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God wars/globalization: from Jehovah to Adam Smith

June 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Peregrinations in the world of faith Syed Badrul Ahsan reflects on wars and skirmishes waged in God’s name Armstrong is a very poor guide to world religion! We are talking about a progression in the Axial Age, perhaps: Israelitism gives birth to jihad, which begins to exteriorize in Christianity, exploding in Islam as jihad. The […]

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(Eonic) globalization

January 8th, 2010 · No Comments

An Eonic Sequence, And A Frequency Deduction One of the hidden dangers of Darwinian thinking is its concealed influence on the process of economic interaction, and, finally, the process of globalization, so-called. But real globalization as seen in the eonic sequence is something different. (Eonic) globalization It is important to distinguish our sense of globalization […]

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Tags: globalization · The Eonic Effect

Question from Niall Ferguson

January 7th, 2010 · No Comments

RG Mail http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ac26eb9a-f30a-11de-a888-00144feab49a,dwp_uuid=9c33700c-4c86-11da-89df-0000779e2340.html?ftcamp=rss Financial Times December 27 2009 *The decade the world tilted east *We are living through the end of 500 years of western ascendancy By Niall Ferguson I am trying to remember now where it was, and when it was, that it hit me. Was it during my first walk along the Bund […]

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Tags: globalization · History · The Eonic Effect

Universality of English

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

The Cosmopolitan Tongue: The Universality of English John McWhorter In depicting the emergence of the world’s languages as a curse of gibberish, the biblical tale of the Tower of Babel makes us moderns smile. Yet, considering the headache that 6,000 languages can induce in real life, the story makes a certain sense.

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From Humans To Animals

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Globalization: Diseases Spreading From Humans To Animals, Study Finds ScienceDaily (Oct. 28, 2009) — Globalisation and industrialisation are causing diseases to spread from humans to animals

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Wright and Harris: hypocrisy over scientism/New Age beliefs

August 22nd, 2009 · 1 Comment

Self, Meditating By Robert Wright In the midst of the debate over history, evolution and religion, we are now treated to Mr. Wright’s explorations in Buddhism. I am having a problem here, not dissimilar to the problem we had with Sam Harris. And this is the hypocrisy of promoting Darwinian scientism and reductionism, and the […]

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Tags: Evolution · globalization · New Age · Science & Religion

Conservative confusion of Western civilization, vs Islam

July 20th, 2009 · 2 Comments

History, and histories, of Islam The problem with many of these critics of Islam, such as Spencer, mentioned in one of the comments, is that they drift into a right-wing perspective and then become proponents of ‘Western Civilization’ (whatever that is) and defenders of Christian traditionalism and religion against Islam, the status of secularism remaining […]

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Tags: globalization · History · Islam · secularism · The Axial Age · The Eonic Effect

Rafael Correa on Global Capitalism

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

http://www.democracynow.org/2009/6/29/ecuadoran_president_rafael_correa_on_global Democracy Now! June 29, 2009 Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on Global Capitalism Why He Won’t Renew the US Base in Manta, Chevron in the Amazon, Obama’s War in Afghanistan, and More

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Asia’s rise

July 7th, 2009 · No Comments

Think Again: Asia’s Rise Don’t believe the hype about the decline of America and the dawn of a new Asian age. It will be many decades before China, India, and the rest of the region take over the world, if they ever do. The point is being missed here that we are dealing with a […]

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Tags: globalization · The Eonic Effect

Shackles of Free Trade?

April 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 by Times Online/UK Let’s Shake Off the Shackles of Free Trade The G20 leaders must be flexible – a little protectionism could give nations vital breathing space by Noreena Hertz Today the leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economic powerhouses will converge on London. The mood is sombre. They […]

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1 billion hungry

March 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Friday, March 27, 2009 by Financial Times Number of Chronically Hungry Tops 1 Billion by Javier Blas LONDON – The number of chronically hungry people has surpassed the 1bn mark for the first time as the economic crisis compounds the impact of high food prices, the United Nations’ top agriculture official has warned.

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Tags: Critique of Evolutionary Economy · globalization

The great transformation

March 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Global Capitalism: The Suicide Version Posted on Mar 24, 2009 By William Pfaff The globalization of the international economy launched by the United States as an accidental policy of the Clinton administration has since been much lauded as benefiting (some of) the poor of the world by drawing them into the international capitalist system. This […]

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G20 protests

March 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Saturday, March 21, 2009 by Independent/UK G20 Protesters ‘Will Try to Bring London to Standstill’ Police fear anti-capitalist groups will seek violent confrontation on streets by By Mark Hughes and Jerome Taylor LONDON — Next month’s G20 summit will present an “unprecedented” challenge as up to 2,000 protesters attempt to bring London to […]

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Nation’s Food System Nearly Broke

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Nation’s Food System Nearly Broke by John Kinsman As our government enacts a stimulus package and President Barack Obama announces bold initiatives to stem home mortgage foreclosures, disaster threatens family farmers and their communities.

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Climate change oxymoron

February 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Published on Thursday, February 26, 2009 by the Guardian/UK Greenwash: Why ‘Clean Coal’ is the Ultimate Climate Change Oxymoron The people who told us for years that climate change was a myth now say it’s all true – but something called ‘clean coal’ can fix it. This is pure and utter greenwash. by Fred Pearce […]

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Bailouts Dwarf Spending on Climate and Poverty Crises

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Bailouts Dwarf Spending on Climate and Poverty Crises by Sarah Anderson and John Cavanagh

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Where are the public intellectuals on Darwinism?

November 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

CONSIDER THIS Public Intellectual 2.0 The lament for ‘public intellectuals’ is misplaced. It is a genus that apparently has not yet come into eixstence. What is a public intellectual? Of those who claim the mantle where are those who can see through the reign of the Darwin propaganda machine? All we get is Mr. Hitchens, […]

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Tags: Evolution · globalization · Philosophy

Globalization debates

October 14th, 2008 · No Comments

Extended comment on globalization, of interest, whether or not I agree.

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