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What new thing could they possibly have to say about anything that couldn’t be described as the angry ejaculation of abstract cliches?
How Conservatives Have Always Been Sucking at Big Cock
Holly Wood
14521366728621/6/2016 19:17:53
There’s no other way to say this: the state of the Right is Lord of the Flies: stupid white boys running around being ignorant little shits.
How Conservatives Have Always Been Sucking at Big Cock
Holly Wood
14521368408011/6/2016 19:20:41
Or is the answer of who am I more complex than a bulging garbage bag of adjectives we want others to recognize as us?
Ego: The Neoliberal Limit of Innate Compassion
Holly Wood
14521391637471/6/2016 19:59:24
We never teach our kids how to sit with pain. We try to guide them towards a lifestyle we think will minimize pain.
Well-Adjusted to What?
Holly Wood
14521394826091/6/2016 20:04:43
It’s the story they tell themselves that pulls the trigger, not the actual situation.Well-Adjusted to What?
Holly Wood
14521395581081/6/2016 20:05:58
You become less practiced in dealing with day-to-day discomfort because you get better and better at avoiding pain, or at least you tell yourself that’s what the good life is — the absence of discomfort.
Well-Adjusted to What?
Holly Wood
14521395794711/6/2016 20:06:19
It’s famously noted that the Dalai Llama needed someone to explain to him the concept of self-esteem. He didn’t understand it. He didn’t understand why so many people in Western countries would hate themselves. In non-capitalistic societies, individuals do not need to “prove their worth” in order to justify their waking breath.
The Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion
Holly Wood
14521403882811/6/2016 20:19:48
We look down on people with self-esteem issues, as if it’s some weakness of character or immaturity and not the intended result of the cultural system in which we live.
The Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion
Holly Wood
14521408020301/6/2016 20:26:42
Self-compassion, though, isn’t about worth. It’s about really understanding that you don’t need to justify your existence — not even to yourself. That even if you were flawed beyond measure, you’re still just a piece of the universe inhabiting a human form and thus totally legitimate just as you are.
The Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion
Holly Wood
14521420494621/6/2016 20:47:29
The universe isn’t wrong or right, it just is.
The Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Compassion
Holly Wood
14521420583391/6/2016 20:47:38
Places like Harvard and other elite colleges are incubators of insecurity.
Musings on the Nature of Feminine Perfectionism
Holly Wood
14522308181181/7/2016 21:26:58
That you’ve been conditioned to see every encounter as an opportunity for judgment and assessment rather than an opportunity for conversation, a potential chance for growth, a fleeting moment of mutual recognition.
Musings on the Nature of Feminine Perfectionism
Holly Wood
14522311290891/7/2016 21:32:09
But for me, I think education is an issue of statecraft, as the only legitimate means of making a nation great.
The Future of Education: Clinton’s Stunningly Boring Promises of Vacuous Reform
Holly Wood
14523727076611/9/2016 12:51:48
So it occurs to me that maybe this is paradoxically why Americans love the space mission narrative. Extreme conditions that, at least on screen or in print, constrain our choices, force us to rely on each other and dissolve ourselves in the collective enterprise of survival.
Fucked in Space
Holly Wood
14523757843711/9/2016 13:43:04
So utterly preoccupied are we with the need to maximize choice in our lives, we fail to identify the cognitive overload of the choice imperative as its own kind of constraint.
Fucked in Space
Holly Wood
14523759283771/9/2016 13:45:28
We get high on choice because we confuse it for power.Fucked in Space
Holly Wood
14523760252981/9/2016 13:47:05
Christie projects an aura of belligerent overcompensation.
How America Became Too Great a Nation to Shelter War Orphans
Holly Wood
14523764072631/9/2016 13:53:27
their deep-seated need to protect themselves from other men by aping bigger and tougher than other men.
How America Became Too Great a Nation to Shelter War Orphans
Holly Wood
14523764417351/9/2016 13:54:02
fascist jellybeans like Chris Christie
How America Became Too Great a Nation to Shelter War Orphans
Holly Wood
14523765891571/9/2016 13:56:29
Men like Chris Christie are the product of the antiquated Republican strategy of abusive fatherhood by proxy.
