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monk
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monk 23h
"A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding."
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monk 23h
PSA: Just because you’re offended doesn’t mean you’re right.
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monk 23h
Diversity is the new Patriotism. What's that? You don't support the Patriot Act? What are you a traitor?
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Allen Ray Apr 17
My daughter was looking out the window & crying bc the garbage truck had all boys. The garbage man said "Sorry, girls are mysteriously never pressured into careers like public sanitation" My daughter looked at me and said, "situational social justice is hypocritical".
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monk Apr 18
worrying about fake news interfering with an election is like worrying about someone throwing a cup of water on you in the shower.
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monk Apr 17
Life is craving. That's the communion between us and bacteria, and the difference between a plant and a rock.
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monk Apr 17
"Clarity, simplicity, and concreteness have coalesced into a kind of religion for me"
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monk Apr 17
Close friends share remarkably similar patterns of brain activity. The results are so consistent that similar neural responses to movies can actually predict friendship.
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monk Apr 15
"Truths turn into dogmas the instant that they are disputed. Thus every man who utters a doubt defines a religion. And the scepticism of our time does not really destroy the beliefs, rather it creates them."
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monk Apr 15
Young American Marxists who think the evil Russians conspired to make Hitler president.
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monk Apr 15
at the core of buddhism is this notion of dukkha which often gets translated as suffering. but that’s not quite right. dukkha is discontent. literally a bad container that always leaves you wanting more. twitter is dukkha.
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monk Apr 15
The vast majority of people will never pay a single cent for social media. Never. Not even in blockchain tokens.
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monk Apr 15
Replying to @monkwest
"He had nothing to protect, which meant that he could concentrate all his attention on pure acts of combat."
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monk Apr 15
"Consistency and an established word view were excess baggage in the intellectual mobile warfare that flared up in the mass media's tiny time segments and it was his great advantage to be free of such things."
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monk Apr 12
‘drive user engagement’ is boardroom doublespeak for ‘make this addictive as humanly possible’
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monk Apr 11
can an empire founded on the spirit of the printing press survive in an age of electronic networks? that's what the zuckerberg hearing was really about.
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monk Apr 11
peer to peer democracy is an oxymoron
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monk Apr 11
art is a bridge between biology and technology. the kids are building bridges for us our archaic copyright laws are burning them down.
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monk Apr 11
this is still the best mashup i’ve ever heard. a bloody masterpiece.
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monk Apr 11
BLAST the "journalists" who pretend to be objective by showing us two sides to every story — when they know that there are many more sides than two.
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