Monthly Archives: October 2017

Organized stalking and systematic psychosocial torture, if “extort a say nothing” is not a sure thing

I participate in organized stalking at any indication of a victim of organized stalking being present. Upon meeting any person try to obtain means to “extort a say nothing” before considering to know that person, and otherwise indicate the need … Continue reading

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Hurting people is helping people #81041

This post involves random, imaginary questions about nothing at all to do with reality, a reality where only mentally ill people could believe that such things could be possible at the same time (in particular if not having a pre-courtroom-ready … Continue reading

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“Right of revolution” is not only wrong, it is to be banned from the lexicon of not only speech, but also thought

If you do journal searches on long-standing Anglo-French intellectual traditions regarding “right of revolution” or more globally applied principles of “self determination”, then this will cause Nazis (whatever that is supposed to mean) to use “right of revolution” ideas to … Continue reading

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Conference highlights

1) Around the minute of getting very close to sleep the first night, I was informed that the room was in fact for women, asked to change rooms to make space for 2 women, and then within a fairly short … Continue reading

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When state support for non-state actors in a conflict is covered by international humanitarian law

From an article by Droege & Tuck, on when state support for non-state actors in a conflict is covered by international humanitarian law. Depending on the circumstances, State support to one or more of the Parties to an armed conflict … Continue reading

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Creating psychological distance, even when near, can make horrific things possible

From A Leveringhaus, on the ICRC blog, considering psychological as opposed to geographic distance: …geographical distance does not automatically result in psychological distance. After all, radical Hutus who set out, during the Rwandan genocide in 1994, to ‘crush cockroaches’ by … Continue reading

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Xiaoxing Li, physics professor at Temple University

Re: events of 2015, from a video available through EFF’s Facebook page. He mentions targeting of Asians, and of the scientific community, as particularly troublesome. – “had never done research that involved sensitive, classified or protected information, or export-controlled technology” … Continue reading

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I normally ask these four questions of people I have just met

1) Where were you born? 2) Where was your sister born? 3) Where does your father live? 4) What was it like to grow up as the child of a (parent’s profession)? Also, I will require satisfactory explanation about the … Continue reading

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The real story of the Catalonia referendum? (comment taken from online)

The following account involves a case of a town where violence was not perpetrated by police, in a context of a substantial civilian population actively defending ballot boxes. It can also be mentioned that in many cases the police refused to … 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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