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  1. The Life You Can Save
  2. I am not to blame for the bad behavior of other members of my granfalloons. Neither are you.
  3. Information Wars, Indeed
  4. Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy
  5. An anti-Facebook rant with teeth
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The Life You Can Save

A web site offering guidance to those who want to do something to improve conditions for people living in extreme poverty.

https://www.thelifeyoucansave.org

    

I am not to blame for the bad behavior of other members of my granfalloons. Neither are you.

“A granfalloon is a proud and meaningless association of human beings.”

—Kurt Vonnegut, Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (1974)

Today I saw a brief post on Facebook from a former student in which she expressed dismay at the news that the Barcelona terrorists were Moroccans. My immediate thought was this: Why should Myriam feel dismay, anymore [...]

    

Information Wars, Indeed

Information has, in the internet age, moved to the forefront in the arsenal of weapons used in political and international struggles. China emphasizes defensive measures in the new information wars, investing heavily in its “Great Firewall” to cut off its citizens’ access to news and ideas the government deems inappropriate or dangerous. Russia is taking [...]

    

Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life & Legacy

In this beautiful, heartbreaking book, the descendants of Crazy Horse tell the true story of his life, as it was handed down from generation to generation. Partly history, partly a family memoir, and partly the manifestation of a quest to reclaim Lakota culture and continue fulfilling Crazy Horse’s purpose: to protect the people and [...]

    

An anti-Facebook rant with teeth

John Gruber of Daring Fireball extends his middle finger to Facebook, with some help from Dave Winer. The f-bomb may or may not offend you, but the argument is persuasive. So I posted a link to his piece on Facebook, naturally, but I am also posting it here.

https://daringfireball.net/2017/06/fuck_facebook

    

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