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Lao Tzu
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.
Submitted by: Ancient Chinese Philosopher


Liquidity refers to the availability of liquid assets to a market or company. An asset is associated with higher liquidity for easier conversion to cash. Difficulties in converting an asset into cash make the asset illiquid. The liquidity of an asset influences its market price and risk potential.

Labor Action Tracker
Submitted by: striketracker.ilr.cornell.edu

Submitted by: Justice

Lance Morrow (1)
Zealotry of either kind the puritan's need to regiment others or the victim's passion for blaming everyone except himself tends to produce a depressing civic stupidity. Each trait has about it the immobility of addiction. Victims become addicted to being victims: they derive identity, innocence and a kind of devious power from sheer, defaulting helplessness. On the other side, the candle-snuffers of behavioural and political correctness enact their paradox, accomplishing intolerance in the name of tolerance, regimentation in the name of betterment.
Submitted by: American Essayist (1939-)

Language: Figures of speech matter
Figures of speech are important. Because they're a target for subversion. "Science created this virus." Nature created it. Science is simply a toolkit for understanding reality in a way that communicates reproducible explanations. That's all. Science isn't evil. Scientists facilitating evil can't be a reason for everyone to terminate questions; or defer to superstition intuition.
Submitted by: Language

Language: Precision over Time equals Attention over Evaluation
I, WE: Language wants to be precise but vocabulary and context equate to precision, less context more words required, less shared metaphor more words less efficiency in communicating precision subtlety or complex nuance.
Submitted by: Language

Larry Paige (1)
Addiction is the dominant form of a culture that suffers from a superficial spectacle and celebrity-connectivity at its centre. It’s a form of spiritual emptiness.
Submitted by: American Internet Entrepreneur (1973-)

Larry Summers
Larry Summers (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)
  • Submitted by: 1954-?

    Law: Being Digital Citizens
    Full text of Being Digital Citizens @ GOLDSMITH UNI ARTICLE.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Blackstone Ratio
    In criminal law, Blackstone's ratio (also known as the Blackstone ratio or Blackstone's formulation) is the idea that:"It is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer."as expressed by the English jurist William Blackstone in his seminal work Commentaries on the Laws of England, published in the 1760s.The idea subsequently became a staple of legal thinking in Anglo-Saxon jurisdictions and continues to be a topic of debate. There is also a long pre-history of similar sentiments going back centuries in a variety of legal traditions. The message that government and the courts must err on the side of bringing in verdicts of innocence has remained constant.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: FCC v Section 230
    What the FCC can and can’t do to Section 230 @ VOX ARTICLE.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: First Amendment v Trump
    Center for Democracy and Technology versus Donald Trump @ CDT Complaint Filing Document PDF.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: First Amendment
    Supreme Court v First Amendment Inst @ PDF document from Supreme Court filing.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Free Speech on Social Media
    Liberty First Amendment Cases @ LINK.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Free Speech on Trial
    Ron Coleman on First Amendment Landmark Case @ SHAPING OPINION LINK to case details.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Gavin McInnes v SPLC
    Gavin McInnes law suit update against SPLC after two years defamation @ LINK.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Jus Soli
    Jus soli (meaning "right of soil"), commonly referred to as birthright citizenship, is the right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship.Jus soli was part of the English common law, in contrast to jus sanguinis, which derives from the Roman law that influenced the civil-law systems of mainland Europe. Jus soli is the predominant rule in the Americas, but it is rare elsewhere. Since the 27th Amendment of the Constitution of Ireland was enacted in 2004, no European country grants citizenship based on unconditional or near-unconditional jus soli.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: PDF of McInnes v SPLC Alabama Court Filing
    Gavin McInnes document Alabama Court Filing against SPLC @ Alabama Courthouse Documents.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: PREP Act
    Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act @ LINK.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Slaughter-House Cases
    The Slaughter-House Cases was a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that held that the Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution only protects the legal rights that are associated with federal U.S. citizenship, not those that pertain to state citizenship. It was a blow to the emancipation of chattel slaves, protecting state right to persecute black citizens at the behest of white ethno-supremacist state institutions.Ruling: The 14th Amendment only protects the privileges and immunities pertaining to citizenship of the United States, not those that pertain to state citizenship.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Supreme Court Justice Bradley
    "The people of this country brought with them to its shores the rights of Englishmen, the rights which had been wrested from English sovereigns at various periods of the nation's history.... England has no written constitution, it is true, but it has an unwritten one, resting in the acknowledged, and frequently declared, privileges of Parliament and the people, to violate which in any material respect would produce a revolution in an hour. A violation of one of the fundamental principles of that constitution in the Colonies, namely, the principle that recognizes the property of the people as their own, and which, therefore, regards all taxes for the support of government as gifts of the people through their representatives, and regards taxation without representation as subversive of free government, was the origin of our own revolution."
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Supreme Court Rules For Baker Over Gay Couple
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: Supreme Court 1st Amendment v Trump
    Supreme Court ruling Dec 2020 @ Reuters Article.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: UK Govt versus UK People
    Public Order Act 1986, the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1992, the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, the Terrorism Act 2000, the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003, the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005, the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014, the Trade Union Act 2016, the Covert Human Intelligence Sources Act 2021.
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: UK Secrecy Law Recasts Journalism As Spying
    Submitted by: Law

