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“The Ninth Descent—Farming:

“The Agrarian “Revolution” Was the Direst Development”

is Chapter 9

of *Prodigal Human: The Descents of Man*

by Michael Adzema.

READ CH THREAD or CLICK a link for free BOOK...

READ BOOK… sillymickel.blogspot.com/2022/02/prodig… #devolution #psychology

PH 9/1
[*Quotes/highlights:*] “Yes, we turned life into work, when it could have been play.”\

“…we lost the magic of living. We focused, because of fear, on the quantity of said existence instead of the quality of it….” []

THREAD… wp.me/pwMlb-3in #devo #psychology

PH 9/2
[Chapter 9 text begins:] “Returning now to human’s devolution in the course of our prehistory,..”

READ/DWL BOOK… drive.google.com/file/d/1-dlEBH… #devolution #psychology #farming #anthro #agrarian #evolution #birth #agriculture #perinatal #primal #psyche #consciousness #culture

PH 9/3
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A moral society puts people first.
Not wealth.
Not power.
Not nation states.
Not archaic forms of govt or law.
Not royal families or venerable castes.
People.
Ordinary people.
Us.

Intelligent Ethics by Luke Andreski
amazon.co.uk/Intelligent-Et…

#humanism #environmentalism #hope
Neoliberal propaganda?
Corporate lies?
Media bias?
Had enough of it yet?

Ethical Intelligence
Luke Andreski

amazon.co.uk/Ethical-Intell…
#understanding #reality #perception #truth
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1/29. It’s day eleven of #COP27 and it was a busy day in #SharmElSheikh with press conferences by @CANIntl and the G77 and China, the #PeoplesPlenary, a @COP27P event on Cultural Heritage, an HoD meeting on the cover decision and #LossAndDamage side events throughout the day. 🧵
2/29.#LossAndDamage side events kicked of this morning with an event on Non-Economic #LossAndDamage (#NELD): “Losing the Irreplaceable: #LossAndDamage, #Culture & Heritage” at the #ResilienceHub.
3/29. During the event, @nusrat_naushin highlighted that in areas where intense saltwater intrusion is happening Non-Economic #LossAndDamage is taking place: “#Women and small children are bearing the brunt. People are losing their hair, women are having gynaecological issues.”
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NFTs are toxic. But they don’t have to be.

🧵

#NFTs #crypto #culture #Web3
When I joined the NFT craze in September 2021, I was naive.

Finally, I thought, a way for artists to make a good living. A new digital art movement that would propel the creator economy to new heights.

Was I ever wrong…
The reality: 99% of NFT pfp projects are money grabs that deploy wash/insider trading tactics to perpetually pump the floor, and give the illusion of high demand.

None of the big players were here for the culture unless it was the culture of profit.
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Why the FTX drama is not the end of crypto, but rather a beginning. 🧵

(1/21) For those who don't know me, I guess I should start by just saying I've been in this space for a while. I was here before #MtGox imploded. I met Vitalik before #Eth was a thing. I remember exactly..
(2/21) exactly where I was when #Bitcoin hit $100 & $1000. I remember when the engine driving Bitcoin was a philosophical and ideological one, when the space was a bizarre hybrid of gold bugs, libertarians, anarchists, hackers & OG #cryptography evangelists.
(3/21) I've been here for a while & the recent/ongoing drama involving FTX & #SBF is probably the worst I've seen to date.

Lately we've all heard the same question. "Do you think the FTX debacle is the end of #crypto?". I understand the question, but as somebody who knows...
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Chapter 14

of *Psychology of Apocalypse: Ecopsychology, Activism, & the Prenatal Roots of Humanicide*

by Michael Adzema, is titled,

“Prenatal Suffocation Become Greed & Class War, PME 2:”

READ THREAD or CLICK a link for free BOOK

THREAD sillymickel.blogspot.com/2022/02/psycho… #womb

PA 14/1
Chapter 14 is subtitled:

“Prenatal Matrix of Human Evil 2...

“Gasping, Suffocation, Drowning, Being “Cut Off” Become Greed, Oppression, Conformity...

““They’re Sucking the Very ‘Life Blood’ Out of Us!””

