You Can Lead a Horse to Water, but You Cannot Keep a Herd of Sheep from Going to Slaughter

by O Society Mar 11, 2019 "Mind-monkey" 心猿 "Intention-horse" 意馬 Google Translate: 心猿意馬 = Xinyuanyima = "monkey mind thought horse" = "distracted; indecisive; restless" The ape swings from tree to tree; put the horse back in its stall image: Gibbons and Horses 10th century Song You can lead a horse to water; but you cannot … Continue reading You Can Lead a Horse to Water, but You Cannot Keep a Herd of Sheep from Going to Slaughter

Give Us This Day Our Daily Meds: Reason to Believe Again

For everyone who struggles... https://youtu.be/0kJdWJXxF3Y   Reason to Believe There's a scar on your heart But your journey's just begun A distant light that's worth the fight The story's far from done Stop hurting yourself Those tired sores have nothing more to bleed Self hatred I know it well it's dragging you down Listen to … Continue reading Give Us This Day Our Daily Meds: Reason to Believe Again

How Did the Zebra Get Its Stripes?

Scientific testing zeroes in on the advantages of a zebra’s striped coat.  by Tim Caro,Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Ecology, University of California, Davis and Martin How, Biological Sciences, University of Bristol Conversation Feb 20, 2019 Zebras are famous for their contrasting black and white stripes – but until very recently no one really knew what's the use of sporting … Continue reading How Did the Zebra Get Its Stripes?

Historian who confronted Davos billionaires leaks Tucker Carlson rant

Rutger Bregman heckles Fox News host Tucker Carlson in this audio/video of their interview. Obviously upset, Carlson tells Bregman: ‘Go fuck yourself’ by  Sam Wolfson Guardian Feb 21, 2019 The interview began cordially, but became tense. Photograph: YouTube/World Economic Forum, Fox NewsRutger Bregman, author of the book Utopia for Realists, is the Dutch historian who became a … Continue reading Historian who confronted Davos billionaires leaks Tucker Carlson rant

Office Space at 20: How Comedy Speaks to an Anxious Workplace

https://youtu.be/pD2xBXm4y70 In the cult 1999 film about corporate malaise, the story of an everyman rallying against his sedate life found itself a loyal following by Charles Bramesco Guardian Feb 19, 2019 Decades of incessant “I believe you have my stapler” stammerings from unfunny men at bars have done nothing to detract from this film’s hilarity, Maybe … Continue reading Office Space at 20: How Comedy Speaks to an Anxious Workplace

‘Not ashamed’: Assman says his name shouldn’t be rejected for personalized licence plate (EchoChamber Friday)

SGI has said 'Assman' is an unacceptable slogan, and may be read as offensive CBC News Feb 06, 2019  Dave Assman says he'd like a personalized licence plate with his name, because he's proud of it.(Submitted by Dave Assman)   It's his name, he's proud of it, and he wants it on his Saskatchewan licence … Continue reading ‘Not ashamed’: Assman says his name shouldn’t be rejected for personalized licence plate (EchoChamber Friday)

White People Are Finally Beginning to Notice They’ve Been Trump Tax Scammed

Yahoo! News Feb 6, 2019 It’s February, which means it’s officially everyone’s favorite time of year: tax season! And while most of us will be putting off tracking down our W-2s until early April, some people managed to file their taxes already. And among these early birds, many in the middle class are shocked to find … Continue reading White People Are Finally Beginning to Notice They’ve Been Trump Tax Scammed