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About lazycat1984

In addition to being a character in a novel, I allow my creator to post comments about esoterica, politics and kultur. Lately, I'm going to start plunking in bits of writing here as well. Don't hold your breath waiting for something intelligent.

Tune in, Turn in, Something something..

It is not often one finds actual correspondence in Twitter’s confines. An app that seems to have been designed specifically by US intelligence-adjacent tech corporations to enable Iranian youth to organize flash-mob protests against a stodgy and sclerotic Iranian government … Continue reading

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I guess this is the part where I plunge in and make or break.

Go big or go home, they say. For two centuries, being able to shoot you mouth off about terrible conditions for oneself or others has been the steam valve that prevents an excess of public rage that might threaten ‘stability’. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Ideologues Admit Socialism is Natural

Originally posted on the ruling class observer:
Libertarian radio show host Tom Woods posed a question (32:24), why does socialism have such enduring appeal, despite its supposed failures? His guest, economist Dr. Kristian Niemietz responded, Niemietz: Well there’s a lot…

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Non-ergodic economics, expected utility and the Kelly criterion (wonkish) — LARS P. SYLL

Suppose I want to play a game. Let’s say we are tossing a coin. If heads comes up, I win a dollar, and if tails comes up, I lose a dollar. Suppose further that I believe I know that the … Continue reading

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Down with the Working Classes!

Originally posted on Consent Factory, Inc.:
If the Left is ever going to come together to save the world from Donald Trump and his legions of fascistic Putin-Nazis, we’re going to need to confront our primary enemy … the international…

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Gregory Desilet Answers Jordan Peterson on Derrida; + Prisoner of Infinity Primer video

via Gregory Desilet Answers Jordan Peterson on Derrida; + Prisoner of Infinity Primer video

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Guilds Lake, 1905 — Vintage Portland

Guilds Lake and pavilions during Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition, 1905. View this image in Efiles by clicking here. via Guilds Lake, 1905 — Vintage Portland

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The War on Dissent

Originally posted on Consent Factory, Inc.:
Just when you thought the corporatocracy couldn’t possibly get more creepily Orwellian, the Twitter Corporation starts sending out emails advising that they “have reason to believe” we have “followed, retweeted,” or “liked the content…

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How employed are we?

Source: How employed are we?

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Austerity never ends: Economists say wages are too high

Source: Austerity never ends: Economists say wages are too high

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