When the persecuted become the persecutors

Social Organization and Change Racism and Ethnic Prejudice As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. Lincoln What defines our race? Are you biased? Take the test: Project Implicit?  in general: when the persecuted become the persecutors: Forever Pure >  World Since 1920 | documentary: I Am Not Your Negro Baldwin | ku klux klan: The Clansman Dixon | south africa: Born a Crime Noah | solidarity: Blacks and Palestinians | escape to free states: Underground Railroad | movements: Black Lives Matter | anti-Islamization: Pegida | dialogue: The Welcome Table | hate crimes: Not in Our Town | uprising: The Birth of a Nation, Original Silent Version | the will to be free: The Underground Railroad Whitehead | slave trade: Homegoing Gyasi | belonging & identity: Invisible Man Ellison | white america: Coming Apart Murray | british abolitionist: Amazing Grace Metaxas | memoir: The Violent Education of a Christian Racist Parrish | A Class Divided | anti-slavery: Uncle Tom's Cabin Stowe | Australia: Rabbit-Proof Fence | Autobiography of a Recovering Skinhead Meeink | bias: Blindspot Banaji | Black Planet Shields | The Aryans Asumang | To Kill a Mockingbird Lee

when the persecuted become the persecutors

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Protect yourself.

War Cyberspace, Cybersecurity, Cyber Warfare Protect yourself. Protect yourself.  McAfee 2017 Total Protection - 5 Devices [Online Code] $24.99$79.99  (245)  Webroot Internet Security Complete + Antivirus 2017 |… $36.00  (1060)  Norton Security Deluxe 5 Device PC/Mac $39.99$79.99  (2900)  SOFTWARE to block RANSOMWARE -- VEEDogTM… $29.95$69.95  (11) All Search Amazon  Go Ads by Amazon   How do we stop Russia’s and China’s cyber-meddling in our affairs?  Should this be considered an act of war? > Big Questions Do you have nothing to hide?  Are you sure? Should the NSA be broken up? big ideas  Are we moving towards a surveillance state? in general: anti-surveillance: Electronic Frontier Foundation | russian cyber espionage: Fancy Bear | you’ve been hacked: Peace | ransomware: KeRanger | conferences & training: blackhat | critical infrastructure: carmaggedon | cyber armies | education & awareness: esetfoundation, Natonal Cyber Security Hall of Fame | news & analysis: Schneier on Security | Amnesia Carey | Cybersecurity and Cyberwar Singer | Cyber War Clarke | Intelligence Gathering and the Unowned Internet Berkman | The Director Ignatius

Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign

Human Society Politics & Government Why does socialism look good in the beginning but eventually collapses? > Sustainability Our Two-Party System is a Poisoned Institution: The two-party system has devolved into a poisoned institution.  The campaigns backed by enormous capital have become killing machines that are not past doing anything to scuttle a candidate and the other party's ship.  They mirror the overall problems we have with BIG bureaucracy in general with too much unchecked wealth and power, and when and where that happens, waste, cronyism, corruption, and fraud fester and grow below the surface. sp subsidiarity: Nothing should be done by a larger and more complex organization which can be done as well by a smaller and simpler organization. big idea The conflict between justice and tyranny occurs in every political order because it occurs in every human soul. Marini Power concedes nothing without a demand. Douglass in general: Hillary Clinton: Shattered Allen > Trump | gerrymandering (REDMAP) Trump: Ratf**ked Daley | fascism: On Tyranny Snyder, Fourteen Defining Characteristics Of Fascism Britt | strategy: The Art Of War Sun Tzu | entrepreneurs vs. bureaucrats: Bureaucracy von Mises | lobbying: Miss Sloane | power and knowledge: Michel Foucault | conservatism: Imprimis | watchdogs: Judicial Watch | socialism: The History and Danger of Administrative Law Hamburger | compromise: Three Kinds of Compromise Cobb | Death of the Liberal Class Hedges | The Communist Manifesto Marx | The Political Economy of Grand Strategy Narizny | The Problem of Big DeMint | The Road to Serfdom Hayek | United States: occupations | minimum government, maximum freedom: Libertarian Party | cold war: A Most Wanted Man le Carre | trust: Politicians are Consummate Performers sp | impeachment: A Just Cause | libertarian: The Libertarian Mind Boaz | cold war: Bridge of Spies, The Billion Dollar Spy Hoffman | pro-government: Leviathan Hobbes | The Prince Machiavelli | Zero Dark Thirty

