Heraclitusstudent

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Cost of healthcare in France
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Sep 2016  38 comments, latest 3 years ago
1st person experience: - 1 doctor visit: 23 euros (This is a private doctor office. 1 day wait time to get an appointment. He did a test to diagnose an...

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James Damore just filed a class action lawsuit against Google, saying it discriminates against white male conservatives (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 8 Jan 2018  48 comments, latest a year ago
Anyone think this has a chance against Google? https://www.yahoo.com/news/jam #discrimination

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CO2 greenhouse effect in details (scienceofdoom.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Jan 2018  74 comments, latest a year ago
Direct proofs of the greenhouse effect created by CO2. https://scienceofdoom.com/road "What is interesting is seeing the actual values of longwave radiation at the earth’s surface and the comparison 1-d simulations...

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SJWism is spreading and why it is wrong (aeon.co)
by Heraclitusstudent on 9 Nov 2018  31 comments, latest 7 months ago
I stumble more and more often online on article such as this: https://aeon.co/essays/boudica On Boudica's revolt: "Ancient Rome prided itself on the power of its patriarchy, and was quick to...

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In defense of guns (tribunist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Jun 2016  66 comments, latest 3 years ago
There is a lot of emotions about gun controls, and I'm in favor of some level of gun control, and licenses requiring specific training to own guns. But we need...

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Of the stupidity of keynesian policies... (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Feb 2014  134 comments, latest 5 years ago
... And let me start by saying, by Keynesianism, I mean the current use of economic stimulus in the US and Japan for example. So in 2006 people in the...

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The latest 911 conspiracy theory (europhysicsnews.org)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Sep 2016  233 comments, latest 3 years ago
Since our official conspiracy theorist is no longer posting, I thought I'd fill-in for a day. :-) Interestingly the latest theory comes from the European physicists community (generally unaccustomed to...

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Why Falling Home Prices Could Be a Good Thing (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Feb 2017  16 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/0 Cheaper home prices could add as much as $1.5 trillion a year to US economy. This may disregard some side effects (on consumption and banking), but this highlights how...

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The NYT defines white nationalism (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 12 Oct 2017  14 comments, latest 2 years ago
White Nationalism Is Destroying the Westhttps://www.nytimes.com/20 “It’s the great replacement,” his friend added, echoing the title of a 2010 book by the French writer Renaud Camus, which paints a dark...

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Donald Trump finally went too far for Republicans (vox.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Feb 2016  42 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.vox.com/2016/2/14/1 "Trump said that invading Iraq was a disaster, that the country was misled into invading Iraq by the Bush administration, and that the claim that Bush kept the country...

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Trade message being felt: the theory doesn't work (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 15 Mar 2016  49 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03 "What seems most striking is that the angry working class — dismissed so often as myopic, unable to understand the economic trade-offs presented by trade — appears to have...

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Liberals' failure to talk honestly about Islam is responsible for the rise of Tr
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 Dec 2016  7 comments, latest 3 years ago
An other angle on the illiberal left.

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Why wages aren't growing? (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 29 Sep 2017  1 comment, latest 2 years ago
Watch so-called economists wonder why paychecks stay low: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/0 https://finance.yahoo.com/news https://www.bloomberg.com/news - Weak unions, - Commoditized jobs served by low skill employees - Disappearence of pensions- Rise of "temporary, flexible...

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The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 4 Oct 2018  19 comments, latest 9 months ago
China implants spying chips on Amazon, Apple servers. https://www.bloomberg.com/news Humm... bring computer companies back to the US?

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Testimony in front of congress
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Apr 2018  33 comments, latest a year ago
The usual cinema, where congressmen can look mad at something, and the witness can apologize and act humbly, before everything goes back exactly as it was before. Zucks will be...

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Free Speech and Islam: The Left Betrays the Most Vulnerable (quillette.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 May 2016  2 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://quillette.com/2016/05/0 No better evidence of this strain of illogical, muddled intolerance of free expression exists than the suspicion and ire regressive leftists reserve for former Muslims and Muslim reformers working...

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Rising house prices may be chiefly responsible for rising inequality (economist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 30 Mar 2015  29 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.economist.com/news/ "Moreover, if housing is the biggest source of rising inequality, then the wealth tax Mr Piketty advocates is the wrong response. Policymakers should instead try to reduce the...

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Idiocracy: Researchers say Western IQs dropped 14 points over last century (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 7 Feb 2017  57 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.yahoo.com/news/blo "So why has there been such a steady drop? As UPI notes, previous research studies have found that women of higher intelligence tend to have fewer children on average,...

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Slaughterbots
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Nov 2017  15 comments, latest 2 years ago
In case you are not scared enough about the future: #future

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Republicans actually believe climate is warming, and would support regulating CO2 as a pollutant (scientificamerican.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 1 Dec 2017  5 comments, latest 2 years ago
An analysis of voter opinions finds that half of Republican voters think climate change is happening, and would support regulating CO2 as a pollutant. Christopher Intagliata reports.Representative Lamar Smith of...

