What Americans Keep Ignoring About Finland's... →
fucknobigbrother: greenstate: ‘The Scandinavian country is an education superpower because it values equality more than excellence.’ “Finland’s experience shows that it is possible to achieve excellence by focusing not on competition, but on cooperation, and not on choice, but on equity.”
lordbandog: I really should start getting involved in some posterGASM-type work soon. I’m one of only three Discordians in New Zealand that I know of (plus two that I don’t); I might as well be an active one. There must be more of us in NZ. At least 23.
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5thdiscordianchurchtx: JAILBREAKING FOR IDIOTS This prison cell’s got to give, you say. These iron shackles, they’re really chaffing my ankles and the noose makes it hard to breathe! I want OUT! I need a jailbreak! O RLY? Or are you, like many are, stuttering back a broken reflection of something you heard somebody say somewhere? Do you want OUT? Do you know what OUT is?...
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5thdiscordianchurchtx: Further Explorations We’re mostly blind. But this isn’t really your fault; it’s because of the shell of meat we happening to live in right now. Think, for just a moment, at the nearly infinite amount of things happening right now all around us. I’m sure you can think of quite a few things. Now, let’s talk about them. You can’t see any of the infrared or ultraviolet...
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I think we can be reasonably confident that if the American population had the...– Noam Chomsky (via spiritualconnections)
Cities that broke up Occupy camps now face... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: Most major Occupy encampments have been dispersed, but they live on in a flurry of lawsuits in which protesters are asserting their constitutional rights to free speech and assembly and challenging authorities’ mass arrests and use of force to break up tent cities. Lawyers representing protesters have filed lawsuits — or are planning them — in state and federal courts...
twisted-circus: I just logged out of Tumblr when I went to leave? Yes, yes, I logged back in to tell you all this. But I was shocked haha. People actually log out of Tumblr?
Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship... →
kwikset: “Computer hackers plan to take the internet beyond the reach of censors by putting their own communication satellites into orbit. The scheme was outlined at the Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin. The project’s organisers said the Hackerspace Global Grid will also involve developing a grid of ground stations to track and communicate with the satellites. Longer term they hope to...
Full spectrum sustainability: Bringing together... →
To ensure our society is sustainable over the long term, we have to attend not just to environmental issues and climate change, but to the economic crisis, and the depletion of natural resources. Responses that deal with all three aspects of our sustainability predicament will not only be more effective than those that don’t, but they can be framed in terms of whichever aspect can gain broader...