On this page, I am collecting ‘Bigs’ — as a curiosity. I’m curious about the word ‘Big’ and the conceptual work that ‘Big’ does. I wonder, for example, ‘Big’ compared to what? And is ‘Big’ bad and ‘Small’ (or whatever it is that is not Big) good ? I can’t image that ‘Small’ Oil and ‘Small’ Tobacco, if there are such beasts, are thought good. Mind you, good requires an indexical, such as good for ….
If ‘Big’ is bad, what is it that makes ‘Big’ bad? Profit? Market Share?
(Typed ‘big’ into the Google search bar — just over 1.5 billion…BILLION hits! Big is big!)
Well, I have no definite plan for this page. We’ll just see where it goes.
A Hybrid: Big Agriculture, Big Secrets, Big Food
A Hybrid: Big Data in Big Oil
(Isn’t small philanthropy just charitable giving?)
David and Goliath; Jack the Giant Killer; championing