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False narratives lose our collective bearings

You know when you have to break some really bad news to someone, but don’t want to see them upset, so somehow you convince yourself if you just phrase it softly, or as a subtle analogy, that they will take it in good spirit, and, more importantly, not attack you? 580 more words

"The poor, the young, the black and the stupid": Inside Big Tobacco's plans to kill a billion people

And what some of today’s tech giants have learned from them

By Mark Ames

“The world’s most widespread, serious infection is purposely spread by its vector: the tobacco industry. 687 more words

Bizarre

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My Name is Randall and I live in Easton, MD USA. I’m 39 years old and I’m currently disable for multiple back injuries and Major Depression. 173 more words

Beautiful

Mean Girls and Boundaries...

By Laura Piquero

Ever since I was a little girl I had trouble understanding why people stood by those who hurt them. I guess I myself helped preserve the cycle by staying in someone’s life “out of fear”, but then again, I was raised with this limited belief that “you had to make friends at school, or else you would be all ALONE” (yes in capital my mother used to say it). 1,630 more words

"Tempête du Sud": Al-Nosra jette l'éponge !!!

IRIB- En plus du fiasco infligé à leur bataille, «Tempête du Sud», laquelle devait, en principe, conquérir la ville loyaliste de Deraa, au Sud-Est de la Syrie, les milices participant à cette bataille ont dû, aussi, perdre leurs dirigeants, dans un raid aérien contre le siège de la rencontre qui les réunissait. 473 more words

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