27-06-2017

~ TBPWIID ~ Truth Becomes Political When It Is Denied ~ A

~ WUTWWHEEASM-N-TMIMBPWNBAS ~ What Used To Work Was Hard Effort, Education, And Saving Money – Now – The Money Is Made By People Who Never Break A Sweat ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ JWOBOCFSANBSABFPOCC ~ Jobs We Once Blamed Other Countries For Stealing Are Now Being Snatched Away By Faceless Piles Of Computer Code ~ Christopher Steiner ~ Automate This

~ MD ~ Medial Diagnostics

~ TU ~ Technological Unemployment ~ John Maynard Keynes

~ TATWTBF-OITBWIT-TOITRTBWIT ~ There Are Two Ways To Be Fooled – One Is To Believe What Isn’t True – The Other Is To Refuse To Believe What Is True – Soren Kierkegard

~ AAAE-IITYBTYWDCFEYA-AAHB-IIFYTKTN ~ As An Ambiguous Executive, It’s Important That You Believe That You Will Deserve Credit For Everything You Achieve – As A Human Being – It’s Important For You To Know That’s Nonsense ~ David Brooks ~ 2012

~ ACIWIINLPTAGDIADC ~ A Culture In Which It Is No Longer Possible To Author Genuine Dissent Is A Dying Culture ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ TRWWNGITB ~ The Real War Will Never Get In The Books ~ Walt Whitman

~ BOE ~ Banality Of Evil ~ HANNAH ARENDT ~ EICHMANN IN JERUSALEM ~ 1963

~ RAUTNCOSIAHSTMF ~ Recognizing And Understanding The New Conformity Of Special Is A Huge Step Toward Moving Forward ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ TIINSCABWTPASWLTB ~ The Internet Is Not So Complete A Break With The Past As Some Would Like To Believe ~ Tom Slee ~ What’s Yours Is Mine

~ AWHTPTMYBA-HTPTMYCI ~ Anyone Who Has The Power To Make You Believe Absurdities – Has The Power To Make You Commit Injustices ~ Voltaire (Francois-Marie Arouet) ~ 1765

~ SIIAIIAKOS ~ Society Is Imitation And Imitation Is A Kind Of Somnambulism ~ Gustave Le Bon ~ The Crowd ~ 1895

~ GTS ~ Gaming The System ~ Christopher Steiner ~ Automate This

~ TCM ~ Total Cuck Move ~ Stephen Colbert ~ 06-04-2017

~ MASFWTJTPPOS ~ Millions Are Searching For Ways To Join The Permanent Party Of Special ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ AF ~ Alternative Facts ~ Kellyanne Conway ~ 22-01-2017

~ CUT ~ Coordinated Universal Time

~ GMT ~ Greenwich Mean Time

~ FIV-PAA-RTW-OOTEATIC ~ Fame Is Vapor – Popularity An Accident – Riches Take Wings – Only One Thing Endures And That Is Character ~ Fred Shero

~ IAGDFH ~ It’s A Great Day For Hockey ~ Bob Johnson

~ NAMCT ~ Now A Man Can Think ~ Alexander Graham Bell ~ [after wrapping a towel around his phone]

~ TNAOTNC ~ The New Age Of The New Conformity ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ ITFWDT-PWBO ~ If The Government Was Doing This – People Would Be Outraged

~ ISTTMIPRAHAT-TMPNTPI ~ It Seems That The More Information People Receive And Have Access To – The More People Need To Print It ~ Abigail Sellen + Richard Harper ~ The Myth Of The Paperless Office ~ 2002

~ M-I-S ~ Metadata – IS – Surveillance ~ Bruce Schneier

~ IMS-ETTMTP-NSBGW-BABDTMI-

~ AG ~ Anticipatory Governance

~ WITNMTTS? ~ Why Is There No Monument To The Slaves? ~ Afua Cooper ~ The Hanging Of Angelique

~ RFS ~ Radical Fence-Sitter ~ Eric Peterson ~ Because News

~ WMIPOYI-IHTM ~ When Misogyny Is Part Of Your Ideology – It’s Hard To Muzzle ~ Jessica Valenti

~ TSRF ~ The Self-Reliance Fantasy ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ FTF ~ Fumbled The Future

~ ITTBYCD? ~ Is That The Best You Can Do?

