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The Net: The Unabomber, LSD and the Internet

A must see documentary from 2003 that has gone unnoticed by the vast majority. This film explores a broad scope of political and intellectual history from the 1940s through the turn of the century. 5,583 more words

Metaphysics

Days of the Week

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Yesterday was the day I wanted to brush Ender’s hair. (I do brush their hair, sometimes.)

Jane: Where the hell is the hairbrush?

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Those Conversations

Changing the Story

A while ago John Brockman of Edge.org asked a group of scientists from all over the world what they feared the most. The resulting book, … 608 more words

The Middle Age of Digital Technologies

In history we codify the passage between Middle and Modern Age when an Italian explorer landed what he thought to be the East Coast of Asia. 220 more words

Society

New Nonfiction: This Idea Must Die - edited by John Brockman

Every new volume in this series is a cause for celebration. Not familiar? Edge.org annually poses a “big question” and the world’s most interesting thinkers from a variety of disciplines take it on. 231 more words

Books