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About - Food For Change Food For Change is a feature-length documentary film focusing on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. The movie tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social historians. This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. Additionally, the film shows how the co-op movement strengthens communities where they are located, enhancing local economies and food security. The project began when award-winning filmmaker and co-op member Steve Alves was asked to make a film for the Franklin Community Co-op, located in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Part One describes the conditions that led to the Great Depression: fraudulent credit schemes; the control of industries by a few large corporations; and increased wealth disparity.

Transhumanisme H+, un symbole du transhumanisme. Le transhumanisme est un mouvement culturel et intellectuel international prônant l'usage des sciences et des techniques afin d'améliorer la condition humaine notamment par l'augmentation des capacités physiques et mentales des êtres humains. Les transhumanistes considèrent certains aspects de la condition humaine tels que le handicap, la souffrance, la maladie, le vieillissement ou la mort subis comme indésirables. Le transhumanisme partage de nombreux éléments avec l'humanisme, y compris le respect de la raison et de la science, une volonté de progresser et une valorisation de l'existence humaine (ou transhumaine). Il en diffère cependant par la reconnaissance et l'anticipation des changements radicaux que pourraient entraîner les techniques émergentes[1]. Le terme « transhumanisme » est symbolisé par « H+ » (anciennement « >H »[3]) et est souvent employé comme synonyme d'« amélioration humaine ». Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] (en) Allen E. - Change IP on demand. Private proxies and more. Britannica Online Encyclopedia AcaWiki academic papers Celebrities lists. Singularité technologique Au-delà de ce point, le progrès ne serait plus l’œuvre que d’intelligences artificielles, ou « supraintelligence » qui s’auto-amélioreraient, de nouvelles générations de plus en plus intelligentes apparaissant de plus en plus rapidement, créant une « explosion d'intelligence » créant finalement une puissante superintelligence qui dépasserait qualitativement de loin l'intelligence humaine[1],[2],[3]. Le risque serait que l'humanité perde le contrôle de son destin[4]. L'auteur de science fiction Vernor Vinge est même convaincu, dans son essai La venue de la singularité technologique, que la singularité signifierait la fin de l'ère humaine[3], la nouvelle superintelligence continuant de s'améliorer et d'évoluer technologiquement à une vitesse incompréhensible pour les humains[5]. Cette notion de singularité technologique aurait été envisagée par John von Neumann dès les années 1950[6] et ses conséquences ont été débattues dans les années 1960 par I. Loi de Moore[modifier | modifier le code]

Start Pages Waking from the Middle East Nightmare by Javier Solana Exit from comment view mode. Click to hide this space MADRID – The Middle East is caught in a seemingly endless spiral of instability. The possibility of military intervention in Syria, together with the deteriorating situation in Egypt since the army’s coup, has placed the region on a razor’s edge. Moreover, despite the changes in Iran since its presidential election in June, international negotiations over its nuclear ambitions remain a dead letter. Paradoxes abound, as the United States’s traditional Middle East allies (Saudi Arabia, Israel, Turkey, Egypt, and the Gulf states) have taken opposing – and sometimes seemingly contradictory – positions on the region’s key conflicts. Saudi Arabia, fearing severe domestic consequences from the Muslim Brotherhood’s empowerment in Egypt, does not want to see an Islamist movement legitimized democratically. Israel, for its part, is exerting pressure in two ways. The Egyptian coup has already proved to have been a mistake.

The red hot business of divorce celebration 12 November 2014Last updated at 20:27 ET By Barbara Balfour Business reporter Even shooting ranges are benefiting from the growing popularity of celebrating divorce in the US After finalising a painful divorce Wendy Lewis decided there was only one way to celebrate - by blasting her wedding dress with a machine gun. To get the job done the newly divorced American gathered her female friends - and the dress - and flew to Las Vegas, Nevada for a long weekend. Upon arrival in Vegas the trip to a shooting range was arranged by a small firm at the forefront of one of the city's fastest-growing business sectors - divorce party planning. And while what happens in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, the planner in question, Glynda Rhodes, 51, is happy to take up the story. "Ms Lewis had never picked up a gun before, but she brought her wedding dress into the shooting range and hung it up," she says. Ms Lewis's wedding dress after it was shot Some of Ms Rhodes' customers celebrate with a skydive

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