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No Way I'm Ever Doing THIS

Prompt:  In honor of Labor Day in North America, tell us what’s the one job you could never imagine yourself doing.

So even if I don’t live in North America, I like the prompt. 162 more words

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I've Got Something on My Mind...

Though many may doubt it, I’ve often got something on my mind. Much of the time it is, as you might guess, quite frivolous and fantastical. 125 more words

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Thinking Aloud: Poised for the Future, a New Growth Index

Aug. 31, 2014 by Darius 

Which countries are poised to be the big winners in terms of economic growth in the coming decades?

I’ve created a new metric, which I’ll call the Poised for the Future Index, which combines three measurements: improvements in a country’s levels of educational attainment, its corruption levels, and its political stability.   463 more words

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Monday Awe

The End of Suffering

The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how nanotechnology and genetic engineering will eliminate aversive experience from the living world…Malaise will be replaced by the biochemistry of bliss…

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Sunday's thoughts...

“We work so hard to be recognized by the world. So much so that we underestimate the power of our influence on just one.” -LB 9 more words

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Thinking Aloud: Yemen's Unhealthy Habits

Aug. 30, 2014 by Darius 

Yemen isn’t a country that gets a lot of press attention.  For the last few weeks, the capital, Sanaa, has been rocked by protests led by the Houthi movement of northern Yemen.  352 more words

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Thinking Aloud: "The Lives of Others"

Aug. 29, 2014 by Darius 

If you’re looking for a good movie for the weekend, I would highly recommend the German film The Lives of Others… 270 more words

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