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    A New Study Suggests There Could Have Been...

    A New Study Suggests There Could Have Been Intelligent Life on Earth Before Humans - VICE - summarizes that article and introduces a science-fiction story based on it.

    Under the Sun - VICE - "One...
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    Previous technological civilizations?

    Worse than Lovecraft: What if the Old Ones were real, but they’re all extinct? by PZ Myers

    noting
    The Silurian hypothesis: would it be possible to detect an industrial civilization in the...
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    The article's list: ActBlue — Billions raised...

    The article's list:

    ActBlue — Billions raised online since 2004
    All of Us or None | Prison Activist Resource Center
    Home | Brand New Congress
    The Collective PAC | Fighting for Equal...
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    Activist groups are ‘amateurizing’ our political...

    Activist groups are ‘amateurizing’ our political candidates - but if professional politicians are bad, then amateur ones are good, right?

    That article is from 2017 Dec 17, almost two years ago,...
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    Ziprhead, where is that text from? I don't like...

    Ziprhead, where is that text from? I don't like unsourced assertions. But I agree that one has to bootstrap one's way into new technologies by using existing ones.

    I think that it might be nice to...
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    angelo, if I was in your place, I would fall into...

    You really don't have a clue how journalism is meant to work, do you?[/QUOTE]
    What, it's supposed to be biased leftward to be first class journalism?[/QUOTE]
    angelo, if I was in your place, I would...
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    10 new improved and far better commandments •...

    10 new improved and far better commandments • Skeptical Science

    Be open minded and be willing to alter your beliefs with new evidence.
    Strive to understand what is most likely to be true, not...
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    The slow, inexorable rise of green hydrogen – pv...

    The slow, inexorable rise of green hydrogen – pv magazine International - "The International Renewable Energy Association says the integration of hydrogen into the energy transition will not happen...
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    Humanism and Its Aspirations: Humanist Manifesto...

    Humanism and Its Aspirations: Humanist Manifesto III, a Successor to the Humanist Manifesto of 1933 - American Humanist Association

    Knowledge of the world is derived by observation,...
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    Humanist Manifesto II - American Humanist...

    Humanist Manifesto II - American Humanist Association - 1973

    ... We believe, however, that traditional dogmatic or authoritarian religions that place revelation, God, ritual, or creed above human...
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    Humanist Manifesto I - American Humanist...

    Humanist Manifesto I - American Humanist Association - 1933

    Religious humanists regard the universe as self-existing and not created.
    Humanism believes that man is a part of nature and that he...
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    The Humanist Ten Commitments again

    The Humanist Ten Commitments?
    Living Humanist Values: The Ten Commitments - TheHumanist.com

    I want to update it, but it's an old thread, and I'm starting a new one. Its list is a reworded version...
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    What Happened To The Kamala Harris Campaign? |...

    What Happened To The Kamala Harris Campaign? | FiveThirtyEight - not very successful recently.

    Discusses these theories:

    1. 2020 was never going to be her year in the first place
    2. Biden and...
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    AOC has three blue dresses: a light-blue one, a...

    AOC has three blue dresses: a light-blue one, a medium-blue one, and a dark-blue one. She also has a red one.

    Earlier this year, she had supported public defender Tiffany Cabán for Queens District...
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    Bullshit. It is already feasible. angelo, have...

    That improvement is not feesable or affordable until the science catches up with the crazy idea of carbon emission free world for perhaps centuries. Just about every single item in an average home...
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    The US: Six Political Parties?

    What if America had 6 political parties? by Damon Linker on 2019 May 28.

    Proportional representation easily allows multiple parties, something that first-past-the-post with single-member districts...
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    Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "I hope you can join...

    Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "I hope you can join me and @AOC at our rally in New York this weekend and help us show the strength of our movement. RSVP here: https://t.co/nyqtMVEcXQ" / Twitter
    then...
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    The biggest evidence for CO2-induced overheating...

    The biggest evidence for CO2-induced overheating is not on our planet but on a neighboring one: Venus. The story of its discovery is a very interesting one, but I'll skip over it. Its atmosphere is...
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    File:Phanerozoic Carbon Dioxide.png - Wikimedia...

    File:Phanerozoic Carbon Dioxide.png - Wikimedia Commons
    Faint young Sun paradox

    The Last Time the Globe Warmed - YouTube - the Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM)
    Anoxic event...
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    Geologic temperature record Climate History...

    Geologic temperature record
    Climate History at scotese.com
    Carbonate–silicate cycle
    Snowball Earth
    Huronian glaciation

    For much of the last 500 million years, most of the Phanerozoic Eon, the...
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    Global temperature record Geologic temperature...

    Global temperature record
    Geologic temperature record
    Milankovitch cycles
    Dansgaard–Oeschger event
    Heinrich and Dansgaard–Oeschger Events | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)...
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    It finally happened. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

    It finally happened.

    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter: "Today I am endorsing Senator @BernieSanders for president.
    In the end, we must come together to defeat Donald Trump. We should do so...
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    Because of Duverger's law, it is difficult to...

    Because of Duverger's law, it is difficult to start an additional party. One can try, but it won't get very far.

    So one will have to create a faction within an existing party. Like what the Tea...
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    Hillary Clinton suggests Russians are grooming a...

    Hillary Clinton suggests Russians are grooming a Democrat for 2020 - YouTube - "Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton says the Russians are currently "grooming" a Democrat running in...
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    Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "I hope you can join...

    Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "I hope you can join me and @AOC at our rally in New York this weekend and help us show the strength of our movement. RSVP here: https://t.co/nyqtMVEcXQ" / Twitter
    then...
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