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Bernard “ben” Tremblay
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World war in Syria?
Maybe just Putin sabre rattling. But maybe not.
Saudis want to send in ground troops. They feel aggrieved that Iran has such a prominent role in peace talks.
Foreign and defence ministers of the leading international states are meeting in Munich and Brussels following the collapse of the latest round of peace talks
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So: not that I've failed. Rather, that I have defeated.

Going through so many texts and papers and books to find a nugget of significance!
No way you would recognize Scandium (rare earth) ... $7200/lb ... so if I walked up with a five pound nugget of the stuff (as though such a thing ever existed!) you'd think it a door stop. You would. It's that simple.

"In order to get instruction about the concrete quality of such increased meaning we should have to run away from the law and study the needs and alternative possibilities lying within a unique and localized situation.
The imperative, like everything absolute, is sterile. Till men give up the search for a general formula of progress they will not know where to look to find it."
John Dewey in "Morals and Conduct"

It's right there for you to see. The words are there for anybody who isn't blind.
BUT ... if a person doesn't have a proper valuation of "increased meaning"? then /shrug/ according to them I have merely wasted my time.
So "... that I have defeated."
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@SenSanders is swinging for the fence right off the bat! going after campaign finance as "corrupt"!
PBS NewsHour's 2016 Election Group: Last month, PBS NewsHour did a call-out to voters in America, asking them to join this...
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Russia stepping up attacks hitting civilian centers in Aleppo, estimated 25 bomber sorties each day.
Putin and Assad cut from the same cloth: psychopaths.

p.s. Russia is now accusing US of attacking the city!
Tehran joins Moscow in what appears to be one of the most ambitious offensives in five years of civil war in Syria
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Globally we extract 4M barrels of oil every hour of every day.
Yet we have kids growing up in abject poverty?
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Have him in circles
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"Global warming"? Nope. Global climate change.
Northern Manitoba and Ontario forecast: down to -50C (-58F).
More unusual weather more often.
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18K gallons of water / hour, 24/7 ... for decades. That's 1 of hundreds of pumps draining the aquifer, lowering the water table, the level of the ancient water under USofA.
Science of the Comstock - Tour. Home | Tour | Physics | Chemistry | Earth Science | Environment | Scams | Lesson Plans Tour Topics: Introduction · Mining Tour · QTVR · Vocabulary. Mining Tour. Introduction. Mining in Virginia City, Nevada used traditional practices, but also required several ...
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How society lost its spine and integrity? Most of the time most folk are happy enough to talk nonsense. "Good judgment" is just boring.
In my "theory of everything" I can't think of anything more valuable than individuals' judgment. What else does society rest on, arguments from authority? that's fascism. Arguments based on personality politics? welcome to the world of cults.

If/when we look at how we form our opinions, how preferences are kinda a-rational ... on one hand we're a lot less confident / a lot more humble and careful while on the other hand we come to appreciate sincere effort at making sense. Appreciation of what it takes to "know what we're talking about".
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Here's the sort of right-wing nutter rant that appeals to angry men with guns, bringing together and binding them as cult ... who's just kidding here?!

Question: does David Fry make sense about anything? at all? ever? with anyone?
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"Social" media? I call bullshit; meaningful interaction is rare as hen's teeth.
I had far more just dong ham radio, or busking for change.

Are you quite insane? doesn't that worry you?
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Using simple social manipulation. we can get 70% of folk to accept false memories. Is politics about manipulation? Isn't it?
#FalseBeliefs #Opinions

Tell me something ... is it that you don't give a damn about how the human mind works? that you already understand it all? (Don't be so stupid!) that's you're simply absorbed with more important things? (More important than yourself ... how's that for a concept ...)
So, /you/ tell //me//. All I see is that you're being played for suckers. And we all of us lose.

see also:
Scientists are learning how we can edit memories—and delete our worst fears.
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Pick a power you'd choose to have:
a) impose opinions and beliefs on others, or
b) have others be confident and authentic, sincere.
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My name is Bernard ... and yes, that's French, so please do call me ben.

CMC since '72; compulsively tech_doc
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'68 was on the bus, playing bass w/home-built Fender Bassman; driving motorcyle, running ham shack, smoking ... cigarettes (Export A green!) 14 was a good age!
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