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> #12043 I recorded those outside cuz that's when I had the inspiration. The background noises weren’t a distraction for me. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/21
jewish critic of islamic immigration has interview edited to make him look bad deep linking to example of editing (there's some stuff before if you want full context) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odCQhAezB_Q&feature=youtu.be#t=160s Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/21
An interesting amateur tour of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/21
https://www.macrumors.com/2019/03/21/facebook-plaintext-passwords-exposed/ > Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions Passwords in Plain Text, Thousands of Employees Had Access jfc Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/21
JSON list of stores that sell Sprite Zero Cherry Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/21
#12048 #Fired4Truth Alisa Open Discussion 2019/03/21
Non-overreaching and the Apollo space program Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/21
http://gothamist.com/2019/03/20/fairway_cashierless_app.php long excerpt: > In November, Fairway introduced a mobile app run by a New York-based company named FutureProof Retail, that allows customers to create an account and scan their own groc Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/20
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gall_(author)#Gall.27s_law : >> A complex system that works is invariably found to have evolved from a simple system that worked. A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be patched up to ma Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/20
Gall's Law Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/20
I reply to a guy who thinks he refuted Objectivism on reddit curi Open Discussion 2019/03/20
#12043 I recorded those outside cuz that's when I had the inspiration. curi Open Discussion 2019/03/20
I was distracted by the background noise in these two podcasts. Was it meant to be an experiment or something? https://curi.us/files/podcasts/reputation.mp3 https://curi.us/files/podcasts/philosophy-experts.mp3 anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/20
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Greenspan#Early_life_and_education >In 1977, Greenspan obtained a Ph.D. in economics from New York University. His dissertation is not available from the university[18] since it was removed at Greenspan's request Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/20
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b53uiRFq4Ds 1 hour news report on how leftist policies are destroying seattle Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/20
> GWBush's PressSec talks about Iraqi WMDs > https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1108182597983703041.html i see a bunch of ppl flaming him on twitter but haven't seen any factual disputes so far sigh Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/19
GWBush's PressSec talks about Iraqi WMDs https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1108182597983703041.html Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/19
#12035 that seems like it requires good philosophy Anonymous Podcast: How To Learn Philosophy 2019/03/19
https://vdare.com/articles/big-other-in-new-foreword-to-camp-of-the-saints-jean-raspail-names-those-wringing-france-s-neck?scroll_to_paragraph=7 > A novel such as Camp of the Saints could not be published today. Even before it appeared, in July 197 Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/19
"No good deed goes unpunished" is a good argument against altruism? Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/19
A better subject would be How to unlearn bad philosophy Anonymous Podcast: How To Learn Philosophy 2019/03/19
https://nypost.com/2019/03/15/brexits-in-trouble-because-britains-political-class-never-wanted-it/ > Nigel Lawson, long-time No. 2 to Margaret Thatcher, wrote a short but pointed letter to The Spectator last week. He said that Lord Kerr, the Britis Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/19
I answered a comment about DD and LT: https://conjecturesandrefutations.com/2019/03/16/lulie-tanett-vs-critical-rationalism/ Yes the problem with bad "CR" people, or bad intellectuals, is larger than Tanett. It includes David Miller: http://c curi Open Discussion 2019/03/18
>In an interview with MSNBC on Thursday, Harris said it was "outrageous" that Vice President Mike Pence will not have one-on-one meetings with women - a critique that exaggerated a long-ago Pence comment that he does not dine one-on-one with a woman o Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/17
Choice of words in "Best Optimum Batch Size" Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/17
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> 1. ["Optimum" is a noun](https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/optimum), but it's being used here as an adjective. If it's meant as an adjective, I think it should be "Optimal". "Optimum" can be an adjective Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/17
Choice of words in "Best Optimum Batch Size" Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/17
my notes for making this podcast curi Podcast: How To Learn Philosophy 2019/03/17
_Bureaucracy_ by Ludwig von Mises, 1944: > For under government interference with business the unity of government policies has long since disintegrated into badly coördinated parts. Gone are the days when it was still possible to speak of a gover curi Open Discussion: Economics 2019/03/17
As long as the government is small, it doesn't make that much difference if government workers don't vote, and the system makes sense: the 95% entrusting the 5% with power but the 95% making the decisions. As the government gets bigger, this policy Dagny Open Discussion 2019/03/16
