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Patronizing Patrons Outside Your Own Community vs. Being a Patron Inside Your Own Community

One of my good friends (the kind that actually try to push back on the kinds of things I often say) has been hammering away for some time at my attitude – sort of calling it patronizing. I beg to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Do You Want To Be Right Or Do You Want To Be Happy?

Did anyone ever ask Galileo this question? Why or why not? Why do some people ask other people this question today?
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Propaganda + Subjectivity in Retard Media

I was recently discussing a radio program with a friend who understands media quite well – but who seemed to be „playing dumb“ during the discussion. The radio program in question was a German one – BR’s Radiosalon had broadcast … Continue reading Continue reading

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Delusions of Grandeur

Wikipedia.org has two articles that seem somewhat related — one is about “delusions of grandeur”, the other is about “grandiosity”. From the latter: A distinction is made between individuals exhibiting grandiosity, which includes a degree of insight into their unrealistic … Continue reading Continue reading

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Live to Make “Love Life” Stories

Why should anyone write down their life story — isn’t simply living it good enough? I think not — and the reason why is quite similar to the reason why many people keep journals of their dreams. In fact: This … Continue reading Continue reading

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Online communities are not technically limited to a finite size, but people tend not to join once the membership or communication levels are perceived to be too high

Though not entirely astonishing, this new research finding is nonetheless fascinating: Some turnover may be necessary to allow new members to join. Online communities are not technically limited to a finite size, but people tend not to join once the … Continue reading
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Happy Coalition of the Willing Day!

Today marks the 10th Anniversary of one of the darkest days in modern history — and I am glad that is 10 years behind us. The other day, a friend of mine noted another 10th Anniversary, one that I am … Continue reading
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