4.7.19: Your Weird Week In Review

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Russian soldiers can telepathically crash computers & disrupt communications thru “combat parapsychology” learned from dolphins, defence ministry journal says. They were able to “read a document in a safe even if it was in a foreign language we don’t know”
Alec Luhn, foreign correspondent for The Telegraph

It’s pretty wild that seven years after the guy shot up a movie theater during DARK KNIGHT RISES thinking he’s the Joker they basically made a movie about that guy becoming the Joker.
William Mullally

Immediately I missed the depth and psychosis of the girl who dumped me.
Val D’Orazio, “Conspiracy!”

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10.13.18: Ian Malcolm And Fox Mulder Might Be Crazy Persons

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“If I may…Um, I’ll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you’re using here, it didn’t require any discipline to attain it. You read what others had done and you took the next step. You didn’t earn the knowledge for yourselves, so you don’t take any responsibility for it. You stood on the shoulders of geniuses to accomplish something as fast as you could, and before you even knew what you had, you patented it, and packaged it, and slapped it on a plastic lunchbox, and now…you’re selling it, you wanna sell it!”
–Ian Malcolm, “Jurassic Park”

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Robert Anton Wilson, Grant Morrison, And The Magick Of Words

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“The name is the thing itself.”
–Robert Anton Wilson

Words can be a very powerful thing. Both William Burroughs and Philip K. Dick believed that language—words—were alive, had viral properties and were (at least some of them) possibly of “alien” origin. But we don’t need to subscribe to such fanciful theories to be convinced of their potentiality and influence…

…we can just visit Twitter on every given day and observe the oft-dramatic proceedings. Glyphs on Twitter: BIG MAGICK. You can weave quite a spell and move thousands, even millions.

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