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Living in cars, working for Amazon: meet America's new nomads (theguardian.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Dec 2017  74 comments, latest 2 years ago
https://www.theguardian.com/co Not a race to the bottom?#economy

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How the Online Left Fuels the Right (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 11 May 2018  28 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/0 "But online life creates an illusion of left-wing excess and hegemony that barely exists in the real world, at least outside of a few collegiate enclaves. Consider, for example,...

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Lazy Poor Person Has Never Earned Passive Income From Stock Dividends A Day In His Life (local.theonion.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 14 Feb 2019  29 comments, latest 4 months ago
https://local.theonion.com/laz MUNCIE, IN—Shaking their heads in disgust at the irresponsible man’s laziness and lack of initiative, sources disclosed to reporters Monday that impoverished 53-year-old Luke Reilly has never earned passive...

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Boomers most likely to buy a new car (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Aug 2013  59 comments, latest 6 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ The 55-to-64-year-old age group, the oldest of the boomers, has become the cohort most likely to buy a new car... The whole economy is build around the savingless boomers...

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Why not be a food owner? (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 May 2014  18 comments, latest 5 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05 Foodowners would eagerly support government policies that restrict the production of food because that would push up prices. And they might reap windfalls from rising prices without selling their...

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Apple is next US tech company to be destroyed by commoditisation (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 3 Sep 2015  18 comments, latest 4 years ago
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/ A smart phone is an assemblage of commodity components and really cost about $60. No amount of marketing will allow a company to sell an item for $600 when...

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The future of Islam
by Heraclitusstudent on 18 Nov 2015  75 comments, latest 4 years ago
Good discussion here. On the one hand we will not convert 1+B of Muslims to atheism overnight. On the other liberals need to do more to call out evil and...

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The other problem in the fight against terrorism... (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 20 Nov 2015  Posted 4 years ago
The West’s denial regarding Saudi Arabia is striking: It salutes the theocracy as its ally but pretends not to notice that it is the world’s chief ideological sponsor of Islamist...

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Female teachers abusing male students (cbsnews.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 6 May 2016  8 comments, latest 3 years ago
Apparently not that rare... http://www.cbsnews.com/picture

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U.S. Will Track Secret Buyers of Luxury Real Estate (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Jan 2016  5 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01 It is the first time the federal government has required real estate companies to disclose names behind all-cash transactions, and it is likely to send shudders through the real...

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DNC stole New Hampshire primary (dailycaller.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 11 Feb 2016  12 comments, latest 3 years ago
After Crushing Defeat, DNC Quirk Still Gives Hillary More New Hampshire Delegates Than Sanders http://dailycaller.com/2016/02 It's supposed to be a democracy?

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What the Orlando attack says: US strategy against Islam is not working
by Heraclitusstudent on 13 Jun 2016  12 comments, latest 3 years ago
Radical Islamic organizations like ISIS are hoping the west will attack Islam because they know Islam is a defensive cult. This would allow them to use the narrative of civilization...

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New Macbook pros...
by Heraclitusstudent on 27 Oct 2016  33 comments, latest 3 years ago
Meeehhh.... - Ok so Apple finally moved from 4th gen Intel core proc to 6th gen.... except Dell and HP are busy selling 7th gen computers. It may be ok...

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Homeless man, 26, survives by picking up different women every night (forum.mmajunkie.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 16 Dec 2016  9 comments, latest 3 years ago
Apparently men can do it too: http://forum.mmajunkie.com/for JOE is homeless on the streets of New York — yet his hair is neat, his beard clipped and his clothes clean and...

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NSA's use of 'traffic shaping' allows unrestrained spying on Americans (zdnet.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 22 Jun 2017  2 comments, latest 2 years ago
It's for your own good: http://www.zdnet.com/article/l

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Podcast: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It (longnow.org)
by Heraclitusstudent on 9 Nov 2017  3 comments, latest 2 years ago
#politicsThis is not a partisan issue and should be #1 on everyone agenda:2012, Long Now Foundation podcast: http://longnow.org/seminars/02

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And so it begins... (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 27 Nov 2018  8 comments, latest 7 months ago
Scientist Says He Edited DNA of Human Embryoshttps://www.bloomberg.c

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Trump Escalates Trade Tensions With Call For New China Tariffs (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 5 Apr 2018  24 comments, latest a year ago
https://www.bloomberg.com/news Here goes the third volley. Right after Kudlow has spent days trying to calm investors.The media had spent months explaining us why trade is good in spite of all...

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Mortgages applications down, inventory up, yoy
by Heraclitusstudent on 23 Oct 2013  31 comments, latest 6 years ago
"The 4-week average of the purchase index has fallen since early May, and the 4-week average of the purchase index is now down 4% from a year ago." "Inventory in...

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Chris Christie out (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent on 10 Feb 2016  8 comments, latest 3 years ago
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02 He will be remembered for slapping Rubiot unconscious at the debate.
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