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The racism of robotics?

Despite little or no resemblance to Isaac Asimov’s humanoid-style robots or most of those in science fiction, the world is rapidly becoming the habitat of all kinds of robots. In the original sense of the word, I might add. Not … Continue reading

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Rats in a cage – national madness and more

Some of the old science fiction writers explored the entire concept of the decay and collapse of society, as featured in the NIMH or Calhoun experiments with mice and rats back in the 1950s and 1960s. (You can read about … Continue reading

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Madness spikes – and not just in government

By Nathan Barton The press (old and new media) continues to try and demonstrate (and prove) the world is going mad.  Here are just a few examples:

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Circling the drain

By Nathan Barton It is hard to see things deteriorate and decay.  bad enough to see the scrapes and scratches and dents on that old car that was your pride and joy a few years ago.  Even worse to open … Continue reading

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The threat of slavery in these Fifty States

By Nathan Barton I can hear it now – Nathan, you are speaking nonsense with this headline.  Come on, slavery was abolished years ago.  How can it be a threat? I point the reader to this column by Paul Jacobs. … Continue reading

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A new civil war?

By Nathan Barton Warnings or threats or attempts at self-fulfilling prophesy? All kinds of articles and comments are appearing in June about an upcoming civil war.  A war between the “liberals” and the “conservatives.” A war that might actually merit … Continue reading

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Can we do without government?

By Nathan Barton Modern advertising, as we know it today, did not exist until sometime in the 1700s, well after the invention of printing.  Today, in print and electronic media, it is pervasive – and invasive.  We cannot do anything … Continue reading

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