Yeah, welfare recipients should be included too. Not every program handing out even a dollar, and not social security or medicare (too universal), but some clear cases like food stamps or subsidized housing. If the government is giving you money, y Dagny Open Discussion 2019/03/16
> I think government employees shouldn't be allowed to vote. (It's not permanent. They can vote again if they quit, retire, or get fired.) What do you think? Disenfranchising public school teachers, cops, and soldiers (among others) doesn't seem li Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/16
I think government employees shouldn't be allowed to vote. (It's not permanent. They can vote again if they quit, retire, or get fired.) What do you think? Dagny Open Discussion 2019/03/16
Regarding cost plus payments to government contractors: Excerpt From: Ludwig von Mises. “Bureaucracy.” Apple Books. > [Suppose] The contractor spends some money with the intention of reducing costs of production. If he succeeds, the result curi Open Discussion 2019/03/16
[image] This is false, mean, and self-contradictory. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/16
https://twitter.com/reasonisfun/status/1106617278437703680 > It's neat how different epistemologies have radically different answers to: > - What people, animals and computers are > - Animal sentience > - The capabilities of children > - What Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/16
Alan Forrester writes: https://twitter.com/alan_forrester/status/1106867481531035648 > Judgment: Tanett won’t debate or consider criticism. She hides her ignorance of CR by having no mechanisms for her errors to be corrected. Then she tries to Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/16
Big scandal with bribery and cheating to get into colleges. Worth reading an article about what's going on. This one has a funny part: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/college-admissions-bribery-scandal-scheme-usc-lori-loughlin-daughter-olivia-jade-gia curi Open Discussion 2019/03/14
https://mises.org/wire/college-education-has-little-do-education > An old friend of mine, who taught political science for 25 years at the University of Colorado, was known to tell his students that the real reason they were there was to marry peop Dagny Social "Intellectuals" 2019/03/14
https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/b0v2il/why_some_people_says_that_the_austrian_school_of/eij2wcq/ I tried quoting Mises to show that Mises agrees with Popper on demarcation (except terminology) and the guy got dumb/mad/dishonest Dagny Open Discussion 2019/03/14
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In a hospital I saw a sign that said: > Aren't life's precious moments worth a few minutes? > > Get your mammogram > > Make an appointment today I think the sign had a picture of some people smiling at each other. This was designed to pu Anne B Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/03/14
I was exiting a building with some other people and the person behind me asked, “Is it snowing yet?” A string was pulled in me. I hadn't known it was supposed to snow that day and the question caused me to think I *should* have known. I thought a Anne B Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/03/14
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https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/b0v2il/why_some_people_says_that_the_austrian_school_of/eihw0d0/ > However, their failure to adopt empiricism, made continued contribution difficult. The comma after "empiricism" splits the su Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/14
https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/b0v2il/why_some_people_says_that_the_austrian_school_of/eihx9bk/ Popper's demarcation criterion was used to reject Marx, Freud and Adler as non-science. They claimed the authority and prestige of curi Open Discussion 2019/03/14
BrekfastLibertarian replied condescendingly. I'll paste my reply to him in the next comment after this. https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/b0v2il/why_some_people_says_that_the_austrian_school_of/eihvgy2/ Popper had a negative i curi Open Discussion 2019/03/14
https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/b0v2il/why_some_people_says_that_the_austrian_school_of/ > Why some people says that the Austrian School of Economics isn't taken seriously in the academia? Lots of reasons. A big one is becau curi Open Discussion 2019/03/13
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For reference re #12002 https://samharris.org/surviving-the-cosmos/ > DD: Human well-being, yes. Now, I actually think that’s true, but I don’t think you have to rest on that. I think the criterion of human well-being can be a conclusion, no Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/12
Lives worth living. Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/12
> Undoing Aging conference I think if it's a proper noun (so "Undoing" and "Aging" are capitalized) then "conference" is part of the noun and should be capitalized too. "Undoing" and "Aging" are both modifiers, not nouns. The thing is an undoing Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/12
First sentence of today's SENS newsletter: > SENS Research Foundation (SRF) and Forever Healthy Foundation (FHF) want to see you at the second annual Undoing Aging conference, so with less than 3 weeks to go, you should definitely register as soon curi Open Discussion 2019/03/12
> If reputation is fraudulent, how can I find good ideas without reading what every thinker wrote? Find thinkers you like who have stuff you judge as high quality. It should be stuff where you can judge, e.g. an issue you know about, or a summary o curi Social "Intellectuals" 2019/03/11
