The Liminalist # 85: The United States of Apocrypha (with the Real McCoy) - AUTICULTURE. 5852993808ae7d33e01aa91a. Niklasgoeke.com - Lessons from life beyond the comfort zone. Future - How liars create the ‘illusion of truth’ “Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth”, is a law of propaganda often attributed to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels.
Among psychologists something like this known as the "illusion of truth" effect. Here's how a typical experiment on the effect works: participants rate how true trivia items are, things like "A prune is a dried plum". Sometimes these items are true (like that one), but sometimes participants see a parallel version which isn't true (something like "A date is a dried plum").
Self-Pity of the Defeated & ‘Lies Agreed Upon’: The Lost Cause and Memory of the American Civil War. The Revisionist Narrative of the North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh – The Everywhereist. Late last year, Rand and I visited Raleigh, North Carolina, and after reading glowing online reviews for it, I spent an afternoon at the North Carolina Museum of History.
I was appalled by it. I’ve heard of revisionist historians, of people who claim the Civil War was about something other than slavery, but I figured they lurked in shadowy corners and hid their true intentions, the way cartoon villains did. I didn’t think they would openly proclaim their ignorance and bigotry proudly. What's the best, most effective way to take notes? Umberto Eco’s Antilibrary: Why Unread Books Are More Valuable to Our Lives than Read Ones. By Maria Popova.
Work and Pleasure: Theodor Adorno on the Psychology of “Gadgeteering” and How the Cult of Efficiency Limits Our Happiness. By Maria Popova “One is forced to have fun in order to be well adjusted or at least appear so to others because only well-adjusted people are accepted as normal and are likely to be successful.”
Few thinkers have advanced our understanding of the machinery we call popular culture more than the great German sociologist, philosopher, musicologist, and media critic Theodor Adorno (September 11, 1903–August 6, 1969). In the 1950s, Adorno embarked upon a rather unusual project: He began analyzing the horoscopes published in the Los Angeles Times as an inquiry into “the nature and motivations of some large-scale social phenomena involving irrational elements … fused with what may be dubbed pseudo-rationality.”
From these investigations, eventually published as The Stars Down to Earth and Other Essays on the Irrational in Culture (public library), sprang expansive and enduring insight into many of the myths that bedevil modern culture and still limit our lives on a daily basis. Donald Hall on Growing Old and Our Cultural Attitude Toward the Elderly. “For old people,” Ursula K.
Le Guin wrote in contemplating aging and the substance of our personhood, “beauty doesn’t come free with the hormones, the way it does for the young… It has to do with who the person is.” Life, Meghan Daum has written, “is mostly an exercise in being something other than what we used to be while remaining fundamentally — and sometimes maddeningly — who we are.” The day Joe Rogan discovered the real Stefan Molyneux. Hey there!
Pull up a chair. Today’s Quickie! Is a fun little story about boring old stuff like ethics and character. It starts, as usual, with the men we know as Stefan Molyneux. Men? Stefan Molyneux. Stefan Molyneux.
Stefan Molyneux (born 1966) is an Irish-Canadian political activist, amateur philosopher and and YouTube personality. Since 2005, he is the host of Freedomain Radio, a bastardization of FDR's initials podcast where he discusses philosophy, libertarianism, anarcho-capitalism, atheism, science and relationships. He also regularly writes for right-wing libertarian websites and has (self)published several books. Molyneux has a group of very ardent fans, even though he is only questionably an ancap at this point, and is hated by a large portion of them: He defends cops, is a "racial realist", says weird red pill things about women, and is a hawk on mideast relations. He has declared himself "the savior of philosophy" and styles himself as a New Socrates, but doesn't actually make much of an effort to engage any scholarly literature on issues of philosophy. But he wears polo shirts, and so reputable people continue to speak with him.  Family relationships.
Worldmapper: The world as you've never seen it before. The Hyperloop is about to be built - in Europe. The Hyperloop could become the next big thing in transportation.
It’s a train-like tube-based transportation system which can move at extremely high speeds of up to 760 miles per hour – 1220 km/h. Hyperloop concept. Note the solar panels on top. Photo by Edit1306. Currently, it would take some six hours to travel from Košice, Slovakia, to Vienna. The Hyperloop was first proposed by entrepreneur Elon Musk, who designed a conceptual route from the Los Angeles region to the San Francisco Bay Area, paralleling the Interstate 5 corridor for most of its length. Concept art of Hyperloop inner works. Werner Erhard and the est Training. "The real purpose of est was to create space for people to participate in life – to experience true space and freedom in life.
" -Werner Erhard. Psychological Manipulation Resources. What is Psychological Manipulation?
Psychological Manipulation is a type of influence that attempts to change the behavior or perception of others through underhanded, deceptive and abusive techniques. This advances the interests of the manipulator, generally at the victim's expense, in methods that may be considered abusive, devious, deceptive, and exploitative. In order to be successful, the art of manipulation involves two things - concealing aggressive or subversive intentions and behaviors while knowing the psychological vulnerabilities of the victim well enough to know what will be the most effective psychological weapons or tactics to be used against them.