How America Became Too Great a Nation to Shelter War Orphans
Holly Wood
14523766393401/9/2016 13:57:19
With turgid blade-hands, men like Chris Christie cut through the muddy complexity of global terrorism to deliver with paternalistic certitude this American paradox: we are so great a nation that we somehow cannot shelter war orphans.
How America Became Too Great a Nation to Shelter War Orphans
Holly Wood
14523766973611/9/2016 13:58:17
There is really only a simple mission statement for the office of the President and it’s don’t let America die.
Damn Right Amazon Runs a Fucking Deficit and So Should America
Holly Wood
14523770165321/9/2016 14:03:37
And talk about the perks, I mean America has free national parks I can basically just like walk into and shit myself in awe as one does.
Damn Right Amazon Runs a Fucking Deficit and So Should America
Holly Wood
14523771890601/9/2016 14:06:29
I may have feelings about how the existing American bureaucracy is currently designed to benefit certain groups more than others, but I’ll be damned if you think handing over the keys to the same kinds of shitbrains that came up with Comcast is better for the future of America.
Damn Right Amazon Runs a Fucking Deficit and So Should America
Holly Wood
14523772508181/9/2016 14:07:31
Austerity is like inviting people in to skullfuck America.
Damn Right Amazon Runs a Fucking Deficit and So Should America
Holly Wood
14523773830201/9/2016 14:09:43
America was fighting an ideological pissing contest with the Soviets and basically welcomed in any Cuban family who could get here as a big ol’ Fuck You to Communism as a gratuitous spectacle of public relations. No one cared if they took jobs away from anyone because they were a marketing ploy for Red, White and Blue Capitalism.
Why is It Ok for Marco Rubio’s Parents to Leave Cuba to get Rich but a Campaign Issue when Honduran…
Holly Wood
14523789662671/9/2016 14:36:06
The analysts and experts who are invited to talk on TV about politics spend more time whitening their teeth than they do weaving nuance.
Skullfuck You Very Much: Cultural Authority and the Dispossessed
Holly Wood
14523797085011/9/2016 14:48:29
sick and tired of corporate media vomiting out clickbait listicles and shitpieces about spooning while the rest of the fucking planet IS ON FIRE.
Skullfuck You Very Much: Cultural Authority and the Dispossessed
Holly Wood
14523803828861/9/2016 14:59:43
I read this, slammed my head against the wall for an hour, snorted half a bottle of bleach, force-fed myself eighteen pounds of lead-based paints, and still couldn’t approach the depths of sheer bloody-minded imbecility it must have taken to put those words together in that particular order.
SXSW’s Astounding Ideals of Cowardice
Chris Kluwe
14526326998561/12/2016 13:05:00
While thousands of the country’s best and brightest flock to far-flung places to ease unfamiliar suffering and tackle foreign dysfunction, we’ve got plenty of domestic need.
The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s Problems
Courtney Martin
14526336125181/12/2016 13:20:13
…the unexotic underclass can help address one of the biggest inefficiencies plaguing the startup scene right now: the flood of (ostensibly) smart, ambitious young people desperate to be entrepreneurs; and the embarrassingly idea-starved landscape where too many smart people are chasing too many dumb ideas…. The unexotic underclass has big problems, maybe not the Big Problems — capital B, capital P — that get ‘discussed’ at Davos. But they have problems nonetheless…
The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s Problems
Courtney Martin
14526336652051/12/2016 13:21:05
Three owners means no owner.
Square Defangs Difficult Decisions with this System — Here’s How
14531868060511/18/2016 23:00:06
Stay curious. Read all the time. You’ll never know what’s out there, and what you can do to change it, if you’re not looking out at the world beyond. Aaron read more than anyone I know, often several books a week (his annual book summaries are amazing), but any of us can embrace our curiosity and find ways to seek new information and ideas.
How to honor Aaron Swartz’s life
Ben Wikler
14532410381541/19/2016 14:03:58
There is something called the health gradient. It has been one of the most consistent correlations in medicine since the early 1900s. The higher your income, the better your health.
Inequality Costs Some Americans A Lot of Money
Deborah Foster
14532421803591/19/2016 14:23:00
New prospective longitudinal research shows that maltreated children display significantly higher levels of low-grade cellular inflammation in adulthood, which has important consequences for adult health and disease risk (Danese et al., 2007). Related work shows that reported exposure to physical or emotional abuse in childhood is associated with obesity in adulthood, and this may be due to physiological changes known to affect eating behavior (Gunstad et al, 2006).
