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Religio-Politics 2015: Capitalist Kabbalah, Dial 'F' for 'Freedom'...

I don’t know why there is such hatred from mostly-Christian Westerners toward Middle Eastern cultures generally and Islamic religion specifically, any more than I know why there is such racism toward black people from those same Westerners. 610 more words

ISLAM

Paul Tudor Jones II - Why We Need to Rethink Capitalism

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and philanthropist is concerned that a laser focus on profits is, as he puts it, “threatening the very underpinnings of society.” In this thoughtful, passionate talk, he outlines his planned counter-offensive, which centers on the concept of “justness.”

Politics

This guy could work

From here:

Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley came out swinging in an NPR interview today. The prospective Democratic challenger to Hillary Clinton alleged that the former Security of State is not transparent and will have problems connecting with younger voters.

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D. Politics

The things we are afraid of...

The foreigners, especially when they don’t look like us, have no money to make us happy, and are desperately in need.

Atheism, as we feel alone and lost without religion, although religion does not explain why individuals, dehumanized by the social dominion, should adore such a God even more inhuman than they are. 458 more words

Bob's View

The Prison of Gender - Another False Road to Emancipation

Recently, the Liberal Postmodernist news website Buzzfeed conducted an interview with self-described ‘agender model’ Rain Dove on her life and career. The core of the article focused on how supposedly interesting it is that a woman, born with a bone structure considered ‘masculine’ is forging a modelling career along agender lines. 917 more words

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Why We Need to Rethink Capitalism

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and philanthropist is concerned that a laser focus on profits is, as he puts it, “threatening the very underpinnings of society.” In this thoughtful, passionate talk, he outlines his planned counter-offensive, which centers on the concept of “justness.”

From Ted Talks here.

Capitalism

Getting Back to Our Animal Selves

I’ve had this pet theory, for a while, that capitalism only works if we silence and eschew the animal parts of us. Think about it, sitting at a desk for 8 or 10 hours a day is completely counter to our animal instincts to be in motion. 1,363 more words

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