In our haste to "discover" and profit from regional biology, we tend to tromp all over the human. Jordan E. Erdos explores this vital issue in Ethnobotany, Property and Biodiversity.
A neurophysiologist and a neurosurgeon got together and had Conversations with Neil's Brain. This is an absolutely fascinating inside look with a very much awake, aware and patient patient. One question is, where is Neil?
|"Regardless of the ethnobotanist's dedication to science or medicine or higher ideals,
he must recognize that it is the indigenous knowledge which allows for such research, and that the
noble cause of "helping people to live better and longer lives" (Paine 1985) does not justify disrupting
indigenous society and appropriating generations of knowledge without substantial reciprocation."|
Digital Matter Control as performed by Fractal Robots could make current manufacturing techniques obsolete. These are the people that have developed a prototype of the liquid robot in Terminator 2.
|"Is he down in his brain stem, since that's what keeps him awake? Or is he in his thalamus, since it helps determine what he pays attention, or in the language areas, or is he up in his frontal lobes? Is Neil "conscious" when he answers accurately but cannot form a memory of the event?"|
The War on Ourselves has taken a huge toll, especially so on the young. Even the Association of the Bar of the City of New York says we must take A Wiser Course: Ending Drug Prohibition.
|"As the robot is fractal, the individual cubes can be shrunk to the
size of grains of sand. By the time they are a millimeter in size,
individual cubes are difficult to pick out and when they move, they
will appear to flow like liquid metal. The resulting machine has
fantastic shape shifting properties."|
Chocolate contains the "bliss" molecule anandamide, and the active ingredient of marijuana locks into the same neuroreceptor with an analogue. Amazing times ahead, folks.
|"THC isn't found naturally in the body. The existence of a specific 'bliss
receptor' for THC implied that it was actually just a forgery of a hitherto
unknown natural molecular key. The key was isolated by Israeli scientist
Raphael Mechoulam in 1992: arachidonyl ethanolamide, later called
Thanks to Metairie for leading me to this important story. We are in the earliest stages of an age of designer neurochemical adjustment. Not only do we not know the long term effects of using these rather blunt intruments, but the operation is so delicate and variable that one person's manna is another's toxin. Randolph M. Nesse, M.D. asks Is the Market on Prozac? Could some brave reporter ask George W. if he is using an SSRI?
Technology will set you free say the folks at Transtopia, wherein may be found many transhumanist essays. As the splash page suggests, half of transhumanism is anticipating and averting threats; and if someone comes by asking for donations to a planetary defense fund I will give them a piece of my mind, if needed.
|"The social effects of psychotropic medications is
the unreported story of our time. These effects may
be small, but they may be large, with the potential
for social catastrophe or positive transformation."|
Of immediate concern is that we are rising above the genetic matrix without the appropriate perceptual container. The Bioethics Forum, of Princeton University, is a good place to start understanding what will be the issue of this century; if not all of cosmanity's future.
Much Ado About Consciousness: An Interview with David Chalmers, conducted by Andrew Chrucky, looks to a panprotopsychist future.
You're in a real pickle. You have to get a leech to bite or your blood will thicken and your heart will suck mud. Studies such as the Effect of ale, garlic, and soured cream on the appetite of
leeches restore your faith that science can indeed answer all.
|"Sometimes the sort of non-materialist view I put forward is seen as
anti-scientific, but I don't see it that way at all. I argue that neuroscience alone
isn't enough to explain consciousness, but I think it will be a major part of an
This site is now an honorable(?) member of two webring things. Being someone who would, as Mark Twain, not join any club that would have me, have I sold out my ethics? I think not. First, linksluts by name alone is seditious enough that it could attract the very readers I seek. Also, there is no denying that this is a weblog, and I am proudly a minor representative of this seminal community. Enlighten and be enlightened.
William S. Burroughs penned The Electronic Revolution in 1970, and could not have known that digitization would make his prescient vision even more easily realized. You say you want a revolution? Tape at 11.
William S. was talking the language of memes, though I don't think Dawkins coined the phrase until some years later. Time burrowing to the present, Stephen Downes offers us the opportunity to innoculate ourselves by Hacking Memes. Thanks to Traumwind.EditThisPage.com for this link.
|"Consider the human body and
nervous system as unscrambling
devices. Remember that when the
human nervous system unscrambles
a scrambled message this will seem
to the subject like his very own
ideas which just occurred to him."|
This is truly outre. Frederick Mann welomes us to Free World Order. Besides having chosen a name that has yin on one side, yang on the other and the world in the middle!, he is doing the imposserous; selling freedom.
