Daily Archives: June 8, 2014

Jon Rappoport – Logic And Illogic In Education – 8 June 2014

jon7In two of my collections, The Matrix Revealed and Power Outside The Matrix, I include training in the art of logic and critical analysis.

The basic fact is: students in schools are rarely taught how to follow a line of reasoning from beginning to end. Nor do they practice analyzing half-formed, specious reasoning.

Who teaches young students, these days, how to distinguish between a polemic and a formal argument? Continue reading

Laura Bruno – Blast From The Past – 8 June 2014

laura-of-the-rocksLast night, I texted my sweet, silly, favorite traveling buddy Tania Marie that she would “be happy because I gave myself bangs again.” I knew she’d get a kick out of that simple text, and sure enough, we both took a stroll down memory lane back to when she visited me in Chicago in 2010. For some bizarre reason, the first thing we did together after honoring my favorite tree on the shores of Lake Michigan that I visited every day while living there …

Tania Marie and me with "Tree" in 2010 Continue reading

The Lies Grow More Audacious – Paul Craig Roberts – 8 June 2014

The Lies Grow More Audacious — Paul Craig Roberts – PaulCraigRoberts.org

The Lies Grow More Audacious

Paul Craig Roberts
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If there were any doubts that Western “leaders” live in a fantasy make-believe world constructed out of their own lies, the G-7 meeting and 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landing dispelled the doubts.

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SustainablePulse – U.S. Government Ties El Salvador USD 277 M Aid Package To Monsanto’s GMO Seeds – 8 June 2014

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The President of the El Salvadoran Center for Appropriate Technologies (CESTA), Ricardo Navarro, has demanded that the U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte, stops pressurizing the Government of El Salvador to buy Monsanto’s GM seeds rather than non-GMO seeds from domestic suppliers.

Read the full story at: www.sustainablepulse.com / link to original article

TheIndependent – Computer Becomes First To Pass Turing Test In Artificial Intelligence Milestone, But Academics Warn Of Dangerous Future – 8 June 2014

The Independent

Eugene Goostman, a computer programme pretending to be a young Ukrainian boy, successfully duped enough humans to pass the iconic test

By  Andrew Griffin

Quote: A programme that convinced humans that it was a 13-year-old boy has become the first computer ever to pass the Turing Test.

Read the full story at: www.independent.co.uk / link to original article

TheAustralian – Constitutional Expert George Williams Says Renegade Victorian MP Geoff Shaw Can Be Expelled – 8 June 2014

The Australian

By Pia Akerman

THE Victorian Opposition has released legal advice supporting its claim that Parliament can expel renegade MP Geoff Shaw without fear of a successful legal challenge.

Read the full story at: www.theaustralian.com.au / link to original article

ZeroHedge – 90% Of Gazprom Clients Have “De-Dollarized”, Will Transact In Euro & Renminbi – 8 June 2014

ZeroHedgeFollowing Obama and Putin’s “caught on tape” meeting Vine’d by the French President, we can’t help but wonder if the Russian leaders comments were something akin to “this is not over yet.” With “De-Dollarization” efforts already broadly under discussion, ITAR-TASS reports that Gazprom had signed additional agreements for clients to switch from dollars to euros and renminbi, “nine of ten consumer had agreed to switch.”

Read the full story at: www.zerohedge.com / link to original article