Revolutionary road

Marxist confusions and DMNC
May 11th, 2018
https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2018/05/what-made-marxism-so-deadly/
This is a cogent analysis but we should not forget that the birth of democracy was almost more violent: the english civil war killed proportionately more people than the first world war, and ended, as did bolshevik communism, in retrograde motion because it couldn’t quite define ‘democracy’ at all. Pseudo-democracy finally arrived, Parliament and its oligarchs…sounds familiar. Continue reading Revolutionary road

Hitler Wouldn’t Risk Doomsday, But The United States Did  – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (2/8)

Hitler ended the German nuclear weapons program in 1942 when told it could end life on Earth—the Americans were willing to take the risk; since the end of WWII the Cold War was to a very large extent, from beginning to end, a marketing campaign for subsidization of the aerospace industry, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay

Source: Hitler Wouldn’t Risk Doomsday, But The United States Did  – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (2/8)

Quantum biology: Did researchers produce quantum entanglement in living organisms? 

The researchers claim it is a first:… a new paper from a group at the University of Oxford is now raising some eyebrows for its claims of the successful entanglement of bacteria with photons—particles of light. Led by the quantum physicist Chiara Marletto and published in October in the Journal of

Source: Quantum biology: Did researchers produce quantum entanglement in living organisms? | Uncommon Descent

CAT scans of sabertooth cats’ skulls unearth evolution of predatory behavior 

Some sabertooth cats had powerful skulls that allowed them to kill their prey in one or two bites, according to research published at UCLA. A UCLA professor, along with a…

Source: CAT scans of sabertooth cats’ skulls unearth evolution of predatory behavior | Daily Bruin

A wilderness ‘horror story’: World’s wilderness is going, going … nearly gone, new paper says 

Producing the first comprehensive fine-scale map of the world’s remaining marine and terrestrial wild places, conservation scientists say that just 23 percent of the world’s landmass can now be considered wilderness, with the rest — excluding Antarctica — lost to the direct effects of human activities.

Source: A wilderness ‘horror story’: World’s wilderness is going, going … nearly gone, new paper says — ScienceDaily