    Law: United States v Cromitie (Williams) 2013
    Submitted by: Law

    Lawrence Lessig (1961-)
    American Academic Activist. Source of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace and Code Is Law - On Liberty in Cyberspace by Lawrence Lessig.

    Submitted by: academic activist


    Lawyers, Guns and Money Blog is a politics and culture blog written primarily by a group of eight academics. LGM was founded in May 2004 by David Watkins, Rob Farley, and Scott Lemieux.

    Submitted by: Justice

    Len Deighton

    Leo Tolstoy
    History would be a wonderful thing if only it were true.
    Submitted by: Russian Writer

    Leo Tolstoy

    Leonard Peltier

    Leonard Peltier is a Native American convicted for the deaths of two FBI agents in a 1975 shoot-out on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation as part of The Wounded Knee occupation starting 1973 - a three-year period of political violence on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Peltier has been in prison for 29 years.

  • Kevin Sharp: It’s Time to Free Leonard Peltier, America’s Longest Serving Political Prisoner (3-Dec-2021)
  • Submitted by: native american political prisoner

    Lewis Carroll

    Lewis H Lapham
    The major news media serve at the pleasure of a commercial oligarchy that pays them, and pays them handsomely, for their pretence of speaking truth to power... The prominent figures in our contemporary Washington press corps regard themselves as government functionaries, enabling and codependent.
    Submitted by: American Writer (1935-)

    Lindsay Anderson

    Linus Torvalds
    I like offending people because I think people who get offended should be offended.
    Submitted by: Finnish Technologist

    Liquid Democracy

    Liquid Democracy, also known as Delegative Democracy, is a system, generated by government in which votes can be proxied (delegated) to any other individual. This term was founded as a mechanism for Decentralized Autonomous Organizations where every participant can delegate their vote to another individual.

    Lit: Be Night Quiet
    Night quiet. Quiet in sound, but also respite from a billion photons constantly insistently clamouring LOOK AT ME LOOK AT ME. Night quiet, imagination can emerge - in the silent unflooded moments - slowly opening the glisten of phantasmagoria butterfly wings. Night quiet, love and life and free from time's intrusive discord, enlivenen by the foreknowledge of a dawn that'll come, perhaps a moment to marvel at sunrise serene insouciant colour at first soft soon blunderbuss clouds blood shards yadda, city awakening, photons hammering, fantasy quiet night silence over. // Night quiet wake up soft shoe consciousness onto the stage. Alarm is a tumble or a descent on wires too fast!
    Submitted by: Lit

    Lit: Bojangles Tabor Lesbian Maypole Wikipedia Generational Divide in Action
    Mr Bojangles Sammy Davis Jr yay. American Idol teen / Robbie Williams vacuity show tune, fuck you. Talib Kweli Beat 21st C, brother's even a Columbia professor Beat 21stC // June Tabor, Love Win Tear Us Apart. Big tree trunk lesbian, strong enough to be regaled by preening Oysterband dancer prancer singing and twisting the umbilical ribbons around the erect She. Who can take it even though who the fuck wants to live a life as obdurate as wood? // See Wikipedia on Morris Dancing and Maypole plus ribbons. Talk also. Sometimes a stick is just a stick. Bullshit. A stick is always a stick. Even if you're being fucked by it.
    Submitted by: Lit

    Lit: Interstate Beautiful Necklace City Gems Choking Life
    Interstate strung like a necklace of yadda connection the complex gems of a thousand cities; pulling them together to choke the life out of a nation ... And now the internet is gonna do the same to the world or finish the job, friendly I'm data garbage, primordial soup.
    Submitted by: Lit

    Lit: Why is African stuff still in Western museums? Identity pol striving from an obsessive compulsive disinformation world: African stuff in Western museums
    Why is African stuff still in Western museums? Identity pol striving from an obsessive compulsive disinformation world.
    Submitted by: Lit

    Literature: Dystopian Allegories - 1984, Brave New World, Farenheit 451, We, The Guardians, The Death of Grass

