Here I sit, still GUI challenged, learning far more about
DOS than any but a MaSochistic pre-Windonion should. Y'see, the vast
distance twixt success and re-boot failure lies within the Gatesian kernel
of truth. Stranger than fiction, (t)his fatal exception
O.D.(0117:0000BC09) does not respond to my gentle restorative touch nor
make itself amenable to treatment. Rather, the continued efforts each
receive the same plaintive bleat that Miniondows must be re-installed, a
task barred by a broken CD-ROM and inscrutably corrupted
Hoping to take full advantage of the latent learning
effect, or perhaps to exercise my blatant spurning affect, I've decided to
temporarily give up; allowing the wind of spring to freshen my seasonally
"Will robots inherit the earth? Yes, but they
will be our children. We owe our minds to the deaths and lives of all the
creatures that were ever engaged in the struggle called Evolution. Our job
is to see that all this work shall not end up in meaningless waste." Marvin Minski concludes that our future is indeed
biologically limited. He also asks a vital question: Do cultures have
A novel reality could be adjudged by grokking the Swedenborg Glossary of Theistic Science. On the other
hand, this vomitive verbiage obfuscates, and is perhaps best left to the
masochist. A more graphical display of honest enquiry may be had in Margaret
Masterman's "Theism as a Scientific Hypothesis"
Straining the slimy mass of
degeneration, the nuggets of pure creation glimmer hope. R. Buckminster Fuller's Grand Strategy for Solving Global
Problems is conceptual gold.
|"I will now, with the help of a logical system derived from
Boole's insight, construct a mathematical iconic vehicle of the
Christian Trinity; and I do this in all seriousness, not as a
gimmick, since I think that Boole, in setting up his Laws of
Thought, had a Trinitarian revelation as well as an Idempotent
|"All of humanity has struggled, dreamed, hoped, worked, and
prayed for this moment in history. It is up to us to help make it
Sir Roger Penrose Society has as it's motto: "science and fun cannot
be separated". Here we can find Sir Roger as A Mathematician at Play in
the Fields of Space-Time.
considerable talk lately about the unlimited potential of zero-point
energy. Philip Yam is not so certain, in his analysis Exploiting
Zero-Point Energy. A haiku, I think:
|"This crippling of individuals I consider the worst evil of
capitalism. Our whole educational system suffers from this evil. An
exaggerated competitive attitude is inculcated into the student, who
is trained to worship acquisitive success as a preparation for his
Albert Einstein - Why
What role, and to
what degree, did psychedelic substances play in the development of human
consciousness? The Re-unification of the Sacred and the Natural, by Ralph
Metzner, Ph.D., looks at how the entheogenically enhanced shamanic
world-views closely approximate current leading (edge) theories. (yes, this is a warmed-over link, but it's a
|"Energy fills empty space,|
but is there a lot to be tapped,
as some propound?
Henry Munn gives us The
Mushrooms of Language, in which he shares his intimate knowledge of
the Mazatecs, of the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico.
|"Hallucinations predominated in the experiences of the
investigators because they were passive experimenters of the
transformative effect of the mushrooms. The Indian shamans are not
contemplative, they are workers who actively express themselves by
speaking, creators engaged in an endeavor of ontological,
existential disclosure. For them, the shamanistic condition provoked
by the mushrooms is intuitionary, not hallucinatory."
beyond effective inability, has a far more dreadful affect; one that I
feel all the more deeply the greater my desire for it's
Don't get me wrong on this point, my impetuous
member performs with suitably attentive grace and grandly Handelerian
finalitude; largely (and sadly) in solitude. What I am refering to is less
choral and more coral - like a rock.
Like the interiorized
powerlessness that comes from long exposure to untenable conditions, our
actual being is reduced to a blob of limpid lipid shaped by sic-culture. A
social melieux, that is, that claims freedom as it's cornerstone but is in
fact the most insideously coercive in history.
We martyr our saints
yet deify their miracles. There is faux joy in Mudville.
other things, our physicists have also postulated some five "fundamental
forces" associated with particles. Yet, when matter and anti-matter
annihilate, all these forces, and several other "fundamental" things,
vanish. Puff, like magic, they are gone! How can something fundamental
disappear?" Frank M. Meno writes an essay that is a "page turner" (scroll
bar grabber?), understandable and complex. Quite an achievement when the
basis of everything/nothing is the subject. Why Is All This Ignored?
