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Ok, this was in Norway, but gee, scary group of people.I would not want these people in my country.

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More amazing work from Trey Ratcliff
Three of my favorite creatives combined. Alan Watts + Hans Zimmer + Trey Ratcliff = Brilliant!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0pokPdMxfWg

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Great discussion with Mike Maloney. 

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"The stress and anxiety that most people in the west feel is not from nature but from the verbal abuse of this aggressive class of takers called the language parasites."
The Evolution of the Parasitical Class: Past, Present and Future

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Fascinating talk. Loved studying astronomy in university. He talks about how stable the last 8000 years have been.
Cogent Randall Carlson in the Classroom "Ice Age Conundrum: Factors Contributing..."

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ha!! I was saying much the same 6 months ago. "CO2 is the most important food for life. Everything is carbon-based on this planet. Organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon which is the chemistry of life... Anybody with basic science, or a grade 12 education should be able to understand that. ... yet we are now teaching that CO2 is a pollutant which gives people the impression that its toxic."
How Global Warming Saved The Planet | Patrick Moore and Stefan Molyneux

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Monty Don is a great go-to when you just want to relax and chill-out. He has a great way of sharing his passions.
CATHOLIC PROTESTANT related history...

Best viewed @ 2X speed in ChromeBrowser to save time & lives.

https://youtu.be/pVyNq9d1Vno?list=PLYcAzRlMyIBYDhZ_7sRy0ORg3IldtqGv9

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This is a fantastic resource. All the Montreux Jazz concerts are online for watching.

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Listening to Sting while working today. The range of style that this guy can deliver is amazing.

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.. "real dialogue isn’t about talking to people who believe the same things as you. Social media doesn’t teach us to dialogue because it is so easy to avoid controversy"
The difference between a community and a network is that you belong to a community, but a network belongs to you.
This is a fascinating little point for us who've invested so much personal and professional capital online, but the broader article is much more valuable than just that.

I've not come across Zygmunt Bauman before, so I cannot say much about his theories and previous work. But the interviewer references his work on liquid modernity in which, "all agreements are temporary, fleeting, and valid only until further notice." This is something that taps deeply into conversations I've had with others. I find this liquidity the most devastating aspect of modernity in part because so many people find it so desirable.

One person's bug might be another person's feature, I suppose.
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