Monthly Archives: September 2013

Jesse Pinkman sells Obamacare

Jesse from Breaking Bad tries to help Obama out in this opening to SNL. Advertisements

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Justice Dept. files suit to stop NC voter law

Great news in this article. The US Justice Dept. (DOJ) filed suit today challenging the draconian North Carolina law that would deliberately disenfranchise minority voters. The law does so by eliminating early voting days, eliminating same-day registration, throwing out certain … Continue reading

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Commentary on integral semiotics, Madhyamaka & involutionary givens

I posted the following in the IPS thread. David said he prefers Wilber’s view because it was Madhyamaka. I said: There are many different schools within Madhyamaka. Generally it is divided into shentong and rangtong. Wilber is much more on … Continue reading

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Transcendental signifiers, signifieds and referents

See the recent IPS postings on integral semiotics starting here with David and Balder discussing Desilet’s critique. It goes on for a couple of pages. My response: I don’t think Derrida collapses signifiers and signfieds. My sense is that differance … Continue reading

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Bill Maher on California’s progressive model

See Maher’s new rule on CA. All of those socialist commie things regressive hate are working in CA, so they of course must hate them more. Especially since CA has been the bellwether for how the US will go. Some … Continue reading

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Desilet on Wilber’s metaphysics of presence

I’ve highlighted Desilet before but he came up again in the IPS integral semiotics thread. The following are excerpts from a more recent Desilet essay. Some commentary to follow. “If you want to know this, do this” (Wilber, 2006, p. 267). … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart interviews Richard Dawkins

See part one below. See this link for parts 2 and 3. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook

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Bill O’Reilly is a coward

We all knew this but further evidence comes from Robert Reich. O’Reilly called Reich a communist and when Reich called him on it O’Reilly balked and refuses to discuss the subject. Reich wants to debate him about it and the … Continue reading

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Facts on Obamacare premiums

Forget the Faux Snooze propaganda, since they are averse to facts of any kind. See this article for what Obamacare will cost, with and without subsidies, and who qualifies for subsidies. The premiums are far lower than the deliberate lies … Continue reading

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Altered states through voice

Driving across the US I had a lot of time to practice eliciting altered states via voice, like mantra but without specific religious mantras. For a long time now I’ve been experimenting with just chanting vowels, sometimes individually, sometimes all … Continue reading

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