Antechinus: The Oath of Allegiance Started as a Marketing Gimic for Flags and Evolved Into a Drone Training Chant….

Antechinus

Antechinus

Obedience Training: The Truth about the Pledge of Allegiance

A look into the origins of the pledge of allegiance – mandatory regurgitation for school children – reveals that it was actually created by a magazine in 1892 in order to sell flags to schools, and the pledge was created by Francis Bellamy to create a reason for schools to buy the flags. In turn, this social ritual creates cohesion and unity in the mind of the public with the federal government.

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Feb 5

Michel Bauwens: TechnoCalyps Video Series — TransHuman, Singularity, Digital Messiah

TechnoCalyps Part I TransHuman

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Feb 4

Mongoose: New Film Expose Neocon Coup

Categories: Peace Intelligence
Mongoose

Mongoose

Important New Film Exposes Neocon Stranglehold on Washington

Fascinating and frightening, hard to watch at times, but important and ultimately very compelling

Enter Robbie Martin’s film seriesA Very Heavy Agenda.

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Feb 4

Steve Denning: Four Reasons Why You’ve Got a Rotten Job — or No Job at All

Steve Denning

Steve Denning

Four Reasons Why You’ve Got A Rotten Job — Or No Job At All

Last week, the Innovation for Jobs ECO Summit in the heart of Silicon Valley in Menlo Park, California (January 28-29, 2016), led by David Nordfors and Vint Cerf, explored an amazing array of issues and possible solutions.

  • Many speakers explored ways to improve the “gig economy” or make the market for jobs more efficient.
  • Mei Lin Fung and others discussed a people-centered Internet and the maker movement.
  • Felix Velarde discussed whether robots are taking the jobs.
  • Curt Carlson showed that most big firms can’t create jobs because they lack the discipline of innovation.
  • Monique Morrow and others spelt out key gender issues.
  • Jay Van Zyl explored emancipating special abilities.
  • Esther Wojcicki and others suggested that the trouble started with education.

These are important issues and exciting ideas to deal with them.

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Feb 3