~ TDOTT ~ Total Disregard Of The Truth

~ TL-TW-R-I-R ~ Tradition-Lite – Tradition Without – Responsibility – Involvement – Requirement ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ ICHTYT ~ It-Could-Happen-To-You ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ BW ~ Back Whispperer

~ RT ~ Raw Take

~ LUBFR ~ Lives Unfettered By Financial Restraint

~ WIP-IP ~ What Is Past – Is Prologue ~ William Shakespeare

~ TWWOCEDNNIIEOH ~ The Woolly World Of Consciousness Expansion Does Not Necessarily Include Integrity, Empathy Or Honesty ~ Robert Monroe

~ TIATW ~ Trapped In A Theme World ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ MIMIDFTMOSIOAMSOI-TIODTPOP ~ More Information Means Increased Demand For The Means Of Sorting It Out And Making Sense Of It – This Is Often Done Through Printing On Paper ~ Abigail Sellen + Richard Harper ~ The Myth Of The Paperless Office ~ 2002

~ FOULOATAMDFPC ~ Few Of Us Lack Opinions And Thoughts And Memories Derived From Pop Culture ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ Hello. I’m Special

~ CTPB ~ Contrary To Popular Belief

~ PC ~ Peep Culture ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ The Peep Diaries

~ TOTVWCHIP ~ The Only True Victory We Can Have Is Peace ~ Freyja ~ 04-05-0217

~ RBI ~ Rationing By Income ~ Uwe Reinhardt

~ FNU-LNU ~ First Name Unknown ~ Last Name Unknown

~ TIUNC ~ The Increasingly Ubiquitous Nanny Cam ~ Hal Niedzviecki ~ The Peep Diaries

04-04-2017

~ ALB ~ Alt-Left Bogeyman

~ RATB ~ Read A Third Book

~ N-G ~ Navel-Gazing

~ TISJEETEHOMOEBODIP-B-SNQEETFAITDSMASDIJ ~ There Is Somehow Just Enough Evidence To Extract Hundreds Of Millions Or Even Billions Of Dollars In Penalties – But – Somehow Not Quite Enough Evidence To Force Any Individual To Do So Much As A Day In Jail ~ Matt Taibbi ~ The Divide

~ TMWWTGOSAQAOQAEP-A-OOTIMEHA ~ The Modern World Worships The Gods Of Speed And Quantity And Of Quick And Easy Profit – And – Out Of This Idolatry Monstrous Evils Have Arisen ~ Rachel Carson ~ Lost Woods

~ WMCAV-ATAO40-ISALOE ~ What Most Consider A Virtue – After The Age Of 40 – Is Simply A Loss Of Energy ~ Voltaire

~ TMTOPODHDTEWBACIIUBEA ~ The Modern Theory Of Perpetuation Of Debt Has Drenched The Earth With Blood And Crushed Its Inhabitants Under Burdens Ever Accumulating ~ Thomas Jefferson ~ 1813

~ SK-PM ~ Servi Kaffe – Pereat Mundis ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ TEOPWE ~ The Epoch Of Permanent War Economy ~ Walter Oakes ~ Toward A Permanent War Economy

~ PWE ~ Permanent War Economy ~ Walter Oakes ~ Toward A Permanent War Economy

~ SEM ~ Simpleton’s Economic Model ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ CD-TAMOL-AMBLMG-WDAOI ~ Countless Decisions – That Affect Millions Of Lives – Are Made By Like-Minded Groups – Who Don’t Allow Outside Input ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

~ PAWTBR-JNTFR ~ People Are Willing To Be Rebels – Just Not The First Rebel ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

~ TWATWEWNSC-NSBAA-NSA-A-NSD ~ There Was A Time When Economists Were Not So Conceited – Not So Bold And Arrogant – Not So Ambitious – And – Not Such Dumbbells ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ AYWTIWCFDI ~ Anything You Write That Is Worthwhile Comes From Deep Inside ~ Jimi Hendrix ~ 11-09-1970

~ IWOAKOIS ~ I’m Working On A Kind Of Interspace Symphony ~ Jimi Hendrix ~ 11-09-1970

~ BMEHDETAMPTATTFTLOTRW-TGMBDIDBICGFIDDTLY ~ But Modern Economists Have Developed Elaborate Theories And Mathematical Proofs That Allow Them To Flout The Limitations Of The Real World ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ HDJWTBPOAG-TWAHRRII ~ Humans Don’t Just Want To Be Part Of A Group – They Want A High-Ranking Role In It ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

~ IOSUGITFY-TFAI ~ Instead Of Storing Up Grain In The Fat Years – The Feds Ate It ~ Bill Bonner ~ Hormegeddon

~ TMPACSLI-THIIFTTATNAIOTWO-B-ALAWDDSSLPTMPPICORC ~ The More Privileged And Comfortable Someone’s Life Is – The Harder It Is For Them To Appreciate The Needs And Issues Of Those Worse Off – But – As Long As We Don’t Do Something Stupid Like Put The Most Pampered People In Charge Of Running Countries – We Should Be OK ~ Dean Burnett ~ The Idiot Brain

