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Heraclitusstudent

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In defense of guns (tribunist.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 16 Jun 2016  66 comments, latest a year 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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Cost of healthcare in France
by Heraclitusstudent in #Truth on 7 Sep 2016  38 comments, latest a year 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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Why Falling Home Prices Could Be a Good Thing (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 13 Feb 2017  16 comments, latest 9 months 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 in #misc on 12 Oct 2017  14 comments, latest a month 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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Of the stupidity of keynesian policies... (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #housing on 4 Feb 2014  169 comments, latest 4 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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Why wages aren't growing? (nytimes.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 29 Sep 2017  2 comments, latest 13 days 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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Free Speech and Islam: The Left Betrays the Most Vulnerable (quillette.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 6 May 2016  2 comments, latest 2 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 in #housing on 30 Mar 2015  29 comments, latest 3 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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Donald Trump finally went too far for Republicans (vox.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 14 Feb 2016  42 comments, latest 2 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 in #misc on 15 Mar 2016  70 comments, latest 2 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 in #misc on 6 Dec 2016  7 comments, latest a year ago
An other angle on the illiberal left.

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Idiocracy: Researchers say Western IQs dropped 14 points over last century (yahoo.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 7 Feb 2017  66 comments, latest 9 months 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 in #future on 14 Nov 2017  15 comments, latest 3 days ago
In case you are not scared enough about the future: #future

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Apple is next US tech company to be destroyed by commoditisation (bloomberg.com)
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 3 Sep 2015  18 comments, latest 2 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 in #religion on 18 Nov 2015  75 comments, latest 2 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 in #misc on 20 Nov 2015  Posted 2 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 in #misc on 6 May 2016  10 comments, latest 2 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 in #misc on 13 Jan 2016  5 comments, latest 2 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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What the Orlando attack says: US strategy against Islam is not working
by Heraclitusstudent in #misc on 13 Jun 2016  12 comments, latest a year 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 in #misc on 27 Oct 2016  33 comments, latest a year 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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