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A Photographic Means

A Photographic Means(Dedicated to Berenice Abbott)To widen our knowledgeOf a world seen through camera’s eyeIt’s truly something to acknowledgeAn acquaintance of truth that will not dieThough it does sometimes fadeawayIn the meantime, it teaches us of todayThere’s an education in … Continue reading

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A Republic To Be Kept

A Republic To Be Keptby Michael DoyleStart then as it were with a nameWhat we will call out as informationThen like chess parts to the gameWe provide definition in affirmationWhat does this take in its inflectionTo voice what it is … Continue reading

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Words To Think

Words To Thinkby Michael DoylePraying for blessing and favorAll words linked, meant to savorIn a world changing fastSo many moments that do not lastIn this living age of accelerationWe find many moments of fascinationLiving moments of radical transformationPast a bygone … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: All Information Is Imperfect. We have To Treat It With Humility

“There is no absolute knowledge. And those who claim it, whether they are scientists or dogmatists, open the door to tragedy. All information is imperfect. We have to treat it with humility.” – Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

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Thought For the Day: Where Is the Life We Have Lost In Living? Where Is the Wisdom We Have Lost In Knowledge?

“Where is the life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” – T.S. Eliot, poet (26 Sep 1888-1965)

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Thought For the Day: Freedom Means Trusting the American People and Equipping Them With Information To Assess Risks and Make the Best Decisions for Themselves and Their Families

“Instead of COVID-19 vaccine mandates, policymakers should focus on providing more clear and timely data on vaccine risks and benefits so Americans can make their own informed decisions along with the help of their doctors. Freedom means trusting the American … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Access To Information and Freedom of Expression, Including the Public Conversation On Twitter, Is Never More Important Than During Democratic Processes, Particularly Elections

 “Access to information and freedom of expression, including the public conversation on Twitter, is never more important than during democratic processes, particularly elections.” – Kate Ruane, ACLU’s legislative counsel applied to the Ugandan elections while turning a blind eye to … Continue reading

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On the Influence of Mass and Social Media

Mass Media Shaping of Culture and Perceptions of Self, Others and the World:             Where once Gutenberg’s printing press led the way in shaping the world, the driving technology in the modern world is mass media in its many and … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Press Loses Its Way When It Cares More About Who Benefits From Information Than Whether It’s True

“The whole point is that the press loses its way when it cares more about who benefits from information than whether it’s true.” – Matt Taibbi

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In Our Persistence

A fascinating presentation on cognition and how we’re all allegedly living in some sort of a shared hallucination that we call reality, led to this… In Our Persistence by Michael Doyle As I sit there listening My neurons sparkling and … Continue reading

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