Required Reading for the Human Race
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Techno-anthropology

Techno-anthropology | Required Reading for the Human Race | Scoop.it
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My blog is absolutely required reading for the human race.

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How To Have A Happy Marriage!

Some great advice for husbands - and parents! Article: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/study-says-yelling-as-harmful-as-spanking-in-disc...
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A satirical piece that pretty brutally drives home what I think of most parents and how I feel about controlling people.

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Find What You Love and Let It Kill You

Find What You Love and Let It Kill You | Required Reading for the Human Race | Scoop.it
“We’re all going to die, all of us. What a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities; we are eaten up by nothing.” Yes, we’re all going to die.
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Intelligence Explosion FAQ - Machine Intelligence Research Institute

Intelligence Explosion FAQ (PDF Version Available) Basics 1.1. What is the intelligence explosion? How Likely is an Intelligence Explosion? 2.1. How is ‘intelligence’ defined? 2.2. What is greater-than-human intelligence?
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We're probably at the end of the human era. People should care.

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Self-Reliance

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This thing found me in high school and pretty much ruined me/made me what I am.

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Fuck Yes or No

Fuck Yes or No | Required Reading for the Human Race | Scoop.it
There’s a grey area in dating many people get hung up on — a grey area where feelings are ambiguous or one person has stronger feelings than the other. This grey area causes real, tangible issues.
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The Baby-Eating Aliens (1/8) - Less Wrong

(Part 1 of 8 in "Three Worlds Collide")
This is a story of an impossible outcome, where AI never worked, molecular nanotechnology never worked, biotechnology on
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A story that drives home what it's like to live in this amoral universe, picking the things we would die for.

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Part 1 - T. A. Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism - Hakim Bey

Part 1 - T. A. Z.: The Temporary Autonomous Zone, Ontological Anarchy, Poetic Terrorism - Hakim Bey | Required Reading for the Human Race | Scoop.it
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"There is no becoming, no revolution, no struggle, no path; already you're the monarch of your own skin--your inviolable freedom waits to be completed only by the love of other monarchs: a politics of dream, urgent as the blueness of sky."

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Regrets of the Dying

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Someone who works in hospice talks about what people regret when they're dying.

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