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(colonization) Clockwork

colonization. like clockwork. lives are twisted and forced together, paced to compete for tainted quartz. beating beating an artificial organ, stolen cut out of mothers and made into lore so that more more, more, more cannibals feast cutting deeply into

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(colonization) Clockwork

colonization. like clockwork. lives are twisted and forced together, paced to compete for tainted quartz. beating beating an artificial organ, stolen cut out of mothers and made into lore so that more more, more, more cannibals feast cutting deeply into

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Message

What art, what poetry, what craft can you bring? What song can you sing? with what dance and what scene? What story, what paint, what stitches and bows? What beats with what rhythms? what costumes and clothes? Time comes when

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Message

What art, what poetry, what craft can you bring? What song can you sing? with what dance and what scene? What story, what paint, what stitches and bows? What beats with what rhythms? what costumes and clothes? Time comes when

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The Code of Hammurabi (c. 1754 BCE)

The Code of Babylonian King Hammurabi (c. 1754 BCE) is considered one of the ancient forerunners of human rights and laws in middle eastern cultures (also the origin of “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”). Here a

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The Code of Hammurabi (c. 1754 BCE)

The Code of Babylonian King Hammurabi (c. 1754 BCE) is considered one of the ancient forerunners of human rights and laws in middle eastern cultures (also the origin of “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”). Here a

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Interactive no. 1

In the spirit of inclusion I propose anyone share in this thought exercise: What is your conception of Human Rights? In my mind, human rights is this large shifty amalgam of ways people can be included in a community. It changes

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Interactive no. 1

In the spirit of inclusion I propose anyone share in this thought exercise: What is your conception of Human Rights? In my mind, human rights is this large shifty amalgam of ways people can be included in a community. It changes

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HUMANS & MARKETS 101

Follow along as I carefully demonstrate how human awareness cannot ignore relevant facts when making market decisions. If a person prefers A to B, and B to C, does a person automatically prefer A to C? If A > B,

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HUMANS & MARKETS 101

Follow along as I carefully demonstrate how human awareness cannot ignore relevant facts when making market decisions. If a person prefers A to B, and B to C, does a person automatically prefer A to C? If A > B,

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Al-Hakam

Wisdom requires standing away and then stepping forward. I was born standing far away, so much so that the other children knew they could not reach me, and they did not try. I lived many lives a watcher and witness,

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Al-Hakam

Wisdom requires standing away and then stepping forward. I was born standing far away, so much so that the other children knew they could not reach me, and they did not try. I lived many lives a watcher and witness,

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A Crippling Defeat of Bentham’s Utilitarianism

If we accept that a person as a unit acts to maximize utility, then they would ultimately always choose according to their individual utility. But, to maximize utility one must at least exist, and if one exists in the world, one has to have a family. As a unit, the family would seek to maximize its total utility – however, is family utility the same as individual
utility?…

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A Crippling Defeat of Bentham’s Utilitarianism

If we accept that a person as a unit acts to maximize utility, then they would ultimately always choose according to their individual utility. But, to maximize utility one must at least exist, and if one exists in the world, one has to have a family. As a unit, the family would seek to maximize its total utility – however, is family utility the same as individual
utility?…

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