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My Family Cartoon

I remember my school-friend Larry spending countless school hours drawing cartoons of his school friends’ families. He had a peculiar flair for exploiting their features, and did it in such a way that you had to admire his artistry and

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Dystopian scenes at Evergreen State College

This two-part short about The Evergreen Scandal is associated with a feature-length documentary I’m working on about The Grievance Studies Affair, following Peter Boghossian, Helen Pluckrose and James Lindsay. – Mike Nayna This is an extraordinary video. One quote from

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How the corporate world talks to itself and scattered thoughts on the Gillette ad

This was an informative and interesting presentation regarding what really drives big companies these days and how the corporate world talks to itself. It’s a misconception that firms always aim at maximisation of their money profits, rather they try to

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Gillette is on point

Read the full Reddit Post and responses here: So there I was, putting on my rape slippers and practicing my sexual harassment pickup lines this morning. I had just got done cyberbullying my co-workers and neighbours as one does before

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Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No, I got Life

Nina Simone. I used to cross paths with her in New York City in the Village Gate nightclub. She was an artist I definitely looked up to. She recorded some of my songs that she learned directly from me, sitting

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Chomsky on Žižek and Peterson’s ‘Logos’ and ‘I act as if God exists’.

You can read the full Reddit response to my post below here. Edited (13/01/2019): Jordan Peterson on his Q&A for January has just stated that he and Žižek have a debate tentatively lined up for April in Toronto and he

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Today’s click-bait BBC article promoting a ‘High-Fibre’ Diet doesn’t stack up

See responses in Reddit to my post below here. I just finished reading about this study on the BBC news. It’s the second major story shown on BBC world news. They called it ‘The Lifesaving Food 90% aren’t eating enough

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Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics – Is it too early to rule out the Copenhagen classic interpretation?

Dr Sean Carroll in his ‘Many-World’ theory interpretation dismissed the supremacy of the ‘Conscious’ observer argument related to the the Copenhagen interpretation of Quantum Mechanics. In this video, he didn’t explain his objections exactly, but it is probably derived from

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Reflections on ‘The Many-Worlds’ Theory by Sean Carroll

I have been watching many science lectures of late; specifically those relating to cosmology, the origins of the universe and quantum mechanics. I do not have a physics or science background, but I like to educate myself about what is

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Could watching the Phantom Thread become a *new* New Year’s tradition?

What movies do you enjoy watching at New Year? The Phantom Thread is so damn good. It gets better on repeated viewings. I always felt that Paul Thomas Anderson‘s There will be Blood was a homage of sorts to Orson

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Posted in Movies and TV

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