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LEGO: Everything is NOT awesome.


Slavoj Žižek webchat – as it happened

Two Artificial Intelligence (AI) Chatbots talk and argue with each other.



Nude Portraits series by photographer Trevor Christensen

(Source: unamusedsloth, via sociolab)

How does the financial system work


Sunday Fun: Statistically Significant Others

Interview with Simone de Beauvoir on Why I am a Feminist


(Source: michellefoucault)

Large corporate capitalism is a breed apart from smaller scale capitalism. The former can often avoid marketplace verdicts through corporate welfare, strip owner-shareholders of power over the top company bosses and offload the cost of their pollution, tax escapes and other “externalities” onto the backs of innocent people. Always evolving to evade the theoretically touted disciplines of market competition, efficiency and productivity, corporate capitalism has been an innovative machine for oppression.
The Myths of Big Corporate Capitalism (via azspot)

(via azspot)

Starship Troopers and fascist education.