Pentagon study declares American empire is ‘collapsing’
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to protect U.S. power ... more of the same: more surveillance, more propaganda (“strategic manipulation of perceptions”) and more military expansionism.... The “hyper-connectivity and weaponization of information, disinformation, and dis­affection”... the uncontrolled spread of information... the “inevitable elimination of secrecy and operational …

How power is divided in the American government – an animated explanation from TED. Also see British vs. American government,...
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explore-blog: How power is divided in the American government – an animated explanation from TED. Also see British vs. American government, explained in vintage infographics.

18/11/2016
The Four Desires Driving All Human Behavior: Bertrand Russell’s Magnificent Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech – Brain Pickings
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Man differs from other animals... he has some desires which are... infinite, can never be fully gratified... Russell points to four such infinite desires — acquisitiveness, rivalry, vanity, and love of power... However much you may acquire, you will always wish to acquire more; satiety is a dream which will always elude you... eclipsed by an…

Science finds power magnifies personality. It could magnify Trump’s. - Vox
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Power gets into our heads... give us confidence to indulge in our base urges. It can make us less empathetic, more likely to see our own success in a positive light and harshly condemn failures in others...power is only likely to magnify the negative characteristics in a man like Trump... “power simply brings our true nature out into the open”... …

16/11/2016
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