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Starry Nights, of Deep Awe and Deep Fear

From Quora: Tim Prendergast, Gallery Owner  One absolute truth, that most people rarely consider, is that the world during the first millennium was a very, very dark place after nightfall. Even though cities existed during that thousand year epoch…the world … Continue reading

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A Quick Contrast/Compare with the OTHER Imperium

I just took a read of the flaws of Warhammer 40,000’s God-Emperor of Mankind, mainly focusing on how his cold, inhumane and sociopathic treatment of his sons lead directly to the great Horus Heresy, and the utter disaster of today’s … Continue reading

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The Moscow Rules

From Wikipedia The Moscow rules are rules-of-thumb said to have been developed during the Cold War to be used by spies and others working in Moscow. The rules are associated with Moscow because the city developed a reputation as being … Continue reading

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People Flee Warzones

From ISIS’ reign of terror has left a permanent stain on Mosul A skeletal population Iraq’s second largest city was once a bustling trading hub. Now, it’s almost unrecognizable. Before ISIS seized control, Mosul was home to 2.5 million people. … Continue reading

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Robot Replacements – Reflections

Bill Cameron has put up an interesting reply to Robot Replacements, which I feel compelled to reply… Reads like a pamphlet for the “Society for the Sovereignty of Man over Machine” Good catch! Actually, I was pushing ways to make … Continue reading

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My Model of a Traveller Crewman

“If you have a piece of land, you have to be able to protect it.” “I never had to shoot anyone, but…” Cody would make a great Traveller crewman. Or a better-than-average Scout. Kinda weak on the “self-preservation vs curiosity” … Continue reading

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Robot Replacements

From Bloomberg: The appeal for factory owners is clear: German robot maker Kuka AG estimates a typical robot costs about 5 euros ($5.38) an hour to operate over its life. The hourly compensation cost of U.S. manufacturing was $36.49 per … Continue reading

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