He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself (his own peace) better than all -- Coleridge
In other words. Whosoever begins by loving anything better than truth, always ends up as an egotist.
Historian berates billionaires at Davos over tax avoidance | Business | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jan/30/historian-berates-billionaires-at-davos-over-tax-avoidance
I would avidly read post-mortem blog posts for incidents like this one: https://kotaku.com/anthem-s-first-demo-weekend-was-a-mess-1832126144
Remembering Roger Boisjoly: He Tried to Stop Shuttle Challenger Launch
(submitted by drewvolpe)
Suggestion for kind people.
Some people need to polarize groups around them, more or like adolescents do to build a personal identity by contrast with parents, but for a personal and sometime economical gain.
This is happening on the #fediverse too. Some "twitter refugees" learned the #AI craft of #market #segmentation and are trying to reproduce this shit here too, but to their own benefit.
Don't let them win.
Be kind, even if they insult you because of your race or gender.
And ask questions.
DeepMind’s #ai agents conquer human pros at Starcraft II #theverge https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/24/18196135/google-deepmind-ai-starcraft-2-victory
Hottest places in the world (24hrs) are all Australia
(submitted by mrmondo)
"One of the first things you learn covering American politicians is that they’re not terribly bright."
Body-painting protects against bloodsucking insects
(submitted by curtis)
Economics of Spotify is making songs shorter
(submitted by laurex)
Cunningly disguised as a responsible adult.
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