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Heavenly goodness: on religious food blogs

Written by Aurora E. L. Turkenburg

It is not difficult to get lost online between food blogs, -videos, -reels, and recipe-tik-toks. Among countless of diets, such as the increasingly more popular veganism and keto diets, we also find ‘religious’ food blogs promoting a religious diet. Where do these stem from?

So, it’s all about compassion and, as I learned when I was doing Buddhist meditation retreats, you don’t have to involve animal suffering to have a good diet. It’s not necessary.

Jean-Philippe Cyr, ‘The Buddhist Chef’
source: https://www.lionsroar.com/a-conversation-with-the-buddhist-chef/

The A to Z of My Relationship w/the Internet

In hopes of wrapping up these series of blogs in style, I thought I would document the A to Z of things I have discovered through the Internet that significantly and qualitatively enriched my existence over the years! A for AMA AMA (or /r/IAmA; Ask me Anything) is a subreddit for interactive interviews, ranging from various celebrities to everyday people in several…

Viking Funerals and Frozen Money

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‘im here to learn so :))))))’ – The exploitation of an AI *Trigger warning for the content of some images*

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To wrap things up

After writing a variety of blogs for this course, I will end my blogging experience with this final entry. For this final blog, I would like to write out some of my thought about my experience of writing these blogs and I would like to take a brief look at the blogs that I have written. My blogging experience Blogging is not…

Disney’s Struggle: Disclaimers and Diversity

For my last blog, I decided to direct my attention to an interesting current phenomenon: warnings and disclaimers. ‘Political correctness’ Over the last couple of years, there has been more attention for what many call ‘political correctness’, I feel in most parts it is just common-sense, but sure we can call it something political if you would like. It entails the notion…