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The Verifiably Impossible

Day by day I find that our biggest problem as humanity is the disconnect between experience and the value we accord the verifiably impossible (see post). It’s funny that the biggest problem in creating a so-called better world – that … Continue reading

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The Age of Humanity

“You were sick, but now you’re well, and there’s work to do” – Kilgore Trout Salaam! A new regime appears! It surfaces from the wasteland of the previous power, feeding and thriving on the toxicity deposited by the old authority. … Continue reading

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Caprice – Part II

This is a continuation of Caprice and Self Control, which got started really with The Calculus of Decisions. Every day a person wakes up with a different disposition, with minute chemical changes shifting our moods and hungers.  The world seems … Continue reading

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Errico Malatesta Part 1 – Anarchy

“Man, like all living beings, adapts himself to the conditions in which he lives, and transmits by inheritance his acquired habits. Thus, being born and having lived in bondage, being the descendant of a long line of slaves, man, when … Continue reading

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Century of the Self

I just watched this whole series and I think I need to rewatch it. It offers a very interesting account of institutions, American history, psychology, capitalism, advertising, government, identity, cooperations, public relations, the public, mob mentality, World Wars, Hitler, Sigmund … Continue reading

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