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A culture designed to make you feel like shit

In How Your Insecurity Is Bought and Sold, Mark Manson delves into marketing, particularly how advertising succeeds by magnifying insecurit…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jul 26
Reply by Idaho Spud

Time Jump to 2100

Wasn't it 2016 just yesterday? Has a time machine malfunctioned? How does it feel like 2100 today? Remember Paris? - - - -   COP-21? image…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 May 19
Reply by Grinning Cat

Children are not as gullible as often depicted: Though this makes their indoctrination more odious.

I'm referring here to a very recent article in Patheos by Johnny Scaramanga: Link:

Started by Dyslexic's DOG

3 May 11
Reply by Grinning Cat

Quirky Queer Comic Breaks Through

You too can be an effective climate change communicator: 3 EZ Steps! Peterson Toscano, a quirky, queer Quaker comic created an effective co…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 14, 2015

Billionaire Terrorists Steal Your Future

The awful truth about climate change no one wants to admit Survivable IPCC Projections Are Based On Science Fiction What's it like for a ci…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 May 16, 2015

Frenemies raise your blood pressure

Anti-social network: Health risks of love-hate friends Healthy long term relationships, such as marriages, prosper then the ratio of valida…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Dec 25, 2014
Reply by Dyslexic's DOG

Discounting Slowly Manifesting Threats

Human psychology discounts slowly manifesting threats to the point of insanity. Tom Engelhardt compares our reactions to the two kinds of W…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Nov 10, 2014
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

The Ebola Fear Learning Curve

Nancy Shute puts American Ebola over-reaction into context. Over-reaction is a place to start, a teachable moment. Why It's OK To Worry Abo…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Oct 30, 2014

Insomnia of the exponential function

3:45 AM, still no sleep again. Mathematics keeps me bleary-eyed and wired. image source ... the form of denial now practiced by Western go…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Oct 26, 2014
Reply by Luara

Ironic Negativity Bias

Conservatives are more attuned to threats in their environment than liberals. But it makes them blind to the greatest threat, Climate Desta…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 30, 2014



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