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I think being personally responsible for a googleplex^googleplex dust specks arriving in a googleplex^googleplex eyes is a worse thing than that that can happen to a person.

This little arc starts here and has a few gems.

>Dr. Bunnigus: **Are** there 'bots (nano-machines creating new neural pathways) in my brain?

>Petey: Nope. I don't need them. Your brain is working correctly. All I need to do is explain things to you, and you'll be able to make the right choice.

-Exchange between Dr. Bunnigus and the Benevolent O...(read more)

[This Video Will Make You Angry]( by CGP Grey discusses the meme-ic virility of controversial arguments.

A few different sources have also discussed the idea that we are out of the Age of Information, and into the Age of Attention, and that attention is...(read more)

This Video Will Make You Angry by CGP Grey is a great discussion on the meme-ic virility of controversial arguments.

The typical theme is reference material on one screen, and working material on the other screen. The equivalent of having all your reference material open on your desk so you are not flipping back an forth through notes.

Edit: Read [The Intelligent Use of Space]( more)

It is because you forgot to pack TP. Bring TP and things will be ok.

Of course, refusing to examine oneself is the shortest distance to becoming an a**hole.

YorkNecromancer @ belloflostsouls

Upvote for references, links, and avoiding weak anecdotal evidence.

And they never claim to be doing science (other than that "For Science" tag, but who would take that seriously on an entertainment website?). They are introducing the idea that our minds have flaws and are full of bias to their audience through highly relatable example material.

I don't know if the...(read more)