Due to begin broadcasting June 1st, WETV has a very simple mission statement: "To change the world for the better through the power of television."
|"Welcome to the Free World Order website! Here you'll
find some of the most powerful and advanced freedom
information available anywhere."|
Three cheers for Team Dopamine!
|"As the new technologies encompass the world, there is a danger of an under-representation of many
of the world's regions, and an unbalanced exposure of the world's more important issues. WETV's
program schedule is designed to provide access to the many voices from around the world about
local stories that have global appeal."|
|"More recently, researchers have explored dopamine neurotransmission role in the abuse of drugs
ranging from stimulants, such as amphetamines and cocaine, to depressants, such as morphine and
other opioids, and alcohol."|
So you want to build a nanotech device that will build nanotech devices that will serve your every whim? Well, did you think the lawyers wouldn't get involved?? Tiny Torts: A Liability Primer
Humor requires it and philosophy seeks it. Nick Black is a humilosophor of the first water; and quite a cosmoet. The Sacred Chou
|"Because personal responsibility is the most fundamental
foundation stone of tort law, the development of real, autonomous AI entities will likely result in a
relative rarity in the common law; a discontinuity. It seems that a definite break-point will occur,
beyond which the law will recognize a "synthetic person" whose acts are not ascribable to its creator."|
Beyond Discovery: The Path from Research to Human Benefit is a perhaps self-justifying yet well presented series of articles from the National Academy of Sciences.
|"Flippity, floppity, flip|
The mouse on the mobius strip;
The strip revolved,
The mouse dissolved,
In a chronodimensional skip."
"Cultural revolution is more important than political. Bugs Bunny should be adopted as the symbol of
anarchists everywhere. Hoffman's discovery of LSD in 1943 was a manifestation of direct
intervention by God in human affairs. The nomination of the boar hog Pegasus for President by the
Yippies was the most transcendentally lucid event of the 20th century; mass orgies on every street
corner is the most practical next step in liberating the world from tyranny."
Jerry Rosen thinks that the perfect joint project for nanotechnology and space sciences would be a space elevator, or orbital tower. Was this the ultimate phallic dream for Otis?
|"Each case study reveals the crucial role played by basic science,
the applications of which could not have been anticipated at the time the
original research was conducted."|
Grinning Idiot Press brings us Why I have been studying Vampires since 1972. When I was done reading this short essay I was grinning like an idiot; but then it hit me, my ex is a robot.
The Molecular Biology of Paradise
In a telling refutation of transparency, and an urgent call to redouble vigilance, here is Time in the Shadows of Anonymity:
Fighting Against Surveillance Cameras, Transparency,
and Global Capitalism. Brought to you by the good folks of the Surveillance Camera Players. Oh, no butter on mine, thanks.
loved-up and blissed-out on a richer cocktail of
biochemicals than today, our post-human
successors will be able, not just to love
everyone, but to be perpetually in love with
everyone as well."|
This pre-primary article hosted by CNN is not available there anymore. Hmm. Google grabbed it though which is good, because we wouldn't want to forget that George W Bush was also a drug abuser. Now c'mon Al, embrace your cannabinoidistic past.
|"To advance a theory of transparency, one must, unfortunately, first clear the air of the stench of the
widely and well-reviewed piece of shit entitled The Transparent Society: Will Technology Force
Us to Choose Between Privacy and Freedom? (New York: Addison-Wesley 1998), which was
written by David Brin, a science-fiction novelist and staunch defender of capitalism and the State."|
I think a pot plant in every home would do far more to ensure freedom than a whole bevy of guns. To that end, here are a brace of guides to help you on your way to helping make our world a safer place.
|"His footsteps slowed by a nagging hangover,
George W. Bush paid little heed to the majestic Rockies rising nearby as he
made his daily three-mile run. He was feeling worse than usual after a
boisterous night of drinking with friends."|
Joys of GardeningEd Rosenthal's GrowtipsMarijuana Botany
|"Only a handful of dedicated
researchers, cultivators, and conservationists are concerned
with the genetic fate of Cannabis. It is tragic that a plant
with such promise should be caught up in an age when extinction at the hands of humans is commonplace. Responsibility is left with the few who will have the sensitivity to
end genocide and the foresight to preserve Cannabis for
Psycholiberation is the implicate equivalent of one's explicate herbicultural activities. The Resonance Project is a good place to start. Let James Kent and Rebecca Houston have a conversation in your head.
