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willpower vs wontpower
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random comedy bit you're welcome
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some movies look so bad on bluray + hdtv... this article explains what i had trouble describing, calling it the "soap opera effect"
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Can/does #Trump win everything with "bluster, banality and bullying"?

https://youtu.be/RJ5_hAEsLkU?t=2h50m

(actual quote around 3:02-03)
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politicolypse-stick on a pig

"To be clear, this illustrates yet again how our divisions are not left-vs-right in any classical meaning of that silly, lobotomizing "axis.""

http://davidbrin.blogspot.com/2016/05/the-politics-of-religion.html
We'll be treading into a minefield, today, taking on the role of religion in politics, asking first... God can't pick a winner? All of the Republican candidates who claimed to have been chosen by God have now dropped out. T...
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(instead of lipstick on a pig, man that's hard to pronounce)
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one step beyond the #mediumchill
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Ever wondered what motivates people who swindle others on Craigslist? Read on for a fascinating look into the mind of a small-time criminal
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this is some deep, culture- and belief-busting stuff

http://www.unz.com/article/a-framework-for-reclaiming-reality/
I believe I first read George Orwell’s essay, Politics and the English Language, as part of the reading list for an English 101 college class. I was a teenager at the time and I don’t believe I really understood what Orwell was getting at. I think my understanding was at the superficial level. I mostly just […]
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talk about Tortuous Theories -- taking off from the well-known practice of framing into mental gymnastics and cynical epithets
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Dr. Justin Sonnenburg makes a powerful argument for viewing our microbiota as the control center for human biology—that our microbiota are not just impacting digestion and absorption, but having systemic impacts on our immune system, our metabolism, and our brain chemistry. We discuss the latest research on the microbiome, the strong connection between low microbiome diversity and modern Western diseases, and how people can support their own micr...
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