“There is no whole self. It suffices to walk any distance along the inexorable rigidity that the mirrors of the past open to us in order to feel like outsiders, naively flustered by our own bygone days.” You find yourself in a city you hadn’t visited in years, walking along a street you had once…
via The Nothingness of Personality: Young Borges on the Self — Brain Pickings
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Source: Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? – Scientific American
The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.
Source: How Donald Trump Could Build an Autocracy in the U.S. – The Atlantic
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