How should it be? perfeito2 Social "Intellectuals" 2019/03/11
I have always done this, and suffer a lot from the discomfort of trying to look thin. I wonder if part of the reason women get a harder time than men about this is because women are afraid of “looking pregnant” when they aren’t. Jamie Sucking In Your Gut 2019/03/11
Goldratt: In Japan, The Choice outsells The Goal Josh Jordan Goldratt vs. Japan 2019/03/11
[image] Jesus these people are idiots. Is a private right wing anarchist subreddit that invited me a couple days ago. https://www.reddit.com/r/NatAnCap/comments/azzzk8/by_any_means_necessary_a_vio curi Open Discussion 2019/03/11
right when he starts firing to try to backboost me... the double Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/10
https://mises.org/wire/atlas-shrugs > Three months ago, the CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle credit card processing firm, announced that all of the firm’s employees would be paid a minimum of $70,000 a year, according to this story. Now, the fi Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/10
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1h5iv6sECGU AOC is a puppet. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/10
https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/azdjh6/does_this_contribute_anything_to_economics/ei8jn91/ Having options available has value whether they are contractually guaranteed (meaning: if the option goes away, you get paid) or not. Th curi Open Discussion 2019/03/10
https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/ays1n3/the_austropunkism_debate/ei747xn/ Salerno's paper is 80% philosophy, which is not his field. That undermines what he says. He wants people to be trained in Austrian Economics before partic curi Open Discussion 2019/03/10
The Austro-Punkism debate post: https://www.reddit.com/r/austrian_economics/comments/ays1n3/the_austropunkism_debate/ I'm not finished with the first article, by Salerno. I think it's interesting and he's wrong in some important ways but I predi curi Open Discussion 2019/03/10
Does this contribute anything to economics? curi Open Discussion 2019/03/10
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what are the best arguments that reparations for black slavery in the USA are a bad idea Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/08
> What is the best investment for small sums of money? Index funds for small or large sums of money. In the US, use Vanguard. They are good at it and have lower fees. The simplest type is a target date fund. If you want more info, try Ramit Sethi's curi Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/08
What is the best investment for small sums of money? Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/08
> > “This bias fosters intolerance of different beliefs and this is not the kind of education we deserve. Please teach our children how to think, not what to think.” The teachers doing this *don't know how to think* and therefore *can't* teach Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
> Horowitz Freedom Center one of the ONLY orgs doing anything on K-12 indoctrination. Why does the rest of conservative movement not care about children been indoctrinated, pressured, and propagandized at schools? Too busy cheering on non-existent wal Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
What is the tone Anonymous Analyzing How Far I'll Go 2019/03/08
#11979 re this comment, it doesn't look like he framed it as "conservative case" but he's their token conservative, so that's how it's being interpreted by some Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
NY Times columnist wrote something about the "conservative case" for reparations https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/07/opinion/case-for-reparations.html i don't plan on reading it but if anyone wants something to fisk, might be fun Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
Horowitz Freedom Center one of the ONLY orgs doing anything on K-12 indoctrination. Why does the rest of conservative movement not care about children been indoctrinated, pressured, and propagandized at schools? Too busy cheering on non-existent wall Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
https://www.stopk12indoctrination.org/leftist-indoctrination-in-maine-classrooms-gets-green-light-from-gop > Last year, teachers at Cape Elizabeth High School facilitated a student walkout specifically aimed at passage of more restrictive firearms Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/273091/battle-against-leftist-indoctrination-public-matthew-vadum > One parent told her that at a school in Portland “students who chose not to participate in the [March 2018 pro-gun control] walk out were require Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/08
https://mises.org/library/enterprising-education-doing-away-public-school-system > Besides national defense, no government-provided service enjoys as much exemption from scrutiny as the provision and subsidization of primary public education. Even Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/07
#11973 What? Anonymous Donald Trump is a Protectionist 2019/03/07
https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2019/03/05/carney-flawed-study-used-claim-trade-war-hurts-u-s/ ? Anonymous Donald Trump is a Protectionist 2019/03/07
[image] Dawkins, who hates religion, uses religious imagery to suggest similarity between himself and Moses (who got the 10 commandments from God up on Mount Sinai, then went down and shared the message Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/07
https://www.reddit.com/r/TheRedPill/comments/axxfod/mindblown_my_girlfriend_just_confirmed_trp_to_me/ cocky asshole type guy (that's an exaggeration ofc) does well with women. likes a particular girl a lot. and she complains about it. so he gets Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/06
