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Understanding Fascism - making sense of dark times - a reading list (expanded 10/20/17)

“No other method exists for acquiring knowledge about the human heart than the study of history coupled with experience of life, in such a way that the two throw light upon each other.

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Sense of Impending Doom: It's a Thing

by chelsea schuyler

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An Actual Scientific Symptom… 1,165 more words

Nature Factoids

The Sorcerer's Apprentice 2.0

Lest there be any doubt, the summer of 2017 was characterized by a string of disasters, tragedies, calamities, and almost apocalyptic events. Against such a grim backdrop of lost lives and destroyed homes it can come off as rather crass, privileged, or even uncaring, to dwell on other occurrences. 2,184 more words


In Honor Of Our Impending Doom...

“Around the world the nations wait
For some wise words from their leading light
You know it’s not only madmen who listen to fools”

Some classic Iron Maiden right here. 31 more words

Music Reviews

The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.

One of my favorite quotes from Dodie Smith. 

I had a great weekend to say the least. I spent enough time at home and in my own bed to rejuvenate. 595 more words


"Atomic warfare means universal extermination"

In 1946, Lewis Mumford penned an article in The Saturday Review of Literature under the none-too-subtle title “Gentlemen: You are Mad!” Over the course of two pages Mumford denounced as “madmen” those who were dreaming of researching, building, and perhaps using atomic weaponry. 1,880 more words


A chip off technology's block

Of the various characters who populate our computer dominated society, one of the most curious sorts is the “early adopter.” These are the figures found sprinting headlong to the frontier of technological advancement eagerly purchasing, signing up for, and excitedly embracing whatever manner of new doodad they find there. 1,704 more words