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Actor

An actor in the blockchain industry basically refers to any entity with the capabilities for participating in a specific network or an action.


Axiom
Fīat jūstitia ruat cælum. Let justice be done, though the heavens may fall.
Submitted by: Latin Maxim

Address

The address in terms of blockchain generally refers to the public address related to a private key. The addresses work as the identity of an actor or an account. In most cases, the addresses are available in hexadecimal notations.


Airdrop

Airdrop is a method for token distribution that helps in sending tokens or cryptocurrency to wallet addresses. Airdrops are also utilized in the case of marketing purposes for simple tasks such as app downloads and reshares, and referrals.READ MORE

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Submitted by: 101blockchains.com

Altcoin

The digital currency alternatives for Bitcoin are called altcoin, with the majority of altcoins being forks of Bitcoin, with few changes. READ MORE

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Submitted by: 101blockchains.com

AllSides
"Don't be fooled by media bias and misinformation."
  • Centrist anti-partisan veneer but in reality, a bullshit spigot archetype shilling for neoliberal plutocracy status quo; price of everything, value of nothing.
  • Bullshit Spigot Rating: B-
  • Submitted by: allsides.com

    Al Capone
    Capitalism is the legitimate racket of the ruling class.
    Submitted by: American Gangster (1930)

    Anonymous
    When small men cast long shadows the sun is about to set.
    Submitted by: Ancient Chinese Proverb

    Anonymous
    Morality is doing what's right regardless of what you're told. Obedience is doing what you're told regardless of what is right.
    Submitted by: 19th-century

    Anonymous
    Racism, especially directed toward blacks, along with 'identity wedge' is a perfect tool for disarming poor white, and suppressing their struggle for a better standard of living, which considerably dropped under neoliberalism. In other words, by providing poor whites with a stratum of the population that has even lower social status, neoliberals manage to co-opt them to support the policies which economically ate detrimental to their standard of living as well as to suppress the protest against the redistribution of wealth up and dismantling of the New Deal capitalist social protection network. This is a pretty sophisticated, pretty evil scheme if you ask me. In a way, 'Floydgate' can be viewed as a variation on the same theme. A very dirty game indeed, when the issue of provision of meaningful jobs for working poor, social equality, and social protection for low-income workers of any colour is replaced with a real but of secondary importance issue of police violence against blacks.
    Submitted by: 21st-century

    A J Liebling
    Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one.
    Submitted by: American Journalist (1904-1963)

    A. A. Milne

    Aaron Maté

    Canadian journalist and reporter for The Grayzone. He is a former Democracy Now! producer and contributor to The Nation and Real Clear Politics. He hosts the show Pushback with Aaron Mate on The Grayzone with regular videos on YouTube.

    Submitted by: anti-establishment journalist

    Abby Martin
    Propaganda is one hell of a drug.
    Submitted by: American Journalist

    Abdulelah Haider Shaye
    Prominent Yemeni investigative journalist, Abdulelah Haider Shaye - or Abd al-Ilah Haydar Al-Sha’i (born c. 1977) - was imprisoned and tortured throughout 2011-2013 by Yemeni government after he'd reported on US cruise missile strikes on Yemeni civilians in 2009 and subsequently interviewed Al-Qaeda, exposing complex relationships involving American power in the Middle East . President Obama backed the Yemeni government action.
    Submitted by: investigative journalist

    Abraham Lincoln
    How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Four. Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
    Submitted by: American President

    Academia: NGO Plutocrat Pipeline
    Harvard's Kennedy School of Government

    Larry Summers (born 30-Nov-1954) is an American economist, Secretary of the Treasury 1999-2001 and Director of the National Economic Council 2009-2010. Former Harvard President (2001-2006) and director of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Leading American plutocrat, architect of financial deregulation since the early 1990s, deep state connected. Sociopath.

  • Some seek a scholar's return - His Harvard peers hope to woo West (6-Jun-2006)
  • Larry Summers project-syndicate.org columnist index (2002-2020)
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    NGO - Federal Reserve Pipeline

    Janet Yellen (born 13-Aug-1946) is an American economist and senior civil servant. Treasury Secretary from 26-Jan-2021. Democratic Party, chair of Federal Reserve 2014-2018. High-ranking professor at Berkeley, fellow of Brookings Institute, graduate of Brown/Yale.

