"Those leaders who handled the virus best were those who humbly consulted public health experts and acted quickly, and many were women; in contrast, male authoritarians who botched the response were suspicious of experts and too full of themselves."

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"It’s not that the leaders who best managed the virus were all women. But those who bungled the response were all men, and mostly a particular type: authoritarian, vainglorious and blustering. Think of Boris Johnson in Britain, Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran and Donald Trump in the United States."

nytimes.com/2020/06/13/opinion

I recently said people supporting racist projects would be devastated if those projects were actually implemented. Well, here's a tragic example.

twitter.com/archer_rs/status/1

Martin Luther King Jr. said it:

""True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice."

We don't have justice right now. So not protesting will not achieve peace, but only silent and succesful injustice.

youtu.be/6BB0Q1qHpAw

"This is a list of proposed policies that seem like they could address some complaints, not a list of the complaints that I most wish could be addressed, and the distinction is important."

medium.com/@yudkowsky/a-compre

En fait, cette histoire est parfaitement lamentable… Ça fait beaucoup d'irresponsables et de salauds, surtout sur un sujet si grave et en pleine crise mondiale.

franceculture.fr/emissions/sup

Please enjoy this little bit of wholesomeness in these trying times.

youtu.be/Wh9amMeiRYQ

HO. MY. SHAI-HULUD.

I see the oracle, the Timelines without number which vision waves before me on an undulating fabric. The number of them where this movie is awesome is just staggering!

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"And this is the judgement, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil. For all who do evil hate the light and do not come to the light, so that their deeds may not be exposed. But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God." (John 3:19–21)

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Of course the anti-choice groups work with lies and deceit.

They know full well they couldn't succeed with only the truth.

Which, as a christian, tells me they're working against God, there's no doubt about it.

latimes.com/entertainment-arts

La guerre, c’est la paix. La liberté, c’est l’esclavage. L’ignorance, c’est la force.

twitter.com/BFMTV/status/12624

Nous avons un problème avec nos medias, parce que leur intérêt premier n'est pas de nous informer, n'est pas la vérité, mais de faire de l'argent avec nous. Principalement en attirant notre attention pour la revendre à des publicitaires.

Et ça permet ce genre d'aberration…

youtu.be/ttyVnyi1mRY

"Ultimately, the public needs to better understand the virus. People need to see, for example, why hand-washing matters—because even if you get a virus particle on your hand, if you wash it off before you touch your face, you will not become infected. People need to be less afraid but more careful. Stark messaging can’t bring that about, but smart messaging can."

theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/

Translation: "if we close our eyes, the problem doesn't exist".

Trump is so far gone mentally he has lost object permanence. You know, that cognitive skill babies acquire between 4 and 7 months…

twitter.com/atrupar/status/126

Il serait temps de rétablir la vérité et de revenir à des systèmes économiques qui servent tout le monde au lieu d'asservir tout le monde pour servir une minorité. Ces systèmes existent, visiblement.

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Pire, dans notre histoire, le monde de la finance a déjà par une fois plongé le monde dans le chaos, au milieu de l'âge du bronze, dans sa volonté d'enrichissement à outrance. Ils y sont parvenus en faisant tomber les mécanismes qui les empêchaient de créer des inégalités trop profondes (notamment des jubilés qui annulaient toutes les dettes).

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