I heard Kanye’s new song. West says ““That’s the problem with this damn nation, all blacks gotta be Democrats, man, we ain’t made it off the plantation.”
The idea that slavery happened to just one group of people at a specific place and time is just that, an idea.
Most of the world population has been in slavery and bondage at some point or another throughout history.
I’ve read Meditations many times over, however I’m reflecting on these verses today, especially for my birthday:
“Soon you will have forgotten all things: soon all things will have forgotten you.” – Book 7, Verse 20
“Look back over the past – all those many changes of dynasties. And you can foresee the future too: it will be completely alike, incapable of deviating from the rhythm of the present. So for the study of human life forty years are as good as ten thousand: what more will you see?” – Book 7, Verse 49
“A unified computer database that gathers and refines information on millions of potential voters is at the forefront of campaign technology – and could be the key to an Obama win.” – February 17, 2012
Leave it to the European Union to fix privacy and data breaches. The EU GDPR takes effect on May 25th, 2018 and could help prevent data scandals (e.g. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica).
‘The alliance “speeds profitability for both of us,” Amazon’s Jeff Bezos said.’
What I’ve been involved into these past few years #energyindependence
In the US the 2nd Amendment and Immigration are sacrosanct. Both sides (right and left) accept a number of deaths a year to protect the two. The right accepts a number of deaths per year protect the 2nd Amendment (ie. random shootings). The left accepts a number of deaths per year to protect Immigration and diversity (ie. random terrorist acts).
No different than a Roman Amphitheater
Football players instead of gladiators
Rome never died