Well, capitalism does have a lot of strengths, including producing things that...– Joseph Stiglitz (via azspot)
Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages... →
In short, our current system and philosophy is creating a country of a few million overlords and 300+ million serfs.
The real question is, where does our version of dystopic web-life go from here?...– William Gibson got some of it right (via azspot)
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The word “Omphalos” is Greek for “navel,” a reference to the idea that Adam and...– slacktivist (via azspot)
Why does it matter that almost half the country rejects the overwhelming...– What’s the Matter With Creationism? (via azspot)
I know we’re not supposed to bring this up, but Romney is a high official in a...– Charles P. Pierce (via azspot)
The REAL Reason Conservatives Always Win →
A fantastic overview of group selection can be found in E.O. Wilson’s groundbreaking new book, The Social Conquest of Earth, which builds a powerful argument for how humanity’s social nature enabled us to dominate every ecosystem we have entered in our 2 million year history.* The argument goes something like this: Throughout history, a tiny number of species have developed a capability...