Comparative Human Cognition involves the study of
transformations in person-context relationships over time. This ignores
the mind/brain problem in favor of recognizing developmental factors as
relational. I think this approach is critical to get at a more complete
view, which must be balanced with the tendency to individuate doing and
The arguments in favor of life being universally endemic
keep piling up, while the thought of Earth as the sole repository in the
vastness grows ever more quaint.
"Is the light I see in my mind the
same light as the light I see in the world?" Alice in
Quantum Land is a great little fable for the budding cosmic flower in
The geriactric nature of my computer is not the
problem, as I realize upon allowing processor envy to run it's course.
Yeah, sure it would be nice to feel the speed, to enjoy the full fruit of
randomly accessible juices, screen definition beyond definition, and have
more room to store seldomly accessed pulp. No, the problem is with the
binary architecture, those digital dependancies that upon failure bring
the entire Windows edifice down.
This 32 bit fat son of a 16 bit
bitch running on an 8 bit chip with a 4 bit brain precipitates inordinate
dis-chord. Sort'a like a Wild World of Sports episode in which a hapless
user can experience the thrill of victorious file transfer followed by the
agony of the blue screen of defeat. Great highlights, lousy way to spend
I would really rather have absolutely stable, dedicated
proggies that do one thing well and co-exist in total harmony with as many
other thingies I want to run. Ok, ok, I know, the lure of the steak is in
the sizzle, the odor of possibility more enticing than whether the meat is
actually tender and tasty. And I must remember not to use culinary
metaphores that telegraph my gastric distress.
So, until I
re-emerge from the thin broth of this nutrient-challenged MaSochist's DOS
to again gorge on the gut-(w)re(n)tching mulligatawny of Windumplings, I
will perversere (and that's sic).
Cerebral Code -- Thinking a Thought in the Mosaics of the Mind by
William H. Calvin goes behind the scenes to postulate the
cortical-level equivalent of a gene or meme; and in the process adds a
harmony to my perceptual melody.
Where do the
transtemporal, transpersonal, and (thankfully?) transient effects of
psychedelics fit-in-to this cognitive psychograph? DOM (STP), a New Hallucinogenic Drug, and DOET: Effects in
Normal Subjects has nothing to say on this matter; but does provide
intrigue. Hello to all our friends at the FBI, NSA, CIA, and
|"Unlike selectionist theories of mind, Calvin's mosaics can
fully implement all six essential ingredients of Darwin's
evolutionary algorithm, repeatedly turning the quality crank as we
figure out what to say next."
Just to add praise to
health, and provide further evidence of our seditious nature, here is The Magic
Mushroom Growers Guide in all it's comprehensive yet user-friendly
|"Both drugs produced subjective effects of mild euphoria and
enhanced self-awareness in the absence of hallucinogenic or
leads to a deep appreciation for the varieties of Theories of
Creation. Dig the Holographic Universe (one of my faves) or re-grok
your own cultural or religious tradition.
|"Innovation without experience is the primary cause of failure."
|"Pribram's belief that our brains mathematically construct
"hard" reality by relying on input from a frequency domain has also
received a good deal of experimental
Virtue may be
criminal, crime may have virtue, and a criminal's surest haven is within
the virtuous. So it is, that by skeining legislative nets of ever finer
and more entrapping warp we do not fight crime but, as must be
retrospectively acknowledged, do create vastly greater numbers of
Social ostracism, being out-cast, is the age-old remedy
for dealing with those unable to fit in with the most basic tenets of
communal life. Revenge may be taken (subject to the same societal
pressures as the original offender), but considered punishment is evil; a
group evil few within a group could perform as individuals. Well adjusted,
dare we say `sane' cultures do not dream up ways to be repaid, but for
ways to (re)integrate (as one could similarly observe adjustment to our
ecological place as, well, sane).
Our laws are now pervasively
odious; deeply intrusive, often exclusive, to the point of making many
reclusive, not because of nefarious intent but rather because we are kept
in a passive foment (depressive anxiety) that is dominated (denied) by
Attention, attention to my actual life, it's
relationships of love so deep that I'll eat you, drink you, breathe you,
create and kill you. Each step a catalysis, a precipitated changing dreamt
at forty Hertz.
Attention. We sell our attention for trinkets.
Psychedelics and the Chaos Revolution by Ralph H. Abraham
provides unique insight into how entheogenic reintegration informs
research at the edge.
