Category Archives: We the People

Amoeba’s Lorica: The Way We Were (and Aren’t)

So, this morning (18 November 2020), Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba was driving to work, listening to a classic rock radio station (we pause briefly while the Gen Z’ers do a websearch on ‘radio station’), and this song comes on. A … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: Zen and the Art of Golf Course Greens Mowing

…any book about class must take the form of explaining working-class life to middle-class people. – Lynsey Hanley, 2008; in her review of the book Deer Hunting With Jesus. It is five o’clock in the morning of a mid-July day … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The Disadvantages Of a Silicon-Rich Diet

Two words, dear reader. “Hunger games.” OK, let Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba guess your word associations. Katniss Everdeen. Underdog. Gratuitous viole … er, gripping, mind-boggling action. Country takes on city – the Capitol, no less – and wins. Corrupt, effete, … Continue reading

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