Monthly Archives: June 2013

US Drone Operator says, ‘I became a sociopath’, regrets 1626 Killings

http://www.juancole.com/2013/06/operator-sociopath-killings.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+juancole%2Fymbn+%28Informed+Comment%29 Responses to “US Drone Operator says, ‘I became a sociopath’, regrets 1626 Killings. How would the Americans react if drone attacks and killings were targeting them? I feel that robot wars will only increase resistance and reactions of revenge. … Continue reading

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Traģēdija Ventspilī un delfos

Delfi komentāri.  “Un šis izmisuma solis parāda mums visiem, cik nožēlojams ir Dombrovska veiksmes stāsts, kurš uzrakstīts ar tūkstošiem izpostīto ģimeņu posta tinti, ar sev galu darījušo kaulu gabaliem!” “visus šos komentārus vajadzētu skaļi nolasīt priekšā mūsu valsts vadītājiem, patiesība … Continue reading

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Bloody Cartoons

Bloody Cartoons is a documentary about how and why 12 drawings in a Danish provincial paper could whirl a small country into a confrontation with Muslims all over the world. Lai skatītos, šo video jāmeklē Google pēc nosaukuma ‘Bloody cartoons’.

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BALTIJAS JAUNĀS BRĪVĪBAS CĪŅAS LATVIJĀ

Indulis Ronis. http://tencinusarunas.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/kas-notiek-indula-rona-versija-baltijas-jaunas-brivibas-cinas-latvija/ Kā vienmēr, kad kāds ir atstumts no kopējās siles, viņš daudziem izteic apsūdzības un pa savam skaidro notikumus un cēloņus. Kaut vietām neticami un nepārliecinoši, piemēram, par kolaidera iedarbi uz globālajiem Zemes procesiem, droši vien daļa patiesības tur … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn From Denmark?

By Senator Bernie Sanders May 26, 2013 Danish Ambassador Peter Taksoe-Jensen spent a weekend in Vermont this month traveling with me to town meetings in Burlington, Brattleboro and Montpelier. Large crowds came out to learn about a social system very … Continue reading

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Samsara

Rīgas kinoteātros dokumentāla (tādā nozīmē, ka autori rāda, kā mēs darām, kā dzīvojam) filma Samsara. Autori aicina mūs paskatīties uz sevi no malas. Kā Dieva vārdā bērnam uz galvas lejam ūdeni, kā dzīvniekus kā bioloģiskas mašīnas turam un ēdam, kā … Continue reading

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The Problem is Capitalism

Before social democracy retreated, socialists foresaw the dangers of insufficiently radical reforms. In the 1970’s and 1980’s European socialist theorists such as Nicos Poulantzas and Andre Gortz joined Harrington in warning that if the left failed to socialize control over … Continue reading

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33 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out To Be True

While intelligent cynicism certainly can be healthy, though, some of the greatest discoveries of all time were initially received (often with great vitriol) as blasphemous conspiracy theories — think of the revelation that the earth was not the center of … Continue reading

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Roll over Einstein: meet Weinstein

FYI — http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/blog/2013/may/23/roll-over-einstein-meet-weinstein What are we to make of a man who left academia more than two decades ago but claims to have solved some of the most intractable problems in physics? There are a lot of open questions in … Continue reading

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The Universe we live in

Structure Formation It has already been known for some time that the Universe we live in, a Universe which is today full of very distinct objects separated by huge voids, used to be remarkably homogeneous. The cosmic microwave background (CMB) … Continue reading

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Best Way to Measure Dark Energy Just Got Better

Jan. 14, 2011 — Dark energy is a mysterious force that pervades all space, acting as a “push” to accelerate the Universe’s expansion. Despite being 70 percent of the Universe, dark energy was only discovered in 1998 by two teams … Continue reading

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The collective state of mind

By James Howard Kunstler on May 20, 2013 10:03 AM http://kunstler.com/blog/2013/05/the-new-abnormal.html     The collective state of mind in the USA these days may be even more peculiar than what went on in Germany in the early 1930s, when the … Continue reading

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A Master Equation for Gravitational Decoherence: Probing the Textures of Spacetime

Authors: C. Anastopoulos, B. L. Hu Comments: 24 pages Subjects: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology (gr-qc); Quantum Physics (quant-ph) We give a first principles derivation of a master equation for the evolution of a quantum matter field in a linearly … Continue reading

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