READ BOOK> wp.me/p1n96g-3FZ #psychology #prenatal #anthro

PA 14/2
[Quotes/highlights:] “The timelessness of prenatal experience at this point—when not getting enough air—feels horrific, an unending nightmare. This part contributes to human ideas of places of forever, endless suffering, for example, hell.” []

drive.google.com/file/d/1gewWZG…

PA 14/3
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#plf2023 #culture #directan adopter contre l'avis du gouvernement un amendement pour la revalorisation des enseignants contractuels et vacataires des écoles d’architectures
#plf2023 #culture #directan @hendrik_davi Par cet amendement, nous proposons l’exonération des frais d’inscription des étudiants boursiers dans les écoles supérieures d’art territoriales compensée par un financement de l’État.

défavorable
#plf2023 #culture #directan il est adopté contre l'avis du gouvernement après cette seconde défense de @S_Legrain
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1/29. 📜NEW BRIEF: Today we launch “PASSED THE POINT OF NO RETURN: A Non-Economic #LossAndDamage (#NELD) Explainer” covering what #NELD is, why and how it happens, where it happens, who is most affected, and importantly, how we can respond.

🔗Get it here: lossanddamagecollaboration.org/publication/pa…
2/29. The brief begins with a foreword by @UNFCCC NELs Expert Group Member @IrfanUllahCDO, who highlights that Non-Economic #LossAndDamage has been largely overlooked in climate negotiations and that urgent action is needed to address #NELD happening now e.g. The #PakistanFloods.
3/29. Then @DLodry of @LossDamageYouth shares the powerful story of his lived experience of Non-Economic #LossAndDamage in #Cameroon called "The Tears Of A Village River And Its Population" which tells how climate-intensified #Drought can lead to a loss of #Culture and #Identity.
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Bhawanrao 'Balasaheb' Pantpratinidhi (1868-1951) who ruled Aundh in #Maharashtra was an unusual king. His work at reforming criminals & convicts inspired V.Shantaram's acclaimed ‘Do Aankhen Barah Haath’ (1957). Balasaheb was born on 24 October 1868
#history #Marathi #films #art
Unlike rulers who tried to cling to power even when the end of British rule was evident, #BalasahebPantpratinidhi handed over the reins of the state to the people much earlier in an experiment inspired by #MahatmaGandhi. He also helped freedom fighters & revolutionaries.
In a sense, #BalasahebPantpratinidhi was among the reformist kings who tried to birth welfare states in colonial India. He was also associated with one of the most popular forms of exercises—the suryanamaskars.
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Chapter 11

of *Culture War, Class War 2022: Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

is titled,

“Culture War Allegory:

“Reversing the Invasion of the Body Snatchers...to Follow or Not to Follow the Script”

THREAD… sillymickel.blogspot.com/2017/10/cultur… #FBR #psychology #history

CW22 11/1
“[*Chapter 11 text begins:*] The film, *Pleasantville*, is a postmodern sociological allegory or fable released in 1998.”

READ &/or dwl entire BOOK free AT SITE... wp.me/p1C4cs-2HP #Midterms #psychology #history #Fifties #Psychohistory #parenting #HumanNature

CW22 11/2
“*Not So Pleasantville*

“It begins in then-current time against a backdrop of the usual violence, chaos, & turbulence that we are conditioned by the media to believe characterized the Nineties in America.”

READ/DWL BOOK... drive.google.com/file/d/1ySbhcO… #psychology #history

CW22 11/3
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PART THREE

of *Culture War, Class War 2022: Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

“Cultural Rebirth, Aborted”

beginning with

Chapter 10

“The King Won’t Die:

“Attack of the Body-Snatchers…an Aborted Changing of the Guard”

THREAD… sillymickel.blogspot.com/2017/10/cultur… #FBR

CW22 10/1
[*Chapter 10 text begins:*] What do these events have in common? The popularity of Democrats since the 90s, with Obama’s favorability ratings high despite US entanglement in several wars; the astounding progress in race relations…”

THREAD… wp.me/p1C4cs-2HP

CW22 10/2
“…exemplified by ever increasing numbers of African-Americans elected & appointed to the highest posts in US government since the 90s, highlighted by the election of the 1st ever black president in the most lopsided victory in decades;”

-->… drive.google.com/file/d/1ySbhcO…

CW22 10/3
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10 ans après les fameuses vidéos sur le modèle Spotify, @duboisrachel revient sur les ingrédients clés auxquels on n’a pas forcément fait très attention. À tort, car lorsqu’on parle de #culture #produit, les Squads, Chapters, Tribes et Guildes n’importent que peu.

