Monthly Archives: November 2017

Guide for “Fair Use” (USA) in non-fiction

For practical purposes, “Fair Use” in Canada is much more empowering than in the US, in part due to a Supreme Court ruling that educational uses (e.g., not for profit) should be interpreted in the most liberal manner possible. For those … Continue reading

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A Show of Force Operation (SOFO) is …

A Show of Force Operation (SOFO) is an activity that is used to warn, intimidate, and showcase capabilities … … The BSSR describes a SOFO as an impressive display of … power and resolve, which is used to convey an overwhelming … Continue reading

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Silent reading may have been key for intellectual advancement and freedom

There’s much debate about when Europeans began to read silently, but it’s likely that the development “helped facilitate intellectual rigor, introspection, criticism of the government and religion, even irony and cynicism that would have been awkward to read aloud.” More … Continue reading

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Chilean saltpeter mining experience, not technocratic expertise, may explain its effective macroeconomic management of resource wealth

Why is Chile an exception to the rule among non-Western countries, whose macroeconomic management of resource wealth enables natural resources-based growth without high inflation or Dutch Disease? Chile is commonly held up as a model for other countries which may … Continue reading

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How to arrive at a result that says cannabis “causes” violence when the opposite is (?) the case

The following relates to a study of teenagers who’d been taken to a mental hospital and told they were mentally ill, and then compares the frequency of recorded physical altercations between those who had previously smoked pot and those who … Continue reading

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“Compelled speech always feels inherently totalitarian”

Quoting the Canadian Constitution Federation (as published in the foreign-owned newspaper that printed the entire front cover in favour of a specific party and delivered it across the country in the last election, but which is losing money well into the … Continue reading

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Pain/reward stimuli responses have biophysical bases – therefore the robotic humanoid should welcome what potential they might be permitted within a system controlled on the basis of highly refined (data-intensive and) oppressive psychosocial control

Unedited reflections on efforts to induce robot-esque self image based on biophysical reality of pain/reward response, which I do not believe I have effectively addressed elsewhere: Consistent with many hypnotic-related psychological warfare and brainwashing strategies, this in no small part … Continue reading

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High quality argumentation: Pro-freedom edition

Serve as protector of non-bias, for example by filling the head with nothing in order to prevent thoughts which may be arrived at independently. Seek to enforce black/white alternatives of abandoning a course of action or engaging in an orchestrated alternative. … Continue reading

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My Chineseness

For maximum strategic advantage, when engaged in remotely applied covert hostilities over extended periods of time, be sure to project an faint accompanying image of one’s ethnic identification to assist the recipient of the hostilities to identify those responsible. This … Continue reading

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In order to prevent danger of losing, get with this guy

If it’s not going to get me more F35s or convince other people that remote control of their brains is good for both them and everyone, then it’s a stupid idea. And anyone who disagrees with me is either brainwashed, … Continue reading

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