Memetics and Social Contagion: Two Sides of the Same Coin? is the question posed by Paul Marsden. The answer, my friend, is blowing in your ear; the answer is in your ear.
|"Well, as far as the visionary aspect goes there's no other
substance that can compare. The stuff is literally like liquid
imagination. But the real reason I like it is because it is extremely
healing. I always feel very clean and healthy after an ayahuasca
trip. It's like medicine."|
|"This opens up an exciting
research programme for memetics, as contagion is no longer understood as a metaphor
but an evolutionary process. Social contagion research, from the memetic stance could
focus on the particular characteristics that render behaviours and emotions infectious."|
What makes a criminal (besides the DEA, erk)? Chaos Shadow Theory by James Lindner suggests that truly criminal behavior should be approached from the perspective of psychobiological and psychiatric explanations for explaining a given set of criminal behavior patterns.
Published posthumously, David Brooks argues in Predictable Inexplicability that complex behavior requires an inner state, consciousness, and further that any simulacrum lacking in this quality will lack certain abilities.
discharges of electricity are being triggered in the deep structures of the limbic
brain in serial murderers during their multicidal experience. This originates in
the primitive areas of the brain. These seizure-like discharges may activate
systems that trigger increases in dopamine activity, which may trigger the high
that a serial murderer experiences when he's committing a murder."|
Nick Bostrom wrote an essay in '97 enquiring into how long it would be before Superintelligence. An addendum of a year later notes that progress was slightly more
rapid than Moore's law would predict.
|"Qualitative states, I hypothesise, serve some important evolutionary function which could not be
carried out or could not be performed so well without them. Whatever this may be, I conclude that
there is a particular intellectuo-perceptual capacity C such that we have C and the possession of C
underpins our ability to report on and take pleasure in our qualitative states."|
All is One at the Nonduality Salon. Contained within is Collapsing the Dualistic Paradigm and other short essays which in fact compile a rather unique weblog of diverse contributers. Check out the Nondual Daily Nugget.
|"There will be a strong and increasing pressure to improve AI up to
human-level. If there is a way of guaranteeing that superior artificial
intellects will never harm human beings then such intellects will be created.
If there is no way to have such a guarantee then they will probably be
Humberto Maturana is a leading scholar at the Chilean School of Biology of Cognition. In The Nature of Time the approach is relational and inclusive; time is indeed mine.
|"Ultimately, the only truly indispensible yoga and "path" is life
itself, which I suppose is karma yoga whether we call it that
|"I have shown that the foundations of the notion of time in any domain rests on the biology of
the observer, not on the domain of physics which is a domain of explanations of a particular kind of
experiential coherences of the observer."|
The 2000 Arctic Winter Games are being held here in the Yukon. I think the spirit that the olympics lost, or never really had, is present in this gathering. An example: a Russian hockey team did not have enough helmets so a Whitehorse volunteer ran downtown and bought some. Nature has provided well also, with sunny days and starry nights, and an early crescent moon this evening whose 'dark' side is glowing with earthshine; perhaps from Siberian snow.
David Suzuki works tirelessly to bring the light of reason to the often nyctalopial view of specialists; those of science, business or government. In this edition of his weekly essay,Scientists Must Balance Values, Research and Responsibilities, he addresses those who say that science must be objective.
David Brin tells a tale of intrigue that draws you in deep, and then explodes A New Meme.
|"But this argument fails because "pure" science is a fallacy
to begin with. By the very act of choosing to investigate
particular issues and ask certain questions, scientists
impose values on their work. Findings are also open to
interpretation, depending on the framework from which
they are viewed."|
Douglas Valentine has been close to the King family, doing research for them, and here provides a good synopsis of Who Killed Martin Luther King.
|"Let me suggest that until recently, five major memes have battled over the future of this planet. These
combatting zeitgeists had little to do with those superficial, pompous slogan mills people have gotten
all lathered about during this century -- communism, capitalism, Christianity, Islam. They are deeper,
older themes which continue to set the tone for entire civilizations even today."|
Though sharing my first name, Tony Smith does not share my taste in hats. He does have a huge site dedicated to physics and in particular grand unified theories, as well as much else. Perusing Quantum Consciousness is impelling yet daunting; perhaps he keeps his extra brains under that hat.
|"The Mind might be able to influence Fate by selecting which of the
Many-Worlds in the AllSpaces it will experience in the Future."|
A teacher and his class determined to put Nicola Tesla in his proper historical place, and we all can wonder why he has been Erased at the Smithsonian.