Alan G Carter and
Colston Sanger detail Some Weird Stuff. This is an amazing realm that includes
such pellucid Homo Noeticae as Richard Feynman, Teilhard de Chardin,
Vernor Vinge and the below quoted GSB, as well as questions on all our
minds like (erk) What went wrong with game theory?
|"Seven times eight is business practice, and mathematics is when
you jump in the pool in the sunshine, and there's a pattern of light
and dark on the bottom of the pool."
|"In all mathematics it becomes apparent, at some stage, that we
have for some time been following a rule without being consciously
aware of the fact. This might be described as the use of a covert
convention. A recognisable aspect of the advancement of mathematics
consists of the advancement of the consciousness of what we are
doing, whereby the covert becomes overt. Mathematics is in this
is really all I need. Reduced to the most basic of text editors, my
beautifully balanced computer creation has spat out it's kernal, and even
after a proper flossing it eschews the appointed graphical interface. To
make matters worse, the backup Win95, disk 2, enjoys corruption of the
most sordid kind - *.cab*. This is only the last of a trio of mishaps that
befell my relesphere over the course of a couple of hours. Perhaps
bespeaking an attention deficit for which I have certainly learnt my
lesson, or p'raps an accursed missive from an ex, witch-with-dis-order!
After all the moon was full and it was the thirteenth; day before
The first tragedy was not immediately personal as
my one-year-old Laberian Husky got her leg caught in a slatted fence,
thankfully not broken but very badly sprained. Poor Crystal won't be able
to join in our bushwhacking fun for a while. Kitty chunchy treats for her
as spirit medicine.
Next, having carried dear doggie home and
quite out of breath, I managed to snag my sweater on my spectacles, which
quite dramatically flew into a vitreous rage. With the part serving the
left ocular lobe remaining stuck in the polyester pullover, that serving
the right, now a discrete left half, did a medal- worthy set of spins and
cavortations, ending with aplombp (sic, it was) on the doormat.
list what I don't now have - clear vision, phone, computer,
transportation, etc. ad nauseum - would be to unduly focus on lack
(glasses notwithstanding). I live in the most interesting of times, in an
area replete with clean air, untainted water, and space as few on our
earthship enjoy. The challenge is to pay attention to what is, not
project/imagine too much isn'tness, and to enjoy the strawberries.
The final revolution of science is Pure
Consciousness.Douglas Klimesh posts his book-in-progress, Integrating Science and Mysticism, and asks for comments
and support. My comment is that I support his endeavor. Taking us from
Analyzing the Simulation of the Physical World to The Future,
Gaia, and Revelations, the completed chapters rely on memetic and
transhumanist approaches to bring us to the inevitable Omega Point.
Something to keep for the ages is this english translation, fully
footnoted, of A. Einstein's On
the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies.
We all have a feel
for Newtonian physics, especially when it's our mass accelerating
toward the full stop. This review by Doug Renselle of Irving Stein's
The Concept of Object as the Foundation of Physics examines his
attempt at an ontology for quantum science; a realm hard to even
|"So we see that we cannot attach any absolute signification to
the concept of simultaneity, but that two events which, viewed from
a system of co-ordinates, are simultaneous, can no longer be looked
upon as simultaneous events when envisaged from a system which is in
motion relatively to that system."
How did we get to this place? Listening
intently to the sizzle, so immersed in all the media-directed attention
that the steak, dripping it's vitality on the searing griddle of
productivity, will soon be burnt. As most of us are already - burnt-out
that is, with biological, human needs for care and love and acknowledged
interdependence pegged squarely against the need for basic provision; and,
for the few, stuff.
The idea haunts me. If all Gaian humans
consumed like us in the so-called developed places, we would need a few
more planetships. So the plan is to strengthen the "defense" capability of
those who are "in" (read Euro-AmeriCanadian Australs) while maintaining a
vast labor pool by means of directed political and social instability;
easily quelled by the massive allied forces if an insurrection gets too
rambunctious. This makes clear the role of our Intelligence networks, and
reveals in retrospect the obvious.
Surely we must see this; if we
can't share then we must exclude. Short of an energy and materials
revolution, such as harnessing fusion and nanoreplication, this
consumptive fantasy will soon resolve itself in a way the Nazis would
likely have approved.
Is strong AI, nanobots, and limitless energy
the answer? Maybe, but I would qualify my partial optimism by observing
our own strong anti-intelligence and suspect ethicality. Perhaps the first
Extropian colonist voyageurs will decide biology must defer in favor of
The Californian Ideology by Richard Barbrook and Andy
Cameron is what got me started on this despondent rumination.
|"Not to lie about the future is impossible and one can lie about
it at will"|
|"Across the world, the Californian Ideology has been embraced as
an optimistic and emancipatory form of technological determinism.
