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pic.twitter.com/bYamtLp4Yo — Archillect (@archillect) October 25, 2018 Marilyn Monroe in 1953. pic.twitter.com/54Zex7kfGA — The Marilyn Diaries (@MarilynDiary) September 27, 2018 Song of Swan Lam Shiu Chib.1940 Hong Kong pic.twitter.com/3ML1kplztM — louise (@eigglezaki) October 26, 2018 Sarah BlardParis pic.twitter.com/Ug369p4ZzK — Laurence (@Laurence_A_) October 24, 2018 pic.twitter.com/ONu0UHsPi0 — Coline (@Coline_n_1) October 21, 2018 Moon – @withnomoney –

The Nine Bedevilments of Creativty

Just finished The Sick Bag Song, Nick Cave‘s epic book-long poem/song that is also part tour diary and travel narrative. Finding myself relating to a chapter discussing the bedevilments of creativity. As described in the book: The Nine Primary Bedevilments of Creativity are — Procrastination through fear. Procrastination through indecision. Procrastination through perfectionism. Procrastination through

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Earth’s Most Massive Living Organism is Dying Pando is the most massive known living organism on the planet, although there is some dispute over if it is the largest. A below-ground mushroom, dubbed the “humongous fungus,” was discovered in Oregon and, according to research published in 2003, spans nearly 2,400 acres.” In terms of pure

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LINKS Into the Empty: Designer Realities: Coming To A Life Near You! With UFO’s and other things which officially ‘do not exist’ for large segments of the population, there’s no need to wonder ‘where they are from’ if you aren’t seeing them: You’re simply not part of the club of people who are. Witnesses are

INTERVIEW: Justin Murphy #WeirdPoliticalTheory

For the past several months, I’ve been drawn to a cluster of Twitter users who employ the #CaveTwitter hashtag, which has led me down a rabbit hole of some of the funniest, strangest, and smartest discussions in social media. “Weird Political Theory” might be the most apt descriptor for this particular corner of online life,

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A Startup Backed by Peter Thiel has Churned Out 20,000 Doses of Magic Mushrooms, and is Making More: Compass Pathways, which is based in London and boasts an advisory board of esteemed scientists, is cranking out psilocybin to study the compound in people with depression. … So far, Compass claims it has made two 250-gram

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Christopher DeGroot:  The Intellectual Dark Web’s Unwise Center: Certainly the nationalisms and populisms that we are now seeing are closer to classical conservatism than is the liberal neoconservatism that has long been the norm in America. It is interesting that, so far as I know, except for Jordan Peterson, nobody in The Intellectual Dark Web

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DAVID LYNCH Great, weird David Lynch interview from 1992. Have you ever had a religious experience? Yes I have. Several years ago I was at the LA County Museum of Art and they had this show of sandstone carvings from India. I was there with my first wife and our daughter Jennifer and I wandered

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BAP Beach Nietzsche: A Review of Bronze Age Mindset Suppose Nietzsche was a “Chad” — what then? Suppose instead of being the sickly incel who alienated the few friends he had, was thrice rejected by the one woman he proposed marriage to, and sold hardly any copies of his self-published books — suppose that he

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BLOCKCHAIN There’s a new religion based on blockchain: …there’s now a religion built on the Ethereum blockchain. Its founder, Matt Liston, is the former CEO of Augur, a blockchain-supported prediction platform. Liston’s departure from Augur was contentious, and just last week he filed a lawsuit for $152 million against his former employer. Liston unveiled his

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BLOCKCHAIN Scott Locklin: “I don’t want to work on your shitty blockchain project: especially you, Facebook“: Facebook is a narcissism factory which causes moral panics, ridiculous rumor propagation, argument between friends, social fragmentation, alienation and even mass suicide. It’s also so obviously rotting the social fabric of the internet and society at large, even the

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MUSIC Music as a repellant — Bach at the Burger King: Baroque music seems to make the most potent repellant. “[D]espite a few assertive, late-Romantic exceptions like Mussorgsky and Rachmaninoff,” notes critic Scott Timberg, “the music used to scatter hoodlums is pre-Romantic, by Baroque or Classical-era composers such as Vivaldi or Mozart.” Public administrators seldom