Monthly Archives: November 2012

Distributed everything

In The Third Industrial Revolution Rifkin discusses the worldview matrix that was enacted through the energy regimes of particular eras.  Fossil fuels are found is select areas and require large financial and military investments to secure them. Along with this … Continue reading

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Put the gun down

By ZZ Ward. This one is hot now on the west coast swing dance circuit.

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GOP anthro climate change denier to head House science committee

See this story. It should come as no surprise that the House GOP nominated Lamar Smith to head the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. Smith denies that humanity is responsible for climate change despite overwhelming scientific consensus. Regressives … Continue reading

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Black Hole Sun

Listened to this today, a golden oldie:

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God for atheists

Balder started this IPS thread based on a website on the topic. My comment: This reminds me of our prior discussion of God as immanent, created prosthesis. Recall: Betcher, quoting Bruns: “God does not generate love in us, but rather, our … Continue reading

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Objected-orientated Gaga

Balder introduced this to me in the IPS OOO thread. It’s going to take a few listens for me, quite deep. For those Gaga critics who don’t get her, she is quite aware of serial media remixing and does it … Continue reading

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Krugman on regressive head burying

His article yesterday was touched off by Rubio’s response to the age of the earth, but he also got into the conservative aversion as a whole. Therein he mentioned Chris Mooney’s recent book, The Republican Brain, “a survey of the … Continue reading

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Robbert on Latour’s latest

Robbert posted a brief summary review of a recently released translation of the intro and first chapter of Latour’s latest work. From Robbert: “Recall that at the start of his introduction Latour gave us an account of an encounter, between the industrialist … Continue reading

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Robbert on Latour’s latest

<div _emptydescriptionerrormessage="Please write something for your reply." _setvalueurl="http://integralpostmetaphysics.ning.com/forum/comment/update?id=5301756%3AComment%3A44063&quot; _value=" Robbert posted a brief summary review of a recently released translation of the intro and first chapter of Latour’s latest work. From Robbert: “Recall that at the start of his introduction Latour gave … Continue reading

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Petition for Elizabeth Warren on the banking committee

According to this story the Wall Street banksters are already using their muscle in an attempt to thwart the new MA Senator from being put on the banking committee. Warren is an obvious fit, given her previous leadership in financial … Continue reading

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