Monthly Archives: December 2010

Free Manning, Arrest Petraeus!

Cablegate is an absurd play. It shows supposed villains being held in custody and real culprits running free. If the authorities in the USA really want to have rule of law applied and respected and not just some kind of fake justice with show tria… Continue reading

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Amy & Indigo

I was strolling Youtube and suddenly found these beautifully covered songs by Amy and Indigo. Their versions are sweet, simple, gentle, and relaxed. Somehow the Carter Sisters seem to look from afar and do some channeling here and there. “Lonesome… Continue reading

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The Missed Absurdity of Cablegate

There are some absurd aspects of Cablegate that show more than anything else why politicians around the globe but especially in the USA are so upset with Cablegate and Wikileaks. While media and bloggers concentrate on the “infowar”, the story how… Continue reading

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Dancing A Thought

Since my early classes in linguistics at the university I was baffled by the model of communication we were presented with. It is a pervasive model, seemingly as widespread and simple as the one which explains visual perception. A sender codes his… Continue reading

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The Indigenous’ Dilemma

Capitalism of all sorts and varieties has, as long as it keeps the concept of growth, the urge to spread into areas it previously did not or not to that extend inhabit. The push for resources depletes landscapes, ruins biodiversity, and puts strai… Continue reading

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Lessons From Poverty

You can only attempt to understand that of which you become a part. – Manfred Max-Neef Amy Goodman from Democracy Now! interviews Chilean economist and Right Lifelihood Laureate Manfred Max-Neef on Barefoot Economics, poverty, principles of sustai… Continue reading

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