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Entries from October 2015

Sufism and the ‘dark side’, in this case without the popcorn

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/30/dismantling-xtianity-and-islam-as-failed-religions/ It is one thing to dismantle xtianity, but with Islam the situation is much more difficult. It is hard to understand Islam: its interior sequence is complicated and misunderstood. Mohammed is complicated, and misunderstood. Let me change my terms: dismantling Islam can’t be enjoined. It is happening on its own. Most of all Islam […]

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“Plan X”: Former Greek Finance Minister on the Movement to Democratize Europe

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

To democratize Europe is actually a very radical idea that goes against every fiber in the body and soul of those people. Source: “Plan X”: Former Greek Finance Minister on the Movement to Democratize Europe

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How Will We Reach an Ecological Civilization and Who Will Build It?

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

Capitalism, by its nature, cannot respond in a timely manner to the global ecological crisis. Only a social movement can. Source: How Will We Reach an Ecological Civilization and Who Will Build It?

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RT crew tear gassed during broadcast amid unrest in Palestine

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The Censored Reality Of The Refugee Crisis

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Will humans evolve fast enough to beat AI? | Uncommon Descent

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

From How We Get to Next: If, many decades from now, some form of rogue artificial intelligence does manage to follow the playbook of a thousand science-fiction Source: Will humans evolve fast enough to beat AI? | Uncommon Descent

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Yale scientists use three-legged stool for better view of evolution 

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

Source: Yale scientists use three-legged stool for better view of evolution | Yale West Campus

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Beyond the temples, ancient bones reveal the lives of the Mayan working class — ScienceDaily

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

Source: Beyond the temples, ancient bones reveal the lives of the Mayan working class — ScienceDaily

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Living in Poverty Means You Have an Advanced Risk of Getting Cancer

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

This week the World Health Organization released a press statement on the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. The statement, which elicited media headlines comparing … Source: Living in Poverty Means You Have an Advanced Risk of Getting Cancer

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[Marxism] Fwd: NASA Adds to Evidence of Mysterious Ancient Earthworks – The New York Times

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/03/science/nasa-adds-to-evidence-of-mysterious-ancient-earthworks.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=photo-spot-region Source: [Marxism] Fwd: NASA Adds to Evidence of Mysterious Ancient Earthworks – The New York Times

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Want a Better Economy? Could Be Time to Unleash the Devil | Alternet

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

Is an ancient financial taboo keeping us from prosperity? Source: Want a Better Economy? Could Be Time to Unleash the Devil | Alternet

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Seething With Anger, Probe Demanded into Exxon’s Unparalleled Climate Crime | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

October 31st, 2015 · No Comments

A broad coalition of community groups along with prominent leaders from the nation’s top civil rights, environmental, and indigeneous people’s movements on Friday sent a joint letter to the U.S. Department of Justice demanding a federal investigation into allegations that oil giant ExxonMobil knew about the role fossil fuels played in driving climate change since […]

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Can the Electronics Industry Provide a Living Wage? Not While Corporations Set the Rules

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

A “living wage” means a “take home” or “net” wage (excluding any taxes, bonuses, allowances, or overtime wages) earned during a country’s legal maximum work-week (not exceeding 48 hours), which is sufficient to pay for the basic needs (housing, energy, nutrition, clothing, health care, education, potable water, childcare, and transportation) of a family of four […]

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Dismantling xtianity and islam as failed religions

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

The previous post is a reminder to consider the pitiful state of xtianity: we can appreciate xtian worries about stalinism, but the reality of modern xtianity is its capture by neoliberal ideology as in the Prosperity gospel churches. Real christians need to walk away from this Axial Age remnant and lead xtians to a new […]

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How should Munzerian xtian communists think about ‘Christians’…in a word christianity doesn’t exist anymore…

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/micah-conkling/christians-bernie-sanders_b_8420822.html In a recent podcast as part of his “Ask Pastor John” series, the Minneapolis-based theologian John Piper attempted to answer a question that has been made relevant by the emergence of Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race for President: “How Should Christians Think About Socialism?” Piper’s answer to the initial inquiry – “How […]

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/danielou-and-the-mystery-of-indian-religious-history/

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

http://www.gurdjieff-con.net/2015/10/30/danielou-and-the-mystery-of-indian-religious-history/

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From petty bourgeois bolshevik party hack to platonic guardian

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/29/red-fortyeight-group-regions-of-planet-to-be-evacuated-new-forms-of-street-demonstration/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/30/can-bernie-sanderss-followers-create-a-true-leftist-movement-the-washington-post/ The first link is to a post here from yesterday. The second is exterior: while of the greatest interest we should note that the term ‘revolution’ is not used correctly by left activists of the Progressive movement legacy. It is evolutionary activism, and at this point we are in a wishing well mode, […]

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As Violence Soars in the West Bank, Leaders Seek Coexistence Between Peace and Occupation

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Extinction, the New Environmentalism and the Cancer in the Wilderness

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

The word is in from the wildlife biologists. Say goodbye in North America to the gray wolf, the cougar, the grizzly bear. They are destined for extinction sometime in the next 40 years. Say goodbye to the Red wolf and the Mexican wolf and the Florida panther. Gone the jaguar, the ocelot, the wood bison, […]

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Archive update

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Link log 2013/4/5 —————- http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/29/economic-theory-and-public-jargonideology-theories-as-criminal-activity-by-rogue-economists/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/29/red-fortyeight-group-regions-of-planet-to-be-evacuated-new-forms-of-street-demonstration/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/28/a-marxist-left-that-cant-debrief-darwinism-is-phony-and-reactionary/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/27/harris-the-manufactured-cultural-nanny-public-intellectual-plus-neo-con-parodyboob-a-bit-ad-hominem-sorry/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/27/neo-communism-as-a-duty/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/26/huge-audience-for-last-and-first-men/ http://darwiniana.com/2015/10/26/neil-degrasse-and-science-conspiracies-to-deceive-the-public/ List culled: check main archive at link

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Netherlands revokes Scientology’s tax-exempt status because it’s a profit-making institution; more blows to come 

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Source: Netherlands revokes Scientology’s tax-exempt status because it’s a profit-making institution; more blows to come « Why Evolution Is True

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Can randomness produce music? | Uncommon Descent

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal had an article today (28 Oct.) on a game called Compose Yourself created by a cellist named Philip Sheppard “who is passionate about showing people that they are fundamentally musical, and he wants to make learning about music, and composing in particular, more approcachable for children.” The game consists of 60 […]

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New primate species at root of tree of extant hominoids: It lived 11.6 million years ago and precedes the divergence between hominids and hylobatids — ScienceDaily

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

Reconstruction of the skull (front and side view) and representation of life appearance of Pliobates cataloniae are shown. Living hominoids are a group of primates that includes the small-bodied apes (the lesser apes, or gibbons and siamangs, which constitute the family Hylobatidae) and the larger-bodied great apes (orangutans, gorillas and chimpanzees), which, along with humans, […]

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Fukushima – A Hushed Up Catastrophe

October 30th, 2015 · No Comments

The Fukushima disaster is radiantly exposed in the Pacific Ocean, but as for people behind the disaster, it is treated like the Manhattan Project, circa 1942… Top Secret! Still, “Its against international law to dump radioactivity into the sea, but that is precisely what is happening on a daily basis,” according to Dr. Keith Baverstock, […]

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