The Why of Reality by Nathanael Stein Aeon Feb 7, 2019 The easy question came first, a few months after my son turned four: ‘Are we real?’ It was abrupt, but not quite out of nowhere, and I was able to answer quickly. Yes, we’re real – but Elsa and Anna, two characters from Frozen, are not. … Continue reading What makes a dinosaur real, but a unicorn not real? Does philosophy even pretend to know how to answer a child’s questions?
SGI has said 'Assman' is an unacceptable slogan, and may be read as offensive CBC News Feb 06, 2019 Dave Assman says he'd like a personalized licence plate with his name, because he's proud of it.(Submitted by Dave Assman) It's his name, he's proud of it, and he wants it on his Saskatchewan licence … Continue reading ‘Not ashamed’: Assman says his name shouldn’t be rejected for personalized licence plate (EchoChamber Friday)
Someone asked if I am going to watch tonite's State of the Union address. My response is why bother? by O Society Feb 5, 2019 If you take any of this seriously, then you don't get it. The entire Trump presidency is now and always has been WWF wrassling. Heel and face storylines. Soap operas. … Continue reading Donald Trump don’t need no ideology or policy because Donald Trump got steel cage matches!!!
Welcome to EchoChamber Friday, when we intentionally read articles we usually wouldn't so we don't become frogs in a well. See how the other half lives. Listen to voices we usually block out. This one is about mental illness. Crazy folks. Maybe she's crazy. Maybe I'm crazy. Maybe you are crazy. No worries. The world … Continue reading Evan Rachel Wood Shares Her Experience In A Mental Hospital (Echochamber Friday)
by O Society Jan 26,2019 The longest government shutdown in US history is over. In an announcement made Friday after work and right before the weekend starts in earnest, to detract visibility from the statement, Trump ended his shutdown, giving up without funding for his "really great" wall. https://youtu.be/HDoX_mRe61Q?t=28s The handful of remaining White House … Continue reading Donald Trump Ends Government Shutdown As His Approval Ratings Go in the Toilet
Welcome to EchoChamber Friday, where we intentionally look at articles we would not ordinarily read to see how "the other half" lives and so we don't become frogs in a well. Today, we have a commercial for you from AeroMexico. I recommend the taco trucks in Juárez... your mileage may vary. https://youtu.be/2sCeMTB5P6U And while you're … Continue reading AeroMexico DNA Discount (EchoChamber Friday)
It's been known for years that Donald Trump used to pretend to be a fake Trump Organization representative named "John Barron" on the phone with reporters in the 1980s. In 1990, he testified under oath while giving testimony for a lawsuit that he used the alias "on occasion." During the 2016 campaign, the Washington Post … Continue reading Donald Trump Calls Newspaper Writers and Poses as ‘John Barron’ or ‘John Miller’: Here are the Tapes