The Great White Grizzly Bear

https://facebook.com/RimrockResortHotel/videos/705511526877712/ UPI edited by O Society May 22, 2020 A traveler on a highway through the Rocky Mountains in Canada captured video of an unusual local resident -- a white grizzly bear. Cara Clarkson says she and her family were traveling the Trans-Canada Highway in Banff National Park when they spotted the white bear and its darker-colored sibling. … Continue reading The Great White Grizzly Bear

Why is Elon Musk telling us to ‘take the red pill’?

A cryptic message from the Tesla billionaire references the first Matrix movie and garners approval from Ivanka Trump – but not everyone is happy edited by O Society May 18, 2020 Ivanka Trump relied: "Taken!" Elon Musk falls foul of his baby-momma's mother: Grimes' mom Sandy Garssino slams her daughter's partner Elon Musk & Grimes … Continue reading Why is Elon Musk telling us to ‘take the red pill’?

The Limits to Growth: a 30 Year Update

https://youtu.be/WGzahJxZBoY This is part 5 of our series on the ideology of growth for the sake of growth is of cancer cells: Scientists: ‘Look, One-Third Of The Human Race Has To Die For Civilization To Be Sustainable, So How Do We Want To Do This?’ Ecofascism: Coronavirus Proves Thanos Did Nothing Wrong in Endgame How … Continue reading The Limits to Growth: a 30 Year Update

It didn’t have to be this way

A bioethicist at the heart of the Italian coronavirus crisis asks: why won’t we talk about the trade-offs of the lockdown? by Silvia Comparese edited by O Society May 17, 2020 What ‘home’ means isn’t an abstract question in a pandemic. It becomes a concrete matter of where, and with whom, you wish to be confined … Continue reading It didn’t have to be this way

Doubt is essential for scientists – Yet for politicians, it’s a sign of weakness

People are searching for certainty about coronavirus. This is the opposite of what leads to scientific breakthroughs by Jim Al-Khalili edited by O Society April 22, 2020 As a regular social media user, I choose the people and organisations I follow online carefully. And therein lies my problem. On social media, we are more likely to … Continue reading Doubt is essential for scientists – Yet for politicians, it’s a sign of weakness

Our broken mental models are at the root of our global systemic crises

by Ugo Bardi and David Packer edited by O Society Jan 15, 2020 Old and new media produce an unprecedented tide drawing us into a sea of competing mental models of the world. Even in a “post-fact world,” we link bits of information together to form these mental models, a.k.a. “intuition.” Most of us try … Continue reading Our broken mental models are at the root of our global systemic crises

Signaling: The Language Peacocks, Gazelles, and Humans All Speak

Signaling and countersignaling are open/ hidden methods of communicating with each other. We do these consciously/ unconsciously “prove” we are who and what we claim to be. by Farnam Street edited by O Society Nov 21, 2019 The Basics We are constantly signaling. Every minute of the day, we send signals to others to convey we are intelligent, … Continue reading Signaling: The Language Peacocks, Gazelles, and Humans All Speak