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The Explanation with Sam Kneller
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How would you bring peace and prospertiy to Earth?

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This wearable device can respond to your thoughts https://buff.ly/2EpSabd Nice headline ... but not true. As the article says: electrodes pick up neuromuscular signals in your jaw and face that are triggered by internal verbalizations (aka saying words in your head). If you 'say the words,' even in your head, it is no longer a thought. Don't be fooled by the idea the #mind is just a part of your brain. #theExplanation #AuditMind
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How Colombia's drug trade constructed female 'narco-beauty' https://buff.ly/2oRRDKc Yes, a whole country can become saturated with wrong ideas: 'The #body is becomes their reason for living, their salvation from this #society”: self-objectification.' Society, leaders and news-makers, those in the limelight have huge influence on people's concepts. Other societies set other norms for people to meet ... think about the meaning of 'self-objectification' #theExplanation #AuditBehavior
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To escape sexual violence at home, female migrants must risk sexual violence on the way to Europe https://buff.ly/2oQQWjE #Weinstein and #Metoo are bad enough but they are just the tip of the iceberg. "The perpetrators of sexual violence on the route to Libya can be anyone: security and police forces, smugglers out to exploit and traffic #women, and sometimes even the men on rescue boats with them. In February, a #UNICEF report said the levels of #sexualviolence, exploitation, abuse and detention along the Central Mediterranean migration route makes it “among the world’s deadliest and most dangerous migrant routes for children and women.” #theExplanation #AuditWomen
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Italy offers swimming lessons for refugees traumatized while crossing the Mediterranean https://buff.ly/2I05SVp Is this proper #childcare? The #teenagers are among the most vulnerable of the #migrants streaming into Italy: cut off from their families and forced to negotiate with smugglers and traffickers and to confront perils at an age when most American teenagers are fretting about junior prom. #theExplanation #AuditChildren
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The More We Know, the More Mystery There Is https://buff.ly/2FaZKel If you think, for even one second, that #science, has all the answers you've got to read this interview and come back to reality. #JohnHorgan, one of my favorite authors, interviews #MarceloGleiser and reveals the scope of true science. #theExplanation #AuditScience
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Body Care - Day in, Day out Our Physical Body is Present. How do we Treat it? https://buff.ly/2FAqO48 What we put in our bodies eventually shows. Unfortunately suppliers and manufacturers don't always play according to the rules and we end up with junk #food choices in the supermarket. Still, there are choices and a #healthy body does depend, to a certain extent on a healthy #diet. #theExplanation #AuditBody
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Younger and older siblings contribute positively to each other's developing empathy https://buff.ly/2EYEGUO Socializing relations start in the #family. Family is the keystone to a stable #society. What is the state of today's families? And, more importantly what are we doing to improve such #relationships? #theExplanation #AuditFamily
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FarmBot: open source backyard robot for a fully automated garden https://buff.ly/2CdEh3h Amazing, eat your own home grown food. Your automated @vegetable garden. Ingenious #agriculture. Human ingenuity. This creation is a tribute to human singularity. It is expensive right now but because of the open source technology you can build it and tailor it to your needs. #theExplanation #AuditAgriculture
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Types of Mental Illness https://buff.ly/2Ff4n4u The World Health Organization, #WHO, estimates that 8% of the world's population suffer from some sort of mild or severe mental disorder. In fact, #mentalillness is the biggest health problem we face worldwide. TheExplanation.com takes you behind the scenes to help you understand what the 'mind' really is. #theExplanation #AuditMind
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Depression https://buff.ly/2EDcKpC This week's Audit of the Universe is about the 'mind.' Statistics worldwide are depressive. but the key point of this chapter is not that there's a severe #mentalhealth issue but that psychologists and scientific research doesn't really know where the #mind is. How can you really cure something with no knowledge? All #drugs do is hide the issue. #theExplanation #AuditMind
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