broadens our horizons: Travel can yield many benefits. There is the challenge of having to deal with novel and unexpected situations, learning about the world and adapting to different customs. ...
Atheism’s Creation Story [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 04 2014]
Julian Baggini reviews Nick Spencer’s book Atheists: The Origin of the Species , calling the author “the kind of intelligent, thoughtful, sympathetic critic that atheists need, if only to remind them that belief in God does not necessarily require ...
Atheists: The Origin of the Species [Published 3quarksdaily - May 01 2014]
Julian Baggini in The Guardian: Like new Labour, so-called New Atheism did not just replace the old variety but, for a while at least, almost totally occluded it. Atheism is now sometimes discussed as though it began with the publication of Richard ...
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