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Climate Institute Poll finds we are all stupid, confused. Gillard must sell The Carbon Pox better!

Jo Nova joannanova.com.au We know the answer is always that they are smart, and that if we don’t “get their vision” they just need to explain it better. “Australians have limited understanding of climate change, Climate Institute finds” A new … Continue reading

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The Careerists

Chris Hedges truthdig.com The greatest crimes of human history are made possible by the most colorless human beings. They are the careerists. The bureaucrats. The cynics. They do the little chores that make vast, complicated systems of exploitation and death … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Transhumanists

Before It’s News Transhumanism in a fortune cookie:  the familiar human world is just one point along a continuum of evolution, and we have an unprecedented capacity to participate in that process.  And yet, the future being as slippery as … Continue reading

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Facebook addiction disorder: What it is and how to recognize it

Seymour Spacey Addiction News Now There is no need to convince you that Facebook addiction is reality in today’s world. So many people suffer from it and so many of them don’t even realize they are addicted. Day after day … Continue reading

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Dawn Of The Clone Age (BBC)

BBC/EvolutionDocumentary Broadcast (1997) In February 1997, science fiction took a step closer to reality when a team of British scientists achieved what many believed to be impossible: cloning a single adult cell to create a whole new animal Dolly the … Continue reading

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Low doses matter hugely, say scientists

Kristin Shafer Panna It’s been the official mantra of pesticide companies for decades: “The dose makes the poison.” While it makes intuitive sense — you’d think that the more of chemical you’re exposed to, the sicker you’ll get — the … Continue reading

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The Poetry of Science: Richard Dawkins and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Richard Dawkins & Neil deGrasse Tyson Richard Dawkins The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science ( http://richarddawkins.net ) presents: “The Poetry of Science: Discussions of the Beauty of Science.” Two of science’s luminaries converse on the beauty of science. … Continue reading

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Misogyny: A Collection of Writings on Women by Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche TheAbsolute Actio in distans When a man stands in the midst of his own noise, in the midst of his own surf of plans and projects, then he is apt also to see quiet, magical beings gliding past … 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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Emmanuel Goldstein (George Orwell) Ignorance is Strength (1949)

Panarchy.org Note: Here is George Orwell at his best. This is Chapter I of The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism, to be read preferably after Chapter III (War is Peace) because it ends in a suspended way that allows … Continue reading

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