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Pirate Party Planks:

* copyleft > copyright
* ethnicities are not races
* Gov’t runs some businesses to showcase its values
* special public schools focus on training for work in govt
* some pubic schools are residential, some are same sex
* Tulsi Gabbard’s reprimand of Trump > impeachment verbiage
* Russia is not an enemy
* China either
* protect electoral infrastructure
* until elections are more trusted, no party has a mandate

Pirate Party USA: no candidates, only planks, feel free to steal

Regarding “ethnicities are not races”:

I can easily imagine a time when inquiries about a person’s race are considered a reflection of one’s dated thinking style, ergo crude to the point of…


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inflatable planetarium

Frances A. Yates fans will remember in her The Art of Memory how the goal of an Hermetic education was to consciously construct one’s model of Reality. Either construct your own, or have one constructed for you.

The notion that one “constructs one’s own reality” later only became a debate in connection with Piaget and his portrayal of stages in knowledge acquisition and behavioral repertoire. His “constructivism” became controversial and polarizing, portending later storms that would cross the Educational Plain (a teenage wasteland for the most part), wreaking havoc.

If you could furnish your home office as a planetarium, now wouldn’t that be grand, but then how would it work? …


Stuck at home, missing school? Why not sample a futuristic curriculum, free and open source?

The School of Tomorrow is named, somewhat tongue in cheek, for the House of Tomorrow, a movie and book about a teenager being raised by his grandma to be the next Buckminster Fuller. They live in a dome (of course). So what would the curriculum look like? Local futurist Kirby Urner thinks he has some answers.

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“I like using retro futurism, science fiction from the past, to get us thinking about our own future” says Urner. “I’m a big fan of the Youtube channel Defunctland, because it reminds us that, even though big dreams don’t always pan out — such as Disney’s America — we still need to dream big.” …

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