Who is The Greatest Hacker of All Time? My vote goes to me, but I shouldn't smoke.
|"Tesla died January 7, 1943, alone, and all but forgotten, in a New York hotel
room, paid for by a meager stipend provided by a foreign government."|
Trying to be fair, I really did find some points of concern within the Clinical Psychopharmacology Seminar's take on Marijuana Mental Disturbances. Most notably the increased risk of lung cancer with co-joint pot and tobacco use, which shows that truly serious research needs to go into alternate delivery methods for THC. The DSM-III (cosmic consciousness as a disease) criteria for cannabis intoxication are as follows: (my "cure": food, drink, and a Marx Bros. movie)
|"So, let me introduce
you to him, and his greatest hack. I'll warn you right up front that it's mind
numbing. By the way, everything I'm going to tell you is true and
verifiable down at your local library. Don't worry -- we're not heading off
into a Shirley MacLaine UFO-land story. Just some classy electrical
|"At least one of the following physical symptoms within 2 hours of substance use: |
1.conjunctival injection (?? red eyes ??)
3.dry mouth "
By way of explanation for my lack of verbose commentary the last few days, I have an infection in a tooth and feel odd, grumpy and am Grokking Pain.
In Search of the Ultimate High: The Spiritual Uses of Psychoactives is a book that Nicholas Saunders was still working on when he died, and is due to be released this spring (Random House, UK).
Although Prenatal Marijuana Exposure and Neonatal Outcomes in
An Ethnographic Study found no difference between the exposed and non-exposed groups, drug cocktails are a whole new ballgame.
|"1. The LSD consciousness includes everyday consciousness, yet the everyday consciousness does
not include the LSD consciousness.|
2. It may be impossible to prove the validity of the higher state using tools evolved in the lower,
normal, state such as logic and language. This limitation of the normal state does not invalidate the
One of the best introductions to Space-Time: The Final Frontier is this, by Sten Odenwald.
interaction of marijuana use and cocaine and alcohol, however, was responsible for significant
amounts of the variance in neonate behaviors over the first month of life."|
|"There is much that's spooky about the physical vacuum. This spookiness may be rooted more in the
way our brains work than in some objective aspect of nature. Einstein stressed, "Space and time are
not conditions in which we live, but modes in which we think."|
A well writen review draws me in, serves an hors d'oeuvre of the offered entree, and leaves me temporarily sated; wishing for more. Gavin McNett's summary of The Biography of a Dangerous Idea is one to be relished before trundling to the neighborhood bookseller.
Minions by any other name, those of the ether-elite play by the same ethical standards as their material counterparts. Which means that most of those in the internet business, or the business of the internet, are The Cyberdamned.
|"Richard Howard, a former employee, is dubious about the revolutionary
character of social relations in the new economy: "We basically did drone
work and had people breathing down our necks all the time. How
revolutionary is that? The only difference is that a lot of supervisors had
pierced ears and wore leather." "|
Stop Making Sense: Fuck 'em
and Their Law (... It's Only I
and O but I Like It...)
A well presented compilation of quotations from leading physicists is manifest, within Quanta and Consciousness.
|"To put it another way: a rage against the machine by something non-machinic, by
authentic Rock 'n' Roll (or Punk, for that matter), is bound to fail from the beginning.
Because of the fact that it is reasonable, it is immediately incorporated by the
reason-machine. A revolt thus has to be stupid, libidinal, childish, but, crucially,
machinic. Thus, the "revolt of Evil against Good" is not merely a revolt of digital
against analog but a battle, such as Derrida suggests, between the signifier-machine
and the signified-machine, between the semiotic and the symbolic, the
machine-that-acknowledges-being-a-machine and the
Can Matter be Explained in Terms of
Consciousness? E. R. Close poses the imponderable in one of many essays contained within Science and Consciousness.
|"Our central question concerning the relation of
mind and matter on the quantum level might be
framed like this: We ask whether the symmetries
of color (and the other secondary properties)
partly determine the QM action, and thus
contribute to the evolution of the state vector
of the mind/brain?"|
|"Surprisingly, there is one assumption, perhaps the most basic
assumption of all in the current scientific paradigm, that is rarely ever articulated. This is
because it seems to be so obviously true that most scientists see no need to include it
explicitly in the written accounts of their work. This rarely-mentioned assumption is the
assumption that physical reality is independent of consciousness."|
Darryl R. J. Macer, Ph.D. shows that it isn't rocket science to bring ethics to bioscience, with this on-line book titled Bioethics is Love of Life:
An Alternative texbook.
