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Entries from August 2012

Is Washington deaf as well as criminal?

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

RG mail Is Washington deaf as well as criminal? By Paul Craig Roberts Posted on August 30, 2012 by Paul Craig Roberts

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August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

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“My Clients, The Whales”

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Published on Friday, August 31, 2012 by The Guardian I Must Serve My Clients, The Whales I can do that far better commanding the Sea Shepherd fleet than I can defending myself from bogus charges by Japan by Paul Watson http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/08/31-9

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OWS at year one: some food for thought: US dot.gov as a criminal mafia a no-brainer

August 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

Is ordinary politics even possible? The grounds for revolution are clear, and can go rapidly from leftist ambition to its excess, to centrist duty in a surplus of quietist passivity: consider the previous video, in a long list of issues. The American government is under the strongest suspicion at this point of being a criminal […]

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9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://video.cpt12.org/video/2270078138 : Colorado Public Television Presents 9/11: Explosive Evidence – Experts Speak Out Unique online streaming video: CPTV summons the nerve to air a 9/11 documentary.

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Darwinists too far gone for a paradigm shift

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/aug/19/thomas-kuhn-structure-scientific-revolutions: Thomas Kuhn: the man who changed the way the world looked at science Fifty years ago, a book by Thomas Kuhn altered the way we look at the philosophy behind science, as well as introducing the much abused phrase ‘paradigm shift’ His idea has been so abused that it is almost pointless to use […]

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Gould’s cowardice and bungled challenge to Darwinism

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://theamericanscholar.org/remembering-steve/ I have less respect for Gould than I once did, because he had an opportunity to clarify the confusion of Darwinism, but copped out, and instead prevaricated. The Synthesis could have been limited and brought to a close in the period of Gould’s work. Gould came to the point of doing something on these […]

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Chomsky’s linguistics crypto-postdarwinist

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.the-tls.co.uk/tls/public/article1114177.ece This critique is misguided, it would seem. But Chomsky’s view of linguistics needs to be set in the context of a critique of Darwinism, which Chomsky seems to hint at, but never actually produces. In fact, the evolution of language has defeated all parties, Darwinists especially

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Affluent People Less Likely to Reach out to Others in Times of Trouble?

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Affluent People Less Likely to Reach out to Others in Times of Trouble? ScienceDaily (Aug. 30, 2012) — Crises are said to bring people closer together. But a new study from UC Berkeley suggests that while the have-nots reach out to one another in times of trouble, the wealthy are more apt to find comfort […]

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Wrecking the economy deliberate strategy for class warfare..?

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

It is alls suspiciously convenient. Perhaps wrecking the economy was the strategy for class warfare… NY Times August 30, 2012 Majority of New Jobs Pay Low Wages, Study Finds By CATHERINE RAMPELL While a majority of jobs lost during the downturn were in the middle range of wages, a majority of those added during the […]

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The Great Transition // social darwinist confusion derailing human evolution?

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

The ‘great transition’ is the idea that human evolution began in the period of rapid human emergence as homo sapiens, became latent during much of the Paleolithic, turning on again with the rise of civilization. Human evolution is attempting to achieve its completion in a future still under suspense. And Darwinian ideology is not helping […]

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New low: Guardian defends ‘selfish’ gene hype/con

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2012/aug/31/the-selfish-gene-richard-dawkins-review?newsfeed=true The left needs to see the connection between neo-Darwinism and the era of neoliberalism, with the sweet talking ‘liberal’ Dawkins providing nice cover. Mary Midgley exposed the whole game early one, but the braindead left still doens’t get it.

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Ryan speech

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RG mail http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2012/08/30/paul- ryans-speech-in-three-words/#ixzz2560tWo6O Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words By Sally Kohn Published August 30, 2012

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Investors Seek To Profit From Privatizing Public Schools

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Published on Friday, August 31, 2012 by Real News Network Activists at “People’s Education Convention” demand an end to excessive testing http://www.commondreams.org/video/2012/08/31

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Occupy Wall Street to blockade the New York Stock Exchange

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hPcA1J3lE7j4alsb-6aXES6rznag?docId=CNG.adcf140785c7214c448726481f8bb54d.1a1 Occupy Wall Street will mark its first anniversary this September by attempting to blockade the New York Stock Exchange and trying to arrest bankers, organizers said Thursday. The social protest movement has seen a steep drop in support since its founding a year ago, when hundreds of people camped in Zuccotti Park near Wall […]

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New York City Criminalizes Protests in the Context of Occupy Wall Street

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://jurist.org/sidebar/2012/08/emi-maclean-nypd-occupy.php

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Chinese working class and neoliberalism

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

RG mail http://jacobinmag.com/2012/08/china-in-revolt/ Issue 7-8: Emancipation * *Essays * *China in Revolt* *by Eli Friedman * Few in the West are aware of the drama unfolding in today’s “epicenter of global labor unrest.” A scholar of China exposes its tumultuous labor politics and their lessons for the Left. The Chinese working class plays a Janus-like […]

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The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

RG mail Greed and Debt: The True Story of Mitt Romney and Bain Capital How the GOP presidential candidate and his private equity firm staged an epic wealth grab, destroyed jobs – and stuck others with the bill By Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone August 29, 2012 This story is from the September 13, 2012 issue […]

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NCSE newsletter

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Dear Friends of NCSE, A Bill Nye video on the creationism/evolution controversy goes viral. Plus a new issue of Reports of the NCSE is available, The New York Times covers climate change in zoos and aquariums, and two NCSE staffers discuss climate change issues at the Daily Kos blog. BILL NYE VIDEO ON CREATIONISM

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Attacking Shapiro, who doesn’t go far enough

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2012/08/30/larrry-moran-reviews-shapiros-anti-darwinian-book-and-another-new-anti-evolution-book-by-thomas-nagel/ The attack on Shapiro shows why the hold of Darwinism is so hard to break. And Shapiro’s problem is that he doesn’t go far enough…

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New Website Explores C.S. Lewis’s Thoughts on Science & Scientism

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2012/08/new_website_exp063791.html

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Do you have to believe in Adam and Eve?

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

http://www.uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/do-you-have-to-believe-in-adam-and-eve/

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Clergy Project

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Atheists in the Pulpit — The Sad Charade of the Clergy Project by AlbertMohler.com posted on August 30, 2012 07:35PM GMT http://richarddawkins.net/news_articles/2012/8/30/atheists-in-the-pulpit-the-sad-charade-of-the-clergy-project

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First Implantation of Prototype Bionic Eye

August 31st, 2012 · No Comments

First Implantation of Prototype Bionic Eye With 24 Electrodes: ‘All of a Sudden I Could See a Little Flash of Light’ ScienceDaily (Aug. 31, 2012) — In a major development, Bionic Vision Australia researchers have successfully performed the first implantation of an early prototype bionic eye with 24 electrodes.

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