  • The Guardian - Janet Yellen Articles Index (1994-2021)
  • Who Belongs? The Determinants of Selective Membership into the National Bureau of Economic Research (May-2021)
  • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) is an American private NGO directing US economic policy, training high-ranked economic civil servants (Treasury, Federal Reserve) and safeguarding medium-long term major stakeholders in US GDP.

  • Who Decides When Recession Ends? (19-Apr-2010
  • Open Secrets: National Bureau of Economic Research (1920-2021)
  • Brookings Institution is an American deep-state government crossover research group. Ostensibly publishing studies on social sciences and economic policy, Brookings is a major training centre and revolving door nexus for American plutocracy (security, international hegemony).

  • Open Secrets: Brookings Institution Revolving Door
  • Military Industrial Complex by Brookings Institution (1956-2020)
  • Submitted by: project-syndicate.org

    ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union
    ACLU founded 1920 as a consistent defender of civilian rights, through to 2015 "Denounced Mandates and Coercive Measures to Fight Pandemics" in successive detailed expert advisories. Post-2016 however, ACLU "reversed its views, arguing vaccine mandates help civil liberties and bodily autonomy 'is not absolute'" per Glenn Greenwald ARTICLE referring to ACLU 2021 announcing corporate-political capture by the opposite ideology via Twitter link to New York Times article.

    Submitted by: aclu.org


    actuarial table
    a table or spreadsheet that shows the probability of a person at a certain age dying before their next birthday
    Submitted by: business jargon

    Adam Smith

    Adam Smith FRSA (5-Jun-1723 to 17-Jul-1790) was a British economist, philosopher, pioneer of political economy, and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment.[5] Also known as ''The Father of Economics'' or ''The Father of Capitalism,'' Smith wrote two classic works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). The latter, often abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations, is considered his magnum opus and the first modern work of economics. In his work, Adam Smith introduced his theory of absolute advantage.

    Submitted by: 1723-1790

    Adolf Hitler (1)
    But the most brilliant propagandist technique will yield no success unless one fundamental principle is borne in mind constantly and with unflagging attention. It must confine itself to a few points and repeat them over and over. Here as so often in this world persistence is the first and most important requirement for success.
    Submitted by: German Nazi Leader

    Adolf Hitler (2)
    What luck for the rulers that men do not think.
    Submitted by: German Nazi Leader

    Adolf Hitler (3)
    The size of the lie is a definite factor in causing it to be believed, for the vast masses of a nation are in the depths of their hearts more easily deceived than they are consciously and intentionally bad. The primitive simplicity of their minds renders them a more easy prey to a big lie than a small one, for they themselves often tell little lies, but would be ashamed to tell big lies.
    Submitted by: German Nazi Leader

    Adolf Hitler (4)
    The chief function of propaganda is to convince the masses, whose slowness of understanding needs to be given time so they may absorb information; and only constant repetition will finally succeed in imprinting an idea on their mind.
    Submitted by: German Nazi Leader


    Agatha Christie

    AI: Vision Processing by AI and by Human Eye
    Latest Tesla ARM-chip performs up to 72 trillion operations per second (or TOPS), and the system, as a whole, is capable of analysing 2,100 frames of video each second. 720p is 1280x720 or 921600 pixels. 4K is 8337600 (8MP). For comparison, the human eye resolution is 576MP (576,000,000 pixels). Human eye @ 576MP / 60 frames per second estimated, practical processed usable.
    Submitted by: AI

    Akala (Kingslee Daley)
    Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire (2018)
    Submitted by: Autobiography Sociology

    Al Gore (1)
    American democracy has been hacked. The United States Congress is now incapable of passing laws without permission from the corporate lobbies and other special interests that control their campaign finances.
    Submitted by: American Politician

    Alain de Botton (1)
    It is not only the hostility of others that may prevent us from questioning the status quo. Our will to doubt can be just as powerfully sapped by an internal sense that societal conventions must have a sound basis, even if we are not sure exactly what this may be, because they have been adhered to by a great many people for a long time. It seems implausible that our society could be gravely mistaken in its beliefs, and at the same time, that we would be alone in noticing the fact. We stifle our doubts, and follow the flock, because we cannot conceive of ourselves as pioneers of hitherto unknown difficult truths. It is for help in overcoming our meekness that we can turn to the philosopher.
    Submitted by: British Philosopher (1969-)

    Alan Barth
    Character assassination is at once easier and surer than physical assault; and it involves far less risk for the assassin. It leaves him free to commit the same deed over and over again, and may, indeed, win him the honours of a hero in the country of his victims.
    Submitted by: American Journalist (1906-1979)

