As human beings move into more urban spaces, with less vegetation, even less soil to come into contact with, we have less contact with complex biodiverse microbial life. Which means, our immunse systems have LESS PRACTICE encountering, picking up random life and saying "the fuck is this?" whether it puts it back down after tasting … Continue reading Scientists Put Proof To Old Punk Rock, Scavenger Scene Truism – Clean Kids Get Sick and Die! – in piece from Wired.com
I think that optimism is only worth having if it is taken from a very dark seam. - Jim Crace, Interview with Believer Magazine https://player.vimeo.com/video/34734791 SAY ANYTHING - ALIVE WITH THE GLORY OF LOVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srHyzakgl84 The Hold Steady - How A Resurrection Really Feels - 3/20/2009 - Club de Ville https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZUAlAVBY0M These are the red-eyed politics, the cocktail revisionistsWar room rules, no … Continue reading And Now, Bleeding and Glittering With Broken Glass, The Escaped Prisoner Will Deliver From A Darkened Lightning-Cracked Lectern A Disquisition on The Aesthetics of Hope
Annals of Technology Who Should Stop Unethical A.I.? At artificial-intelligence conferences, researchers are increasingly alarmed by what they see.By Matthew HutsonFebruary 15, 2021 In computer science, the main outlets for peer-reviewed research are not journals but conferences, where accepted papers are presented in the form of talks or posters. In June, 2019, at a large artificial-intelligence … Continue reading Who Should Stop Unethical A.I.? – From The New Yorker
Let me tell you about a sort of hero of mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h3ikhebwGk See, a while ago, I was hired to do some consulting work on a new amusement park. I was pretty established in my law firm and they needed someone to do a kind of risk assessment. It was a pretty new kind of … Continue reading A GOOD MAN IS EASY TO KILL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztruZVkMoek In 1922, Albert Einstein and the great French philosopher Henri Bergson publicly debated the nature of time. In The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time, historian of science Jimena Canales tells the remarkable story of how this clash impacted fields from logical positivism to quantum … Continue reading PHYSICIST Einstein Once Had Important Public Debate With PHILOSOPHER Bergson About the Nature of Time. We Live in Einstein’s Winning Wake… And Machines Work On His Model Well. But The Human Mind is Not a Machine, and Quickly Dies When Forced Into the Mold of One.
I fear many of the horizons we are rushing towards in our culture of scientism and technology worship are reductionist and objectionable to a thriving inner life. I see hearts and minds closing, and pathways to actual open-mind living narrowing in many ways. This article discusses some of these issues in the realm of psychology … Continue reading Scientific Reductionism Briefly Considered From A Futurist Perspective – Link to an Article on ‘NeuroPsychology’
Any objective observer, looking on... And on and on, this game of no end in sight Would turn to mysticism, seek some shiny divination to devise A pathway back, A pathway out, A foothold forward, (Thinking?) A greedy take of second light. No bleach evident, lying to purify the heart, pale. Night.