Online Paradise Lost
The Internet hasn't brought the global peace, love, and liberty that many believed it had promised. "A networked world is not inherently a more just world," writes Evgeny Morozov.
Evgeny Morozov writes that the Internet hasn't lived up to its promise "as the ultimate tool to foster tolerance, destroy nationalism, and transform the planet into one great wired global village." Certainly the Internet has transformed many things about the world, but it is unlikely to bring the formerly predicted rise in global peace, love, and liberty. "Many of the transnational networks fostered by the Internet arguably worsen -- rather than improve -- the world as we know it. ... Sadly enough, a networked world is not inherently a more just world."
A study on flies may hold the key to future addiction treatments.
- A new study suggests that drinking alcohol can affect how memories are stored away as good or bad.
- This may have drastic implications for how addiction is caused and how people recall intoxication.
- The findings may one day lead to a new form of treatment for those suffering from addiction.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- America's two political tribes have consolidated into 'red' and 'blue' nations, with seemingly irreconcilable differences.
- Perhaps the best way to stop the infighting is to go for a divorce and give the two nations a country each
- Based on the UN's partition plan for Israel/Palestine, this proposal provides territorial contiguity and sea access to both 'red' and 'blue' America
As the world gets hotter, men may have fewer and fewer viable sperm
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