    Alan Greenspan
    I made a mistake in presuming that the self-interests of organisations, specifically banks and others, were such that they were best capable of protecting their own shareholders and their equity in the firms.
    Submitted by: American Economist

    Alan Moore
    Heard joke once: Man goes to doctor. Says he's depressed. Says life seems harsh and cruel. Says he feels all alone in a threatening world where what lies ahead is vague and uncertain. Doctor says, Treatment is simple. Great clown Pagliacci is in town tonight. Go and see him. That should pick you up." Man bursts into tears. Says
    Submitted by: But doctor...I am Pagliacci.

    Albert Camus (1)
    We used to wonder where war lived, what it was that made it so vile. And now we realise that we know where it lives...inside ourselves.
    Submitted by: French Philosopher (1913-1960)

    Albert Camus (2)
    When a war breaks out, people say: 'It's too stupid, it can't last long.' But though a war may be 'too stupid' that doesn't prevent its lasting.
    Submitted by: French Philosopher (1913-1960)

    Albert Camus (3)
    The welfare of the people in particular has always been the alibi of tyrants.
    Submitted by: French Philosopher (1913-1960)

    Albert Einstein (1)
    The difference between genius and stupidity is genius has its limits
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein (2)
    Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein (3)
    As our circle of knowledge expands, so does the circumference of darkness surrounding it.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein
    Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein
    It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein
    The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein
    Force always attracts men of low morality.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein
    The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing.
    Submitted by: German Scientist (1879-1955)

    Albert Einstein
    If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
    Submitted by: German Scientist

    Albert Einstein
    Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, and expecting different results.
    Submitted by: German Scientist

    Albert Hofmann Foundation
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    The purpose of the Albert Hofmann Foundation is to further the understanding and responsible application of psychedelic substances in the investigation of both individual and collective consciousness.

    Submitted by: hofmann.org

    Albert J Nock
    It is unfortunately none too well understood that, just as the State has no money of its own, so it has no power of its own.
    Submitted by: American Libertarian Writer (1870-1945)

    Albert Speer
    Being in a position to know and nevertheless shunning knowledge creates direct responsibility for the consequences.
    Submitted by: German Industrialist

    Aldous Huxley (1)
    Facts do not cease to exist simply because they are ignored.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aldous Huxley (2)
    Armaments, universal debt, and planned obsolescence—those are the three pillars of Western prosperity. If war, waste, and moneylenders were abolished, you’d collapse. And while you people are over-consuming the rest of the world sinks more and more deeply into chronic disaster.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aldous Huxley (3)
    Only a large-scale popular movement toward decentralisation and self-help can arrest the present tendency toward statism… A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda, newspaper editors and schoolteachers… The greatest triumphs of propaganda have been accomplished, not by doing something, but by refraining from doing. Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aldous Huxley (4)
    A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda, newspaper editors and schoolteachers... The greatest triumphs of propaganda have been accomplished, not by doing something, but by refraining from doing. Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aldous Huxley (5)
    Only a large-scale popular movement toward decentralisation and self-help can arrest the present tendency toward statism... A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda, newspaper editors and schoolteachers.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aldous Huxley
    What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood.
    Submitted by: English Writer

    Aldous Huxley (6)
    Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aldous Huxley (7)
    That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
    Submitted by: English Writer (1894-1963)

    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.
    Submitted by: Russian Writer

    Alexander Shulgin Research Institute
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    The mission of the Alexander Shulgin Research Institute is to preserve and continue the work of seminal biochemist Sasha Shulgin, by performing basic biochemistry and neuroscience research; providing support services to toxicologists, emergency room doctors, attorneys, chemists, and other scientists and professionals; and conserving and disseminating 50 years of existing research.

    Submitted by: shulginresearch.org

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn
    All states can be placed on a continuum which ranges from states whose authority is based on their power to states whose power is based on their authority.

