End of history or end of eonic sequence? – 1848: The Ends of History

archive: end of history or end of eonic sequence? man’s true freedom can’t emerge under domination by the market… July 2nd, 2017 • This version of the eonic model stages a far better version of bot…

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The World Chess Championship Is Deadlocked After Game 2 | Portside

Heavy rain showers, a gentle breeze and 57 degrees in London, the BBC reported this morning. The top American grandmaster Fabiano Caruana was unprepared for such weather, arriving for Game 2 of the World Chess Championship sporting a wet blazer.   Never mind the sartorial dampness, however. He arrived excellently prepared for the chess.   

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Tropical Trump Declares War on Amazonia

When it comes to planetary carnage, Trump (Amerika’s president) is facing strong competition. Brazil’s new president Jair Bolsonaro aka “Tropical Trump” will likely outdo Amerika’s destroy the EPA Trump. Bolsonaro declared war on the Amazon rainforest. Thus, he’ll likely outpace Trump’s arbitrary efforts at eco annihilation because he has a much bigger target! More

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No, life cannot have meaning in a random universe. Next question? | Uncommon Descent

In an excerpt from his recent book, Finding Purpose in a Godless World: Why We Care Even If the Universe Doesn’t, a psychiatrist explains how we can have meaning even though we don’t:People assume that our human sense of purpose is dependent on the universe having a purpose, and without such purpo

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Mangroves can help countries mitigate their carbon emissions: Coastal environments are highly effective at capturing carbon — ScienceDaily

Geographers have found that coastal vegetation such as mangroves, seagrasses, and salt marshes may be the most effective habitats to mitigate carbon emissions.

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Stephen Hawking’s final book suggests time travel may one day be possible – here’s what to make of it | Alternet

“If one made a research grant application to work on time travel it would be dismissed immediately,” writes the physicist Stephen Hawking in his posthumous book Brief Answers to the Big Questions. He was right.

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