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Soon: Killer Robots

From the Atlantic: Coming Soon to a Battlefield: Robots That Can Kill, Tomorrow’s wars will be faster, more high-tech, and less human than ever before. Welcome to a new era of machine-driven warfare. All too soon, we are going to face a revolution in military affairs. Increasingly, fighting…and killing…will be done by machines. And they…

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Ye Turbulent Priest

Before wishing you all a Happy Halloween, I thought I’d give you a real scare. This is another from my colleague, Arthur Waskow: King Henry II: “Will No One Rid Me of this Turbulent Priest?” On Christmas Day, 1170, King Henry II of England at his castle in Normandy, had just been informed that Thomas…

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A video to make you weep

Today I went to the site of the Parody Project on Youtube. I went hoping to get a quick laugh. The Project does amazingly funny videos which combine really great music with pointed social commentary. My favorite may be “Confounds The Science,” which sounds like “The Sound Of Silence,” while actually mocking Trump’s rejection of…

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