Monthly Archives: January 2012

The human costs of your I-Phone

Have you bothered to consider this when you buy an Apple product? I’m guessing not. Why it’s just business after all, right? “Workers assembling iPhones, iPads and other devices often labor in harsh conditions, according to employees inside those plants, … Continue reading

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US Open classic west coast swing winners

Jordan and Tatianna are back on top.

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Tilting at windmills

So many words swirling round never stopping, always fighting. Defending the firm high ground the right and the true. Which is better and worse now a moot point. No more tilting at windmills. The sluice is open river and ocean … Continue reading

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Archive

I may have posted this before but will do so again. The following is a list of discussions of interest to me when the IPS forum was at Gaia. Following that is a list of my favorite discussions on the … Continue reading

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Archive

I may have posted this before but will do so again. The following is a list of discussions of interest to me when the IPS forum was at Gaia. Following that is a list of my favorite discussions on the … Continue reading

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Religious fanatacism

Do you know someone like this? It doesn’t have to be an Advaita fanatic; any obsessed person with a theory of everything will do.

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Step back and repulse monkey

An excerpt of our ongoing OOO discussion. Balder referenced Joel’s principle of absolute reversal, where one end of a pole becomes its opposite when it reaches the extreme. I replied: This reminds me of my old t’ai chi training. Yin … Continue reading

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Step back and repulse monkey

An excerpt of our ongoing OOO discussion. Balder referenced Joel’s principle of absolute reversal, where one end of a pole becomes its opposite when it reaches the extreme. I replied: This reminds me of my old t’ai chi training. Yin … Continue reading

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Welfare for the rich

Here’s a fascinating Huff Post article by Dan Froomkin on how we subsidize the rich in the US. Conservatives constantly complain about the social welfare of social security and Medicare, but what about their tax expenditures? The two biggest of … Continue reading

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Presance

Yes, that’s presance,* an intentional misspelling to distinguish it from presence. Much like differance is to difference. The following comes from my IPS posts in both the mind and nature and patterns of wholeness threads referenced recently. This post may be … Continue reading

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