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FFF#42 +++ CULTURE +++ ECONOMY +++ POLITICS +++ OPINION +++ DISCUSSION +++   “Never confuse people with how you are doing it, when you can confuse them with what you are doing.” +++      HEGEMONY OR SURVIVAL (PARENTAL GUIDANCE SUGGESTED)  AI | Artificial Intelligence  ### Intro “Pocket Calculator” by Kraftwerk // –“I'm the operator with my pocket calculator; I am adding; and subtracting; I'm controlling; and composing. By pressing…

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How Social Insurance Became Confused with Socialism

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Class & Inequality :: Philosopher Elizabeth Anderson has written an article [below] in which she analyzes and reviews the political and economic theories of Thomas Paine, Friedrich Hayek, and others. Anderson identifies the roots of modern systems of social insurance in Paine's Agrarian Justice. She traces the history of the idea and its implementation through the late 1800s — when German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck instituted the world's first social insurance scheme — and on to…

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Old Ben and the Sea

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POLITICS +++ CULTURE +++ STRATEGY +++ OBEY1 ON "FORM FOLLOWS FOOLERY" (FFF#19) •"Obey-Funkin Obey is a great mentor; as wise as Maestro योद्धा Muppet, as powerful as Maestrix Dark Meat, and as strategic as Admiral Takbīr Akbar." ―Darth Willhelm Freyywänker III; Raulduke of New Oxfordshire Obey-Funkin Obey; Yoda Maestro; First Chancellor of the 2nd Empire [1871-1890 ABY]    QUOTESQUOTESQUOTES   • "Who's more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows…

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FFF | CHOMSKY

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VISION +++ CULTURE +++ ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES +++  $3.50  NOAMSAYN? (set_opacity_100) NOAMSAYN? (set_opacity_075) NOAMSAYN? (set_opacity_050) NOAMSAYN? (set_opacity_025)   (set_noise_20,19)   http://www.iopsociety.org/ PROPOSITIONISSUE2187 OCCUPYZNET FNORD: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisici elit, sed eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequat.…

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KURO | 黒

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de1337ious i:re | 2121AD qRAWnon(F.A.M) T A T E R  D I D  I T C H O M S K Y   W A S  H E R E TITLE | 黒 >>You LLL_ived a LLL_ife of PPP_rivilege and CCC_omfort; SSS_heltered in the Upper City; Until 1 DDD_ay a CCC_hance EEE_ncounter turns your WWW_orld UUU_pside DDD_own. RRR_eluctantly, now YYY_ou must TTT_ravel to the Lower City that holds the only *KEY* to YYY_our way out of this mess. Along the way, YYY_ou uncover more than you ever expected, and YYY_ou find out the…

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ROBOT | CHICKEN

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CULTURE +++ KINSHIP +++ INTERNATIONALISM +++ Robot Chicken is an American stop motion sketch comedy television series, created and executive produced for Adult Swim by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich along with co-head writers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root. The writers, especially Green, also provide many of the voices. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot_Chicken [..]

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ft2.exe

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"The 90s are alive!"; with a free, modern clone of "FastTracker II"  # It ran natively in MS-DOS, then died by the end of the 90s. But now it’s back: one of the greatest chip music trackers of all time has been cloned to run on modern machines.  # FastTracker II will now run on Windows and Mac (and should run on Linux). The clone project started over a year ago, but it seems to have picked up pace – a new set of binaries is out, and MIDI input support was added. // (YAY!)  …

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Form, Function, Fairytale

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    FFF#1 :: Form Follows Function :: is a principle associated with modernist architecture and industrial design which says that the shape of an artifact/object should primarily relate to its intended function or purpose. :: Roman architect, engineer, and author Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, who first asserted in his book De architectura (probably written between 30 and 15 BC) that a structure must exhibit the three qualities of firmitas, utilitas, venustas >> Solid; Useful; Beautiful…

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More Concerns

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10P5 G30P0L171C5 2019 :: Best-est* (NEWS*) Day* so far ::  Was it socialism* or a capitalist conspiracy* that funked Venezuela's economy? ::   Why did this happen? There are two warring explanations: Either the populist brand of socialism* introduced by Chávez was an abject failure, or it was a marvelous innovation — and such a disruptive threat to global capitalism that it had to be sabotaged. [1] :: For the Venezuelan oligarchy, the big businessmen and the geopolitical interests…

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