Facebook is the most interesting social experiment in history, for thousands of reasons. Mass psychology and the formation of social beliefs held by many people fascinate me, and both are implicated in Facebook discussion on an individual level amassing to a Mandelbrotian scale. You can comment, I can like that comment, add to that comment,…Details
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The Chemical Brothers – Star Guitar
The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness; only power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand presently. We are different from all the oligarchies of the past…Details
Let’s not get all emo today, shall we?
Matt Walsh nails it: Today, the our politicians “came together” to strike a deal to end the government shutdown. They have an agreement. They are on the same page. Bipartisanship! Oh blessed, hallowed, sacred “bipartisanship.” As Republicans and Democrats prance around on cable news, showing off their dexterity by literally bending over backwards to kiss…Details
The free market enables miracles. Leonard Read explains: I am a lead pencil—the ordinary wooden pencil familiar to all boys and girls and adults who can read and write.* Writing is both my vocation and my avocation; that’s all I do. You may wonder why I should write a genealogy. Well, to begin with, my…Details