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Temporal autonomy is a very important freedom and I would even say human right that's worth fighting for! It has so many unexpected positive side effects.

Such as watching a video at 4:20am on a Wednesday where Terence McKenna blows our minds talking about how "biological systems [like humans] are amplifiers of quantum mechanical indeterminancy".

Edurne boosted members -- lots of discussion on Loomio right now that is relevant to the future of Social.Coop -- please check out important proposals by @mayel and @rbenjamin

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What is the role of emotion in the classroom, and how do teachers talk to students about emotion? Is it treated as โ€˜noiseโ€™? Okay in small amounts? A barrier to learning? And do emotions happen to you, or do you create emotions yourself?

I created this infographic for teachers about my latest research that included 750 teachers from Greece, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Please forward it to any teachers in your life! ๐Ÿ˜บ

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The eight-hour day is an anachronism when at current levels of productivity most people should be working only three. It was an achievement more than a hundred years ago when Uruguay made it the law in 1915, but it's not a great thing to not make any progress in a hundred years.

The show must move on.

The HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) West wants to build cities now.

Got me thinking about what cities would look like if they were built new. Each one with its own aesthetic, and its prioritisation of specific values.

Before Trump won all the white nationalists were talking about was an opt-out option. Would that be the future of lib-municipalism?Alt-righters in one city, anarcho-primitivists in another, ancoms in one place, liberals begging us to stay put?

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@enkiv2 Politeness becomes a terrible vice when not accompanied by strength of character, indeed.

When I started the quixotic journey to create a taxonomy of all human knowledge the most common (and well meaning) questions people asked me were: Why? Whatโ€™s the point (you know Wikipedia exists right)? And the more obvious: Are you bonkers?

But I started because a taxonomy of knowledge primarily designed as a teaching resource ceased to exist. So, yeah.

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On this , I wish for myself and all others who so wish to fully liberate ourselves from wage labour (including freelancing and 'gig economy' work).

So happy to be dedicating the majority of my time to solidarity, cooperative, libre, commons, and pro-bono work ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜Œ ๐Ÿ™ƒ

Self-directed cooperation FTW!

Absolutely incredible! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ Janelle Monae nailed it like only weird girls can

Just uploaded my video application on behalf of HAHA Academy for the Shuttleworth Foundation fellowship programme!!

Feedback appreciated, I'm submitting it to them on Monday!

No one is going to give you the you need to overthrow them

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Long Live the Pirate Queen of Science! Alexandra Elbakyan is a graduate student in Russia. She has made tens of millions of peer reviewed research publications -- many of which report results of work funded by public money -- available to everyone in the world, regardless of their economic means:

Hereโ€™s the equation for an awesome compliment according to Marshall Rosenberg:
- Think of something someone has done to make your life wonderful (Do not use names like, you're smart, brilliant, or great, instead explain what they did to make your life so great)
- Think about how that specific action makes you feel
- And finally what need of yours it fulfilled (eg, honesty, peace, connection, meaning, play etc)

So: anotherโ€™s action+your feels+need it met+actually saying it= amazing compliment.

Okay. Deleted Facebook, deleted Instagram. Feels good so far!

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The Asch or the Asch Paradigm refers to a series of studies directed by Solomon Asch studying if and how individuals yielded to or defied a majority group and the effect of such influences on beliefs and opinions:

Only 5 percent of participants were always swayed by the crowd. 25 percent of the sample consistently defied majority opinion, with the rest conforming on some

@lightone As for reducing the risk of testicular cancer, ovarian cysts etc, sure - if I hacked off my tits I'd reduce the risk of breast cancer, but I'm not signing myself up for that, regardless of the potential future benefits! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Both dog and cat currently at vet getting their gonads removed. There was a lot of pressure to do it - esp from other dog owners - but I had read up a lot of counter-arguments, mostly from Scandinavian countries (in Norway it's illegal to neuter dogs). This was why I sat on the fence about it for 5 years.

But since the dog's aggression towards other dogs was getting worse, and since we had already arranged to get his kitten bro's balls removed, better at the same time...

Hey @Antanicus :) @mayel and I have begun planning how to collect resources for HAHA Academy! Wanted to know your thoughts about the range of questions we've come up with so far! The doc's available here:

The last question is a first stab in the dark as to how to gather info to create dependencies between the topics. I've seen it done well within textbooks (like in the image below), but want to create more of a cross-category dependency system ๐ŸŽ ๐Ÿค“