Daily Archives: September 12, 2017

Michio Kaku – 3 Hour Interview – About Everything…

Date: September 12, 2017

01) Michio Kaku – 3 Hour Interview – About Everything

“Michio Kaku is an American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science. Kaku is a professor of theoretical physics at the City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center. He has written several books about physics and related topics, has made frequent appearances on radio, television, and film, and writes online blogs and articles. He has written three New York Times best sellers: Physics of the Impossible (2008), Physics of the Future (2011), and The Future of the Mind (2014). Kaku has hosted several TV specials for the BBC, the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, and the Science Channel.”

ARROGANCE OF IGNORANCE? Ft. Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist…

Date: September 12, 2017

01) ARROGANCE OF IGNORANCE? Ft. Richard Dawkins, Evolutionary Biologist

“Despite the unprecedented pace of scientific breakthroughs, humanity still seems to be as far away from the age of reason as ever. With religious extremism and political infantilism spreading across the globe, often aiding one another, has governance based on critical thinking already become a delusion? To discuss this, Oksana is joined by Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist.

The interview was held at the St. Petersburg Geek Picnic 2017”

Waking Up With Sam Harris – An Evening with Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris…

Date: September 12, 2017

01) Waking Up With Sam Harris – An Evening with Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris

“Waking Up With Sam Harris – An Evening with Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris

In this episode of the Waking Up podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Richard Dawkins at a live event in Los Angeles (second of two). They discuss Richard’s experience of having a stroke, the genetic future of humanity, the analogy between genes and memes, the “extended phenotype,” Islam and bigotry, the biology of race, how to find meaning without religion, and other topics.”

Ted Cruz Shares Porn, Blames Staff…

Date: September 12, 2017

01) Ted Cruz Shares Porn, Blames Staff

“Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) woke up Tuesday to find his name trending on Twitter — linked overnight to a certain video from the “Milf Hunter” series, perhaps unfairly, perhaps irrevocably.

The clip itself is just over two minutes, details of its contents mostly unprintable. It features a sectional sofa, the pornographic actress Cory Chase, her fictitious nude stepdaughter, and a very energetic young man.

Cruz, of course, is nowhere to be seen in the footage, which has been floating around the Internet for more than a year. But around midnight Eastern time, someone signed into the senator’s official Twitter account and clicked a little heart below the video — and thus did @tedcruz “like” porn.”

Read more here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/09/12/after-tedcruz-liked-a-porn-tweet-sen-ted-cruz-blamed-a-staffing-issue/?utm_term=.13655dbe93e6

As the solicitor general for the state of Texas in 2004, Mother Jones reported, Cruz’s legal team tried to defend a law banning the sale of sex toys. His office drafted a 76-page brief that argued that the government had an interest in discouraging “autonomous sex,” Mother Jones wrote — and “there is no substantive-due-process right to stimulate one’s genitals for nonmedical purposes unrelated to procreation or outside of an interpersonal relationship.”

Some recalled the case years later, when Cruz ran unsuccessfully for president in the Republican Primary in 2016. One was his freshman-year college roommate”

Did Ted want to pass laws against masturbation?