    Alexandre Dumas


    Alice Walker


    Ambrose Bierce
    The slightest acquaintance with history shows that powerful republics are the most warlike and unscrupulous of nations.
    Submitted by: American Satirist

    Ambrose Bierce (1)
    History is an account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers, mostly knaves, and soldiers, mostly fools.
    Submitted by: American Satirist

    Ambrose Bierce (2)
    In international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
    Submitted by: American Satirist



    American Wealth Transfer | Public Spending
    Submitted by: Fed | Treasury

    American-European-UK versus Russia and the Soviet East

    Amy Goodman
    The media? Stenographers to power.
    Submitted by: American Youtube Presenter

    anarchist library
    Submitted by: web resources

    Anarchist Library
    Submitted by: Politics

    Anatole France
    The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread.
    Submitted by: French Writer (1844-1924)

    Anatole France
    If a million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing.
    Submitted by: French Writer (1844-1924)

    Andre Gide
    Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.
    Submitted by: French Writer (1869-1951)

    Andrew Carnegie
    As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
    Submitted by: American Businessman

    Andrew Greely
    Since the end of the World War II, the United States has fought three small" wars...we lost all three of them and for the same reason--hubris."
    Submitted by: American Journalist

    Andrew Jackson
    In the full enjoyment of the gifts of Heaven and the fruits of superior industry, economy, and virtue, every man is equally entitled to protection by law; but when the laws undertake to add to these natural and just advantages artificial distinctions, to grant titles, gratuities, and exclusive privileges, to make the rich richer and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society -the farmers, mechanics, and labourers -who have neither the time nor the means of securing like favours to themselves, have a right to complain of the injustice of their government. There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses. If it would confine itself to equal protection, and, as Heaven does its rains, shower its favours alike on the high and the low, the rich and the poor, it would be an unqualified blessing.
    Submitted by: American President

    Andrew Jackson
    Gentlemen! I too have been a close observer of the doings of the Bank of the United States. I have had men watching you for a long time, and am convinced that you have used the funds of the bank to speculate in the breadstuffs of the country. When you won, you divided the profits amongst you, and when you lost, you charged it to the bank. You tell me that if I take the deposits from the bank and annul its charter I shall ruin ten thousand families. That may be true, gentlemen, but that is your sin! Should I let you go on, you will ruin fifty thousand families, and that would be my sin! You are a den of vipers and thieves. I have determined to rout you out, and by the Eternal, (bringing his fist down on the table) I will rout you out.
    Submitted by: American President

    Angela Davis - Hillary + Biden, why not Bernie?
    Angela Davis - Activist Academic - Why the endorsement of Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, I wonder?
    Submitted by: Biography

    Anthony Burgess

    Anti-Circumvention: Intellectual Property - Copyright - Plutocratic Corporate Enforcement
    Submitted by: Plutocracy Lock-In

    Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
    Anti-money laundering refers to the collection of international laws implemented for reducing the possibilities of money laundering through cryptocurrencies.

    Antiviral Ivermectin In Africa Blocking COVID-19

    August 2021 report on Ivermectin In Africa Blocking COVID-19 on paulcraigroberts.org blog website. Poorer countries are denied access to the vaccines produced in rich nations. Many must tackle Coronavirus using prophylactics and treatment protocols repurposing existing methods like antivirals.

    Submitted by: paulcraigroberts.org

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    I understand why an equality that was founded upon God involved neither contradiction nor disorder. Demagogy enters at the moment when, for want of a common denominator, the principle of equality degenerates into the principle of identity.
    Submitted by: French Aviator

    Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupery (1)
    Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
    Submitted by: French Aviator

    Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)
    Application-Specific Integrated Circuit or ASIC is basically a certain type of computer processing chip with the capabilities to perform a specific function. ASIC relies on specialisation for offering better efficiency and cost-effectiveness in comparison to general computer processors. ASIC boards are suitable additions in the blockchain industry for performing SHA256 hashing that is needed for Proof-of-Work mechanisms.

    Approved Clinical Trials Meta Search: Ivermectin
    Submitted by: Clinical Trials

    Archibald Putt
    Technology is dominated by two types of people: those who understand what they do not manage and those who manage what they do not understand.
    Submitted by: Information Technologist

    Art: Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse Five
    50 years on Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five remains untouched by time @ LINK.
    Submitted by: Art

    Art: Thomas Hardy - DH Lawrence

    Thomas Hardy and D. H. Lawrence: A Literary Kinship lecture notes from Victorianwebdotorg.

