“Belshazzar’s feast, or the story of the writing on the wall (chapter 5 in the Book of Daniel) tells how Belshazzar holds a great feast and drinks from the vessels that had been looted in the destruction of the First Temple. A hand appears and writes on the wall. The terrified Belshazzar calls for his…

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Trump and his enablers want a wall to protect us. What they don’t understand is that walls mark the ends, not the beginnings of great nations.

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Truly scary article form Wired. Increasingly, the financial system just assumes you’re bankrupt. The Future of Banking Is … You’re Broke Our present financial ruin is being turned into a business model.

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Something for the quiet contemplation of those in Hong Kong, Russia, China…and, maybe, the United States.   “Biologically inspired” A.I can beat the world’s strictest internet censorship – Geneva stands for “Genetic Evasion.” This AI uses a kind of machine learning to automatically detect bugs and gaps in a country’s censorship system so the user…

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Editor’s Note: This piece by J.D. Munch first appeared here on February 17, 2017. We re-run it now to remind people that while Trump has been weakened, he is still very dangerous and might well try something like this. – by J.D. Munch Early in the Republican primary campaigns, Donald Trump felt like a historical…

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This boy is more of a man than all the Republicans in Congress. Iraqi highschooler’s reasons for protesting from r/gifs  

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Not the first, won’t be the last. Alas.   The U.S. has ALWAYS punished and persecuted whistleblowers who exposed U.S. government crimes from r/WayOfTheBern

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Two of America’s biggest coal plants closed this month – America’s coal plants are turning off the boilers, facing brutal economics and customers fleeing for natural gas and renewable energy. from r/Futurology

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Why does William Barr support his obviously criminal president? Maybe ’cause he’s got Daddy Issues… From Vanity Fair: Washington keeps asking why the law-and-order attorney general is carrying water for a morally untethered president. The answer may lie in the youthful lessons Barr learned from his father, a combative, provocative New Yorker—not unlike Donald Trump.

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Of course, tRump and his enablers don’t even believe it exists… But the editor of the most prestigious medical journal in the world disagrees.   ‘All health professionals have a duty and obligation to engage in all kinds of non-violent social protest to address the climate emergency’ – Richard Horton, The Lancet The full video…

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