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  1. Oct 2021
    1. Aprisco

      Galpão para os animais. Ajuda na questão de roubos ou predadores, ou para confinamento. Animais de elite. Aprisco precisa ser elevado para limpeza das fezes, quanto mais alto, mior o custo.

  2. Sep 2021
    1. The richest 10 percent accounted for over half (52 percent) of the emissions added to the atmosphere between 1990 and 2015. The richest one percent were responsible for 15 percent of emissions during this time – more than all the citizens of the EU and more than twice that of the poorest half of humanity (7 percent).

      This is a key leverage point strategy for Stop Reset Go for Rapid Whole System Change (RWSC) strategy. As argued by Kevin Anderson https://youtu.be/mBtehlDpLlU, the wealthy are a crucial subculture to target and success can lead to big decarbonization payoffs.

      The key is to leverage what contemplative practitioners and happiness studies both reveal - after reaching a specific level of material needs being met, which is achievable for staying within planetary boundaries, we don’t need any more material consumption to be happy. We need an anti-money song: https://youtu.be/_awAH-JJx1kamd and enliven Martin Luther King Junior’s quote aspirational: the only time to look down at another person is to give them a hand up. Educate the elites on the critical role they now play to solve the double problem of i equality and runaway carbon emissions.

    1. The preceding discussion has begun to suggest that the global super-rich need to be conceptualised as a truly cosmopolitan faction of the global elite.

      Good description: cosmopolitan faction of the global elite. It is a shadow side of the word cosmopolitan and one we can potentially associate with neoliberalism / neocapitalism.

  3. Jul 2021
    1. The historian Peter Turchin coined the phrase elite overproduction to describe this phenomenon. He found that a constant source of instability and violence in previous eras of history, such as the late Roman empire and the French Wars of Religion, was the frustration of social elites for whom there were not enough jobs. Turchin expects this country to undergo a similar breakdown in the coming decade.
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  5. Mar 2021
    1. Thus, for a client or athlete where back loading is not a concern, the standing bent-over row exercise may be preferred (being mindful of maintaining the neutral spine curve, which ensures the spine to maintain the highest tolerance level
    2. some exercises may be better for rehabilitation (modest muscle activation with low spine load) and others for athletic training (higher muscle activation resulting in larger spine load).
  6. Feb 2021
    1. is it conceivable that part of what makes people willing to put in the 10 years of grinding work to get good at something is an innate characteristic?

      Perseverança é inata?

  7. Dec 2020
    1. The 1% — the same people who can easily work from home, who are not harmed by lockdowns, who consider themselves so smart that their decision as to “what should be scary” must hold for every single person on the planet.
    1. The worship of the expert class is no more credible for PhD's than it is for witch doctors.

      The tyranny of experts.

    1. black Americans serve a crucial function for the white bourgeoisie. As the emblem and proof of America’s illegitimacy, they anchor a politics of repudiation in which the idea of a common good has little purchase.

      That is the reason they must be kept where they are or where we believe them to be. The narrative on America cannot be maintained if weren't being victimised. It is our moral compulsion to discredit America even if we have to victimise black americans ourselves. For the greater good you see.

    2. the moral sensitivity to see victimisation where it may not be apparent, and who make this capacity a touchstone of their identity.

      Their sensitivity is because they care. They are better people.

    3. In particular, they have broken free of the claims of allegiance made upon them by the particular communities they emerge from.

      How have they broken free.

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  13. Nov 2017
    1. I think that universities (especially the 'elite' universities) have lost the plot when it comes to their value proposition (or, at least, what they tell the world their value proposition is).

      In some ways, the strongest indictment of the MOOC hype.

  14. Jul 2016