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Last and First Men: homo sapiens at the brink

May 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Last and First Men: homo sapiens at the brink of reaching the stage of a New Man, or bust… May 20th, 2016 · http://darwiniana.com/?s=last+and+first+men http://darwiniana.com/?s=red+fortyeight+Group This post sets a harsh moral tone in the context of the hopeless morass of Machiavellian politics in a period when even the Bolsheviks ended up in this morass, making […]

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Pseudo-democracy and the ‘end of history’

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R48G: the irony that the ‘end of history’ argument undermines the status of american pseudo-democracy: it is collapsing on the way to the real endgame May 4th, 2017 · One of the great ironies of the ‘end of history’ debate is that if we take its thesis seriously the directionality of history so proclaimed by […]

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History as causal mechanics or simple story?

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The ‘story’ of the eonic effect, a meta-metanarrative? November 29th, 2017 · This influence is crystallized most clearly in Smucker’s argument that the “historical task” of progressive movements “has more to do with ‘telling a good story’ than it does with ‘speaking the truth,’” and that the central front in the battle for power is […]

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Approaching collapse?

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The end of growth economics? January 3rd, 2018 · http://darwiniana.com/?s=R48G+revolution The idea of revolution seems implausible, unrealizable and illegal but we should pursue this course in any case as we watch the world system approach a possible collapse. We meed also to study the failures of ‘revolution’, the liabilities of the idea and to ‘break […]

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Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground is the Only Way to Save Polar Bears Ravaged by Climate Change

May 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground is the Only Way to Save Polar Bears Ravaged by Climate Change

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LANDSLIDE: ‘Quiet Revolution’ As Ireland Ends Abortion Ban

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Source: LANDSLIDE: ‘Quiet Revolution’ As Ireland Ends Abortion Ban

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What really happens in Schrödinger’s box? | Aeon Essays

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Source: What really happens in Schrödinger’s box? | Aeon Essays

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Envisioning a Leap Forward: How We Can Replace Neoliberalism With a Caring Economy

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Source: Envisioning a Leap Forward: How We Can Replace Neoliberalism With a Caring Economy

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Link log 2013/4/5/6/7 —————- —————————– http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/18/hyparxis-and-evolution-in-a-nutshell/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/18/the-hyparchic-regulator-evolutionary-form-factors-in-a-timeless-dimension/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/18/what-does-the-eonic-effect-suggest-about-theories-of-evolution/ http://darwiniana.com/2018/04/18/what-does-the-eonic-effect-suggest-about-theories-of-evolution/

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At Quanta: Cells need almost all of their genes, even the “junk DNA” | Uncommon Descent

May 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: At Quanta: Cells need almost all of their genes, even the “junk DNA” | Uncommon Descent

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Mars rocks may harbor signs of life from 4 billion years ago — ScienceDaily

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Source: Mars rocks may harbor signs of life from 4 billion years ago — ScienceDaily

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Indict or Not: the Choice Mueller May Have to Make and Which is Worse for Trump

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Source: Indict or Not: the Choice Mueller May Have to Make and Which is Worse for Trump

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Re: [Marxism] Steven Pinker’s Ideas About ProgressAre Fatally Flawed. These Eight Graphs Show Why. – Resilience

May 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Re: [Marxism] Steven Pinker’s Ideas About ProgressAre Fatally Flawed. These Eight Graphs Show Why. – Resilience

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Robert Kennedy Jr. Doesn’t Believe the ‘Official Story’ About His Father’s Assassination — and Wants a New Investigation | Alternet

May 27th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: Robert Kennedy Jr. Doesn’t Believe the ‘Official Story’ About His Father’s Assassination — and Wants a New Investigation | Alternet

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The shambles of judeo-xtianity: sooner or later the secular age will move beyond these religions, …soon!

May 26th, 2018 · No Comments

http://darwiniana.com/?s=xtianity+eonic+effect The history of xtianity (or judeo-xtianity) is surely a shambles, a real humdinger of muddle stretched over centuries/millennia.

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 but xtianity also a shambles…//Atheist Activists Lament a Movement in “Shambles” | Evolution News

May 26th, 2018 · No Comments

We should note first that christianity (and islam) are themselves a shambles… We have been critical of the ‘new atheism’ for years but at the same without really engaging the ‘god’ question which is undecidable, resulting in atheist fallacies confronting theistic fallacies.

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A janus-faced unity/polarity of class concepts…

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R48G: universal class versus (and/or) the working class…a janus-faced unity/polarity of class concepts… November 11th, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=Two+Manifestos+version+2.pdf http://darwiniana.com/?s=universal+working+class The focus on the working class has been the focus of the left since the era of 1848 and that is all well and good. But a larger perspective is also useful in order to completely […]

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Blueprints

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R48G: the template of a neo-communist revolution November 7th, 2017 · https://www.dropbox.com/s/d1fmhfcq4xithv4/Democratic_Market_Neo_Communism_ver_5.pdf?dl=0 Our discussions of ‘democratic market neo-communism’ are an attempt to deal with the obsessive compromises that always overtake leftist positions resulting in the usual social democratic wishing well of ‘social democratic’ fantasy.

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Moving on: the trap of defending bolshevism…

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R48G: we are not required as ‘democratic market neo-communists’ required to defend the record of bolshevism… November 10th, 2017 · https://www.bolshevik.info/once-again-in-defence-of-lenin-a-reply-to-orlando-figes.htm We can quote our brief remarks on this good essay from marxist.com (previous post):

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Socialism/social democracy

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R48G: socialisms doomed to social democratic finale January 16th, 2018 · socialism is not social democratic malarkey…//The Socialism America Needs Now | New Republic August 25th, 2017 · It is debatable whether it is worth reading an article in the New Republic about socialism. As I started reading I wondered how many paragraphs would pass […]

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First and last, last and first

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First and last socialists January 16th, 2018 · Last and first socialists…: how can the left reach a new historical vision? December 8th, 2017 · In many ways the dated ‘ideology’ of marxism is itself an obstacle on the way to a newly receptive public, poised at the threshold of a new era of socialism, […]

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Steven Pinker’s Ideas About Progress Are Fatally Flawed. These Eight Graphs Show Why. – Resilience

May 26th, 2018 · No Comments

It’s time to reclaim the mantle of “Progress” for progressives. By falsely tethering the concept of progress to free market economics and centrist values, Steven Pinker has tried to appropriate a great idea for which he has no rightful claim. Source: Steven Pinker’s Ideas About Progress Are Fatally Flawed. These Eight Graphs Show Why. – […]

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In a Warming West, the Rio Grande Is Drying Up – The New York Times

May 26th, 2018 · No Comments

Source: In a Warming West, the Rio Grande Is Drying Up – The New York Times

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