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Impacts of the Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution, spanning the late 18th to early 19th centuries, stands as one of the most transformative periods in human history. Originating in Britain, this epochal shift saw the transition from hand-made production methods in small workshops to...

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F. A. Hayek Quotes

Hayek, Friedrich A. (1952). Individualism: True and False, https://economicslearning.net/economic/economics-foundations/economics-thinkers/f-a-hayek/individualism-true-and-false-f-a-hayek/ It is the contention that, by tracing the combined effects of individual...

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Libertarianism Basics

#1 - Non-aggression principle and victimless crimes “How would a libertarian society address drug addiction, public services, caring for the poor, or reckless businesses? #2 - Free-market economics - libertarians prefer laissez-faire capitalism over government...

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Correlation Between Money and Happiness

I found this post on Bloomberg interesting. It supports the belief that having money is important for many reasons, including happiness. Having money takes worry out your life. It takes money to live so having it is important. Here is that post. We need to discuss...

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7 National Conservativism Beliefs

The third annual National Conservatism Conference was held Sept. 11-13, 2022. Here are 7 "Beliefs" as reported by the Daily Signal - 7 Highlights from National Conservatism Conference. Sen. Josh Hawley: ‘The American Revolution Is a Continuation of the Revolution of...

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Hayekian behavioral economics

In a recent post, Cass Sunstein suggested that Behavior Economics somehow invalidates F. A. Hayek.  I disagree.  Using Fractal Thinking, Behavior Economics is perfectly aligned with Hayek and other important economic thinkers like Adam Smith....

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Noam Chomsky as Seen by Tom Wolfe

[pdf-embedder url="https://atlantisschoolofcommunication.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/HarpersMagazine-The-Origins-of-Speech.pdf" title="HarpersMagazine-The Origins of Speech"] The Origins of Speech In the beginning, was Chomsky by Tom Wolfe Nobody in academia had...

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How the Mind Makes Meaning

Louder than words: The new science of how the mind makes meaning. By Benjamin K. Bergen. New York: Basic Books, 2012. Pp. 312. ISBN 9780465028290. $27.99 Imagine that you are a participant in the following psycholinguistic experiment. You are seated in front of a...

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Quarantine Fatigue

Quarantine Fatigue Instead of an all-or-nothing approach to risk prevention, Americans need a manual on how to have a life in a pandemic. In the earliest years of the HIV epidemic, confusion and fear reigned. AIDS was still known as the “gay plague.” To the extent...

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The Cognitive Science of Free Will

The Cognitive Science of Free Will How to make the best decisions is one of the "Key Questions" the @lantis Learning Community is interested in. This lesson is focused on how the brain constrains our decision making by fooling us about Free Will One of the main...

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Network Neuroscience

The new discipline of network neuroscience yields a picture of how mental activity arises from carefully orchestrated interactions among different brain areas. Networks pervade our lives. Every day we use intricate networks of roads, railways, maritime routes and...

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Neuro Linguistic Programing

I think the more you want to become more and more creative you have to not only elicit other peoples' (plural) strategies and replicate them yourself, but also modify others' strategies and have a strategy that creates new creativity strategies based on as many...

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Neural Networks

A Basic Introduction To Neural Networks http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~bolo/shipyard/neural/local.html What Is A Neural Network? The simplest definition of a neural network, more properly referred to as an 'artificial' neural network (ANN), is provided by the inventor of...

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How We Think

[ted id=2265] Great Video of how we think. Specifically the comments about how we can take very little information and create huge conclusions. 00:12 Imagine that you invented a device that can record my memories, my dreams, my ideas, and transmit them to your...

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Neurotheology

Iran J Neurol. 2014; 13(1): 52–55. PMCID: PMC3968360 PMID: 24800050 Neurotheology: The relationship between brain and religion Alireza Sayadmansourcorresponding author Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer This article has been...

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Fastest Growing Occupations

Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014-24.   Wind turbine service technicians - 108% - $51,050 per year Occupational therapy assistants - 43% - $57,870 per year Physical therapist assistants - 41%...

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Taxes Are Not Theft – They Are Dues

Taxes are not theft, they are dues.  They are dues to belong to the community.  They are dues to maintain the common infrastructure required for the community to thrive. Dues are not theft because if you don't want to pay the dues to belong to the community you are...

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Business Management

Change - Complex systems are in a complex state of flux.  Focus on what you can control.  Do not become attached to one way to do something.  Small independent book stores gave way to Barnes and Nobel and other big box book sellers.  Then then gave way to Amazon....

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