Monthly Archives: March 2017

Burundian pro-peace logic?

Vous savez moi, j’ai toujours pensé que ces gens-là, après avoir tué tout le monde, vont s’entretuer entre eux. Or do most people just kind of get that? (Through rfi.fr.)

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Do Americans give a shit about the world?

As one of the only countries with high persistent of a relevant political force which denies global warming and promotes policies that would further it … what might one read out of this situation aside from the immediate observation that … Continue reading

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How to find out if you got on “the list”

1) Go commit some atrocity. 2) Then, if you have been previously placed on some list, this is when you will find out. There is no way to find out if you are on the list. There is no way … Continue reading

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Among the more absurd man-in-the-middle applications

If someone who has been watching you for years can correctly guess what you take in your coffee, therefore if they suggest insider knowledge regarded the intended meaning of a communication that addresses a politically sensitive issue, their knowledge of … Continue reading

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Lead Economist in the research department of the African Governance and Development Institute debunks for main anti-immigration arguments for EU

To start with, the fact that these four arguments against immigration can be easily debunked does not therefore imply that the debate is open and shut. The full article is here. 1) Loss of Christian values 2) Undermining liberal democratic … Continue reading

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We say ‘guru’ because ‘charlatan’ is too long in the headline

We are using the word ‘guru’ only because ‘charlatan’ is too long to fit into a headline – Peter Drucker, a business consultant, in reference to business consultants

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A simple reason that certain right-wing economic arguments fall apart before they begin

In a market system, a price signal transmits information about the costs of various inputs leading to a final output. It is presumed to be the main piece of information which enables market participants to coordinate efficiently. Not fine, but … Continue reading

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Women are three times as likely to be fired after misconduct in finance

Women are three times as likely to be fired after misconduct in finance, despite being much less likely to perpetrate any misconduct. The authors suggest that “old boy club” sort of mentality prevents the market from capitalizing on the opportunity. … Continue reading

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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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The cover up of the cover up. Dissemination of neurolinguistic programming stage presence tools as the cover up for classical conditioning being the mechanism when in fact neurotechnology was being used for brainwashing and societal control purposes

The coverup involved efforts to promote belief that classic conditioning was the mechanism involved in various mind control (and brainwashing) methods being applied widely in the pschological warfare situation some years previous. This was to cover up the fact of … Continue reading

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