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Harold Bdekkering

Exemplary education system of prof. Bekkering

Current system does not work by: educationalcommunity the netherlands Amsterdam, January 4, 2022– Many educationalists seem to be jealous and squint at Harold Bekkering: “That’s because as a neuroscientist I work in the educational domain. Harold Bekkering Moreover, I am against a system determined by cognitive development alone. It is about meaningful learning, where we teach…
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Police

The Police Again and Again

Or How Not to be Angry Amsterdam, 26 December 2021–  The police called at my student apartment one early evening, but I didn’t answer as I thought they’d come to evict me. I hadn’t paid my rent in months.  But then I got to thinking: my mum hadn’t been too good and what if it was…
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Rolls Royce expensive Luxury Car

Why Rolls-Royce Cars Are so Expensive

Rolls-Royce makes some of the world’s most luxurious and expensive cars. Known for producing hand-crafted automobiles that promise a seamless “magical carpet ride” for its customers, Rolls-Royce’s cars do not come cheap. With virtually unlimited optional extras, upgrades, and customizations, the true cost of a bespoke Rolls-Royce has no limits. So what are some of…
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Neon Dystopia

David Eggers: Suspicion, Sadness and Sabotage

Technology is Everything and more  Soon we ( mankind ) will be living in our own self and home made jungle. Monstrous technology determines everything, including who your friend is: Eggers’ new novel. Auke Hulst  & Anton F. Amsterdam, October 29th 2021 — In other times David Eggers [ author, Boston 1970 ] wrote a worldwide…
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Dr Anna Lembke Dopamine

Constant craving: how digital media turned us all into dopamine addicts

Source: The Guardian – Jamie Waters According to addiction expert Dr Anna Lembke, our smartphones are making us dopamine junkies, with each swipe, like and tweet feeding our habit. So how do we beat our digital dependency? Dr Anna Lembke, a world-leading expert on addiction, is concerned about my “phone problem”. During our interview I…
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Albert Camus the Outsider

Albert Camus: Inside the Outsider

Source: BBC, Matthew Selwyn A Radio 3 Sunday Feature, somewhat redundant being available for free and in better quality through this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03g2r5j but for your youtube pleasure here we are. Analysis: The Outsider by Albert Camus byMatthew SelwynFebruary 16, 201222 Comments The Outsider (1942) (previously translated from the French, L’Étranger, as The Stranger) is Albert Camus’s most widely…
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Love and Sex with Robots

Nick and I And Humanity

Part III Roanne van Voorst/nrc Amsterdam, August 11, 2021–I taught Nick about a theory from historian Jacob Burckhardt, which states that as a society’s material conditions become more complex, its social relations become coarser. Perhaps you could even say, I thought aloud, that the more complicated technology gets, the simpler humans become.  “Just think, Nick:…
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Sex Dolls Japan Silicone

Sex and sex dolls in Japan

Robotica global capital Part II by: Roanne van Voorst Amsterdam, Auhust 11th 2021– In Japan, where a large part of the sex dolls is produced, more and more young men seem to have such a doll at home.  No more real people in their bed for them: these dolls always make sense, never a headache,…
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Charles Baudelaire

Charles Baudelaire inspirator and early influencer

An example of and for Life ??  by Arnold Heumakers/nrc Amsterdam, July 29th 2021– One of the most remarkable prose poems in Baudelaire’s Le Spleen de Paris (1869) is about a mother whose son committed suicide. He hanged himself in the house of the painter, where the boy lived. The mother asks the painter (who…
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