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I visited the Creation Museum so you don't have to! Extensive photodocumentation on my blog.
The Creation Museum in Kentucky is really a marvelous testament to what money can buy. A temple of Mammon, if you will. Designers and craftspeople work for money, not ideology, and the money here paid for some good ones. It reminded me a lot of Las Vegas that way.
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Thanks to my plane trip back from Monaco di Baveria, I just finished "The Most Dangerous Superstition" by Larken Rose​. Two thumbs up, would recommend. It's short, but it brilliantly covers its subject, and the end does not disappoint. The topic is not new, but the psychological and ethical approach has some originality and Larken manages to achieve a concise but systematic view, all the while avoiding all the common pitfalls — and debunking them. I will definitely buy more copies to disseminate, while keeping a PDF fished online.

http://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Superstition-Larken-Rose/dp/145075063X

PS: the blurb "About the Author" at the end of the book starts with «Larken Rose​, a self-described "enemy of the state,"…». Most people have an imaginary friend that they claim is real. Larken has a real enemy that he claims is imaginary. :-)
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On the third Sunday of June, USG celebrates Fathers. On the fourth day of July, USG celebrates Patricide.
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Notes for my PorcFest XII talk "Who owns your computer? And how to make sure it's you" are at http://j.mp/WhoOwnsUrPuter
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Merci pour ton travail dont je ne suis pas compétente mais je me rend bien compte du travail. Bon PorcFest XII.
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I wrote a program that teaches itself how to play Super Mario World! I call it MarI/O
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Socialism: turning people into cuckolds by making them aspire to becoming cuckoos and believe they are.
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An authoritarian believes that order consists in everyone doing as they should, and is bound to forever introduce violence in the world without ever being able to attain his goal as his opinions necessarily conflict with everyone else's.

A libertarian believes that order consists in people acting without conflict, and though he can't prevent other people from introducing violence, he can at least contribute to it being a better world by acting peacefully and showing the way.
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Those who speak of "post-scarcity economy" illustrate the irreducible scarcity of the single most important resource, human intelligence.
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People's wants/goals will grow/evolve with availability of resources. Intuitively, "fair division" seems like a more interesting framing than "post scarcity" for taking a step back and analyzing resource allocation. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_division "only the players really know how they value the goods"
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Apparently, it's a human right for men to consensually ride each other's dicks, but not to consensually ride each other's cars. #i_am_uber
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"The Structure of a Programming Language Revolution", by Dick Gabriel, or the Incommensurability of Programming Systems vs Programming Languages https://www.dreamsongs.com/Files/Incommensurability.pdf
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IIRC, +Gilad Bracha​ wrote up a response a couple of years ago. I don't have the link handy ATM.
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Partie six de mon interview par Grégoire Canlorbe, d'une actualité aussi malheureuse qu'inintentionnelle.
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À l’appui de l’idée que le bien commun ne saurait résulter de la somme des égoïsmes individuels, on cite souvent les travaux de John Nash en théorie des jeux. Que rétorqueriez-vous à ceux qui les invoquent pour discréditer l’idée de l’harmonie spontanée des intérêts?
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Once you understand that as far as the DCvers are concerned, foreign wars are not AT ALL about tapping foreign resources, but TOTALLY about tapping the domestic resources of merkins kept scared, alarmed and obedient (just do the math, boys: the war costs are counted in trillions, whereas any resources stolen are counted in billions), then you realize that generating and keeping around as official enemies fanatical beheading jihadists is a genius move by the DCvers in terms of ratio of scariness to actual danger (to them DCvers, not to the victims). Therefore, expect the jihadist menace to last, not to be defeated — not because they're hard to beat, but because it goes against the interests of the DCvers that they should ever be beaten.
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