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“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones” –John Cage

From Rebecca Solnit in this article: “Naïve cynics shoot down possibilities, including the possibility of exploring the full complexity of any situation. They take aim at the less cynical, so that cynicism becomes a defensive posture and an avoidance of

Hey guys! Remember this!? This is a map of the migration of modern humans out of Africa, based on mitochondrial DNA. The colors indicate thousands years before now. WOW! Lucky you!

Why we need to plan for a future without jobs. A short interview with Andy Stern about technological advancements and the need for a Universal Basic Income.

Fernando Lugo (President of Paraguay), Evo Morales (President of Bolivia), Lula da Silva (President of Brazil), Rafael Correa (President of Ecuador) and Hugo Chávez (President of Venezuela) in 2009.

This is a great comic giving some historical and statistical context to the prison strike by Sofie Louise Dam at The Nib.

Here’s joke for you guys: I followed the breadcrumbs but I never got home I grew old in an instant now I am all on my own

Song of the Grass-Roof Hermitage — By Shitou Xiqian (700-790) I’ve built a grass hut where there’s nothing of value. After eating, I relax and enjoy a nap. When it was completed, fresh weeds appeared. Now it’s been lived in

I saw a talk the other day by the founder of feral trade, a grocery and shipping business organized only through personal social networks, and with a completely open supply chain (which makes for a pretty fun website to explore).