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Douglas Lucas

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Douglas Lucas studied philosophy and literature at TCU, graduating summa cum laude. His work covering national security matters, internet freedom, nightlife, and more has appeared at Vice, Salon, Nerve, and other venues. He also enjoys writing fiction, mainly in the SF and fantasy genres. He live...

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Jail video: deputies laugh as naked inmate diagnosed with schizophrenia dies in solitary:  Did you know that instead of begging psychiatrists & Big Pharma for help, you can attend industry/gov meetings on #psychology & take action? 
@Snowden You left out the best option: defending neither.
I knew another guy, an investment banker in Dallas. He said he hated his job, believed it was unethical, that he was ruining lives. He wanted to move to the Pacific Northwest, be a hippie in the woods. I asked him why not. He said, "My wife wants a high standard of living."
Imagine if you could only do that which is popular. I knew someone once, who picked out music each year by, once a year, looking at the Top 10 charts. He'd burn those albums to CDs and listen to those only. He said if he moved with the pack, there was safety in numbers.
When people say that voting Green or abolishing democracy or moving to paper ballots handcounted in public would be just so unrealistic, I always wonder like, do they have microscopes? What are they measuring to identify that which cannot ever occur? Atoms? Electromagnetic force?
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