replying to labor theory of value post on austrian econ subreddit curi Open Discussion 2019/03/06
[Tetris] Hypertapping can hurt your hand Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/06
There is only one God (Kek) and Pepe is his prophet. Anonymous Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/06
https://twitter.com/AP4Liberty/status/1102966081990414337 [image] It's disgusting and anti-intellectual to conflate arguments with sword fights and bloody killings. "Memes" like this can be, and ar Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/05
Neat tech salary info site: https://www.levels.fyi/SE/Apple/Google/Facebook Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/05
Facebook is so fucking bad. [image] Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/05
One other error in my Tetris post: NES Tetris was published in *1989*, not 1985 as I stated above. 1985 is when the NES itself came out in North America. Source (same as above): https://tetris.fandom.com/wiki/Tetris_(NES,_Nintendo) Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/05
markdown in comments here is done with regex. you can url encode special characters. https://tetris.fandom.com/wiki/Tetris_%28NES%2C_Nintendo%29 as a [markdown link](https://tetris.fandom.com/wiki/Tetris_%28NES%2C_Nintendo%29) Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/05
Re: NES Tetris level 33 reached for the first time Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/05
Markdown links for URLs with trailing parenthesis? Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/05
NES Tetris level 33 reached for the first time Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/05
> > There are no laptops that don't use Apple's idea and there haven't been since the PowerBooks came out. Apple Insider is technically incorrect: https://www.amazon.com/Update-CPU-m3-8100Y-Windows-Graphics-Bluetooth/dp/B07H2XGD6M/ I know someo PAS Open Discussion 2019/03/04
Editorial: Apple's waiting game on foldable iPhones is no surprise https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/02/27/editorial-apples-waiting-game-on-foldable-iphones-is-no-surprise via Instapaper > “Similarly, the PowerBook introduced the idea of mov Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/04
Monopoly Through Austrian Lenses | Jonathan Newman https://mises.org/library/monopoly-through-austrian-lenses via Instapaper > “Then what about Luxottica’s alleged decision to restrict output? Let us trace through the implications of their p Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/04
> UK has unwritten constitution - bad? Yes. It would be better to have an explicit statement of some set of principles of government. The government could always ignore them if it wanted, as often seems to happen in the US, but somebody would alway oh my god it's turpentine Improving The World With Written Discussion Rules 2019/03/03
Ocarina of Time Any% Tutorial by MichaelRadar (2014) Josh Jordan Open Discussion 2019/03/03
This commentary video on the book is pretty good (and is part of a series): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5G7JSj6YGQ Anonymous Commentary Videos on 12 Rules for Life 2019/03/03
you TRY to follow the rules, as written, instead of TRYING to follow the rules as adjusted by common sense so ur like "well it says X but Y makes more sense so we'll just treat it like Y". > UK has unwritten constitution - bad? dunno, don't they Anonymous Improving The World With Written Discussion Rules 2019/03/03
UK has unwritten constitution - bad? Anonymous Improving The World With Written Discussion Rules 2019/03/03
given all rules have to be interpreted, how does "an ethos of follow the literal rules" work? Anonymous Improving The World With Written Discussion Rules 2019/03/03
> I disagree with calling Marxism a religion or saying that atheists are "religious" in their own way This is disagreeing with a fairly common view, as a way to explain what I think more, it's not a claim that you are doing that. curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
Critical Rationalist thinking is another example of a tradition of thought. It's hard to define exactly which ideas fall within it or not (lots of Popper fans have thoughts which aren't very good, and it can be controversial who to disqualify), but we curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
Religions are specific things like Christianity. They have some commonalities like addressing big questions like the purpose of life. The criteria for being a religion aren't carefully defined, so there are edge cases and I haven't tried to figure the curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
It would be helpful if you explained what you mean by the following: -religious thinking - religion - atheism Anonymous Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
I'm most informed about the Abrahamic religions. I'm unsure if you disagree with this claim? >I think the *core* of religious thinking is accepting claims *based on doctrine* rather than on good explanations, criticism, and empirical evidence. Anonymous Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
Do you think that was the core of Athenian religious thinking, or do you not know much about that, or is your view focused on modern religious particularly Christianity, Judaism and Islam? By your definition, tons of atheists are more religious (do curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
Yes, this seems to be where our disagreement lies. I think the *core* of religious thinking is accepting claims *based on doctrine* rather than on good explanations, criticism, and empirical evidence. Anonymous Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
