Idea to ponder: believing in conspiracy theories as explanations of events is similar to believing in a god or gods. Both are products of the human tendency to ascribe intelligent design and planning to patterns and complex phenomena, an instinctive bias part of the human psychological makeup.
Once again, at the end of this plague year, it's time to recap the music that came out over the past twelve months and soundtracked the year's events, or lack thereof. And while this year
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It's the last day of 2019, and as such, here are the notable records of the past year:
Article 54 — The Hustle ( BandCamp )
In Australia, the rolling political unpleasantness is
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As one of his final official acts, US President Obama has commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning , the former intelligence analyst who leaked classified video of drone pilots massacring civilians, to time served. Now