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Mike Sugarbaker
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New on Gibberish, an expanded version of some thoughts from a video. Warning: contains socialism and deep thinking about cartoon characters.
One of my favorite memories of childhood is lying on the floor of my Dad's office at Northbrae Community Church – he was the minister, about which I have a great story that has been cut for time – in Berkeley, California, reading Peanuts strips, of which my Dad had several collections shelved ...
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Hrm. Your view of the Civil War is starting me down a weird road.

I don't disagree that with your premise, and you can certainly see the Civil War as "Roundheads vs Cavaliers, round 2". But you can also see it starting in 1619 (first enslaved Africans arrive in the US) or 1640 (John Punch legally enslaved in one of the first legal decisions to distinguish between black and white races.) Or 1502 (start of the atlantic slave trade). Or further back (the muslim invasion of west africa.)

And trying to put an end date on the Civil War. Well. I mean. You only have to look at all the battle flags flying to see that it is clearly ongoing.

It isn't just the American Civil War. Any war is, to some degree, without beginning or end.

Huh.
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Notes towards a perma-online-culture...
It's happening again as I write this, with tilde.club: at first people were excited about the stripped-down, back-to-basics user experience of a plain UNIX server designed for serving web pages, and the aspect where logged-in users could chat at the command line gave the place the feeling of an ...
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Politically motivated cognition and denialism.
Often denialism is grounded in misinformation persisted by echo chambers. Lynas nails the motivational substrate that defines the left and the right, and why they've favored one form of science denialism over the other. I'm all for informed critique as part of scientific debate, but denialism rejects science.

Quote: It’s interesting: the GM denialism seems to come from the left, and is particularly motivated by an anti-corporate world view; the climate-change denialism tends to come from the right and is motivated by suspicion of government.
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thanks for taking us along on your quest, Mike. glad you finally made it to the party!  
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What I learned on my Twitter vacation.
In late October I declared November to be NaNoTwiMo – National No Twitter Month – and took the month off of Twitter. I pledged neither to read posts nor to make them, except in emergencies. I declared an emergency for the day I finally got user creation working for theha.us, my multi-user ...
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Hah, great shot
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Christen cameo!
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Yes, man! Keep it up!

If you want to do some serious walking, I'll take you on the trails behind the temples of Kamakura: Not super long, but up and down in deep, rich forests straight outta dreams. Got a spare room, just sayin!
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