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Technology is giving is giving life the potential to flourish like never before, or to self-destruct. Let's make a difference. FUTURE OF LIFE INSTITUTE
STEVEN PINKER - Psychology Department, Harvard University
THE WORLD IF - from, THE ECONOMIST Truly not to be missed. Always think: what if?
CONTEXT.ORG Catalyzing a graceful transition to the Planetary Era
SIMPLICITY INSTITUTE Envisioning a Prosperous Decent
THE DARK MOUNTAIN PROJECT The Dark Mountain Project is a network of writers, artists and thinkers who have stopped believing the stories our civilization tells itself. We produce and seek out writing, art and culture rooted in place, time, and nature.
ETHICS RESOURCE CENTER advancing high ethical standards and practices
CREATIVE TIME REPORT artists unflinching perspectives on the most challenging issues of our times
Skepticism & Critical Thinking
SKEPTOID – Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena with Brian Dunning
YOU ARE NOT SO SMART A celebration of self delusion JASON SILVA - Brain Games and Others
LOGICALLY FALLACIOUS the ultimate collection of over 300 logical fallacies
SKEPTIC NORTH crapping all over bad arguments like a Canadian Goose
SKEPTICAL SOFTWARE TOOLS – Applying the power of the programmable web to the purposes of skepticism.
THE SKEPTICAL TEACHER Musings of a science teacher and skeptic in an age of woo
BBC Radio 4 – IN OUR TIME. Melvyn Bragg hosts in depth discussions with experts on the history of ideas.
BBC Radio 4 – A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS.
DAN CARLIN – hardcore history fan!
BAYES' RULE: GUIDE - Bayes' rule or Bayes' theorem is the law of probability governing the strength of evidence - the rule saying how much to revise our probabilities (change our minds) when we learn a new fact or observe new evidence.
NATALIA REAGAN Where science, comedy and an unsettling love of primates collide.
LESS WRONG - a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality
OFFICE FOR SCIENCE & SOCIETY Separating sense from nonsense McGill University
PHARYNGULA – evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a godless liberal
COCKTAIL PARTY PHYSICS serving up science and culture with a splash of wit
INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE IN SOCIETY Great stuff about science, society, and sustainability.
AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY WEBLOG Agrobiodiversity consists of info. about crops, livestock, microbes, pollinators, wild relatives
CARBON COMMENTARY Chris Goodall writes about the many options the world can use to move away from fossil fuels.
BIOLOGY FORTIFIED Stronger life, stronger science, and stronger communication
ANTHROPOCENE JOURNAL peer reviewed science articles about humanities impact on the Earth
Health, Environment & Evidence Based Medicine
SCIENCE-BASED MEDICINE – Exploring issues & controversies in science & medicine
MY CIRCADIAN CLOCK - Participate in this science research about your body clock.
THE SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE BASED MEDICINE Join this organization and show you care.
PUSWARE – Home of the growing Mark Crislip multimedia empire
THE LEAP Building a world based on caring for the earth and each other.
OUR POWER CAMPAIGN Communities united for a just transition.
ART DE VANY ONLINE "The New Evolution Diet" (Perhaps minus the supplements.)
SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL Global movement for Tribal People's Rights
MICHAEL POLLAN Great stuff on nature, food and the mistakes of modern life.
THE PROGRAM ON ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Stanford Universiy
THE BREAKTHROUGH INSTITUTE is a pioneering research institute changing how people think about energy and the environment.
GUY MCPHERSON Nature Bats Last (Abrupt Climate Change)
Philosophy, Free Thought, Ideas & Critical Thinking
CRITICAL THINKING ACADEMY resources that can help people think critically about important issues.
REASON AND MEANING The meaning of life: Philosophy, evolution, death and transhumanism
EDGE To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
Open Yale Courses PLSC 114: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Professor Steven B. Smith
THE CHRISTIAN DELUSION – Hector Avalos, Ph.D., Edward Babinski, Dan Barker, Richard Carrier, Ph.D., David Eller, Ph.D., John W. Loftus, M.A., M.Div., Th.M., Jason Long Ph.D., Robert Price, Ph.D., Valerie Tarico, Ph.D., Paul Tobin
SLATE STAR CODEX DISPATCHES FROM WEIRD PLATONIC SPHERICAL COW PERFECT RATIONALITY OUTSIDE VIEW WORLD
Art, Culture & Adventure
MOLLY CRABAPPLE DRAWING BLOOD art & journalism
THE BAFFLER A loose collective of disaffiliated culture critics, knowledge workers, poets, illustrators, and closet utopians.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF ALBERT KAHN color photographs from a lost age
YOU HAVE BEEN HERE SOMETIMES David John, interior design THE ROYAL SOCIETY
SURVIVAL NEWS ONLINE – Self-Reliance for Everyone
FIVE INVITATIONS - Coming to terms with death.