Yet, this utopian fantasy of the West Coast depends upon its
blindness towards - and dependence on - the social and racial
polarisation of the society from which it was
Is a weekly bloppin'
review merely fishin' and smarmin' (farming?) ? I think not. As a welcome
reprieve from highly heady research while also relieving the pressure on
my steamy need to lexicalize, the opportunity to smarm bloglove about and
offer some reciprocation for linkage not offered in my simple, centrist
design, is pure pleasure. Weblog sex (wex) if you like, or even if you
don't (though I'll be most gentle in my uninvited
Delicious photography counterposed with insightful
commentary, After Ego often provides me with a fresh, just
I have been dropping by Apathy for a
couple of years, and have probably absconded with more unimputed links
from his eclectic, dan fine 'blog than any other.
I must be low on
doughnuts...metascene cooks up a brilliant canned human/animal
food (CHAF?), which leads me to imagine HooD (rhymes with food,
eh); human crunchies that may be served wet or dry, comes in 8 and 16kg
bags, and contains all essential vitamins and minerals for a long life and
Fully deflated by hunger, I will go for a snack
now. Hmm, let's see, I could dig some Virulent Memes as an Aussie Vorspeise of grudworthy
observations, followed by an entree of entirely Present Attention. Ohhhh,
I'm so replete. This of course will cause me to excrete manna manana.
Underground Network is dedicated to re-engineering the
neural-architecture of human consciousness and the evolution of the human
organism past built-in limitations. If I've been accelerating at one
gravity since conception, shouldn't my velocity be around 99.999% the
speed of light?
unified theories of wellbeing I am thrust into A Synthesis of, well, being. This is a scientific and
philosophical synthesis of the sort that has been out of favor for some
time. It looks at mathematics, physics, philosophy, religion and politics
from a single unifying perspective.
|"We will guide the rewiring of your brain to safely replace the
built-in biological algorithms for pain, suffering, malaise and
decline with programs for enhanced human capacity, happiness,
longevity and wellness. We will provide a portal to extropic
processes that augment human capability."
Through Chemistry is a basic yet fairly thorough journey through the
rarified nootropic neurosphere enjoyed by proto-transhumans everywhere.
Now, if I could get my dear Doc to sit down with me and plan out an
optimum course of personal neurochemical enhancement, and if I inhabited
an alternate universe in which I had the money to pay for all the sundry
cognitive condiments, and if only .... aw, pass the broccoli.
|"The cycle of time is ripe for a new conceptual framework."
|"The most common smart drug out there is probably Piracetam,
probably because it's not the most recent, it has a wide variety of
uses and is quite inexpensive. It is used to treat several
illnesses, like alcoholism, dementia and stroke, but should also
improve memory and learning in healthy
Penned more than a quarter-century ago by James W.
Prescott, Ph.D., Body Pleasure and the Origins of Violence is unequivocal
and ever timely in making the connections that illustrate our massive
disconnection. As social primates we are healthiest when immersed in
actual as well as verbal embraces. To paraphrase CSNY: ...Touch your
|"I am not aware of any other developmental variable that has
such a high degree of predictive validity. Thus, we seem to have a
firmly based principle: Physically affectionate human societies are
highly unlikely to be physically
Whether due to a
vast, horrible error ! or as a pointed whack on the nubbin for erection of
a duplicate site, Google has de-indexed abuddhas memes, leading to
a fifty percent reduction in valued visitors. Vexing. Deepest thanks to
you dear front-pagers who actually come here on purpose to watch me disintegrate before your very eyes.
Euroform of Shamanism based on scientific principles, or dressed up
psychoanalysis sessions, homeopathy has a wide following of devout
curators. Anthony Campbell is a physician who has written extensively and
controversially on the subject, and has placed his latest book online: Homeomythology.
postulates a brainful with his shortish essay Reality
Through Organism Experience: An Empirical, Epistemological Picture and the
Concept of Ultimate Reality and Meaning.
|"Much or all of homeopathic theory may be mistaken, and the
remedies themselves may have little objective efficacy or even none
at all, but patients often get better nevertheless. To say that this
is due to the placebo effect is to beg the question, because we
don't know what the placebo effect is anyway."
Einsteinís Twin Paradox Revisited and ESSAY: On Mind are but two of the fine offerings by Ardeshir Mehta.
|"Lower animals are limited to a concrete experience reality of
being. Humans with language can conceptualize which allows them to
imagine without limit. Anything that can be imagined is considered
part of conceptual reality. Once conceptualization occurs, the
limitation of proto-reality to the immediate environment is removed.