> If a religion contains rational, useful parts it is in spite of religious thinking, not because of it. You seem to be defining religious thinking as whatever is bad and dumb (and associated with a religion), rather than e.g. whatever is part of a curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
If a religion contains rational, useful parts it is in spite of religious thinking, not because of it. You didn't address this section, which I think is key: >Rejecting all specific religious claims that are bad explanations or are falsified wo Anonymous Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/03
> Religion always requires static memes in so far as its claims depart from reality. Do you agree? No. What? People can make mistakes without it being static memes. > I agree people should be sceptical of "scientific consensus" *especially* if t curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/02
>Today, or always? Today, religion requires static memes - do you agree? Atheism doesn't require static memes - do you agree? Religion always requires static memes in so far as its claims depart from reality. Do you agree? -- We need commo Anonymous Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/02
Philosophy didn't fail just because many philosophers are bad. There are good ones: http://fallibleideas.com/books Philosophy is the name of the field which includes, e.g., *methods of rational thinking*. That field can never be abandoned, we just Anonymous Infrequently Asked Questions 2019/03/02
> agreed, debate can be a good one, but who evaluates the debate then? doesnt it again come down to rhetoric? and appealing to laymen shortcuts of evaluation based on their senses rather their intellect? No, it's up to people to explain within the curi Judging Experts by the Objective State of the Debate 2019/03/02
> - religion *requires* faith (and thus anti-rational memes) Today, or always? Many Christians have crafted logical arguments for God's existence, and other matters, which they believed to be correct. Do you know much about the role of religion in curi Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/02
philosophy failed because it missed the concepts to evaluate virtue properly. neuroscience might come in hand now and we can combine them to a greater good. bottom line is > define the human design as best as you can , values and virtues , see what https://www.facebook.com/Keen4 Infrequently Asked Questions 2019/03/02
the run https://www.facebook.com/Keen4 Judging Experts by the Objective State of the Debate 2019/03/02
the run gruia The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality Is Due to Dishonest, Irrational Ignorance 2019/03/02
Faith: religion vs evolution CB Open Discussion: Religion 2019/03/02
Trans is a horror story (and btw it started decades ago, it's getting more attention now b/c it's had so long to develop into a larger evil): https://www.thepublicdiscourse.com/2019/02/49686/?fbclid=IwAR0hhqCiI1oLa_DOSIZizUd1_ZnVI-3I9k3GyL7t2sG5MC8 Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/02
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Fundamental Life Skills you'll gain by applying yourself at improving in fighting games. Alisa Open Discussion 2019/03/01
Rejecting meta discussion is an example of people wanting *bounded discussions*. It's a demand that discussions have limits placed on them. (As always, they aren't too clear about exactly what the limits are.) Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/01
[image] Of course it's not a CRIME to be ignorant of economics, but they are betraying the value of economics here. It's good to know the basics – of the subject, and of how economics think – like o Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/01
https://twitter.com/Sam_Dumitriu/status/1101147929736343554 [image] someone in comments suggests the study is unethical because it wastes thousands of people's time. i agree. a defender estimates 3mi Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/01
> Which are the biggest problems with libertarianism? Sympathy and alliance with left. Open borders. Mostly not Mises fans/students. Mostly anti-Objectivism. Vague, badly defined label that includes leftists. Radicals who say they ha Anonymous Submit Podcast Questions 2019/03/01
How the left views the world: assimilated immigrant = not diverse. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/01
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David Horowitz is another example of how the best people will talk some, because they like to, instead of just making excuses about being busy. And they don't choose all their discussion partners by prestige. Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/03/01
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Ralph Cudworth on concentration Alisa Open Discussion 2019/02/28
Early on when I used Twitter I had several interactions with Heartiste and he followed me and retweeted some of my stuff. He had far more followers than me (I forget how many, at least 10k, maybe 50k). That's the kind of way you can build up a bigg curi Open Discussion 2019/02/28
Twitter censoring Canary Mission again: https://us10.campaign-archive.com/?u=97f5dcf7e199dea4dc3139b76&id=08c34452da&e=6860d70a78 Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/02/28
https://www.amazon.ca/How-Destroy-Man-Now-DAMN/dp/099982032X > A wave of sexual misconduct allegations about powerful men have exploded recently in the media (e.g., the news, Twitter #MeToo, etc.). A bold social movement has begun with brave women Anonymous Open Discussion 2019/02/28
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> Today in a store the cashier asked me if I wanted to donate to some charity. > This request is intended to pull strings that make people donate to charity in order to feel like they are good people. Yeah and it works well. Ppl strive to feel a kate Analyzing How Culture Manipulates You by Pulling Your Puppet Strings 2019/02/28

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