A missive is mightier than a mi$$ile;

Swami ZYs1… astroturf: Creating the impression of public support by paying people in the public to pretend to be supportive. The false support can take the form of letters to the editor, postings on message boards in response to criticism, and writing to...

From the state of law to the security state:

Giorgio Agamben on the state of emergency in France Posted on December 28, 2015 by Julius Gavroche A translation of a chronicle written by Giorgio Agamben on Le Monde (23/12/2015) … From a State of Law to a Security State One cannot truly understand what is at stake...

Vanishing Pause Time

The Internet is a Big Time Suck San Diego Reader, Blog Diego By, Bridgett Ross: When attending a training session on Mantram Repitition conducted by Jill Borman, I heard her mention the phrase “vanishing pause time.” Essentially, “vanishing pause time” refers to the...

“The Risen Lord: On Sovereignty and Tyranny”:

The post has been hacked and replace with the following paragraph that included a link to the original posting: The resurrection of the body of Christ is a central Christian creed. Most believe in the literal meaning of the word resurrection about an...

The Historical Development of the Mythical Santa Claus

Michel Rizzotti Every year as winter sets in, people go through a yearly ritual called the Holidays. For some, Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus, a religious event. For others, it’s a secular season of gift giving and receiving. For most, it’s a...

Internet Bill of Rights

Tim Berners-Lee calls for internet bill of rights to ensure greater privacy, The Guardian Web inventor says world needs an online ‘Magna Carta’ to combat growing government and corporate control The inventor of the world wide web has warned that the freedom of the...

Edward Snowden: Banned and Sovereign

Michel Rizzotti Regardless of the covert encroachment of the Internet by the varied security States, cyberspace is nonetheless altering the jurico-political landscape of the world. Fugitive Edward Snowden’s legal status personifies what Giorgio Agamben describes...