Category Archives: Economics and philosophy

I.e., political theory and philosophy as they pertain to economic issues and thought. Stuff that gets into economic philosophies and ideologies belong here too.

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100th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution

I’m not convinced that regimes under Stalin or Mao would have been particularly less murderous under some form of capitalism (whether state capitalism, monopolistic capitalist, or other), or that any system birthed by revolutions against Czarist Russia or pre-revolutionary China … Continue reading

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Economic costs of sleep deprivation

Quartz follows up on linking to a NY Times article on sleep deprivation with the following basic facts: 7: Minimum hours of sleep you need to not be “sleep deprived.” $680 billion: GDP lost to sleep deprivation each year in … Continue reading

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Sovietesque: Willingness to turn in or slander any one any time for any true/untrue and/or known/unknown reason(s)

Sovietesque: A term which enables to speak of certain realities without having to face the inordinately internal and domestic nature of certain practices of the present day which are fundamentally similar to practices claimed of Soviets presumed by at least … Continue reading

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One way that neurotech can be dumb: “Any maybe leaders”, profiling relating to a policy position, and 20-year advance foreign suppression in an open country

The situation: A foreign group calculates a potential loss in the 20-year timeframe if Domestic Policy A becomes supported in government. 10,000 “maybe leaders” under the age of 25 have their social media accounts hacked for the purpose of finding … Continue reading

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When “I told you so” is the last thing you want to be warranted in saying

A site from Russian hackers is live streaming thousands of hacked video surveillance devices, live online. These hacked video surveillance devices are in Canada. More here.   Video surveillance, if any, should be closed circuit and extractbale for reviewing only … Continue reading

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Words worth repeating

Lifted from an online comment board: The only division of human beings that can (and must!) be made is between those who harm others and those who do not.

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The USA could build high speed rail between every city over a million, or buy 10,700 F35s per year, with the savings (!) from changing to universal public health care

Canada health care: 11% of GDP. USA health care: 17% of GDP. Canada average results: higher in almost all categories (data.worldbank.org is an easily accessible source on this for a variety of indicators). USA economy: $17.9 trillion. Potential annual savings … Continue reading

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Double unplus freedom promotion

I will help you prove your freedom by building multiple negative associations with everything you want to do. In so doing, I can help you feel more free by not liking any of the things you want to do while … Continue reading

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A variety of anti-unclarified tomfoolery, relating to the present situation of psychological warfare

The democratically elected government has not solved the problem/revolution yet, so we need a revolution to get rid of the democratically elected government so we can solve the revolution problem. ____________________________________ Any back, any stab, any back stab-boy. Any fall, … Continue reading

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