Imaginative reality extends to the infinity of all possible
potential thoughts, constrained only by the limits of the
potentiality of the world itself."
|"The question then arises, though: is it absolutely necessary
that both Mind and matter exist? If it can be established that this
is not an absolute necessity, then it would have to be concluded
that Mind is primary and matter secondary; for it has certainly not
been established that matter must exist, whereas it has been
established that in order to establish anything at all, Mind must
An unknown soul
exerted a good deal of effort in putting together this compendium of Historical Hemp
Market Quotes. We live in a very strange, nay surreal age when the
gaiaforms that have served our species forever, hemp, poppies,
mushrooms, etc., etc., are deemed criminal. One could think we're
all subjects of an operant conditioning apparatus whose goal is repression
of novel consciousness; and further, the expression of conscious poverty.
Sailing right on to
the shoals of grief, William Blum details in succinct fashion who are The Real Drug Lords - A brief history of CIA involvement in
the Drug Trade.
|"The Scythians, as I said, take some of this hemp-seed, and,
creeping under the felt coverings, throw it upon the red-hot stones;
immediately it smokes, and gives out such a vapour as no Grecian
vapour- bath can exceed; the Scyths, delighted, shout for joy, and
this vapour serves them instead of a water-bath; for they never by
any chance wash their bodies with water."|
The History Of
We obviously can't
trust the publicly funded agencies that we have entrusted, except to trust
they will remain prepared to be untrustworthy when required; we trust. The
consort in this mal-memetic confabulation is the $media$ in all it's disinformative disguises;
whose complicity is no less than criminal and no more than hypocritical
cynicism. The "Secret" Media Equation at Work, by Michael Levine.
"The Nugan Hand Bank of Sydney was a CIA
bank in all but name. Among its officers were a network of US
generals, admirals and CIA men, including fommer (sic) CIA Director
William Colby, who was also one of its lawyers. With branches in
Saudi Arabia, Europe, Southeast Asia, South America and the U.S.,
Nugan Hand Bank financed drug trafficking, money laundering and
international arms dealings."
I'll get to some
amazing stuff that's rattling my url-jar tomorrow, but might as well stick
it to a dysthymic Monday with a final dim sum. This collection of memos
examines Illuminati History - and contains an odd (unresolved?)
mystery: I am seriously concerned about Pat's absence from the office,
and the fact that she doesn't answer the phone when we call her. Would you
send somebody to her apartment to talk to the landlord and try to find out
what has happened to her? Pat wrote a memo concerning the Holy Vehm.
Hope I'm still here ...
|"We, in fact, showed that many of the current drug war headlines
were in essence, pro forma copies of headlines published 80 and 90
years ago, the only differences being the names of the arch
villains, the countries and the quantities of drugs. The lesson
being that absolutely nothing has changed in 90 years but the
federal drug war budget, which is now more than $19 billion a year."
|Ye have locked yerselves up in cages of fear; and |
do ye now complain that ye lack freedom.
-Lord Omar Khayaam
Ravenhurst, K.S.C., "Epistle to the Paranoids," The Honest Book of
Due to a confluence of chronic memory
malfunction and often errant surfing habits, I have absconded
(absquatulated?) with wonderfurl pointers from fellow 'bloggers;
without attribution! Deeply and embarrassingly aware of this, and
yet afflicted with STEMM (short term entheogenic memory modification)
CELLS (cognitively enhanced link leaching somethingorother) in kneed of a
jerk, I will attempt in some small way to redress this naked
So, to some serious Saturday night 'bloppin' (weblog hopping,
always manages to titillate, bringing me gently to completion with a bevy
of bandwidth-hogging yet worth-every-second graphics (some few saved for
later, closer contemplation:;-), sincastic essays of sardonic joy from the
Medic vimself, and a linkvane that knows whither the weather.
K-ness, webber of evacuate&flush, has entrained me withon his
conscious track so often and with such precision (presedition?) that I
would have to say Yes, Virginia, there is a 'Blod; and Ve finds voice
through 'blogs such as vis.
Wry, and ever parking shots where they
Rocket provides sentient angst and concerned sentience. Hiatus?,
say it ain't so.
Ethel the Blog rights the Right with a left to the
minions and their Shrub, and with mighty fine style writes off nonsense;
and we're Left, with sensibility.