    Submitted by: Art

    Arthur Balfour
    The power of authority is never more subtle and effective than when it produces a psychological atmosphere" or 'climate' favourable to the life of certain modes of belief
    Submitted by: unfavourable

    Arthur C Clarke

    Arthur Conan Doyle

    Arthur Miller

    Arthur S. Miller
    Those who formally rule take their signals and commands not from the electorate as a body, but from a small group of men. This group will be called the Establishment. It exists even though that existence is stoutly denied. It is one of the secrets of the American social order... A second secret is the fact that the existence of the Establishment the ruling class is not supposed to be discussed.
    Submitted by: American Playwright

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
    Submitted by: German Philosopher

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    Humour is the only divine quality to be found in humanity.
    Submitted by: German Philosopher (1788-1860)

    Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer (22-Feb-1788 to 21-Sept-1860) was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation (expanded in 1844), which characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind noumenal will. Building on the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that rejected the contemporaneous ideas of German idealism. He was among the first thinkers in Western philosophy to share and affirm significant tenets of Indian philosophy, such as asceticism, denial of the self, and the notion of the world-as-appearance. His work has been described as an exemplary manifestation of philosophical pessimism.

    Arthur Schopenhauer Wikipedia

    Submitted by: 1788-1860

    Article: What Is OPCW Chief Afraid Of?
    Submitted by: Article

    Arundhati Roy (1)
    The trouble with injustice is that once you see it, you can't unsee it. And once you've seen it, keeping quiet, saying nothing, becomes as political an act as speaking out. There is no innocence. Either way, you're accountable.
    Submitted by: Indian Writer

    Ashcroft v. American Civil Liberties Union, 542 U.S. 656 (2004)
    First, the potential harms from reversal outweigh those of leaving the injunction in place by mistake. Extraordinary harm and a serious chill upon protected speech may result where, as here, a prosecution is a likely possibility but only an affirmative defense is available, so that speakers may self-censor rather than risk the perils of trial. Cf. Playboy Entertainment Group, supra, at 817. The harm done from letting the injunction stand pending a trial on the merits, in contrast, will not be extensive. Second, there are substantial factual disputes remaining in the case, including a serious gap in the evidence as to the filtering software’s effectiveness. By allowing the preliminary injunction to stand and remanding for trial, the Court requires the Government to shoulder its full constitutional burden of proof respecting the less restrictive alternative argument, rather than excuse it from doing so. Third, the factual record does not reflect current technological reality—a serious flaw in any case involving the Internet, which evolves at a rapid pace. It is reasonable to assume that technological developments important to the First Amendment analysis have occurred in the five years since the District Court made its factfindings.
    Submitted by: US Supreme Court

    AstraZeneca Vaccine: Intravenous Adverse Mechanism

    From 4 January to 4 August AstraZeneca vaccine in the UK: 24.8M + 23.9M doses with 412 suspected CVST (Cerebral Sinus Vein Thrombosis) 89% first dose (14.9 per million), 11% second dose (1.8 per million). CVST as a complication of COVID-19 infection 42.8 per million. Of the 411 cases 73 were fatal.

  • Platelet factor 4-containing immune complexes induce platelet activation followed by calpain-dependent platelet death (24-Jun-2019)
  • ChAdOx1 interacts with CAR and PF4 with implications for thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (1-Dec-2021)
  • Covid: Trigger of rare blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists (2-Dec-2021)
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    Submitted by: AstraZeneca Vaccine Adverse Mechanisms


    Aung San Suu Kyi
    It is not power that corrupts but fear. Fear of losing power corrupts those who wield it, and fear of the scourge of power corrupts those who are subject to it.
    Submitted by: Myanmar Politician

    Avril Haines

    Avril Haines: US intelligence chief intervenes to block state secrets in Saudi Crown Prince's feud with former Saudi official @ MSN Article.

    Submitted by: US Intelligence Chief

    AWTTT - Americans Who Tell The Truth - portrait painter Robert Shetterly

    Robert Shetterly (b. 1946) is an American consumer artist, best known for his 9/11-inspired (monetizing) portrait series "Americans Who Tell the Truth: Models of Courageous Citizenship". See AWTTT (Robert Shetterly) website gallery of portraits.

    See also: AMERICAN SNAKE OIL for the portfolio entry.

    Submitted by: Debased Culture

    Ayn Rand (2-Feb-1905 to 6-Mar-1982)

    Alice O'Connor, better known by her pen name Ayn Rand, was a Russian-American writer and philosopher. She is known for her fiction and for developing a philosophical system she named Objectivism. Born and educated in Russia, she moved to the United States in 1926. She wrote a play that opened on Broadway in 1935.

    Submitted by: objectivist writer philosopher


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    “A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned to ministries of propaganda, newspaper editors and schoolteachers…"