Operation Clambake appears to be a center for The Fight Against Scientology.
|"In this book I am going to argue that "love of life" is the simplest and most all encompassing definition
of bioethics, and it is universal among all peoples of the world."|
I'm sure that The Register is old hat to many of you, but it's new(s) to me. Technology news of an independant nature or, as self-proclaimed: "Only The Register tells it like it is."
This short essay would almost be suitable to print out and give to anyone, especially those employed by the DEA. Psychedelic science is a concise roundup of the state of "things as they are', as well as a challenge:
Can Consciousness be Approached Scientifically? is a query with many overtures. These are beautifully quantified at this very comprehensive site; be prepared to snuggle down and cranially expand.
|"These medicines have been around too
long, they are simply too powerful to be ignored forever. I
challenge the pharmaceutical companies to begin research
on these substances now!"|
Bruce MacLennan thinks that it can, and in The Elements of Consciousness he proposes a fundemental element of consciousness; the protophenomenon.
|"In the 20th Century ..,. (mankind's ) ...historically unique
combination of loneliness and power is complex, thrilling and
potentially lethal. " |
(Sunday Times 7 Feb. '99)
Here is Colin Scarfe describing the interstellar medium:
"There are the equivalent of 10 to the power of 28 bottles of the effective ingredient of whiskey at the centre of the
galaxy." This and so many more citations are available at this compendium of quotes. Walter Kotorynski's Fundamental Theorum of Calculus:
|" `The hard problem' is hard because of the special epistemological status of
consciousness, which does not, however, preclude its scientific investigation. Data from
phenomenologically trained observers can be combined with neurological investigations to
establish the relation between experience and neurodynamics."|
"The rest is trivial."
Thanks for joining me at this lovely new ad-free site, Dear Readers.
Aaron Lynch responds to criticisms of his Memetic Theories about
Masturbation with hard evidence, but finds himself in a slippery situation.
Sally Lerner told us a decade ago about where the (un)employment scene was going, and must go if we are to be a sustainable society. In The Future of Work in North America; Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, Beyond Jobs we are led to a world in which education and employment have been repercieved.
|"My memetic discussion of masturbation is
likewise unifying, in that it proposes mechanisms that also explain a broad
range of other old sex taboos."|
Bohm's Gnosis: The Implicate Order is Beatrix Murrell musing on David Bohm's insight into the quantum world.
|"No democratic society is sustainable that refuses to face and deal with the basic needs of its citizens.
Rapid technological change and the globalization of economic activity are re-structuring the North
American economy, and with it the nature and future of work in the United States and Canada."|
If you need to check a virus warning against a current list of hoaxes, Sophos provides a quick reference.
|"Bohm's overall vision of
human destiny is short and straightforward: "The consciousness of mankind is one
and not truly divisible." Each person has a responsibility to achieve this and
nothing else. "There is no other way out. That is absolutely what has to be done
and nothing else can work."|
Quizzes and multiple choice, crosswords and coercive questionaires, Hot Potatoes is fabulous freeware that is useful for many impugnable needs; and hardly half-baked!
|"The Hot Potatoes suite is a set of six authoring tools, created by the
University of Victoria CALL Laboratory Research and
Development team, which enable you to create interactive Web-based
exercises of six basic types."|
How often does reading an article actually change how you behave? You want to decide whether to take an umbrella? It may not be your best bet to listen to the weather forecast. Base-rate errors and weather forecasts provides the dry facts, and useful understanding for my wetware.
You may have heard about the possible application of nicotine in treating patients with Alzheimer's disease. No, do not take up smoking, tobacco that is, but rather visualize your future, a forehead nico-patch; "my name is...".
This incredible, dynamic macrosymbiosis that *I* am is beyond ken, though Randolph M. Nesse and George C. Williams do an admirable job of informing modern medicine with evolutionary theory in this Scientific American article.