...more gratuitous displays of weblog love next
Philosopher and mathemagician Nick Bostrom
graces my eyebulbs with a guest appearance on Sawaal...say what?
Anyway, this essay is a very clear response to the query What Is Transhumanism? I've linked to these words before,
but this is a new presentation and worth a reurl.
The Theory of
Evolutionary Process as a Unifying Paradigm, is an examination of
Young's process theory, which author Frank Barr, MD agrees is a serious
candidate for the metaparadigm of the future.
|"For transhumanism is more than just an abstract belief that we
are about to transcend our biological limitations by means of
technology; it is also an attempt to re-evaluate the entire human
predicament as traditionally conceived. And it is a bid to take a
far-sighted and constructive approach to our new situation."
They tell us how to
get there, where they went, and invite us to join them; but leave to
serendipity and intent our ability to do so. Ong's Hat - Gateway
to the Dimensions describes a disparate group's journey to the shore
of chaos, where they discover surfing.
|"It is especially valuable to the student of consciousness
research who has been seeking in vain for a comprehensive approach
that does justice both to science and to human experience."
systems can evolve millions of times faster than the biological system has
appeared to, the former will match and exceed the complexity of the latter
millions of times faster. This is yet another way of stating the
oblivious conclusion: singularity - it's simply
a matter of time. Beyond
Humanity - Chapter 3, Life, the Universe, and Evolution or Why
Things Start Out Simple (and Dumb) and End Up Complicated (and Smart)
|"The colonization of new worlds - even an infinity of them - can
never act as a panacea for the ills of Consensus Reality - only as a
Febrularious 2nd 2001
|"On the fast track, the combination of nature and technology
pushed brain size up another 50 percent - to the modern human level
- around a few hundred thousand years ago. With this achievement,
bioevolution lost its place as the leading edge of progress. We are
still evolving, but our genes have little to do with
Imagine not being able
to talk about something unless it was physically present. Perhaps the
first leap into our current mindwormish sentience came about as a result
of wanting to gossip about someone else's grooming habits. Thomas E.
Dickins provides an abstract of a paper given at a conference on The
Evolution of Language in which he outlines A non-modular suggestion about the origin of symbols.
re-cognition of unity by whatever name is a singular, notably
non-explicable, and decidedly non-transferable affair. Douglas C. Klimesh
investigates Memes, Christianity, and Religious Experience.
|"From comparative evidence we can hypothesize that our hominid
ancestors were a social and hierarchically organized species. Any
communication will have happened within this social order. Given the
manipulative nature of communication we would expect such
communication to reflect social complexity."|
The face recognition
exercise performed on one-hundred thousand people at this past
Superbowl is but a small preview of the omni-optic to come. Copitalism: Police State Promoters and Profiteers,
by Richard Glen Boire.
|"The purpose of the Christian memeplex is to spread the meme of
Jesus Christ, not to induce spiritual experience. Spiritual
experiences have little meme power."
Krafft was only published once during a highly creative yet virtually
ignored life. It makes me wonder what genius suffers now, not from
inability to get published but rather overwhelmed by the published flood.
Is the answer to everything, which of course is nothing at all,
resting in a binary bookshelf only to be discovered after it's all
over? begin here: Alexander Esih Muvrin -- Grand Unified MU27 Theory of the
|"As a result, the private prison industry is a self-made billion
dollar public relations firm with a profit motive for manufacturing
and perpetuating the false stereotype of evil illegal drug users.
The more that illegal drug users are accurately perceived as no
different than anyone else, the more the private prison industry
stands to lose."
What is Quantum Information?
"No Information Without Representation"
|"Krafft presented for the first time a likely structure for the
genetic material, essentially a double helix, which he dubbed a
"reversely twisted spiral", predating Watson and Crick by over 30
years. He also anticipated many modern concepts regarding entropy,
information and system theory. As if that weren't enough, he also
outlined a new theory of the atom as composed of vortices which
could be visualized, explaining positive and negative electricity
and the reasons for the qualitative and quantitative differences
between the proton and the electron."
Procter & Gamble Tries 'Bonding Sessions' And School Slide
Shows To Win Sales in Mexico. Globalization's insertion into new areas
is no less than a toxic shock.
I'd give my right arm
to know who brought my attention to A New Way To Be Mad.
|"Its goal: to create a critical mass of Tampax users to spread
the word about tampons, a product used by just 100 million of the
world's 1.7 billion potential customers."
|"The phenomenon is not as rare as one might think: healthy
people deliberately setting out to rid themselves of one or more of
their limbs, with or without a surgeon's