SEARCH finds Backlander-themed arguments and resources. Ask any question!

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

19Apr/180

Lance Armstrong Settles Federal Fraud Case for $5 Million

Accused of defrauding the Postal Service by doping while under its sponsorship, Armstrong averted a trial next month by agreeing to the settlement.

Source: Lance Armstrong Settles Federal Fraud Case for $5 Million

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
18Apr/180

Can Dirt Save the Earth?

Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.

Source: Can Dirt Save the Earth?

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
16Apr/180

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Scientists have made astonishing discoveries about the nature and evolution of friendship. Without it, humans suffer significant physical and emotional damage.

Source: You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves.

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
14Apr/180

Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Google’s ad business is twice as big as Facebook’s. But executives at Google and other big tech companies have avoided intense scrutiny. For now.

Source: Facebook Takes the Punches While Rest of Silicon Valley Ducks

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
14Apr/180

Opinion | Tethered to a Raging Buffoon Called Trump

A madman’s manic certainties can overwhelm reason and outrage turn to a shrug. Then comes the fall.

Source: Opinion | Tethered to a Raging Buffoon Called Trump

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
12Apr/180

Let Nora Loreto have her say

The recent tragic bus crash that took the lives of 16 travelling with the Humboldt Broncos has rightfully shaken many people across Canada. Popular folklore would present us as a “hockey nation”, one where our national sport forges bonds that transcend provincial and territorial borders, race, or even class.

Source: Let Nora Loreto have her say

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
12Apr/180

A 20-Year Study Explains the Science Behind Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

And how you can avoid it.

Source: A 20-Year Study Explains the Science Behind Why Smart People Make Bad Decisions

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
11Apr/180

How Facebook Lets Brands and Politicians Target You

A history of the steps the company took to become an advertising giant.

Source: How Facebook Lets Brands and Politicians Target You

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
8Apr/180

John Gray: Steven Pinker is wrong about violence and war

A new orthodoxy, led by Steven Pinker, holds that war and violence in the developed world are declining. The stats are misleading, argues John Gray – and the idea of moral progress is wishful thinking and plain wrong

Source: John Gray: Steven Pinker is wrong about violence and war

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments
8Apr/180

Opinion | Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

Fascism poses a more serious threat now than at any time since the end of World War II.

Source: Opinion | Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

Filed under: Web Resources No Comments