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But it’s a voluntary system….right? But it’s a voluntary system….right?

…and that’s why no matter how well intended your employer is you will always be exploited by them because of the way capitalism is structured, the labor theory of value basically proves this beyond doubt. You can never get paid the true value of your labor because the employer always takes you surplus value. And…

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Herd Mentality. Soviet experiments on kids *English Subs* Herd Mentality. Soviet experiments on kids *English Subs*

Narrator: A lot of our actions could be easily explained by suggestion, even though we don’t realize it. Tell me what color are these pyramids? Both white Tell me, Olen’ka, what color are the pyramids? Both white What about you kiddo, what color are the pyramids? Both white Olezhka, look closely, what color are the…

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BEASTARS Is A Deviant Furry Masterpiece | Jack Saint BEASTARS Is A Deviant Furry Masterpiece | Jack Saint

♪ we two we’re friends to the end ♪ ♪ Help me my friend, we kinda blend ♪ ♪ Together, coffee and cream ♪ ♪ Boy what a team. ♪ – Oh, hello there. How’s it going? Did you enjoy the Super Bowl? How about that Iowa Caucus eeh? coin flip, I really need to…

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Shutting down flat Earthers, Neil deGrasse Tyson style | Big Think Shutting down flat Earthers, Neil deGrasse Tyson style | Big Think

I don’t like debating people because in a debate what is the construct. It’s typically two people and there’s an audience and you debate some opposite sides of some issue. And then there’s a winner of the debate. And then everyone walks away reflecting on the winner. So who wins the debate? It’s often the…

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(2019) The Next Lost Civilization [REDUX] | A Documentary by David Al-Badri (2019) The Next Lost Civilization [REDUX] | A Documentary by David Al-Badri

Let’s make a few things clear Opera recorded history spends roughly six thousand five hundred years before it enters obscurity And there we can only make general assumptions based on relatively flimsy evidence Most of the time these assumptions are made to fit within the established paradigm Pre-existing notions of the development of human beings…

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Theory vs. practice: How is liberalism criticized? | Chandran Kukathas | Big Think Theory vs. practice: How is liberalism criticized? | Chandran Kukathas | Big Think

When one approaches people from within liberal societies I think what one has to ask is how much the objection is to the theory and how much the objection is really to the practice. Because many critics of liberalism themselves I think depend on certain liberal understandings simply for the freedom to practice their own…

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(2019) The Next Lost Civilization | A Documentary by David Al-Badri (2019) The Next Lost Civilization | A Documentary by David Al-Badri

Let’s make a few things clear Our recorded history spends roughly six thousand five hundred years before it enters obscurity From there. We can only make general assumptions based on relatively flimsy evidence Most of the time these assumptions are made to fit within the established paradigm Pre-existing notions of the development of human beings…

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How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it | Nick Bostrom How civilization could destroy itself — and 4 ways we could prevent it | Nick Bostrom

Chris Anderson: Nick Bostrom. So, you have already given us so many crazy ideas out there. I think a couple of decades ago, you made the case that we might all be living in a simulation, or perhaps probably were. More recently, you’ve painted the most vivid examples of how artificial general intelligence could go…

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Is John McCain Right About Civilization Unraveling? Is John McCain Right About Civilization Unraveling?

FOR A LONG TIME ON THE YOUNG TURKS I’VE BEEN TALKING ABOUT WHAT I CALL THE GREAT UNRAVELING, THAT’S THE TERM I’VE BEEN USING. I WAS WORRIED THE FINANCIAL MARKETS WOULD AT SOME POINT COLLAPSE BECAUSE THEY INCENTIVIZED TOO MUCH RISK-TAKING, WE’VE GOT A HOUSE OF CARDS IN TERMS OF THE ECONOMY AND THAT SYSTEMIC…

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Our Existence and Our Story – Evolution of Civilization: Part I – Enlightened Society Podcast Our Existence and Our Story – Evolution of Civilization: Part I – Enlightened Society Podcast

evolution of Civilization part 1 our existence in our story Welcome to a new series called evolution of civilization This history series is designed to introduce profound topics that shaped our lives in our civilization It’s an overview of topics without getting lost in too many details or academic debates The hope is that you…

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