Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina scented candle. I know. In any reasonable world, if someone said that to you, you’d assume they were on drugs, or possibly have them committed. Rightly so. But we live in an unreasonable world, where sentences like “Gwyneth Paltrow has released a vagina scented candle” actually have meaning and…

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Yeah, right now it is pretty scary. But be of good cheer! In the end, it will be…post-Trump…warm and cozy.    

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Here is a scary article in H+ Magazine. Increasingly, corporations dominate the field of artificial intelligence. We should be terrified of that fact. The Corporatization of AI is a Major Threat to Humanity   ***     Michael Jay Tucker is a writer and journalist who has published material on topics ranging from the Jazz…

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This may be my last video for 2019. It is, after all, late December. It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? A real roller coaster ride. And, I must confess, this was a flight I could have done without. And, I suspect, like you, I worry about what the last year…what the last three years…will…

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Thinking again about Mars Rover Opportunity whose final transmission sounded so terribly human and so terribly sad, “My battery is low and it is getting dark.” And, curiously, there is a connection here to who we are, and what we may (or should) become. ~mjt

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Jewish, Judaism, Hebrew

Incredibly powerful piece from The Shalom Center…     Holy-Day Love Songs for Children in “Detention” Cages [Dear friends of all communities of love and Spirit, Hanukkah and Christmas are approaching.  Both holy times beckon us to Light and Love.  In “detention centers” that are really becoming concentration camps of illness and trauma, refugee and…

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From Chris Hedges via Truthdig: “The Democratic Party and its liberal supporters are perplexed. They presented hours of evidence of an impeachable offense — Perhaps journalists, by giving voice to opponents of impeachment—who do indeed live in a world not based in fact—created a false equivalency between truth and lies. [It might have been useful to…

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As a resident of the UK, it falls to me to comment on the election of Boris Johnson. What’s more, my editor has prissily informed me that “screaming until my eyeballs haemorrhage” isn’t a proper response and that I’ll have to put my thoughts in writing. I guess I’m just too avante garde for some…

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