The Sheer Perfection of Donald Trump’s Golden Shower

Wabi-sabi is the Japanese term for that which is perfect not in spite of its imperfections, but because of them. It’s a teacup whose cracks enhance its beauty, or an asymmetrical tableau that is nevertheless balanced. Things that are wabi-sabi are not perfect, but they feel perfect. Looking at them fills you with serenity — … Continue reading “The Sheer Perfection of Donald Trump’s Golden Shower”

Yuval Noah Harari: ‘Homo sapiens as we know them will disappear in a century or so’

Andrew Anthony Sunday 19 March 2017 04.00 EDT At the centre of the book is the contention that what made Homo sapiens the most successful human being, supplanting rivals such as Neanderthals, was our ability to believe in shared fictions. Religions, nations and money, Harari argues, are all human fictions that have enabled collaboration and … Continue reading “Yuval Noah Harari: ‘Homo sapiens as we know them will disappear in a century or so’”

5 things to know about Thursday’s marijuana raids in Colorado – 7NEWS Denver TheDenverChannel.com

The DEA says that the illegal operations were selling exclusively outside of Colorado, which is a violation of state and federal law.The Colorado Legislature is currently hashing out at least two bills aimed at cracking down on illegal marijuana grows. One of the bills would limit medical patients to grow only 16 plants – down … Continue reading “5 things to know about Thursday’s marijuana raids in Colorado – 7NEWS Denver TheDenverChannel.com”

Trump’s peculiar relationship with the truth is becoming a national embarrassment (opinion) – CNN.com

(CNN)Donald Trump’s peculiar relationship with the truth — his penchant for promoting unfounded stories and conspiracies theories — represents not just a curious quirk or a character flaw. They are a much-practiced technique that has paid dividends as self-promotion in his business career and in his political rise. Over decades spent in the company of … Continue reading “Trump’s peculiar relationship with the truth is becoming a national embarrassment (opinion) – CNN.com”

Analysis | Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself.

Analysis | Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself.

“In two decades of smoking weed, I’ve never seen anything that looks like that.” By Christopher Ingraham and Tauhid Chappell March 13 at 2:07 PM The problems with the Mississippi weed go well beyond aesthetics. For instance, the pot grown there maxes out, potency-wise, at about 13 percent THC (the main chemical that gets you … Continue reading “Analysis | Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself.”