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HOW PHILOSOPHY COULD SAVE THE WORLD Cultural and Economic Diaspora, Self-sufficiency, Person-hood

30Nov/170

The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death.

Over the last decade, a few giant corporations became an inescapable part of online life. Gutting net neutrality would cement their power.

Source: The Internet Is Dying. Repealing Net Neutrality Hastens That Death.

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29Nov/170

From North Korea, With Dread

Traveling to the world’s most isolated country, we found a nation furious with President Trump, and primed for nuclear war.

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26Nov/170

Opinion | The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido

We are attempting to hold a public conversation about male sexual misbehavior while refusing to talk about the nature of men and sex.

Source: Opinion | The Unexamined Brutality of the Male Libido

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26Nov/170

The man who knows how a ‘superhuman’ race will disrupt our world – and why it could be here soon

Nick Bostrom, like Bertrand Russell, is eminent as a mathematician and as a philosopher.

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23Nov/170

North Korea escapees expose realities of life under Kim Jong Un | Toronto Star

The Washington Post talked with more than 25 North Koreans who lived in Kim Jong Un’s North Korea.

Source: North Korea escapees expose realities of life under Kim Jong Un | Toronto Star

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22Nov/170

North Korean Troops Violated Truce While Chasing Defector, U.N. Command Says

The United Nations Command accused North Korean troops of violating the armistice by firing weapons and crossing the border to chase a defector.

Source: North Korean Troops Violated Truce While Chasing Defector, U.N. Command Says

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21Nov/170

Opinion | Lies, Incoherence and Rage on Tax Cuts

Con men get really angry when someone points out their con.

Source: Opinion | Lies, Incoherence and Rage on Tax Cuts

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20Nov/170

A Mexican Town Wages Its Own War on Drugs

When the authorities could no longer be trusted, Nestora Salgado organized a citizens’ police force. Did she go too far?

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18Nov/170

Loblaw, Walmart to test out Tesla’s all-electric Semi in Canada

Canadian grocer Loblaw has ordered 25 of Tesla’s all-electric Semis, as part of an effort to move its fleet of delivery trucks to low-emission vehicles.

Source: Loblaw, Walmart to test out Tesla's all-electric Semi in Canada

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18Nov/170

Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life

Amish men and women who carried a genetic mutation appeared to be in better cardiovascular health and had longer telomeres, a barometer of longevity.

Source: Amish Mutation Protects Against Diabetes and May Extend Life

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