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Can we get this cat image to 1000 reshares before google+ dies
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I started tracking what it would cost if I subscribed to every online magazine I read articles in. It shows the problem with the whole magazine subscription model. I usually skim 20 articles a day and read deeply 2-4. 80% of what comes bundled with an issue is not read but is paid for.

Reminds me of being sold albums. Were one or two songs worth the price of the whole album? Sometimes but usually not. Like with music, the brand is not the funder (music label or publisher) but is the author and editor.

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I thought of +David Brin and his posts about the resurgent Confederacy when I read this quote from "The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the Future of the Global Economy-

"Back in the fourteenth century, Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406) was probably the first scholar carefully to project the prey–predator dynamic onto political society. Based on his close study of the history of the Arab states of Spain and North Africa, he told a story of the rise and fall of regimes, in which rulers play the role of the predator and there is something called asabiyyah in the role of prey. Asabiyyah is defined as a form of solidarity, group feeling, or cohesion that emerges within small groups as a result of the urge to cooperate in the struggle against need and danger. Asabiyyah thus confers power and success on the groups within which it takes root. These groups then rise to power in the urban centres and found great city-states. But, as in the case of predators, success is pregnant with the seeds of its destruction. Before too long, claimed Ibn Khaldun, the rulers lose touch with their subjects and asabiyyah begins to recede. The rituals of power, the hubris that comes with absolute authority and the gratification afforded by amassed riches all conspire to sap the rulers’ vigour. Thus asabiyyah fades and, at some point, the rulers discover that their authority and power have weakened. Strife and anarchy follow, hope diminishes and optimism fades. Then some other group that has developed asabiyyah elsewhere takes over and the cycle continues."

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how yellowstone eruption could save us all.
A Modest Proposal
A Modest Proposal
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Cool Tools fans beware. Someone has stolen our name and is scamming customers selling cheap goods on a Shopify store via Facebook ads. Details here:https://kk.org/cooltools/shop-cool-tools-scam/
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Sounds legit...

Found on Boston Craigslist

compensation: 3 per activation

All you have to do is text me and allow me to use your cell phone number. I will use your phone number to sign up on websites, and all you have to do is text me the verification code you are sent. Then I will pay you $3. I can send money through paypal, cash app, venmo, or other methods if you prefer. Text me at +1(413)441-xxxx

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The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers free, confidential crisis counseling 24/7/365. You don't have to be suicidal to call. Acct not monitored 24/7.
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+Suicide Rescue +CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) #GetHelp #DepressionIsAnIllness
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Truth is the first casualty of markets.
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