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We have created a Star Wars civilization, with Stone Age emotions — E.O.Wilson

excerpt 1:Very few species, however, have made the leap from merely social to eusocial, “eu-” meaning true. To qualify as eusocial, in Wilson’s definition, animals must live in multigenerational communities, practice division of labor and behave altruistically, ready to sacrifice … Continue reading

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Guitars vs Erasure

Henry Grimes-bass, Chad Taylor-drums Trump’s great political insight was that Obama’s time in office inflicted a profound psychological wound upon many white Americans, one that he could remedy by adopting the false narrative that placed the first black president outside … Continue reading

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Days After The Day After

Aired November 20, 1983 to a worldwide audience of over 100,000,000 viewers. Nukemap

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#MeToo #notMe, Yes, of course me

Definition of Sexual Harassment via NotSurprised.org ‘We Are Not Surprised’: Read the Blistering Open Letter That Art-World Women Wrote About Artforum The list of signatories is growing by the hour. artnet News, October 30, 2017 It seems to me consistent … Continue reading

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Alt-normal

This graphic itemization is a precise folk catalog. It is normative and counter-reactionary given our current climate. Thank you for taking back the concept of alpha male; as far as this goes. Following from Luce Iragaray, I would hope there … Continue reading

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Socially Engaged For Just an Aggressive Moment

– – – My art practice is not directed to be socially engaged in the conventional ‘art world’ sense of my intent and the work itself referring to social problems or political challenges. (In noting this, if I needed to, … Continue reading

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Eclipse Coda

Eclipse 2017: One Nation Under The Sun | NPR from NPR on Vimeo. If you want to become whole, let yourself be partial.  If you want to become straight, let yourself be crooked.  If you want to become full, let … Continue reading

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Zeitgeist 2017

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Age of the Scary Clown Has Commenced

Ongoing notes on what may transpire now that a literal crazy person is our 45th President are here. 230 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be President

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Hope and Walking

I haven’t been able to devote anywhere near as much time to volunteering to help elect Hillary Rodham Clinton to be the first woman President of the United States of America. Yet, today is finally the day where the people … Continue reading

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Zeitgeist, Autumn 2016

Whoever the “rapist of Persephone,” whether it be Cephisus or Dionysus–and the Eleusinian Mysteries were carried out near the river Kephisos, indicating a link between the two gods–the disordering attack must be reexperienced and lived through, else the redemption of … Continue reading

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Persuasion, What Me Worry?

Trumpbert Scott Adams, author of Dilbert cartoons, has been blogging about Donald Trump’s persuasion abilities for nine months. Adams styles himself as an expert on persuasion too, so it is no accident that he highlights Trump because he has his … Continue reading

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Zeitgeist, Summer 2016

The risk of inner experience, the adventure of the spirit, is in any case alien to most human beings. ~Carl Jung; Memories, Dreams and Reflections

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Another Vector of Contemporary Cultural Intrapsychic Polarization

Just the other day, I seem to have taken a photograph in our garden of a UFO no bigger than a marble. So if Hillary Clinton is running for president, why is she talking about UFOs? Part of the answer … Continue reading

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Take A Hike Payday Loan Queen

The ominous and/or scammy front side of this envelope did not entice me to open it, but then I flipped it over prior to pitching it. Then I thought of the truly horrible Debbie Wasserman Schultz and what kinds of … Continue reading

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The Very Soaked, Very Dry, World

Cleveland Heights, Ohio, USA, is 950 feet above sea level. We could probably take tens of thousands of climate refugees. I do not know what the effect of climate cahnge will be on the great lakes. Hey, I can look … Continue reading

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Magical Inflation of the Pick-up King

If you regard honesty and humility as virtues, which I think most Iowans do, his ridiculous boasts demand derision. He’s the business genius who brags about screwing his investors and who has declared bankruptcy as often as some people overdraw … Continue reading

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Syria, Remember Me

Deborah Felmeth married a Syrian man and lived a life with one foot in Vermont and another foot in Damascus, Syria. She taught music and movement and yoga in both places. Then, all hell broke loose. I don’t know the … Continue reading

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Annals of Flight: Don’t Fly Drone Near Large Bird

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Sam Harris Solves the Problem of Islamic Faith

[KGVID width=”640″ height=”360″]http://squareone-learning.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/Sam-Harris-solves-the-problem-1.mp4[/KGVID] Shortly after viewing the intensely puerile tag team tussle betwixt Affleck/Kristof/Steele and Maher/Harris (on Real Time With Bill Maher, October 3rd,) I knew it would take a little while, but that I would soon get an email sent … Continue reading

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