Artificial Intelligence

24 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

As privacy fades, so do intimacy, personal safety, and self-esteem (mental health) and with them social cohesion.

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11 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Behavior changes are reminiscent of psychosis and, biochemically speaking, passionate love closely imitates substance abuse.

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21 Jan 2004 // 1:00 AM

We are prisoners in the universe of our emotions; our weapons of language are useless.

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10 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Agatha Christie's opus is a portrait of our age as it emerged, all bloodied and repellent, from the womb of the dying Victorian era.

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1 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

The universal imperative 'thou shall not kill (another human being)' is easily over-ruled by the moral obligation to kill for one's country. The imperative 'though shall not steal' is superseded by one's moral obligation to spy for one's nation.

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4 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Many (children) continue to live with their parents into their thirties and consume the family's savings in college tuition, sumptuous weddings, expensive divorces, and parasitic habits.

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24 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

Suicide, substance abuse, narcissism, eating disorders, antisocial ways, schizotypal symptoms, depression, even psychosis are considered sick by some cultures -- and utterly normative or advantageous in others.

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2 Jul 2003 // 1:00 AM

What is legal is not always moral and what is legitimate is not invariably legal.

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3 Jun 2003 // 10:00 PM

Arguably, bacteria and insects exert on Nature far more influence with farther reaching consequences than Man has ever done.

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14 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

The idea of the West is merely the last phase and manifestation of the clash of titans between Germany on the one hand, and Russia on the other.

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9 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

No official version of the events can survive the onslaught of blogs and multiple news reporting.

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5 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

I firmly believe that it is better to face a forthright villain than a masquerading saint.

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5 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

Such killers are convinced that they are more honest and open about their desires and, thus, morally superior.

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8 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Are gender identity and sexual preferences immutable lifelong features or dynamically evolving frames of self-reference?

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4 Dec 2002 // 1:00 AM

(Discrimination) has little to do with stereotypes and a lot to do with societal and economic power matrices.

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23 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Millions of professionals derive their livelihood, parasitically, from crime.

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25 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

(Taboos) disappear or are transformed when no longer useful.

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If society is to bear the costs of over-population -- social welfare, medical care, daycare centers -- then society has the right to regulate procreation.

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31 Jul 2002 // 1:00 AM

Public hospitals, state pension schemes, and police forces may be needed in order to fulfill society's obligations to prolong, maintain, and improve our lives, but fulfill them they must.

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27 Jun 2002 // 10:00 PM

No one can vouchsafe for a 'critical mass' of humans, a threshold beyond which the species will implode and vanish.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Gaming As Corporate Team Development

// Moving Pixels

"Completing the puzzles of Trapped in a Room With a Zombie makes you feel like you know your teammates much better than you did before -- at least in terms of working together and problem solving.

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