#flowcon Image
Fun fact : 6% de l’humanité écoute Spotify (et 2% paie pour cela).
En 2012 le “modèle Spotify” s’est popularisé alors que la boîte était composée d’une centaine de personnes. Probablement l’un des messages les moins compris au sujet de l’Agilité.
La structure est la dernière chose à regarder quand on veut instaurer une culture produit. ImageImageImageImage
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There are things you don’t talk about with your colleagues - even less so with your boss. Mental health issues are certainly a big no-no. Are taboos compatible with an #agile #culture?

In this talk, @MlleSophiePofie shares what she’s learned from breaking taboos. #flowcon
“When I first started working as an agile tester, I kept my history with mental illness secret. As a result, I couldn’t speak openly about topics that are close to my heart: mental health and self-care. I didn’t want to seem weak and vulnerable.”
“In the Agile World however, we value respect, courage, and openness. How do you reconcile this with these taboos?
Can you really be courageous and open if you deny a part of yourself?”
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JUST IN: #BNNNigeria Reports.

A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kano Emirate Council, Abubakar Kofar-Naisa, has disclosed that the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has left Nigeria for Morocco. #Culture
The respected monarch was invited by the organisers of the 13th edition of the International Festival of Horses as a Special Guest of Honour in the coastal city of El-Jadida from October 18 to October 22, 2022.
A contingent from Kano had gone ahead of the monarch to Morocco to participate in the events and competitions open to them during the Festival.
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🇪🇺 "Nous sommes dans un monde compétitif où tout est militarisé. Tout est une arme : l'énergie, les investissements, l'information, les flux migratoires, les données, etc."

Excellent discours de @JosepBorrellF hier en ouverture de la conf. des ambassadeurs de l'UE.

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🇪🇺 "Nous sommes dans un monde d'incertitude radicale. La vitesse et l'ampleur du changement sont exceptionnelles. Nous ne devons pas essayer de le nier, [...] d'y résister. Nous devons l'accepter et nous y adapter, en privilégiant la flexibilité et la résilience." @JosepBorrellF
🇪🇺 "Je pense que nous, Européens, sommes confrontés à une situation dans laquelle nous subissons les conséquences d'un processus qui dure depuis des années et dans lequel nous avons découplé les sources de notre prospérité des sources de notre sécurité." @JosepBorrellF
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“Chapter 10,” titled “The King Won’t Die:

“Attack of the Body-Snatchers...an Aborted Changing of the Guard”

Quotes/Highlights THREAD

From *Culture War Class War 2022: Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

(publishing 10/2022)

READ BOOK… sillymickel.blogspot.com/2017/10/cultur…

CW22Q 10/1
Quotes/Highlights THREAD

From *Culture War Class War 2022:

*Truth & Generations*

by Michael Adzema

(available on website now & to be published Oct 2022)

READ &/or dwl entire BOOK free AT SITE... #Midterms #generations #resist #culture #rebirth #psychology #history

CW22 10/2
[*Quotes/highlights:*] “…[the 60s Generation] were biding their time, waiting—sometimes hopeless that it would ever arrive—for a reversing of the pendulum & a return in society to the ideals & visions of a better world…”

THREAD… sillymickel.blogspot.com/2017/10/cultur… #Midterms

CW22Q 10/3
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Il viso stravolto di #Putin mentre dichiara annesse le province del #Donbass e si scaglia contro l'#Occidente evidenziano l'impossibilità di alcuna #riconciliazione.

1) Fino al #24febbraio ricchi #oligarchi e Russi abbienti hanno viaggiato in #Europa⤵️
corriere.it/esteri/22_sett…
comprando yacht e ville lussuose. Oggi dice che stavamo depredandoli delle loro ricchezze: le forniture di #gas pagate miliardi al giorno e con cui fanno scoperto un po' di #benessere dopo l'#URSS sarebbe un furto.
Direi di non "derubarlo" più.

