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Go Harrison – 08.29.16

GUESTS: Andrew Goldman Background Summary: Counsel for Policy and Legal Affairs for Knowledge Ecology International. Goldman is an attorney and consumer advocate who primarily works on the use of national and international law to lower drug prices. Here’s his full bio: http://keionline.org/andrewgoldman https://www.facebook.com/wcobmlive/videos/1087871244631784/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2CX-mnJfwI GUESTS: Jay Ponti Peace Activist & Orgnizer: The way forward Background Summary: https://www.facebook.com/wcobmlive/videos/1089550761130499/ GUESTS: Ioannis Melssinidis …

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Roman Krznaric – 5 Reasons “Live Each Day Like It’s Your Last” Is the Worst Advice Ever

Ever been to a Death Cafe? They’ve been popping everywhere from Boston to Beijing, offering a congenial space where people gather to ponder mortality and the meaning of life over tea and cake. Having started in 2011, at the latest count nearly 3,000 Death Cafe meetings have taken place in more than 30 countries. The movement confronts an ancient existential dilemma: …

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The New Colonialism by CARL FINAMORE

A glorious feature of our world, poets and artists remind us, is the bountiful array of different shades, colors and hues of the human race. Our differences are truly worth celebrating. How dull and boring to all be of the same spirit. “To such an extent does nature delight and abound in variety,” Leonardo da Vinci poetically acclaimed 500 years ago. Alas, …

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Is the Earth a Sentient Being?

A world renowned biologist told me over breakfast one morning that great scientific advances do not begin with moments of sudden insight that elicit “Eureka,”  but with moments of puzzlement that produce a…..”Huh?” In other words, things that suddenly make sense are less likely to revolutionize the way we look at the world than things that make no sense. Discoveries that make sense …