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Technology That Gets Away From Us

Technology:  it allows you to get into all sorts of trouble and makes you powerful beyond your wildest dreams.  You can now fly into the heavens or bore down into the deepest earth.  You can cook a whole meal in 2 minutes and read awesome enlightening posts by internet super sensations (ahem).  But that’s only…

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Why the Rolling Stone UVA Story Retraction Is a Positive Thing

Sorry, we’re starting off deep and heavy this week.  Strap in, mofo’s. On Friday, Rolling Stone retracted its explosive story about an alleged gangrape that occurred at a fraternity on the University of Virginia campus.  A woman only known as “Jackie” claimed a fratboy known only as “Drew” took part in a fraternity initiation ritual…

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A Truth From Aldous Huxley

The dictatorships of tomorrow will deprive men of their freedom, but will give them in exchange a happiness none the less real, as a subjective experience, for being chemically induced. The pursuit of happiness is one of the traditional rights of man; unfortunately, the achievement of happiness may turn out to be incompatible with another…