Below is an invitation to our InspireSeattle Social on Saturday evening September 7th at 6:30PM at Candy Sullivan’s place. We have scored again and have a great speaker: Ramez Naam to discuss biological enhancement of the human brain. SAVE THE DATE! Remember – IT’S A POTLUCK!! Come join us! www.inspireseattle.org InspireSeattle Invites YOU to join […]
Pirate TV this week Gary Greenberg with Philip Cushman: An Exposé of Psychiatry’s ‘Bible’ Also available: , Mon. 6/17 8-9 pm, Thurs. 1pm, Sat. 1am on Seattle Community Media. The American Psychiatric Association’s “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM) is the profession’s bible of diagnosis. Its fifth edition, set for May, radically broadens the […]
The minister at my local Unitarian Universalist church said in a sermon that left-leaning folks should stop calling gun-rights advocates names such as “gun nut” and “moron.” She said that it sure is tempting to insult them, but it’s counter-productive. Her words got me thinking. After the sermon, I asked her about it. I said, […]
Seattle resident Joe Brewer wrote this groundbreaking article How Will the 99% Deal with the Psychopaths in the 1%?. The economic elite (“the 1%”) seem to lack the normal, altruistic tendencies and emotions of most of us. They lack shame and a sense of community. Great opportunity for progressive messaging in these memes.