Monthly Archives: November 2012

Phaedrus (dialogue)

“Phaedrus claims that to be a good speechmaker, one does not need to know the truth of what he is speaking on, but rather how to properly persuade,[Note 39] persuasion being the purpose of speechmaking and oration. Socrates first objects … Continue reading

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“Large-Scale Analysis Finds Majority of Clinical Trials Don’t Provide Meaningful Evidence”

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120501162702.htm reddit chat about this: http://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/t335b/largescale_analysis_finds_majority_of_clinical/

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“Selling Sickness 2013 People Before Profits”

“Selling Sickness 2013 will bring together academic scholars, healthcare reformers, consumer advocates and progressive health journalists to examine the global tide of disease mongering. Conference will include topics pertaining to disease-mongering such as: misleading marketing; ethics in professional education; journalistic … Continue reading

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“In Defense of Difference”

“Scientists offer new insight into what to protect of the world’s rapidly vanishing languages, cultures, and species.” this continues-of note: “Resilience theory, and the nascent field of resilience science associated with it, begins with the basic premise that human and … Continue reading

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Redefining “Mental Illness”

“As consensus emerges on the physical basis of mental illness, the mental-health community is fracturing over what, exactly, constitutes “mental illness” in the first place.” http://seedmagazine.com/content/article/redefining_mental_illness/ “One of the biggest changes in their proposed definition is the statement that a … Continue reading

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“Humans ver.3.0”

“The next giant leap in human evolution may not come from new fields like genetic engineering or artificial intelligence, but rather from appreciating our ancient brains.” http://seedmagazine.com/content/article/humans_version_3.0/

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“Shipping Containers to Become Condos in Detroit”

ABC news: http://news.yahoo.com/shipping-containers-become-condos-detroit-110032447–abc-news-topstories.html Intermodal Steel Building Uints and Container Homes: http://www.isbu-info.org/ HyBrid Arch: http://www.hybridarc.com/

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