Inequality Costs Some Americans A Lot of Money
Deborah Foster
14532422197521/19/2016 14:23:40
No, Brian, see, the role of social criticism isn’t to win points on the internet or gain a bunch of rabid followers who retweet everything you ejaculate into the discourse.
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532427564631/19/2016 14:32:36
Well, first, I wanted to point out that a millionaire with demonstrated libertarian political leanings might exhibit obvious logical biases associated with libertarian ideology on the subject of wealth and markets.
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532428207691/19/2016 14:33:41
The Market God does not care what is good for Society. As I’ve pointed out, what generates a “HUGE” demand may be Societally problematic and thus not an inherently worthy indicator of societal satisfaction. We might want to have a discussion about why so many people are addicted to mobile games. Games may turn out to be totally benign, but via the investigation we might find that people are escaping into “mindless entertainment” because we, as a culture, have completely lost presence with ourselves. We may find that distracting ourselves at every available moment is the only way we can cope with our own existence. LOL I know, that sounds really problematic when I say it that way, doesn’t it?
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532428969751/19/2016 14:34:57
we are being shaped by our technology
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532429162171/19/2016 14:35:16
there’s an urgent utility to discussing publicly the human consequences of the technologies we allow to colonize our lives
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532429459061/19/2016 14:35:46
It’s why its newsfeed looks like USA Today.
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532430072021/19/2016 14:36:47
It deludes us into thinking empathy, care and compassion are worthless because the Market confers to them no value.
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532430834231/19/2016 14:38:03
Big Market is why people now think college is no longer a place to learn how to think but rather a place to learn how to work.
What Can a Stupid, Mansplaining Comment Teach You About Neoliberalism?
Holly Wood
14532430930951/19/2016 14:38:13
The quality of the communication between children and their parents and caregivers, the researchers say, is of much greater importance than the number of words a child hears.
Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds
14532437756351/19/2016 14:49:36
A study presented on Thursday at a White House conference on “bridging the word gap” found that among 2-year-olds from low-income families, quality interactions involving words — the use of shared symbols (“Look, a dog!”); rituals (“Want a bottle after your bath?”); and conversational fluency (“Yes, that is a bus!”) — were a far better predictor of language skills at age 3 than any other factor, including the quantity of words a child heard.
Quality of Words, Not Quantity, Is Crucial to Language Skills, Study Finds
14532438056321/19/2016 14:50:06
Agnotology is the study of wilful acts to spread confusion and deceit, usually to sell a product or win favour.
The man who studies the spread of ignorance
Georgina Kenyon
14532439660181/19/2016 14:52:46
“We live in a world of radical ignorance, and the marvel is that any kind of truth cuts through the noise,” says Proctor. Even though knowledge is ‘accessible’, it does not mean it is accessed, he warns.
The man who studies the spread of ignorance
Georgina Kenyon
14532445193011/19/2016 15:01:59
Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.
Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.
@harvardbiz14533575508681/20/2016 22:25:51
the longer and more regularly you exercise through your life, the lower your chances are of suffering from cognitive decline and dementia as you age
A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed
14533581558541/20/2016 22:35:56
The plant apportions its digestive efforts according to the struggles of its prey. And the fly, by fighting for its life, tells the plant to start killing it, and how vigorously to do so.
Venus Flytraps Are Even Creepier Than We Thought
14534122322661/21/2016 13:37:12
It moves quickly, with each of its traps closing shut in a tenth of a second.
Venus Flytraps Are Even Creepier Than We Thought
14534128464841/21/2016 13:47:26
The truth, however, is that with the exception of a few public-health initiatives, the Davos model of “multi-stakeholder initiatives” and “global redesign” has utterly failed in its stated aims.
The failure of Davos
14535803015821/23/2016 12:18:22
Despite its reputation as a pro-fossil-energy, anti-renewable-energy state, Texas was the second state after Iowa to pass a renewable portfolio standard, a policy which requires a certain amount of electricity come from renewable sources.
Texas Sets New All-Time Wind Energy Record
14535820058621/23/2016 12:46:46
Chess also introduced the idea of the “other”. Black versus white. Our school versus theirs. And every game was zero sum — there was only ever one point to score, either to be shared or taken in its entirety. No way to grow the pie.
Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.
Tor Bair
14537696458451/25/2016 16:54:06
We should all be playing life to play. We shouldn’t only see our enemies or seek to control.
Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.
Tor Bair
14537698184771/25/2016 16:56:58
Tetris, to some, is frustration incarnate. It’s repetitive! It’s impossible to win! It’s driven by luck! But to me, it became the truest representation of life there is. In comparison, chess is just a silly war game.
Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.
Tor Bair
14537698385991/25/2016 16:57:19
Currently, we have some solid evidence that serotonin generally regulates how the brain learns about the environment.
Is serotonin the happy brain chemical, and do depressed people just have too little of it?
@sofia_deleniv14538559771601/26/2016 16:52:57
¯\_(ツ)_/¯ represents nihilism, “bemused resignation,” and “a Zen-like tool to accept the chaos of universe.” It is Sisyphus in unicode. I use it at least 10 times a day.
The Best Way to Type ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
14539417487731/27/2016 16:42:29
In patients with schizophrenia, a variation in a single position in the DNA sequence marks too many synapses for removal and that pruning goes out of control. The result is an abnormal loss of gray matter.
Scientists open the ‘black box’ of schizophrenia with dramatic genetic discovery
14542849342861/31/2016 16:02:14
Your job as an executive is to edit, not write. It’s OK to write once in a while but if you do it often there’s a fundamental problem with the team. Every time you do something ask if you’re writing or editing and get in the mode of editing.
Good CEOs aren’t busy
Mitchell Harper
14543029244311/31/2016 21:02:04
But “Infinite Jest” warned against the insidious virality of popular entertainment long before anyone but the most Delphic philosophers of technology. Sharing videos, binge-watching Netflix, the resultant neuro-pudding at the end of an epic gaming marathon, the perverse seduction of recording and devouring our most ordinary human thoughts on Facebook and Instagram — Wallace somehow knew all this was coming, and (as the man himself might have put it) it gave him the howling fantods.
Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20
14543701723952/1/2016 15:42:52
Wallace was explicit that art must have a higher purpose than mere entertainment: “Fiction’s about what it is to be a . . . human being.”
Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20
14543702024532/1/2016 15:43:22
We return to Wallace sentences now like medieval monks to Scripture, tremblingly aware of their finite preciousness.
Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20
14543704374142/1/2016 15:47:17
Here is one of the great Wallace innovations: the revelatory power of freakishly thorough noticing, of corralling and controlling detail.
Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20
14543707920772/1/2016 15:53:12
Even when you’re not reading him, he trains you to study the real world through the lens of his prose.
Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20
14543708020262/1/2016 15:53:22
His great gift is that the world remains as Wallaceian as ever — Donald Trump, meet President Johnny Gentle — and now we’re all reading his unwritten books in our heads.
Everything About Everything: David Foster Wallace’s ‘Infinite Jest’ at 20
14543710406212/1/2016 15:57:21
This is definitely just the beginning, but barring some exceptions, I think Lambda and similar will drive a new computing paradigm. At the end of the day, no one really cares about machines, containers, we just care about logic and results.
Introducing Apex
TJ Holowaychuk
14543731085612/1/2016 16:31:49
The real question is what happens in November. A Republican president would almost certainly nullify the regulation, which would mean America reneges on the Paris agreement. “However, this would lead to political consequences with our allies,” Groves points out.
The House Science Committee Thinks the Paris Climate Agreement Stinks
@wired14544586657572/2/2016 16:17:46
Eule also talked about the billions of dollars US taxpayers would pay into funds to help poor countries mitigate the effects of climate change and develop clean energy economies.
The House Science Committee Thinks the Paris Climate Agreement Stinks
@wired14544585869312/2/2016 16:16:27
Because our country's actions are going to drown their country!
"When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life."
John Lennon14545495970282/3/2016 17:33:17
Yahoo creates technology products that people use and media properties that have an audience, but its attempt to be a technology company and a media company simultaneously has resulted in an organization that's less than the sum of its parts.
Yahoo is laying off 1,700 and putting itself up for sale. Here's why.
