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  1. Check it out before it's taken down.
  2. I'll take a crack at explaining why so many people are fascinated by sports and also why it's currently loosing relevance and seems to be in a self harm phase. We all like a Grand Narrative. We are drawn to it because it gives us meaning. For a Grand narrative to grab hold it needs Logos, Mythos and Pathos Sport, when it is at its best, is a perfect blend of Logos, Mythos and Pathos. Logos are the rules of game, the stats and the usual tactics and techniques employed. Mythos is the long narrative with the history of the sport/teams/people. The ups and downs of the careers
  3. It will be remembered as the start of the paradigm shift from capitalism to network society. The big scarcity isn't capital anymore, it's attention. Attention can't be artificially inflated beyond what can be achieved with some multitasking. Whoever grabs the most attention controls the world. Those who think the social medias are for free and willingly give it their attention without compensation are the new underclass, the consumertariat. They only consume information and products placed before them by the algorithms. At the top we have the netocrats. The people who have the attent
  4. Swedish author and comedian Aron Flam, is about to publish his English translation of his book A Swedish Tiger. It's about Sweden's extensive collaboration with the Nazis before and during WWII. https://www.thelocal.se/20200718/sweden-seizes-book-by-jewish-comedian-criticising-war-time-collaboration He needs people to read it and review it on Amazon, preferably before the release. We don't have Amazon in Sweden (yet) and only active customers can post reviews, so he needs help finding people who want to do it. You must have bought stuff at Amazon for at least $50 during the last year
  5. Hi! New here, so I haven't read the entire thread. Here are some of the best albums recently released. Sturgill Simpson - SOUND & FURY Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit - Reunions Margo Price - That's How Rumors Get Started
  6. 1) Further escalation against China. 2) Bringing US troops home from Europe/ME. 3) Bringing more manufacturing to US. 4) More conservative judges appointed. 5) Democrats still not understanding why they lost. Blaming collusion/cheating/voter suppression or aliens. 6) Europeans: (se Democrats above)
  7. I'll put this here as well. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNKqNKnBz3Y
  8. I remember listening to this as a podcast years ago. Now he remade it into a YouTube Channel. Nice concept and great execution. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrwiyrirE9A
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