Found : Some Lovecraftian Thoughts On Borges I had read many of Jorge Luis Borges short stories several years before discovering Lovecraft, let alone studying the latter seriously, and so the idea of Borges owing any debt to or admitting any influence from HPL was new and somewhat shocking to me when I first encountered…

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Found : Humans and Neanderthals Might Have Interbred As modern humans spread across Europe tens of thousands of years ago, they may have interbred with Neanderthals, creating hybrids, according to a new study of ancient human bones from Romania. Anthropologists have long wondered what happened when the two species met as modern humans spread from…

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Found : Bataille’s Columbine: The Sacred Space Of Hate Bataille's "heterology" – from the Greek word for difference – concerns the different as such. It is the difference that must be expelled from the same in order for the same to be the same. In bodily terms: excretions of all kinds; in the body-politic: sacrifice…

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Found : Neanderthals were not ‘stupid,’ says new research LONDON (AFP) — Neanderthals were not as stupid as they have been portrayed, according to new research Tuesday showing their stone tools were as good as those made by the early ancestors of modern humans, Homo sapiens. The findings by a team of scientists at British…

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Found : Intelligent Design and Irreducible Complexity Intelligent design is a science perspective which infers that natural laws and chance alone are not adequate to explain all natural phenomena. Intelligent design is closely synonymous to creation science. It may only be distinguished by the fact that it makes no claims about who the creator was,…

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Found : Is God schizophrenic? [S]chizophrenia is where God's game of auto-amnesia is blown prematurely, so that the schizophrenic realizes that he is actually God, but – because the understanding has not unfolded in the proper way – the result of this revelation is confusion, terror and existential isolation. This theory of schizophrenia is in…

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Found : Meme Controversies, God and Blending Two leaders in the field of memetics are Henry Plotkin and Richard Dawkins. They both agree that memes differ from genes in at least one major way: Memes do not replicate physically, and therefore they subject themselves to the possibility of imperfect replication. As Dawkins puts it, "It…

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Found : t r u t h o u t | Progressives Lack a Limbaugh-Like Voice Words, even those heard casually and listened to incidentally, activate frames – structures of ideas that are physically realized in the brain. The more the words are heard, the more the frames are activated in the brain, and stronger…

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