Lust is not a disease, but the compulsive pursuit of its fulfillment can be. All I can think of after reading things like this article by David Concar, is "...not a rat, I am not a rat...".
system can identify and destroy a million kinds of foreign matter, yet many
bacteria can still kill us. These contradictions make it appear as if the body
was designed by a team of superb engineers with occasional interventions
by Rube Goldberg."|
I always wondered what the Russians (Soviets) were up to while the CIA was piddling around with psychedelics like LSD. Vladimir Muzhesky assays his information in From Psychotronic Warfare to Biotronic Materials.
|"In the brain, wanting and liking are
handled by different chemical systems, and while these systems
usually move in concert, it's not hard to push them in opposite
2/3 0.29% of visitors to abuddhas memes are from the U.S. Government...hmmm
|"On January 31st 1973, in one military unit, an experiment was made
which, if it were as widely known as CIA psychotropic research on
soldiers, could have had an even stronger public resonance: it
probably violated more than a dozen human rights conventions. The
complex which was tested was Radiodream. The objective of the
experiment was to investigate the influence of modulated
electromagnetic radiation on a human system."
"In the end, sets of spin generators were produced and the basic
elements for a synthetic plane of immanence were created. However,
with the collapse of the Soviet Union, economic mechanisms which
fed this abstract enterprise were destroyed. The funding was
terminated on the very verge of creating a general technology of
Dr Lynn Margulis:
Microbiological Collaboration of the Gaia Hypothesis
So you have saved for the hardware, contemplated software needs and realize that intestinal fortitude just ain't the same at eighty, dude. You are now ready for the Mind Uploading Home Page, wherein directions for the journey from material to ether-real may be grokked.
|"Effectively, Lynn Margulis contended that symbiosis, not chance mutation, was the driving force
behind evolution and that the cooperation between organisms and the environment are the chief
agents of natural selection -- not competition among individuals."|
A slightly dated but still vital essay by Daniel Dennet examines whether we really can claim the ultimate materialist's prize of de-mortalized consciousness. The Origins of Selves is a rambling and rambunctious read, really refreshing.
Aaron Sloman asks the not-rhetorical-at-all question What is it Like to be a Rock?, and from sunflowers to semantic traps this is a document of rare flair.
|"You enter the brain through the eye, march up the optic nerve, round and round in the cortex,
looking behind every neuron, and then, before you know it, you emerge into daylight on the spike of
a motor nerve impulse, scratching your head and wondering where the self is. That is not the way to find the self, or to understand what a self is. (That's a bit like wandering
around Manhattan looking for the Big Apple.)"|
Filling out this quartet of consciousness conundrums is an essay purporting that Consciousness is not HOT. I now have a headache.
|"Of course, many philosophers will be unmoved by all this. They will accuse me of being a crude
empiricist, a verificationist, an out of date positivist, a science worshipper, a zombie in disguise, a
zombie-promoter, a heathen, a liar (``feigning anaesthesia'', as one philosopher once put it), or
Complexity, Problem Solving, and Sustainable Societies brings to attention that there is a point of diminishing returns; and reminds us that those who do not learn from history are destined to repeat it.
Stoicism has an ancient history, and is here presented with a sunny disposition and a friendly interface.
|"We have the the
opportunity to become the first people in history to understand how a society's
problem-solving abilities change. To know that this is possible yet not to act upon
it would be a great failure of the practical application of ecological economics."|
Spy agencies listened in on Diana
|"The Stoa del Sol is a contemporary forum for essays that reflect some of the historical principles of
Stoicism in relation to a New Cosmology and New Spiritual Paradigm prompted by modern science
and systems theories."|
"All the junk that's fit to debunk" is the motto of Junkscience.com, who do an admirable job of calling to task those who would research to decieve. All us coffee drinkers may be able to slurpilly enjoy today's debunking:
|"I just think of Echelon as a great vacuum cleaner in the sky
which sucks everything up," said Mike Frost, a former
Canadian intelligence officer. "We just get to look at the
Tao Site, www.tao.ca, presents the egalitarian web as it (c)should be.
|"The link between elevated levels of homocysteine and heart disease risk has
been called into question by a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine."|
|"Tao Communications is a regional federation comprised of local
autonomous collectives and individuals. We organize networks in order to
defend and expand public space and the right to self-determination. We
create knowledge through independent public interest research, and
distribute it freely through participatory education."|