2) La lettura della storia ⤵️
Occidentale è da bocciatura. Fonde fatti del 500 e storia contemporanea come fossero la stessa cosa. L'#Occidente ha fatto e fa ancora i conti con la sua storia moderna, dai conquistadores in poi. Ma la voluta distorsione di Putin è come se noi dicessimo che la Russia odierna ⤵️
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As the monsoon takes its leave and winter days approach across the Northern and Southern Plains, the weather turns favourable for sightseeing and outdoor activities.
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Nicole Gnesotto à #NormandiePourLaPaix : "Il est important de regarder les murs d’aujourd’hui, les crises d’aujourd’hui en essayant d’inventer des solutions d’aujourd’hui. Pour abattre les murs, les outils sont la #Diplomatie, le #commerce et la #culture.
#NPP2022
"Le rôle de la #Diplomatie est essentiel : on a cru que le Mur de Berlin durerait toujours, ce qui n'a pas été le cas. Aucun mur n’est infranchissable. Un autre exemple avec Taiwan et le détroit de Formose qui est un mur politique et stratégique" (1/2) #NPP2022
"Cet exemple de Taiwan est intéressant car ce "mur" stabilise la situation et pose la question : faut-il toujours vouloir détruire les murs ? N'y a t-il pas des situations dans le monde où le maintien du statu quo est plus stabilisant que la révolution ou la destruction ?"
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आधुनिक भारतीय मध्यम वर्गीय स्त्रीवाद हा स्वैराचाराला डोक्यावर घेऊन नाचतो. यात दहा-बारा लफडी करणे, घरी कधीही येणे, व्यसनं करणे (कारण पुरुष करतात), कुणाचंही नियंत्रण नको असा काहीसा अर्थ आजच्या पिढीत दिसत आहे.
#Feminism #Culture #Values #Bharat #Hindu #Hinditva #Samskar #Sanskriti
पुरुषांच्या पिढ्यांपिढ्या लढाया करून, पैसे कमवून दमल्या, खपल्या खरं आजवर कुठल्याही पुरुषानं स्वतःला मी आत्मनिर्भर, स्वतंत्र म्हणजेच आजच्या भाषेत इंडिपेनडंट मॅन असल्याचं म्हटलेलं कुठं पाहिलं नाही. स्त्रियांच्या बाबतीत हे मला बऱ्याचवेळा आढळलं.
पुरुष धुतल्या तांदळाइतके स्वच्छ असतात असा माझा दावा नाही. तरी मी माझं वैयक्तिक इतकंच सांगू शकतो की मी स्वतःला धुतलं तर मी तांदळासारखा स्वच्छ होईन इतकी माझी पातळी नक्कीच आहे.🤣असो तो मुद्दा नाही आहे. पण मला कुणी विचारलं तर भारतीय स्त्रीवादाला सुधा मूर्ती सारख्या स्त्रीचा आदर्श
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"Hey, did you know the generator is still running?"

With those words casually spoken in passing by a team member, I was propelled into my first major incident as CTO….

A thread on how #storytelling is the secret superpower of great #teamwork. 1/13
After investigating, we discovered a power outage damaged our transfer switch, leaving our data center running on generator power.

For 3 days. During a massive spring snow storm.

The work of an incredibly dedicated team meant our users barely noticed the impact. And yet… 2/13
I knew this was an opportunity for us to learn and get better.

Great teams learn from their successes and failures by continuously reflecting and refining processes and practices.

3/13
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#SNCC101: In McComb, MS, SNCC organizers were often subjected to brutal force, blatant racism, and various other forms of violence at the hands of police officers, white nationalists, and the local judicial systems.
Bob Moses was no stranger to these harsh conditions. He moved to McComb in 1961 after spending the summer as a field organizer throughout that region and discussing the potential for a mass voter registration with Amzie Moore, a prominent NAACP colleague.
He worked alongside a group of local adults, high school students, and youth who helped with canvassing and the voter registration campaign. On August 15, 1961, Moses and a group of hopeful registrants were pulled over by police after being denied the right to register. Image
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<1> Heritage Open Days returns next month {Sept 9-18} & over 4500 venues, activities & events will welcome visitors to a festival of #history & #culture.
Organised by the @nationaltrust supported by the @PostcodeLottery & run by local organisations & volunteers #HeritageOpenDays
<2> It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore.

You can #DesignYourDay by visiting:
heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting

Heritage Open Days 2022 runs from 9th to the 18th of September #HeritageOpenDays #History #Culture
<3> For example, 25 miles from me there are 216 locations: Chapels, Churches, Mills, Abbeys, Exhibitions, Museums, Viaducts, Cemeterys, Walks, Talks, Gardens & so much more & IT'S FREE.
Check out heritageopendays.org.uk for all the information #HeritageOpenDays #History #Culture
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