Crime


Ponemon Research Institute

Development of Technology Trustworthiness How do you measure/validate trust in the cybersecurity of the enterprise? > Cybersecurity How can big-city police (e.g. Baltimore) and neighborhoods-at-risk rebuild trust in each other? How do you know if someone is trying to win, or lose? Parameters of trust Trust is built over a marriage, a career, a lifetime, but can be lost in a second. sp Confidence Reliability Integrity: trustworthiness over time Privacy Resiliency: Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder Taleb Skepticism and Conspiracy Theory Terms of Service: monitoring: docracy | ratings: crowd ratings Truth (correctness) photos: A bullet can kill a man, but a lying camera can kill a nation. lying: There is no defense against lying. sp | white lies vs black lies Technologies of trust big data: cyber-physical systems: terraechos certifications: kikscore drug testing federations: InCommon passwords: keepersecurity products & services relationship mining: intersecting people sp | Relationship Science scoring trust: TrustCloud Fields of Application human-machine relationships marketing: celebrity DBI DBI= 0.6*(Awareness) + 0.4*((Appeal+ Breakthrough+Trend-Setter +Influence + Trust + Endorsement + Aspiration)/7) Societal Risk Management (SRM): graduate program Software: Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors in general: advertising: evidon, doubleverify | medical devices: Open Medical Device Research Library omdrl.org | electronic voting: Do electronic voting machines improve the voting process? | Failed States Index: fundforpeace | financial institutions: credit cards, financialtrustindex | internet |sports: Lance Armstrong, research | wellness: Dr. Oz, Food Babe untrustworthy: corporations: Volkswagen | government: NSA | nonprofits: FIFA, Red Cross | politicians: Chris Christie, Hillary Clinton articles, books: ubiquitous: Trust is the glue that holds us together sp | Dare: Accepting the Challenge of Trusting Leadership Weiss | Extreme Trust: Honesty as a Competitive Advantage Peppers | Just How Fragile Are America’s Bridges? Sofge | Likeonomics Bhargava | The Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime Hill Crime

How do you validate trust in the cybersecurity of the enterprise?



Good vs evil

by scott pickard

Religion Religion in General Why do people kill in the name of religion?   Do you know what your religion’s position is on the origin of the universe and evolution? Tegmark   Does it damage children to teach them biblical creationism and deny biological evolution? Knowledge & Understanding Philosophy of religion good vs evil: Who knows what evil lurks in the  hearts of men? Shadow The priesthood, police force, and military force are massive, global communities that attract people who want to do good to make a difference in the world. But because they are so massive, they also attract a small percentage of imposters with bad intentions who infiltrate and hide within these professions to silently and secretly wreak havoc. Their leverage is magnified by many times because they operate in a environment of trust which enables them to ambush kids and adults they are sworn to serve and protect. This is a dark corner of human nature that will be very difficult to stamp out. So some priests will molest boys, some cops will occasionally kill people on the street, and soldiers will sometime rape women of their enemies. Our only hope is to be constantly vigilant and never give up on the ideal of giving every kid a chance grow up in a safe and loving environment without abuse, without violence, and without trauma, so that we stop planting the seeds of evil that may someday sprout again. sp > Parenting Religious experience Faith magazines: sojo superstition Religious phenomenology Theology Religious Doctrines and Dogmas Separation of Church and State: First Things religion in public life Study and classifications of religions Systems of Religious and Spiritual Belief Institutions & Practices Sacred Rites & Ceremonies Religious leaders and institutions Material manifestations of religious beliefs apocalypse: about | crisis planning: NISAC | doomsday: doomsday groups millennialism, mayan calendar | fantasy: Tokyo Genso | movies: I am Legend, Interstellar, Left Behind, Mad Max, The Day After, The Road, Water World spiritual leaders: past: Billy Graham, Confucious, Gandhi, Jesus Christ | present: dalai lama, Desmond Tutu, Mother Theresa, Pope books, movies, TV series: bible: C.S. Lewis | God Said, Man Said | How We Believe Shermer | J.R.R. Tolkien | One Second After Forstchen | Proof of Heaven Alexander | The Bible History Channel | The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Henderson | The Varieties of Religious Experience James | What Happened to Sophie Beha

Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? Shadow

The priesthood, police force, and military force are massive, global communities that attract people who want to do good to make a difference in the world. But because they are so massive, they also attract a small percentage of imposters with bad intentions who infiltrate and hide within these professions to silently and secretly wreak havoc. Their leverage is magnified by many times because they operate in a environment of trust which enables them to ambush kids and adults they are sworn to serve and protect. This is a dark corner of human nature that will be very difficult to stamp out. So some priests will molest boys, some cops will occasionally kill people on the street, and soldiers will sometime rape women of their enemies. Our only hope is to be constantly vigilant and never give up on the ideal of giving every kid a chance grow up in a safe and loving environment without abuse, without violence, and without trauma, so that we stop planting the seeds of evil that may someday sprout again.

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