Has the internet killed local music scenes? Once upon a time, sounds were attached to places. Rock'n'roll travelled the Atlantic and docked at Liverpool, giving birth to Merseybeat. Manchester married raving and rock music, and spawned Madchester. Why Does Facebook Censor the Word “Tsu”? A Social Network that Returns 90 Percent of Advertising Dollars to the People: Send Me an Invitation, Please! By Ivan Ulchur-Rota Translated from GKillCity Magazine At this point, it’s hard to imagine. Mark Zuckerberg’s giant has rapidly established itself as the social network bigwig. Facebook has bought its competitors like Instagram and by incorporating chat and video messaging has distinguished itself from platforms like Twitter or Linkedin. Ivan Ulchur-Rota met Sebastian Sobczak, CEO of Tsu, at the Narco News 15th Anniversary Celebration earlier this month in New York City. Vintage Anti-Suffrage Postcards - Sociological Images. A while back, David Dismore posted about his archive of suffragist postcards, which appeared in the early 1900s as part of the campaign for women’s right to vote.
The postcards got the messages of the movement across in short, clear, and often humorous ways. "On Truth and Lies in a Non-moral Sense" / F. Nietzsche. The Upside of Pessimism. The Second Story Of Echo And Narcissus. The Scalp Industry. Joseph Palmer: Perscuted For Wearing The Beard.
Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Truth-telling & Lying. Saudi court sentences poet to death for renouncing Islam. A Palestinian poet and leading member of Saudi Arabia’s nascent contemporary art scene has been sentenced to death for renouncing Islam. Renata Salecl on Modern Misery. Via Rgiskard: Saudi Woman Convicted Of Adultery Gets Death Sentence, Partner Gets 100 Lashes. By : Ben Hayward | 27/11/15. Stop Bullshitting Yourself If You Want To Wake Up (From The True Matrix) I’m trying to free your mind Neo. Stars in My Pocket Like Bits of Data by Paul Stephens. Do you share more genes with your mother or your father? Via s243a: Trade Policy: This Is Worth 2000 Words. Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers.
World Population Clock: 7 Billion People. The Beauty and the Costs of Extreme Altruism/ via Clarelucy. Douchebag: The White Racial Slur We’ve All Been Waiting For. Workouts are no antidote to death by desk job. What % Southerners owned slaves? Via Clarelucy. 10 Things I Discovered About Ayn Rand's Addled Brain After Reading 'Atlas Shrugged' How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars. UC Berkeley's persistent lack of faculty diversity prompts efforts to address issue. The Principle of Uncertainty - Eden Saga. Why Twitter’s Dying (And What You Can Learn From It) The Limits of Communication by Jodi Dean.
About. 5 Helpful Answers To Society's Most Uncomfortable Questions. How Will the 99% Deal with 70 Million Psychopaths? Dark Side of Oz. Commentary: Alternative Medicine? Vitamin Crusaders For Cancer And More (Part III of III), by Michael Barker - barker138. On David Icke's Nonsensical Notions.... The Wetsuitman. Burning of books (Germany) This House Believes that Classical Music is Irrelevant to Today's Youth. Welcome to Transparency. Memory Palace.
Free Will: Panelists & Audience Engage in Far-ranging Discussion. John Taylor Gatto: Pragmatism, Eugenics, and the Scientific Dictatorship of World Government. Our Emerging Mythos: Lexicon of the Relative and the Absolute. Thomas Sheridan - Painting Yourself Out of a Corner - ARC4. The Walter Russell Story as told by Michael Hudak. Real History versus Guns Germs and Steel - Anthropology 2.5. Want to know the truth? Verifiable information on banking, health, energy, media, war, elections, 9/11, more. Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks and monuments are wrong. Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. The Backwards Brain Bicycle - Smarter Every Day 133. Challenging The Way You Live! Pawsoned. Knowing & Believing, Acting & Intending (Timothy Williamson)
Birth of a Theorem - with Cédric Villani. Gregg Braden ~ Power of the Subconscious Mind. Hugo De Garis on the Future of the Home Robot Industry - What the Bleep Do We Know!? The Last Psychiatrist Archives. Crowd Computing and The Synaptic Web. Whole Earth as Emergent Sentient Entity. Scientific peer reviews are a 'sacred cow' ready to be slaughtered, says former editor of BMJ - Science - News.
Robert Williams: How to Re-Program Your Subconscious Easily. Bruce Lipton and Gregg Braden two intellectual power houses intvd together. Joe Rogan Experience #165 - Bruce Lipton PHD (PART ONE) Einstein's Puzzle. The psychological anatomy of a stance. This Is the Secret to Bill Clinton's Charisma [Video Breakdown] Sociology is a martial art. Psychology Professor Jordan Peterson ....on order, chaos & meaning. Power Camp. The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” THIRD TIER REALITY. A Big Little Idea Called Legibility. Death threats from offended Buddhists. Preview: eternalism and nihilism. Learners TV. Mais que cherchent les artistes contemporains ? Symbolic Interaction Theory. Levels of Excellence.
Pierre Bourdieu. "Thinking Party": entrevista a David Calle. Philosophy, evolution, death, transhumanism. Loyalty and Durability: Evidence from Toothpaste Tubes.