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from e.a. deverell

Too many of us take on blogging as a chore which we believe is necessary to gain a readership for our fiction, or from the velleity to “generate passive income”. These are certainly admirable aims, but I think that blogging is a time-consuming way to achieve them if you don’t find intrinsic value in the…

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What foundational principles are found in the Constitution? One based on objective moral values and duties. Intrinsic rights assumed to people of intrinsic worth. All these notions come from the Bible.

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Mythology Meme → Four Titans [4/4] → Thea Theia was the Titan goddess of sight (thea) and shining light of the clear blue sky (aithre). She was also, by extension, the goddess who endowed gold, silver and gems with their brilliance and intrinsic value. Theia married Hyperion, the Titan-god of light, and bore him three bright children—Helios the Sun, Eos the Dawn, and Selene the Moon.

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from nytimes.com

“To Save Everything, Click Here” Book examine wide-range effects of technology on contemp life. Morozov derides ideology he calls ­“Internet-centrism”, defining net not as tool created by fallible humans but as creed to live by. Promoters of this creed project certain values they deem intrinsic to net, eg be open & transparent & efficient & digitally “social”; belief that knowledge created thru data collectn & algorithmic analysis; & minute quantificatn of existence as path to self-awareness

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from Phenomena

Ah yes, the Sony MDR-V700DJs — quite possibly the best-looking, worst-feeling headphones ever conceived for humankind. They'll crush your ear cups over a few hours. :|

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