Artificial Intelligence

24 Mar 2004 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 AM

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

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21 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

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

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10 Dec 2003 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 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 The imperative 'though shall not steal' is superseded by one's moral obligation to spy for one's nation.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 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 AM

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

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3 Jun 2003 // 9:00 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 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 AM

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

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5 Mar 2003 // 12:00 AM

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

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5 Feb 2003 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 AM

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

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4 Dec 2002 // 12:00 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 // 12:00 AM

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

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25 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

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

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21 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

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 // 12:00 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 // 9:00 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

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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