14545653104952/3/2016 21:55:10
My own phase of very-heaven fell during the first campaign of Barack Obama, another candidate whose supporters touted him as entirely pure, only to eviscerate him when that premise disintegrated under the pressure of actual politics, and so it’s impossible not to see the fervor of young support for Bernie as a reaction, in some part, against Obama the Firebrand turned Obama the Moderate.
Should Millennials Get Over Bernie Sanders? - The New Yorker
@Alex_Lily14545508000412/3/2016 17:53:20
Bernie’s attractiveness as a candidate relies on the premise of purity—a political value as ancient as politics itself. In contemporary American politics, purity is the domain of independents, who can claim to resist the nefarious influences that representatives from the major parties must necessarily fall prey to
Should Millennials Get Over Bernie Sanders? - The New Yorker
@Alex_Lily14545506604632/3/2016 17:51:00
"I just try to ship products that I’m not ashamed of," a Yahoo executive told the New York Times in December. This is not an attitude that tends to produce excellent products.
Yahoo is laying off 1,700 and putting itself up for sale. Here's why.
14545652622962/3/2016 21:54:22
The bar Yahoo! aims for on its new products and features.
Sanders’ angry populist demagogue shtick goes over extraordinarily well with young liberals, especially white ones, who are weary of horse-trading incremental change.
One Secret to Bernie Sanders’ Success? He’s Not a Woman.
14546280271872/4/2016 15:20:27
"Incremental change"... our world changes too fast now for "horse trading incremental change" to be the way things get done.
Crucially, males’ frontal lobes don’t fully mature until their late 20s, whereas those of women mature earlier.
What every dictator knows: young men are natural fanatics — Joe Herbert — Aeon Opinions
14546352900352/4/2016 17:21:30
The scans showed that when meditating on compassion, Ricard’s brain produces a level of gamma waves – those linked to consciousness, attention, learning and memory – ‘never reported before in the neuroscience literature’, Davidson said. The scans also showed excessive activity in his brain’s left prefrontal cortex compared to its right counterpart, allowing him an abnormally large capacity for happiness and a reduced propensity towards negativity.
A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day
ajs14546350674222/4/2016 17:17:47
Why are young men like this? Part of it seems to depend on testosterone, acting on their brain during early foetal life. Exposure in the womb ‘masculinises’ the brain – giving it certain properties, including sexual identity as a male, as well as a preference for play patterns that involve physical contact and even play fights. We know this because girls exposed to abnormal levels of testosterone during this time show similar behaviour, but much less otherwise. At puberty, there is another surge of testosterone acting on this already-prepared brain: this not only awakens sexuality, but encourages various strategies for competing for a mate – including the use of aggression and risk-taking behaviour.
What every dictator knows: young men are natural fanatics — Joe Herbert — Aeon Opinions
14546352600732/4/2016 17:21:00
Of about a hundred bacteria isolates taken from 20 beards, around 25 percent of these showed antibiotic activity against their indicator strain.
Beard bacteria could lead to new antibiotics
@ReutersIndia14546328491212/4/2016 16:40:49
Instead of seeing each moment as it is, we react to each moment
from our past pain and frustration; then we react to the pain
and frustration; then we react to that reaction; and so on and
on. In this way a special form of mental torment is created that
consists of seemingly endless layers of pain, negative emotion,
self-doubt and self-justification--known in Buddhism as "samsara,"
the illusory world we think of as real. It is what, in honest
moments, many people might call "normality."
Introduction to Buddhism
14547418223382/5/2016 22:57:02
Reminds me of DFW's "This is Water" commencement speech.
The fundamental Buddhist act is
to accept responsibility for one's projections, and to learn to
know, first hand, how the mind creates illusion and amplifies
Introduction to Buddhism
14547418586892/5/2016 22:57:39
Buddhism has attracted a large following among American intellectuals,
perhaps because Buddhism contains so much insight on how to use
the mind to tame the mind's excesses.
Introduction to Buddhism
14547412812622/5/2016 22:48:01
A listener may relish the sampled genre or revile it. No matter. When a musical passage is played, a distinct set of neurons tucked inside a furrow of a listener’s auditory cortex will fire in response.Other sounds, by contrast — a dog barking, a car skidding, a toilet flushing — leave the musical circuits unmoved.
New Ways Into the Brain’s ‘Music Room’
14550582187392/9/2016 14:50:19
Researchers found that having more women in overall executive positions was tied to greater profitability at companies. Those with more women on the board of directors also performed modestly better. But having a female chief executive had no relationship to a company’s earnings.
