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In negotiating with Iran, John Kerry and President Obama exemplify the principle of Herman Melville's Billy Budd: Avoid the perils of striking out by mastering the skills of reaching out.
Billy Budd kills because, tongue-tied by emotion, he can't express himself through speech.
Is America learning to avoid violence by mastering the art of talk?
Posted by Dick Samson on April 3, 2015 at 1:55pm
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Posted by Dick Samson on January 20, 2015 at 8:14pm
Our individual minds, though distinct and uniquely ours, may also join with others in a kind of mental symphony that now and then becomes audible against a prevailing background of static. That’s a conclusion suggested by the Global Consciousness Project (GCP), which got its start at Princeton University in 1998 and now operates as an international collaboration.
After 16 years of monitoring more than 480 world events, researchers report strong evidence of some kind of transpersonal mentality that seems to emerge when many people share a common concern or experience. At such times, a global network of devices employing quantum tunneling has found weak but definite signs of coherence arising out of…Continue
Posted by Dick Samson on September 29, 2014 at 6:00am
An unprecedented global "supersociety" may be emerging -- in spite of resource depletion, pollution and conflict that seem to be driving us to dystopia.
This surprisingly positive prospect is the fruition of key developments that are now germinating and sending out their first tentative shoots. They all engage a vastly underutilized resource: the best that is in people.
Among these highly-human developments, seven of the most imminent and notable are these:
These, only now being defined and framed, might be called hyperjobs, meta-jobs, ultra-jobs, post-information-age jobs, or no jobs.Continue
Posted by Dick Samson on June 10, 2014 at 2:00pm
The future of bitcoin, the new cyber currency, could be tiny or titanic depending on how it's promoted from here on out. If backers try to make it the universal currency of a new era, bypassing banks and governments, it could end up as "financial Esperanto."
If, however, backers lower their sights and shoot for "financial English," bitcoin could surge as never before.
Why is this comparison important?
According to various estimates, there are between one and two million Esperanto speakers worldwide; and between 335 and 500 million English speakers. Using the high-end estimates for both languages, English clearly dominates by a factor of 250!
If the parallel between languages and currencies is sound, the implications are enormous. No matter how high bitcoin has surged in the past, it could be only a ripple compared to the tsunami ahead! …Continue
Posted by Dick Samson on June 3, 2014 at 7:11pm
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