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This book looks interesting. At least if, like me, you don't believe humans are anywhere near as rational in ordinary life as they might claim (or hope) to be.
Michael Lewis (c'mon, you know, Moneyball, The Big Short) is coming out with a new book in December called The Undoing Project:
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"[Y]our soul hasn’t died, it’s being transformed ..."
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Artist Jill Pelto turns climate change graphs into art. So, for instance, a chart of rising global temperatures turns into a fores
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Breaking news: Someone wrote an in depth article about Hillary Clinton that wasn't mostly negative. It's worth reading, too.
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Excerpted from Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal, to be published on April 25 by Norton. One morning, at the Dutch Zo ...
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Because of our media’s fixation on superficial optics, what most Americans will hear about President Obama’s time in Argentina is that he and the First Lady danced the tango…
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"We need an all-purpose consciousness detector."
Our machines could become self-aware without our knowing it. We need a better way to define and test for consciousness
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Recent history is easy to forget, especially when it is HORRIBLY inconvenient.

How to Give Up 19 Runs in the 1st Inning http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal-a/2016_02/how_to_give_up_19_runs_in_the059639.php
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The Destruction of Language
Introduction
In the midst of space
and banners is a littered waste
that yields more pointing
than parsing–so much has passed
that an account of intervals
(a promise, a perspectiveless
taste) measures meaning (a sacred,
a whole sacred as less whole) and so,
in the midst of lunch and logistics
and yesterday's paper, and more news
buried, and a belatedly unfurnished
reaction to the blemished
brains of big science
on the back page, there is no
account of the dim wondering
what our position is now.

"Then the sight of you
this morning, in the light, sometimes
the interval ..." 
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