‘Flower of Cities All’

http://runesoup.com/2015/12/flower-of-cities-all/ It is this particular attack of the materialists that is the underlying structure of the wider divide et imperia approach currently being dialled up to 11: your memories, yourexperiences are unreliable, invalidated. THIS is what’s really going on. Here at Orion, our goal is to make this absolutely, inescapably clear. And by doing so, we shall imagine a hundred byways and ratlines into […]

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5 Ways Creative Peoples’ Brains Mess With Their Heads | Cracked.com

http://http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-ways-your-brain-tricks-you-into-not-being-creative/ This is an excellent article, far above Cracked’s usual drivel and silliness. I’m having an inspired day and it appears the rest of the world is too. You know what? Bus Stabber Jim’s tale is a perfect example of how writers with a magical bent hunt down their tales. No one ever had a […]

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Lifelong Dirtbag: The Eternal Importance Of Iron Maiden (essay)

http://www.stereogum.com/1825458/lifelong-dirtbag-the-eternal-importance-of-iron-maiden/franchises/essay/ This made me tear up. It’s rare lately to find a piece of writing that does that. I’m tired today. I’ve been stressed. This is the feeling I want to bring you guys through my work. But sometimes it has to come to me first. That’s why I’m sharing it with you.

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Can a Secular Nation Ever Exist?

I think a more interesting question is whether or not even a government comprised completely of say…a decision-making friendly AI with complete executive power, broad-spectrum data mining so it needn’t be dependent on human opinions, and a few human minders to execute its directives and mind LEObots and other mechanical personnel at the local and […]

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