Radiohead — The Daily Mail Because it’s so bad@ss
The Seven Stages of Life Alchemy →
The Seven Stages of Life Alchemy Calcination This is our first taste of trauma or challenges that shakes us to the core and moves us from our rooted routine order. This is known as the burning ground. or the earthquake to our known foundation. It can be a near death experience, a broken heart, losing a loved one, a illness, a upset ,disaster, or other loss of financial, emotional or physical...
Will robots steal your job? →
This is not a new story. People have been fretting about the rise of the machines since Ned Ludd took a hammer to his knitting frames, and probably before. In general, these fears have been unfounded. Yes, better technology sometimes replaces workers in the short run, but over the long march of history, technological improvements have been a key to economic growth, and economic growth improves...
Radiohead on Colbert
This is the fate of man. He must strive for that which he cannot attain. He must...– The Kolbrin Manuscripts (via heartmindspirit)
Transhumanism: Our We Still Ourselves or...
I’ve been thinking lately about a strange theoretical connection: transhumanism as a manifestation of the uncanny and its relation to Marxist rhetoric of commodity fetishization. My idea hinges on the argument that the uncanny is perceived always as a relation between “thing” and self. The uncanny is a sentiment produced by things: landscapes, architecture, another individual;...
Does Smart Equal Liberal? →
Surprisingly, this fundamental question has never been examined scientifically—until now. Psychologist Ian Deary of the University of Edinburgh realized he could explore the link between IQ and values using a very large existing data base on kids who were born in 1970. These boys and girls, more than 7000 of them, had all taken IQ tests at the age of ten, so he was able to sort out the bright...
Another reason why Utah is King. I wake up wondering if I know how close I am, flirting with death, whether because of memory or because of something in the air. We’re surrounded by beautiful canyons, the sky endless with bluffs on every side. The view here at the top is calm, with a few aspen and broad-leafed shrubs. To travel these beaten paths is better than to arrive. I’m...
Radiohead Announces Tour Next Year →
Life just got much better!
Without Religion So Much Beauty Would Be Lost →
It’s doubtful that even most so-called religious wars have been primarily about religion, and that an entirely faithless society would be a utopia. But if we’re supposed to “imagine” all the glorious things awaiting us if we’ll just abandon belief in God, perhaps we should also consider for a few moments what would have been lost, or transformed beyond recognition,...
Calling people stupid doesn’t help progress an argument, it just makes the...– John Graham-Cumming (via azspot)
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