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Basically, There Are Two Kinds of Hillary Haters(0)

November 4, 2016

Welcome to the Paranoid Circle of Delusions and the Deplorable Steam Train.

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It Feels Like It’s About Time to Say Goodbye to the Concept of “Comment Sections” for Good

Three reasons to axe “comment sections” from the internet forever.

Mediadesign Hochschule

Zum Bachelor in vier unschwierigen Schritten

Das von mir angebotene und erwartete Procedere bei Bachelor-Erstbetreuungen — unabhängig von Thema, Jahrgang, Fachbereich oder Hochschule.

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The Selfish Gene vs. Genetic Accomodation, or: I Need More Popcorn!

Caveat: it helps if you’ve read The Selfish Gene, preferrably the Anniversary Edition.

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A Band of Brothers and Sisters

“The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.”

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Resolutions / Vorsätze

Für das Jahrzehnt. Nichts für Zaghafte. / For the Decade. Not for the faint-of-heart.

Das Vierte

Transparenzgesetz: Große Mehrheit im Parlament für »Staats-Bierdeckelreform«

Apropos GEZ, GEMA, LSR, Telekommunikationsgesetz, Hartz etc. etc.

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Where @astefanowitsch Gets It Right (Again), or: The Logic of Dominant Discourse

The discourse about power within every discourse about gender is moved squarely into the dominant discourse’s blind spot by the latter’s own operational logic.

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Going Into Politics? You Might Want to Rethink that Undead Dreadlord of Yours

Except, of course, you’re on a Pirate ticket: then it’s not only okay, but expected.

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“Have you read all these books?”

From their digital shelves on my harddisk, those books look at me no less menacingly.

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What If

“It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.”

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Microrant: Bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen

Pressemitteilung der Piratenpartei Deutschland: PIRATEN sprechen sich für Bedingungsloses Grundeinkommen und Mindestlohn aus

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What Is Entropy and Why Would That Be Interesting?

The state of teaching and education. One of my favorite topics.

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Battlezone Democracy

When Financial Markets and Political Leaders duke it out like Gojira and King Gidora, no wonder Democracy looks like Tokyo in a monster movie.

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Der diskrete Charme des Totalitären

“Extremism is so easy. You’ve got your position, and that’s it. It doesn’t take much thought. And when you go far enough to the right, you meet the same idiots coming around from the left.” —Clint Eastwood

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Verschwörungstheorien sind das Opium des Volkes (It’s Systemic, Stupid!)

Unsere globalen Misere ist ebenso systemisch bedingt wie unsere sich vierjährlich offenbarende Unfähigkeit, sie im verfügbaren demokratischen Prozeß zu lösen.

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A Pound of Flash

Luckily, no civilized government we know of would be stupid enough to ever go and try such a thing!

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Wait, Does Anyone Really Think Milton Friedman Would Approve of This Utter Wreckage?

If we don’t wake up from the pipe dreams of ”Rational Expectations” and “Efficient Markets,” we can all kiss our collective ass goodbye.

London Riots 2011

The Arab Spring, the Israeli Summer, and the Fall of the Western World

What’s been happening in London over the last few days, and has been or will be happening in other places, I’m sure the reasons are too much care, too much education, and not enough security cameras.