“Nowadays, encounters of the spirit must be scheduled long in advance, and even then the endless tide of deferred chores and anticipated engagements never ceases to break on our attention… “In 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted that in the future, as technology increased efficiency and production, a fifteen-hour work week would become the norm: ‘Thus for […]
Apple vs. Samsung Galaxy III Mini Apparently the III Mini would be unlikely to yield a sales advantage in the US anyway. Source: The Citizen, South Africa
UN Review: Gender Equality, 2012 Note the August 2012 decision at the International Criminal Court to issue reparations to children, women and survivors of sexual and gender-based violence at the hands of Congolese rebel commander Thomas Lubanga Dyilo (Slide 12).
What Turned Jarod Lanier Against The Web? (Smithsonian Magazine)
One-Half of a Manifesto The placement of one’s circle of empathy is ultimately a matter of faith. We must accept the fact that we are forced to place the circle somewhere, and yet we cannot exclude extrarational faith from our choice of where to place it. — Jaron Lanier
The Aceh Story: The Hope of Love and Forgiveness The Fetzer Institute posted this on the 8th anniversary of the Christmas 2005 tsunami in Indonesia. Rebels and government ended 30 years of violence and collaborated instead on putting the country back together.