    Brave New World (1931) anticipated the mechanics and the biotechnology of confident mass social regulation. 1984 (1948) depicted the totalitarianism of information and cancellation and war and ignorance control. Farenheit 451 (1953) saw the uniformity of comfort, hatred of knowledge and the fantasist plus crippling anxiety of aspiring to a world lived inside the four walled VR room. Huxley (1894-1963) and Orwell (1903-1950) are Modernists, embedded in their generation's zeitgeist. Both novels are masterpieces, smart brave idealism masquerading as fiction. The Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) novel - a better work of fiction, by a primarily fiction writer - slips into the 20th-century literary canon by a sci-fi side-door because by the 1950s/60s, the cultural gatekeepers have been replaced by postmodernists eager to marginalize individuals (especially dissenters).

    See also : We (1924) an early Modernist dystopia novel by Russian writer Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884-1937). Written for younger readers but unflinching on substance is The Guardians (1970) and The Death of Grass (1956) by English writer John Christopher (1922-2012).

    Submitted by: Literature

    Locus Coeruleus: Opioid Receptors + Clonidine

    Clonidine down-regulates locus coeruleus

    Opioids inhibit the firing of neurons in the locus coeruleus. When opioid consumption is stopped, the increased activity of the locus coeruleus contributes to the symptoms of opiate withdrawal. The α2 adrenergic receptor agonist clonidine is used to counteract this withdrawal effect by decreasing adrenergic neurotransmission from the locus coeruleus.
    Submitted by: Neuroscience

    London Street Maps: Ethnic Neighbourhoods
    Submitted by: Maps

    Lord Byron
    I do not believe in revealed religion - I will have nothing to do with your immortality; we are miserable enough in this life, without speculating on another.
    Submitted by: English Poet

    Louis Aragon

    Louis CK (1)
    Offending people is a necessary and healthy act. Every time you say something that's offensive to another person you just caused a discussion. You just forced them to have to think.
    Submitted by: American Comedian

    Louis-Ferdinand Céline

    Ludwig von Mises

    Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (29-Sept-1881 to 10-Oct-1973) was an Austrian School economist, historian, logician, and sociologist. Mises wrote and lectured extensively on the societal contributions of classical liberalism. He is best known for his work on praxeology, a study of human choice and action. Mises emigrated from Austria to the United States in 1940. Since the mid-20th century, libertarian movements have been strongly influenced by Mises's writings. Mises' student Friedrich Hayek viewed Mises as one of the major figures in the revival of classical liberalism in the post-war era. Hayek's work "The Transmission of the Ideals of Freedom" (1951) pays high tribute to the influence of Mises in the 20th century libertarian movement.

    Submitted by: 1881-1973


    Max More born Max T. O'Connor (born Bristol UK 1964)

    •     extropianism, futurism "Principles of Extropy"
    •     President Emeritus "Alcor Life Extension Foundation"
    •     Entropy Institute
    •     "Transhumanism: Toward a Futurist Philosophy"


    FM-2030 born F. M. Esfandiary (born Iran 1930-2000 died NYC vitrified "Alcor Life Extension Foundation, Scottsdale)

    •     Are You A Transhuman?

    Stefan Lorenz Sorgner (born Germany 1973)

    • metahumanism, posthumanism, Nietzsche, tech ethics
    • Oxford educated
    • Tenure teaching John Cabot University (Rome)

    James J. Hughes (born Columbus OH USA 1961)

    • sociologist, bioethicist
    • Ph.D educated University of Chicago
    • Executive Director with Nick Bostrum of Institute for Ethics (was ED of Emerging Technologies and World Transhumanist Association)
    • teaches at Trinity College, Hartford CT
    • "Citizen Cyborg: Why Democratic Societies Must Respond to the Redsigned Human of the Future"
    • "Cyborg Buddha: Using Neurotechnology to Become Better People"
    • Christian Transhumanist Association
    Nick Bostrum (born Sweden 1973)
    • philosopher, contemporary philosophy, transhumanism, analytics philosophy, AI, information hazard, infinitarian paralysis
    • Oxford educated (https://nickbostrum.com)
    • founder of Future of Humanity Institute
    • tenure at St Cross College, Oxford - good Wikipedia bio and ideas breakdown (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Bostrum)
    • "Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies)
    • Anthropic Bias: Observation Selection Effects in Science and Philosophy
    Submitted by: contributors

    Lyndon B Johnson
    If you can convince the lowest white man he's better than the best coloured man, he won't notice you're picking his pocket. Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you.
    Submitted by: American President (1908-1973)

    Lysander Spooner
    Those who are capable of tyranny are capable of perjury to sustain it.
    Submitted by: American Individualist (1808-1887)

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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…"