27-03-2017

~ NMWCTGCP-TEOTWLTTITS ~ No Matter What Circumstances Trigger Great Collective Persecutions – The Experience Of Those Who Live Through Them Is The Same ~ Rene Girard ~ The Scapegoat

~ TLFWIDTTL ~ Total Liberty For Wolves Is Death To The Lambs ~ Isaiah Berlin

~ TBIMTHD ~ The Brain Is Merely The Heart’s Dupe ~Jean-Baptiste de La Rochefoucauld

~ LISTBAAP-B-WIRAIPE-IBACF-MAAP ~ Libertarianism Is Supposed To Be All About Principles – But – What It’s Really About Is Political Expedience – It’s Basically A Corporate Front – Masked As A Philosophy ~ Thomas Frank ~ What’s The Matter With Kansas?

~ APATTVBTCTDHAIR ~ All Persecutors Attribute To Their Victims Both The Capacity To Do Harm And Its Reverse ~ Rene Girard ~ The Scapegoat

~ TBOR ~ The Barbarism Of Reflection ~ Giambattista Vico

~ TLFPINRISBIW ~ The Lust For Power Is Not Rooted In Strength But In Weakness ~ Eric Hoffer ~ The True Believer

~ ARMMAAHAFNBIDAP-B-BTRIOFTABAMOAIE ~ A Rising Mass Movement Attracts And Holds A Following Not By Its Doctrine And Promises – But – By The Refuge It Offers From The Anxieties, Barrenness, And Meaninglessness Of An Individual Existence ~ Eric Hoffer ~ The True Believer

~ PABITEOTC-BIR-THWAC ~ Persecutors Always Believe In The Excellence Of Their Cause – But In Reality – They Hate Without A Cause ~ Rene Girard ~ The Scapegoat

~ ECEC ~ Early Childhood Education And Care

~ ACFC ~ A Cure For Cancel ~ Gavin Crawford

~ WOIF ~ Wheel Of Inherited Fortune ~ Gavin Crawford

~ BIRG ~ Basking In Reflected Glory ~ Robert Cialdini

~ IIWTWTC-T-IIWTPFTW ~ If It’s Wrong To Wreak The Climate – Then – It Is Wrong To Profit From That Wreckage ~ Bill Mckibben

A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY U2 ~ NAUGHTY

~ AM&AW ~ A Man And A Woman

~ DD ~ Dirty Day

~AIWIY ~ All I Want Is You
~ D ~ Desire
~ LRM ~ Love Rescue Me
~ P ~ Please

~ MW ~Mysterious Ways
~ OL ~ Ordinary Love
~ TGBHF ~ The Ground Beneath Her Feet
~ B ~ Breathe
~ EBTTRT ~ Even Better Than The Real Thing
~ SYCMIOYO ~ Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own

~ TIWYCRMN ~ This Is Where You Can Reach Me Now
~ THBAO ~ Two Hearts Beat As One
~ OSC ~ One Step Closer

~ MOS ~ Moment Of Surrender
~ EBW ~ Every Breaking Wave
~ ST ~ Sweetest Thing
~ WAS ~ With A Shout

~ M ~ Magnificent
~ R ~ Rejoice

~ S ~ Seconds

A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY THE KINKS ~ NAUGHTY

~ SA ~ Sunny Afternoon
~ YLF ~ You’re Lookin’ Fine

~ TYH ~ Trust Your Heart
~ INY ~ I Need You
~ IAYM ~ I Am Your Man
~ YMIAW ~ You Make It All Worthwhile

~ GTBF ~ Got To Be Free
~ SMF ~ Set Me Free
~ IAF ~ I Am Free

~ LMTTSS ~ Love Me Till The Sun Shines
~ TWLUTB ~ The Way Love Use To Be
~ TTEOTD ~ Till The End Of The Day

~ PTPOEO ~ People Take Pictures Of Each Other

~ LOL ~ Labour Of Love
~ NG ~ Natural Gift
~ E ~ Education

~ GU ~ Get Up

~ YRGM ~ You Really Got Me
~ S&B ~ Skin And Bone
~ SN ~ Sleepless Night
~ THW ~ The Hard Way
~ BT ~ Better Things
~ R ~ Repetition

~ TH ~ Too Hot
~ CON ~ Come On Now
~ CTTW ~ Close To The Wire
~ NR ~ No Return
~ OTE ~ Over The Edge

~ DY ~ Did Ya

~ DIA ~ Do It Again

A ~ A NAUGHTY SONG THAT COULD HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY THE ROLLING STONES ~ NAUGHTY

~ (ICGN)S ~ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

~ LSTNT ~ Let’s Spend The Night Together
~ ATPTB ~ Ain’t Too Proud To Beg
~ CYHMK? ~ Can’t You Hear Me Knocking?