Companies Where More Women Lead Are More Profitable, a New Report Says
14550584810212/9/2016 14:54:41
Here is the collected wisdom that we have gained from running the
Taskwarrior project for nine years. It has been rewarding,
enjoyable, and sometimes frustrating. We learned a lot about
users and Open Source expectations.
Taskwarrior - What Have We Learned From This Open Source Project?
14551456669652/10/2016 15:07:47
Really good nuggets of observation and advice from owners of an open source project. Also largely true about role as a Product Manager for closed- or open-source product.
But over the course of this campaign it feels as if there’s been a decline in behavioral standards across the board. Many of the traits of character and leadership that Obama possesses, and that maybe we have taken too much for granted, have suddenly gone missing or are in short supply.
I Miss Barack Obama
14551451924932/10/2016 14:59:52
In the years since 2008, many Americans, in particular young people, are willing to consider the possibility that neoliberalism–the economic ideology espoused by both the post-Reagan republicans and the post-Carter Clinton-era democrats–is fundamentally flawed and must be revised or potentially replaced entirely.
Why Bernie vs Hillary Matters More Than People Think
14552308453492/11/2016 14:47:25
When you ask me about having it all, or how am I going to manage my kids, I seriously think that you are insane. Because in my head, I can’t imagine a scenario where you trust someone with millions of dollars to run a business but think that they don’t know how to deal with childcare.
VCs- don’t compare me to your wife, just don’t
Sarah Nadav
14556813661492/16/2016 19:56:06
It has helped us at GeekTrust move away from gut-feel feature prioritisation. Every feature now starts with — “which part of the funnel are we hitting with the next feature, and by how much do we think it will help?”.
How to prioritise features when you have no money (sound familiar, startups?)
Krishnan Nair
14562600964512/23/2016 12:41:36
while books have always been important to me on their own (pre-digital) merits, it started to occur to me that “learning how to read books again,” might also be a way to start weaning my mind away from this dopamine-soaked digital detritus, this meaningless wash of digital information, which would have a double benefit: I would be reading books again, and I would get my mind back.
Why can’t we read anymore?
Hugh McGuire
14566247995152/27/2016 18:00:00
Rather it is to see that our questions are not the only ones worth asking and that by considering others, we might not only open up new vistas but also see our familiar intellectual territory in a different light.
What Is the Self? It Depends
14566205262592/27/2016 16:48:46
Whereas in the West the self is understood primarily as an autonomous ego whose existence is distinct from that of others, in the East, it is often argued there is no meaning of self that is independent of our relations to others. The self is irreducibly social.
What Is the Self? It Depends
14566205561962/27/2016 16:49:16
What these tweedy Buckleyites at places like the Review don't get is that most people don't give a damn about "conservative principles." Yes, millions of people responded to that rhetoric for years. But that wasn't because of the principle itself, but because it was always coupled with the more effective politics of resentment: Big-government liberals are to blame for your problems.
How America Made Donald Trump Unstoppable
14566166901282/27/2016 15:44:50
Harmony is found when our social relations are good, and to be good they require openness about disagreement and conflicts of interest. Harmony is not an aspiration for bland uniformity.
What Is the Self? It Depends
14566209736632/27/2016 16:56:14
The end result is that Ruby+Truffle produces artisanal machine code that looks as if it were hand-crafted by a demoscene wizard.
Projects That Are Making Blazing Fast Ruby a Reality
14566201403352/27/2016 16:42:20
in less than a year Trump has succeeded in turning the USA into a massive high school
How America Made Donald Trump Unstoppable
14566132228822/27/2016 14:47:03
this boorish, monosyllabic TV tyrant with the attention span of an Xbox-playing 11-year-old really is set to lay waste to the most impenetrable oligarchy the Western world ever devised
How America Made Donald Trump Unstoppable
14566132229672/27/2016 14:47:03
the presidential election campaign is really just a badly acted, billion-dollar TV show whose production costs ludicrously include the political disenfranchisement of its audience.
How America Made Donald Trump Unstoppable
14566132230262/27/2016 14:47:03
Sanders worries about the poor, while Trump would eat a child in a lifeboat – but both are laser-focused on the corrupting role of money in politics
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