Monthly Archives: August 2017

NYT quote of the day

“The Negro has a callus growing on his soul, and it’s getting harder and harder to hurt him there.” — Dick Gregory, the comedian and civil rights activist who died on Saturday, writing about being beaten in an Alabama jail … Continue reading

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Facebook and free speech

Today Facebook requested my phone number to verify identity. I had posted a single message which contained a link to a current project (directly related to the raise d’etre of the groups I’d joined), requesting feedback and input. Specifically, it … Continue reading

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On comparing yourself to others (or not)

“I never compare myself with anybody, but I learn from everybody, including presumptuous idiots.” – Mark Twain “Compare to gain liberating perspective.” (pierce illusions about superiority and inferiority) – Ming Hai The possibility to compare yourself to people who accomplished … Continue reading

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Write your own personal user’s manual to make workplace teamwork better

Various uncomfortable aspects to the notion can certainly be thought up, but … wouldn’t it be easier if people would handle you the way you want to be handled, and be able to take you at face value about specified … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t a foreign power have more interest to stoke terrorism in the USA than legit Americans? (Also, open/closed considerations regarding stupidities of excessive information collection.)

Among targeted individuals, rumour has it that the rise in mass murders (etc.) is at least in part due to electronic harassment where synthetic telepathy operators promote the idea for an individual to commit such a mass murder. This rumour … Continue reading

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When hanging someone by the balls at the town square could be the nice-guy thing to do

You know you have a good friend when … !!! I wouldn’t mind turning you into a $0 a job contract killer, but aside from that, of course I have your best interests at heart. And that’s why I have … Continue reading

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