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Trump’s Fake War on the Fake News. Seven days before Donald Trump took office, the inauguration festivities got off to a low-key start inside a modest conference room at the Capitol Hill offices of the American Trucking Association.

Trump’s Fake War on the Fake News

There, a hundred-odd familiar faces from the Washington set gathered to fête one of their own, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer. The party spilled out into the hallway as entrepreneur Susanna Quinn, ubiquitous Republican consultant Ron Bonjean and Spicer’s wife, Rebecca, a staffer at the National Beer Wholesalers Association, rubbed shoulders with CBS’ White House correspondent Major Garrett and its political editor Steve Chaggaris, Time’s Zeke Miller and several journalists from CNN, including Washington bureau chief Sam Feist. Spicer arrived late, but in good spirits, and after 20 minutes of schmoozing he strode to the front of the room to deliver brief remarks.

Story Continued Below In public, Trump’s team and the press had been engaged in bitter clashes for months. Social Studies. Vimeo likes. StumbleUpon Likes. Meme selection. Francis HEYLIGHEN CLEA, Free University of Brussels, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium E-mail: fheyligh@vub.ac.be, To be published in: Proc. 15th Int.

Meme selection

Congress on Cybernetics (Association Internat. de Cybernétique, Namur). ABSTRACT. Introduction Cultural evolution, including the evolution of knowledge, can be modelled through the same basic principles of variation and selection that underlie biological evolution (Boyd & Richerson, 1985; Cavalli-Sforza & Feldman, 1981). To be replicated, a meme must pass successfully through four subsequent stages: 1) assimilation by an individual, who thereby becomes a host of the meme; 2) retention in that individual's memory; 3) expression by the individual in language, behavior or another form that can be perceived by others; 4) transmission of the thus created message or meme vehicle to one or more other individuals.

The four stages of meme replication Assimilation Retention Expression Transmission Meme fitness F(m) = A(m) . Objective Criteria. #5 Universe Ring. To22 created something nearly perfect.

#5 Universe Ring

A continuous ring, delicately proportioned, beautifully polished and seemingly flawless. There is only one tiny imperfection. A speck, no larger than a piece of dust. At a glance, it is barely noticeable. Upon close examination, it appears intentional and more clearly defined. Only magnification reveals the actual object set within the miniature interior. It is a model of the known universe. Now you may be asking yourself; how does that little vortex-looking spiral thingie represent the Universe? The Collaboration Kings To22 is a joint design collaborative with the aim of provoking new ways of thinking. Designer Todd Bracher lives and works in London; designer/filmmaker Efe Buluc resides in Istanbul; and designer Mark Goetz is based in New York City.

Contact: (212) 989-7607 info@to22.net check out their site for more projects and design concepts. To make a martini you will need a glass, gin, some dry vermouth, and, of course, an olive.

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Talking With God. I met god the other day.

Are you referring to the section that says flying machines are the first level? As far as who made the "original" universe, it doesnt explicitly say one way or the other, but it does say that the creator of this universe came from a natural process of evolution, much like we are under going, and that this universe is his universe. I would then have to say that it is describing a cyclical universe in which the universe wakes up, realizes what/who it is, and then out of boredom or some other reason, causes it to happen all over again, but only differently. – docein
It is more likely that the on set of sentimentality be the "first level". and who made the original universe then? – default

I know what you’re thinking.

Talking With God

How the hell did you know it was god? Well, I’ll explain as we go along, but basically he convinced me by having all, and I do mean ALL, the answers. Every question I flung at him he batted back with a plausible and satisfactory answer. In the end, it was easier to accept that he was god than otherwise. Which is odd, because I’m still an atheist and we even agree on that! It all started on the 8.20 back from Paddington. What did he look like? Well not what you might have expected that’s for sure. ‘Anyone sitting here?’ ‘Help yourself’ I replied. Sits down, relaxes, I ignore and back to the correspondence on genetically modified crops entering the food chain… Train pulls out and a few minutes later he speaks. ‘Can I ask you a question?’ ‘Why don’t you believe in god?’ The Bastard! I love this kind of conversation and can rabbit on for hours about the nonsense of theist beliefs.

But then I thought ‘Odd! ‘What makes you so certain that I don’t?’

Art of Problem Solving

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