Re: Re: Should we just leave Africa alone?
the majority of the problem with africa is not the africans. it has been a historically proven that while outside intervention in some cultures on certain levels can be quite helpful(medicine, and the like), elements like resource theft, and funding weapon development in cultures that are barely able to maintain their borders from their direct neighbors always ends in grave disaster for those cultures.
the theft of africa's natural resources, diamonds and amethyst, has kept those regions in constant turmoil just to be able to totally control said resources. no one, to this point, has tried to take a genuine stand against the diamond industry directly. embargo on, not just in the u. s., but a world wide ban on trafficking in diamonds.
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face"
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Bernardo Kastrup proposes a new ontology he calls “idealism” built on panpsychism, the idea that everything in the universe contains consciousness. He solves problems with this philosophy by adding a new suggestion: The universal mind has dissociative identity disorder.
There’s a reason they call it the “hard problem.” Consciousness: Where is it? What is it? No one single perspective seems to be able to answer all the questions we have about consciousness. Now Bernardo Kastrup thinks he’s found one. He calls his ontology idealism, and according to idealism, all of us and all we perceive are manifestations of something very much like a cosmic-scale dissociative identity disorder (DID). He suggests there’s an all-encompassing universe-wide consciousness, it has multiple personalities, and we’re them.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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