01-10-2017

~ TITY ~ This Is The Year

~ TPHTLOTDM ~ The Psychologists Have Their Lists Of These Dysfunctional Motivations ~ George Akerlof + Robert Shiller ~ Phishing For Phools

~ M&M-TWHNICOWEBMP-AUAU-ACTTF ~ More And More – Things We Had No Idea Could Or Would Ever Be Made Public – And Used Against Us – Are Coming To The Fore ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ The Peep Diaries

~ IWABDTITCADC-ATAIT-WGE-THNCOTCPA ~ It Was A Bit Dishonest To Insist That Countries Adopt Democratic Constitutions – And Then Also Insists That – Whoever Gets Elected – They Have No Control Over Their Country Policies Anyway ~ David Graeber ~ Debt – The First 5,000 Years

~ TBMSE-C ~ The Best Marketing Strategy Ever – Care ~ Gary Vaynerchuk ~ Crush It!

~ CWS ~ Celebrity Worship Syndrome ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ TIOIDNFFTCOASD ~ Three Inches Of Ice Does Not Form From The Cold Of A Single Day

~ WAWSC-10,000P-RTPID ~ When A Wall Starts Collapsing – 10,000 People – Rush To Push It Down

~ TMTAPSW-TV-TMMTPS ~ The More Time A Person Spends Watching – TV – The More Money That Person Spends ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ HAASS-WR-BAOTPITG-WAPD-EITCP ~ Humans Are A Social Species – We Reward – By Allowing Others To Participate In The Group – We Also Punish Defectors – Exclusion Is The Corresponding Punishment ~ Bruce Schneier ~ Liars And Outliers

~ MIWTTCNPTWTATS ~ New Institutions Will Try To Create New Problems To Which They Are The Solution ~ Tom Slee ~ What’s Yours Is Mine

~ TLB-CD-A-UOSAPTETPWAFAISA-IATO ~ The Line Between – Chronicling Dissent – And – Using One’s Status As Protester To Enter The Pop World And Further An I’m Special Agenda – Is A Thin One ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ PSI ~ Public Sector Information

~ WRMM ~ Weather Risk Management Market

~ CO ~ Crowding Out

~ WLIACW-EIP-EIC-EIAOITQFS-ETTTAATL(BRCN) ~ We Live In A Culture Where – Everything Is Permissible – Everything Is Celebrated – Everything Is An Option In The Quest For Special – Even Those Things That Are Against The Law (But Relentlessly Celebrated Nevertheless) ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ ATLO-CAAPP-FPFG ~ Appropriating The Language Of – Collective Action And Progressive Politics – For Private Financial Gain ~ Robert Frank ~ Success And Luck

~ ICWLASCAUD-T-TTAI-RTRT ~ In Contexts Were Literacy And Social Capital Are Unevenly Distributed – Technology – Tends To Amplify Inequalities – Rather Than Reduce Them ~ Kentaro Toyama

~ ATHPIICLTTAF-TFI-THAE ~ Among The Highly Placed It Is Considered Low To Talk About Food – The Fact Is – They Have Already Eaten ~ Bertolt Brecht

~ TMM ~ The Missing Middle ~ Matthew Hindman ~ The Myth Of Digital Democracy

~ TPWWTFTIOY-AATPWIATMI ~ The People Who Want To Force Their Ideas On You – Are Always The People Whose Ideas Are The Most Idiotic ~ William Bonner + Lila Rajiva ~ Mobs Messiahs And Markets

~ BTB ~ Believe Then Become ~ Joe Calloway ~ Becoming A Category Of One

~ BPUAOC-O-MANO-TPCSSAWMOGE ~ By Playing Upon An Old Cliche – Or – Manipulating A New One – The Propagandist Can Sometimes Swing A Whole Mass Of Group Emotions ~ On Dialogue

~ ITT ~ Inspirational Technology Tales ~ Robert Frank ~ Success And Luck

~ WCSJATOPAP-TMWMCWTWSPAP-TMWDOCFJAT-B-AAIOAA-TABAH ~ We Can Serve Justice And Truth Or Privilege And Power – The More We Make Compromises With Those Who Serve Privilege And Power – The More We Diminish Our Capacity For Justice And Truth – Better – As An Intellectual Or An Artist – To Always Be A Heretic ~ Chris Hedges ~ Unspeakable

~ TPOLINTBH-BTM-TBP-TBU-THIMSDTYLAA ~ The Purpose Of Life Is Not To Be Happy – But To Matter – To Be Productive – To Be Useful – To Have It Make Some Difference That You Lived At All ~ Leo Rosten

~ OWLHTD-W-M-FOF-F-AW-PAPB-WCLHTL ~ Once We Learn How To Die – Which – Means – Freeing Ourselves From – Fear – Along With – Psychic And Psychological Bondage – We Can Learn How To Live ~ Chris Hedges ~ Unspeakable

~ WCT-AAWALOMBI-WOITOTAWIIWABS ~ When Coupled To – An Agenda With A Lot Of Money Behind It – We Owe It To Ourselves To Ask What It Is We Are Being Sold ~ Robert Frank ~ Success And Luck

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