Tag Archives: Game

Is “BPA-Free” a Lie?

ANH-USA Close. Many products that now boast they’re “BPA-free” have simply switched to a BPA relative that may be equally toxic! Regular readers will be aware of our campaign against BPA. Bisphenol-A is a dangerous, endocrine-disrupting chemical found in many … Continue reading

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The Ultimatum Game

PsyBlog spring.org.uk Sometimes games have a lot to teach us about human nature, other times they’re just games. One game that some economists and psychologists claim has much to teach us is called The Ultimatum Game. The game is very … Continue reading

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Wittgenstein on Language

Partially Examined Life On Ludwig Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations, Part I, sections 1-33 and 191-360 (written around 1946). What is linguistic meaning? Wittgenstein argues that it’s not some mysterious entity in the mind, but that it is a public matter: you … Continue reading

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Future States — Play | Offbeat | PBS Film Festival

PBS “Future States — Play, ” a film in the PBS Online Film Festival’s Offbeat category. The film imagines a not-too-distant future where video games have become indistinguishable from reality. These fully immersive games are nested inside each other like … Continue reading

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People & Power – America’s Dangerous Game

Al Jazeera This film reveals the full scale of Washington’s covert war in Yemen and asks: Is the US creating more enemies than it can capture or kill?

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Alan Watts: A Critique of Carl Jung – Seeing Through the Game

Youtube In this rare audio, Alan Watts provides a commentary on Carl Jung and the early Chinese Taoist book, “The Secret of the Golden Flower”. Alan Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and … Continue reading

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John Forbes Nash (A Brilliant Madness)

A Brilliant Madness is the story of a mathematical genius whose career was cut short by a descent into madness. At the age of 30, John Nash, a stunningly original and famously eccentric MIT mathematician, suddenly began claiming that aliens … Continue reading

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Online theft earns real-world conviction

Source: News THE amulet and mask were a 13-year-old boy’s virtual possessions in an online fantasy game. In the real world, he was beaten and threaten with a knife to give them up. The Dutch Supreme Court overnight upheld the … Continue reading

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Super Rich The Greed Game

Source: BBC As the credit crunch bites and a global economic crisis threatens, Robert Peston reveals how the super-rich have made their fortunes, and the rest of us are picking up the bill. Robert Peston, the BBC’s Business Editor, speaks … Continue reading

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Hit Star Wars game lets players ‘own’ and torment female slaves with electric shock collar

Source: Daily Mail Gamers playing the hit online game Star Wars: the Old Republic are torturing and abusing a female ‘slave’ character with punches and an ‘electric shock collar’ – and enjoying it. The character comes with a ‘shock collar’ … Continue reading

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