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I often look around and see so many who value their lives by how much are they are worth to a job, to a love one, to a friend, to their community or the things they have gained or achieved, but I so often wonder how much do we value ourselves, to ourselves.  207 more words

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TWENTY-EIGHT AND A HALF WISHES by Denise Grover Swank

Synopsis:

For Rose Gardner, working at the DMV on a Friday afternoon is bad even before she sees a vision of herself dead. She’s had plenty of visions, usually boring ones like someone’s toilet’s overflowed, but she’s never seen one of herself before.

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Robots, rental popstars and Spotify domination: is this the future of music?

Emmy the holo and Emmy The Great. Photograph: Alex Lake

Music’s next frontier is uncertain but if anyone can predict what will happen next it’s future-thinking musician Emmy The Great, who has already acquired her own hologram… 540 more words

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Depression may result from “hyperactivity” in “the disappointment circuit” of the brain

Gerald Gabernig (CC By 2.0)

By Marcie Gainer

Dr Jeremy Dean writes at PsyBlog:

People who are depressed may have hyperactivity in a part of the brain known as ‘the disappointment circuit’, a new study finds. 239 more words

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Politicians or central bankers: who runs the world?

401(K) 2012 (CC BY-SA 2.0)

By Mark Beeson

Global governance sounds like a good idea. Solving the sorts of “collective action problems” that are an inescapable part of geographically dispersed activities – especially economic ones – … 465 more words

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A Guide to Skinner’s Genealogy of Liberty

By John Danaher

This was originally published on Philosophical Disquisitions.

What does it mean to be free? Liberty is the most important concept in modern political theory. 664 more words

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