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Stoic advice column: Stoicism vs skepticism, and whether the Stoic bar is just set too high | How to Be a Stoic

[Stoicism is a practical philosophy, as Epictetus often reminds his students: “If you didn’t learn these things in order to demonstrate them in practice, what did you learn them for?” (Discourses I… Source: Stoic advice column: Stoicism vs skepticism, and whether the Stoic bar is just set too high | How to Be a Stoic

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We Don’t Have a Fake News Problem—We Are the Fake News Problem

Like people pining for the “good old days”, people pine for the days when journalism was not full of fake news and bias, days they probably never existed. ——————————————————————————————————– Fake news is hardly new. In fact, fake news is probably closer to the actual heritage of journalism than truth-telling is. Source: We Don’t Have a …

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Thunderstorm asthma kills 3 in Australia: What is it? – CNN.com

Well, this is midly terrifiying for someone who has asthma and lives in a place that gets lots of thunderstorms ——————————————————— An unusual combination of weather conditions leading to a freak illness known as thunderstorm asthma has left three people dead in Australia. Source: Thunderstorm asthma kills 3 in Australia: What is it? – CNN.com

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How lifelogging will become easy and automatic | Computerworld

I bounce back and force with my opinion on lifelogging,  but this article makes some sense regardless of what your opinion is. Before, only academic supergeeks tracked and recorded everything to achieve a photographic memory. But now you can, too. Source: How lifelogging will become easy and automatic | Computerworld

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