~ UOTN ~ Undercover Of The Night

~ SMU ~ Start Me Up

~ LIS ~ Love Is Strong

~ C ~ Connection

~ IGW ~ I Go Wild
~ PWF ~ Play With Fire
~ HS ~ Hot Stuff
~ ICBS ~ I Can’t Be Satisfied
~ YGMR ~ You Got Me Rocking
~ YGM ~ You Gotta Move
~ A&A ~ Around And Around
~ CDA ~ Coming Down Again

~ DW ~ Dirty Work
~ H ~ Happy

~ AAY ~ All About You
~ ICAHYS ~ I Can Almost Hear You Sigh
~ CO ~ Come On

~ RO ~ Rocks Off

~ IAON~ It’s All Over Now

~ H ~ Heaven

15-01-2017

~ PA ~ Personal Analytics ~ Stephen Wolfram

~ CMBR ~ Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation

~ TFLATEOTU ~ The Free Lunch At The End Of The Universe ~ Lawrence Krauss ~ A Universe From Nothing

~ BQA ~ Bosonic Quantum Angels ~ Lawrence Krauss ~ A Universe From Nothing

~ IDMNN-IDSM ~ I Don’t Mind Not Knowing – It Doesn’t’ Scare Me ~ Richard Feynman

~ TSOEFAAFOTIAPS-ATMWHMOCSTR ~ The Sanction Of Experienced Fact As A Face Of Truth Is A Profound Subject – And The Mainspring Which Has Moved Our Civilization Since The Renaissance ~ Jacob Bronowski

~ DON-WHTLOEAII-AWHTLIA ~ Dream Or Nightmare – We Have To Live Our Experience As It Is – And We Have To Live It Awake ~ Jacob Bronowski

~ NI ~ Networked Individualism ~ Bary Wellman

~ JBOCSIDMYSCI ~ Just Because Others Can’t See It Doesn’t Mean You Shouldn’t Chase It ~ Francesco Marciuliano ~ You Need More Sleep – Advice From Cats

~ GA ~ Gaslighting America

~ ITLTIGTBVGFTDC ~ In The Long Term It’s Going To Be Very Good For The Dot-Communists ~ John Perry Barlow

~ LIU ~ Look It Up

~ PC&C ~ Plausibull, Credibull And Comprehensibull

~ PUAPAW ~ Pick Up A Pig And Walk ~ Fredrick Winslow Taylor

~ SHBAF ~ Society Has Become A Factory ~ Declaration ~ Antonio Negri

~ ETIBPNO(EOU)EBOD ~ Exploitation Today Is Based Primarily Not On (Equal Or Unequal) Exchange But On Debt ~ Declaration ~ Antonio Negri

~ P2P ~ Peer To Peer

~ TGLLSNTM-TAED-TLCCLOASTMAP ~ The Golf Links Lie So Near The Mill – That Almost Every Day – The Labouring Children Can Look Out And See The Men At Play ~ Sarah Gleghorn

~ IMBTTTLCCTH-BICRTH ~ It May Be True That The Law Cannot Change The Heart – But It Can Restrain The Heartless ~ Martin Luther King Junior ~ Social Justice ~ lecture ~ 18-12-1963

~ WADMHOMLCSIWOLWBLALN-TINRTSTSEWKTFMOEEMB ~ While Advanced Degrees May Help Our Modern Leviathans Construct Societies In Which Our Lives Will Be Longer And Less Nasty – There Is No Reason To Suspect That Such Expertise Will Keep Them From Making Our Existence Even More Brutish ~ Miguel Angel Centetno

~ WTUWDW-WHLLEWCCAFJ-ASO-IIAITWWUBAAWNCORL ~ When The Utopian Writers Deal With – Work, Health, Leisure, Life Expectancy, War, Crimes, Culture, Administration, Finance, Judges – And So On – It Is As If Their Words Were Uttered By An Automaton With No Conception Of Real Life ~ Thomas Molnar

~ WCSR ~ World Class Spill Response

~ COEL ~ Criminologies Of Everyday Life ~ David Garland ~ The Culture of Control

~ TDBDEOAMELUATTAWOFSFG ~ The Day-By-Day Experience Of A Managed Existence Leads Us All To Take A World Of Fictitious Substances For Granted ~ Ivan Illich