16 articles in Shares

  • They Are Who We Are

    We know that if anything is able to be done by means of a conscious choice to do it, that that thing requires human agency for it to be done by. Even concerning work and works done via IE and robotics, a conscious human choice, perhaps and merely at the very least, at the initiation […]

  • The Control of the Agenda

    I ain’t lookin’ to compete with you Beat or cheat or mistreat you Simplify you, classify you Deny, defy or crucify you All I really want to do Is, baby, be friends with you http://www.bobdylan.com/us/songs/all-i-really-want-do#ixzz3bKKnqf4K It’s a matter of who calls the shots.  Winston Churchill, it is said, did not use public transport his whole […]

  • Comedy

    In a recent article we looked over Curiosity and tried to sift bad sorts of it from better sorts. The same is attempted here with Comedy. Like they invented the theatre and Tragedy the Ancient Greeks also invented Comedy as a dramatic form.  (I want to go wider than Comedy as drama only in this […]

  • Sustaining the Ballast

    The bottom of a ship is the place where it is open to vulnerability; the place where running onto rocks will tear open a gash and sink its proud beauty.  It is also the place wherein any ballast is loaded and held so as to keep it upright, afloat and level in the water. It […]

  • Should I use a DMCA Takedown Service?

    DMCA is US Federal Law. It has its international equivalents such as EU Directive 2004/48/EC, which have closely similar intentions and means of operation. They are Acts of Law which cary components enabling copyright holders to self-police their intellectual property on the web. This self-policing is carried out by the use of Removal Notifications usually […]

  • The War on Error part 2: Communities of the Heart

    Now it is a fact that to be able to see for what it mostly is the reality of the world of politics, and the game-play of much that goes for ordinary social interaction, a person has to be prepared to accept tough conclusions: To accept them into her heart and being.  There is no […]

  • Truth and Certainty

    Many persons consider them to be synonyms. It was Keats who wrote: several things dovetailed in my mind, and at once it struck me, what quality went to form a man of achievement especially in literature and which Shakespeare possessed so enormously – I mean Negative Capability, that is when a man is capable of […]

  • John Taylor Gatto Ultimate History Lesson Hour 1

    I’m happy to share this hour long video which was one of my inspirations in starting Metanomalies. This was produced by the folks over at Tragedy & Hope Productions.  They’ve given me permission to share this here and I’m reciprocating to them that they can share our material in their portal.

  • I know not seems, madam

    There is a branch of philosophy known as phenomenology. It is the study of appearances. It is naturally related to another branch called epistemology. This is the study of truth value. That might all seem a bit too high-falutin’ for you? Put simply it’s about: ‘Is what you see what you get?’ and if it […]

  • The War on Error 1. What is De-radicalisation?

    This week (Feb 22-28) UK primetime news ran a story for several days as a headliner item about three schoolgirls from an East London school who had flown to Turkey and crossed into ISIS-held Syrian territories so as to offer themselves as ‘Jihadi’ brides to fighters fighting there. The girls were 15, 15, and 16 […]

  • Vendettas on Vendors: or The Laborer Worthy his Hire

    This article topic came to mind while I was taking a shower this morning.  I’ve heard it put like this from a business partner of a few years ago:  “It sucks to be a vendor.”  In case that’s not incisive enough to get his point, the topic we were discussing was: what is it to […]

  • The means to build a community

    Building communities is one of those elusive items whose exercise will need to be a regular topic of conversation at metanomalies.com.  The conundrum is: How do communities get “built”? And what are the sociological dynamics that go into the course of their building? In the contemporary world we attempt to give all such questions explicit, […]

  • What is Metanomalies?

    Before any of us gets too carried away in talking about piracy, people might think that what metanomalies.com is about is simply piracy – but its actually far more than that. Metanomalies.com is a promotional effort for Anomalist Design LLC. – emphasizing what can be described as “building communities.” It is more also. It is […]