Unethical Websites Or maybe the century. I guess it might be a parody. I hope it’s a parody. UPDATE (MAY 3): I have been convinced that this post went too far. The Hedonistic Imperative: Table Of Contents ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION 0.1 The Naturalisation of Heaven 0.2 Saving Vehicles With Bad Drivers 0.3 Humans Are Not Rats 0.4 Life In Dopaminergic Overdrive HOW?1.0 Sabotage At The Mill 1.1 The Biological Program 1.2 Pumping Up The Volume 1.3 The Civilising Neurotransmitter 1.4 The Cardinal Importance Of Delayed Gratification 1.5 The Molecular Genetics Of Paradise 1.6 The Re-encephalisation Of Emotion 1.7 How Could Anything Be So Good? 1.8 All We Need Is Love?
OEC - Codes of Ethics in English National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Code of Ethics for Engineers (Web Page on this Site) This code is very detailed. The NSPE Board of Ethical Review applies this code in making judgments on cases. Beyond Orwellian Nightmares and Neoliberal Authoritarianism (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)Those who fight against neoliberalism must not settle for reforming a system that is as broken as it is dangerous. Any viable, transformative struggle will need a boldly democratic vision; durable, longstanding organizations and strategies that make politics meaningful. To be corrupted by totalitarianism, one does not have to live in a totalitarian country.- George Orwell Open for discussion: Graham Hancock, Rupert Sheldrake, TEDxWhitechapel UPDATE: Please see our new blog post Graham Hancock and Rupert Sheldrake, a fresh take, which replaces the x-ed out text below. To discuss the talks, view them here: The debate about Rupert Sheldrake’s talkThe debate about Graham Hancock’s talk After due diligence, including a survey of published scientific research and recommendations from our Science Board and our community, we have decided that Graham Hancock’s and Rupert Sheldrake’s talks from TEDxWhitechapel should be removed from distribution on the TEDx YouTube channel. We’re not censoring the talks. Instead we’re placing them here, where they can be framed to highlight both their provocative ideas and the factual problems with their arguments.
iPhone Confession App Receives Imprimatur Developers Use Technology to Promote Sacramental Life | 9833 hits By Genevieve Pollock I Bought a Rainforest Copyrighted image Credit: Charlie Hamilton James Wildlife photographer Charlie Hamilton James has just bought 100 acres of the Peruvian Amazon … without even looking at it first. He plans to spend a year photographing the animals on his land, before launching a campaign to protect more of the forest. But it turns out buying a piece of land over the phone isn’t such a great idea.
Watch 32 discordant metronomes achieve synchrony in a matter of minutes Clearly you know more about this than I do...but doesn't the article state that this wouldnt work if the pendulums were attached to/sitting on an immovable object? His wall or floor, I assume, wasn't infinitely rigid. It can transmit vibrations though it. The Pioneer Sociologist Marcel Mauss on Gifts and Exchange The Pioneer Sociologist Marcel Mauss on Gifts and Exchange (Essay on the Gift: Forms and Motives of Exchange in Archaic Societies, 1923) [By investigating the rules and customs surrounding gift-giving, Mauss predicts,] we will attain conclusions that, in a sense, give us an archaeological perspective on the character of human transactions in the societies that surround or have preceded our own. We will describe the phenomena of exchange and contract in societies that are not (as some have inaccurately claimed) deprived of economic markets – for a market is a human phenomenon to which no society is a stranger – but that have a different system of exchanges from our own. In the economic and legal systems that preceded our own, we virtually never observe simple exchanges of goods, of wealth and of products through a bargaining process that involves individuals. From: Marcel Mauss, Sociologie et anthropologie (Presses universitaires de France, 1950).
Revealed: The secret report that shows how the Nazis planned a Fourth Reich ...in the EU By Adam Lebor Updated: 21:30 GMT, 9 May 2009 The paper is aged and fragile, the typewritten letters slowly fading. But US Military Intelligence report EW-Pa 128 is as chilling now as the day it was written in November 1944.