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How to cope with the non-existence of cosmological justice… 🌌🌠

Optimism, regulations, amateur radio, Venezuela, inequality, Turkey, RFID-chips, Trump, and intolerance.
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#philosophy — Optimistic NihilismHow to be optimistically nihilist and make sense of the world without going crazy. Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell with a video on ftn.media

#politics — Regulate to death“To be favourable of liberty is not to be favourable of companies, but to the right to own a business and to compete in a free economy, without regulations.” Lucas Nunes for www.speakfreely.today

#technology — Hello from the other side“Nobody has to be a radio amateur, but if you want to use radio inventively, understand how it works, or need to create a communications link that doesn’t conform to other people’s limits or require their permission, it’s there for you.” Rupert Goodwins for arstechnica.com

#politics — Venezuela's endgameThe sometimes absurd path of Venezuelan history. Miguel Angel Latouche for theconversation.com

#economics — All things being unequalA talk about how income inequality plays out in the real world. Antony Davies and James R. Harrigan for fee.org

#humanrights — Who are the #Istanbul10?Background on a group of human rights defenders and information technology trainers detained in Turkey since July 5 continue to face jail time and legal harassment. Arzu Geybullayeva and Ellery Roberts Biddle for advox.globalvoices.org

#business — ChippedEmployees at a Wisconsin's Three Square Market will become the first U.S. business to implant a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip into their employees in their hand. Ethan Simon for www.attn.com

#politics — Now that's a surprise«Despite pledging an all-out effort to do away with wasteful regulations, President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget would increase federal spending on regulatory agencies by 3.4 percent, according to a new report.» Gerry Everding for www.futurity.org

#politics — Saints should be judged guiltyGermany's far-left cannot claim the moral high ground on the issue of tolerance. Our contributing editor Bill Wirtz for capx.co


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Submitted by Daniel Fallenstein on 27 July 2017