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Throughout most of human history there has been a divide between the wealthy and the poor, the elite and the lower class, those who lead and those who follow. This seemed an inevitable continuation of our ape-ancestor’s proclivity towards hierarchies, an evolutionarily-hardwired behavior driven by our nervous systems and the...
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"Like a Vision" Mr Thoms
The internet: the collective thoughts of a species. The word, Kotodama, is a Japanese word that roughly translates to "the spirit or the power of language." It is the belief that words can influence our environment, our minds, our bodies and our souls. In many ways, it's simply speaking to the power of symbols--for words are symbols, just...
Tech Fest NW just celebrated its sixth year in Portland this week, and its message was loud and clear: tech in Portland is here to stay, and the community isn't just vibrant, but it's surging with momentous force into the future. Ever since the 90s, America's west coast has been the champion...
Democracy, from the Greek Dēmokratía, translates literally to "rule of the commoners".  A quick look around America will tell you this is far from the system we have: the richest 1% hold 38% of all of America's wealth. the bottom 90% hold 73% of all the debt. Trump's 17 cabinet members have...