Predictions for Social Good in January 6, For a few happy seconds, it seems like nothing has really changed:
What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination? Ashcans and unobtainable dollars!
Children screaming under the stairways! Boys sobbing in armies! Old men weeping in the parks! Moloch the heavy judger of men!
Moloch the incomprehensible prison! Moloch the crossbone soulless jailhouse and Congress of sorrows! Moloch whose buildings are judgment!
Moloch the vast stone of war! Moloch the stunned governments! Moloch whose mind is pure machinery! Moloch whose blood is running money! Moloch whose fingers are ten armies! Moloch whose breast is a cannibal dynamo!
Moloch whose ear is a smoking tomb! Moloch whose eyes are a thousand blind windows! Moloch whose skyscrapers stand in the long streets like endless Jehovahs! Moloch whose factories dream and croak in the fog!
Moloch whose smoke-stacks and antennae crown the cities! Moloch whose love is endless oil and stone! Moloch whose soul is electricity and banks! Moloch whose poverty is the specter of genius! Moloch whose fate is a cloud of sexless hydrogen!
Moloch whose name is the Mind! Moloch in whom I sit lonely! Moloch in whom I dream Angels! Lacklove and manless in Moloch! Moloch who entered my soul early! Moloch in whom I am a consciousness without a body!
Moloch who frightened me out of my natural ecstasy! Moloch whom I abandon!Completing Capitalism: Heal Business to Heal the World and millions of other books are available for instant ashio-midori.com | Audible.
Ah, but super-human AI is not the only way Moloch can bring our demise. How many such dangers can your global monarch identify in time? EMs, nanotechnology, memetic contamination, and all the other unknown ways we’re running to the bottom. The importance of happiness as an end for humans has long been recognized.
Forms of hedonism were put forward by Aristippus and Epicurus; Aristotle argued that eudaimonia is the highest human good and Augustine wrote that "all men agree in desiring the last end, which is happiness." Happiness was also explored in depth by Aquinas.
Different varieties of consequentialism also existed in the. Paul Kingsnorth is a writer and poet living in Cumbria, England. He is the author of several books, including the poetry collection Kidland and his fictional debut The Wake, winner of the Gordon Burn Prize and the Bookseller Book of the Year Award.
Kingsnorth is the cofounder and director of the Dark Mountain Project, a network of writers, artists, and thinkers. This is a rare entry for my blog.
I was deeply moved by this speech by Mujica, and it expressed many views I share with the man I am proud to have voted to be president of my ashio-midori.com as I was in awe of his eloquence and heart-warming simplicity, I was also appalled by the poor quality of the translation that was inflicted upon the non-Spanish speaking attendees of the Summit.
I agree that all our decisions are based on emotions. Even when we think that we made a logical decision.
There was a study in which people were asked to pick among two chickens – one was supposedly healthy, and the other was tasty.