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Field Report: Fukuyama, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan (18 November 2016)

A short hop on the San’yō Shinkansen brought me to Fukuyama, near the border between Hiroshima Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture. Although this place doesn’t figure very highly in Chūgoku itineraries – save perhaps for the lovely old port of… 1,364 more words



Though much of what follows sounds like a nightmare made in homage to all your favourite sci-fi films, the leading exponents and adherents of transhumanism include some of the greatest inventors and experts in a broad range of disciplines, from neurology to artificial intelligence. 859 more words


Ideologinen sota ideologiaa vastaan

Nyt-liite, tuo ruma syylä Hesarin kyljessä, julkaisi tänään artikkelin Piraattipuolueen Petrus Pennasesta. Olen aiemminkin kirjoittanut Piraattipuolueen ongelmista, esim. tässä, mutta Pennasen jutut alleviivaavat sitä. 410 more words


Skin in the game

Avagy miért tiszteljük azokat, akik kockázatot vállalnak?

Elon Musk, Hannibál, Jurij Gagarin, Lech Walesa, Oskar Schindler. Valamennyien köztiszteletnek és világhírnévnek örvendenek. Férfiak, akik nagy dolgokat hajtottak végre a történelem során. 849 more words


My Review of Girls Bravo!

Yukinari Sasaki is a lonely young boy. He’s small for his age, called puny and teased by most people he knows, and t make matters worse, he lives alone in a large, empty house. 3,573 more words


Is American Democracy Strong Enough for Trump? Fukuyama Asks

“As a political scientist,” Fukuyama says, “I am looking ahead to presidency with great interest, since it will be a fascinating test of how strong American institutions are.” Elaborating on the thought, he observes that we have not previously seen a leader who sets out to undermine the systems norms and rules. 292 more words


The Neoliberal Inevitability of Vegetarian Hegemony

The election of Donald Trump may signal a slap in the face for our neoliberal orthodoxy, but it’s certainly not a death blow. It remains to be seen how effective he will be in disrupting the stasis that has gripped western liberal democratic governance for much of the past quarter century. 918 more words