Unspun News for the 18th of April, 2018.
“Debunking 10 Lies About Syria and Assad“. BE INFORMED.
“World’s Most Valuable AI Startup Also Happens To Be Part of “the World’s Biggest System of Surveillance” ….. Booom.
“In a move that is ramping up tensions between China and Taiwan, the Chinese navy will start large scale live-fire military drills in the straits off Taiwan.”
“Let’s Bomb Syria to Hell Before The Truth “Blows Up” In Our Faces”
“Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the U.S.-led attacks on Syria violated international law and if they go unanswered by international bodies, more of such chaos in the world will be conceivable …“
THE SAKER – “Alas, This Is Far From Over!” – Excellent summary of the status quo.
“The Militarization of the European Union: Schengen Area Handed Over to US-NATO Forces”
“Russia and Syrian TV have just broadcast these witness statements that contradict the accusations levelled by the White Helmets, that a chemical attack took place in Ghouta on 8 April.”
“n January 2009, Israel repeatedly fired White Phosphorous on densely-populated areas of Gaza, targeting civilians. This was widely-documented, yet Israel has never been held accountable. America and allies recently bombed Syria on unproven, zero-evidence, allegations that Syria used chemical weapons.”
“Robert Fisk Reports Head of Douma Clinic Denies Chemical Weapons Attack”. By Craig Murray – a LOT of interesting info here re journos and journalism today …..
“From July 1, Queensland and Western Australia will ban single-use, lightweight plastic bags from major retailers, bringing them into line with the ACT, South Australia and Tasmania.” GOOD!!!
San Francisco – “It was snowing and hailing, with thunder, then there was an earthquake. It felt like a big jerk, not rolling,” (M3.8)
US – “Even MORE snow for Minnesota”
UK – “Disastrously delayed spring” in Britain”.
“An ice shelf over a kilometre thick once formed over the Arctic Ocean, a new study by researchers from the University of Sheffield has revealed.”
“When Whales and Humans Talk; Arctic people have been communicating with cetaceans for centuries—and scientists are finally taking note.“
“Instead of merely offering advertisers the ability to target people based on demographics and consumer preferences, Facebook instead offers the ability to target them based on how they will behave, what they will buy, and what they will think. These capabilities are the fruits of a self-improving, artificial intelligence-powered prediction engine….”
“What is the life force, or what ancient philosophers called the “animus”? It is light, and this is the fundamental method by which your cells and DNA communicate.” Well, hallo, light-beings!
“Now, as the world waits to see what the fallout will be from Trump’s April 13th strikes against Syria, I’m reminded of American mystic Edgar Cayce’s prophecy about Russia somehow preventing World War III.”
“Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday.”
“When the sun goes down tonight, step outside and look west. Weather permitting, you’ll see an exquisitely slender crescent Moon shining right beside Venus…”
ALSO – “A hole has opened in the sun’s atmosphere, and it is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth”
“Astronomers have only one force in their bag of tricks: gravity. Anomalous observations, such as high temperature in galaxy clusters, “must be” caused by collisions.” Some excellent points here….
“Air Pollution May be to Blame for 20% of Dementia Cases”
“The NSA Wants a Skeleton Key to Everyone’s Encrypted Data; Encryption can protect personal data from government intrusion, which means the government wants the key to break it.”
“Most people don’t know how to listen because the major part of their attention is taken up by thinking. “They pay more attention to that than to what the other person is saying, and none at all to what really matters: the Being of the other person underneath the words and the mind.”
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