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"'Chaos has killed me, son,' you said, 'But the victory of unpredictability is hollow. Men imagine, in their pride, that they can predict life's each event, and govern nature and govern each other with rules of unyielding iron. Not so. There will always be men like you, my son, who will do the things no one else predicts or can control. I tried to tame the sun and failed; no one knows what is at its fiery heart; but you will tame a thousand suns, and spread mankind so wide in space that no one single chance, no flux of chaos, no unexpected misfortune, will ever have power enough to harm us all. For men to be civilized, they must be unlike each other, so that when chaos comes to claim them, no two will use what strategy the other does, and thus, even in the middle of blind chaos, some men, by sheer blind chance, if nothing else, will conquer.

"'The way to conquer the chaos which underlies all the illusionary stable things in life, is to be so free, and tolerant, and so much in love with liberty, that chaos itself becomes our ally; we shall become what no one can foresee; and courage and inventiveness will be the names we call our fearless unpredictability....'"

-Helion Prime (The Golden Transcendence; from The Golden Age trilogy by John C. Wright)

#liberty   #scifisunday   #chaos   #freedom
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Happiness and freedom can only be possessed by self. They float around softly, like fresh air, inhaled slowly and consciously only by those who are aware they exist. 
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A local lady needs help. Please pitch in a few bucks. You'll feel good and you may just save a life.
 
I have a life-threatening surgery coming up on June 15th at Sutter General Hospital. (Fatal if I dont have it. I have only partial use of my diaphragm and lungs now and it's worsened to what they thought it would be in 13 years..... and it happened in less than a year.) I am in desperate need for...
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Lady filming police with her phone. Cop charges her and smashes her phone. Seriously, what the fuck, how many bad apples are there anyway? h/t +Sherin Makhyoun
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Apparently I'm raising a skeptic. No dead leprechaun, no faith!
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Yep. She's a handful.
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Data rollover?! Pshh. We'll go one better. Today, we change the game all over again. Pay for what you use, get paid back for what you don't. #FairIsFair  

Come see what we're up to: http://republicwi.re/1DtXHpe
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Sudan is guarded day and night by a group of rangers in Kenya who risk their lives on a daily basis as they try to keep the rhino from poachers lured by the thousands of pounds to be earned from ivory.
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I think I like it. Secure private text with Diffie-Hellman key exchange. All my privacy minded friends, please give this a look.
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All this, yet people get mad at the anti-vax crowd for not trusting medicine.
 
"For more than a decade, the FDA has shown a pattern of burying the details of misconduct. As a result, nobody ever finds out which data is bogus, which experiments are tainted, and which drugs might be on the market under false pretenses. The FDA has repeatedly hidden evidence of scientific fraud not just from the public, but also from its most trusted scientific advisers, even as they were deciding whether or not a new drug should be allowed on the market. Even a congressional panel investigating a case of fraud regarding a dangerous drug couldn't get forthright answers. For an agency devoted to protecting the public from bogus medical science, the FDA seems to be spending an awful lot of effort protecting the perpetrators of bogus science from the public."
Agents of the Food and Drug Administration know better than anyone else just how bad scientific misbehavior can get. Reading the FDA’s inspection files feels almost like watching a highlights reel from a Scientists Gone Wild video. It’s a seemingly endless stream of lurid vignettes—each of which catches a medical...
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We're getting our Idiocracy in installments.
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Had there been a mass murder, the killer would be famous by now. But another good guy stops another tragedy, and not a peep from CNN. h/t +Robert Hirsch​
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Get in the car kids, we're going to Sizzler! Because freedom! #murica
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Write programs. Design databases. Solve mysteries. Reboot things.
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    1989 - present
    Googling my way through ancient texts, etymology, religion, and quantum physics in search of the meaning of life.
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I've been to the Stanford Inn several times, including my wedding night. It's heaven on a hillside. The atmosphere is warm and inviting from the rooms to the dining area. I love the food and look forward to the sea palm strudel weeks ahead of my arrival. For those who think the dining is too expensive and the service too slow, please consider IHOP instead, leaving the soul-replenishing dishes and relaxed atmosphere of the Stanford Inn to those who can appreciate it. After breakfast, there is nothing quite like a lovely stroll past the organic gardens to visit with the llamas. On stormy nights, there is no substitute for a tropical dip in the pool inside the solarium. The only thing I would like to see improved at the Stanford Inn is the wi-fi signal to the guest rooms, so that I could make phone calls over wi-fi on my Republic Wireless phone. There is almost no cellular coverage there, but a strong wi-fi signal would go a long way toward solving the problem for tech-savvy guests.
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Superb beer! Very laid back atmosphere. Dog friendly, kid friendly. The happiest place this side of the tracks.
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Stale fries. Dirty fork. Iced tea tastes like plastic. Glad I didn't order anything more. Next time I'm desperately thirsty I'll find a garden hose.
Food: Poor - FairDecor: GoodService: Good
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