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Human beings will be happier - not when they cure cancer or get to Mars or eliminate racial prejudice or flush Lake Erie but when they find ways to inhabit primitive communities again. That's my utopia.
~Kurt Vonnegut
Wednesday, March 27, 2002

Save Internet Radio as the royalty rate set would drive most webcasters out of the industry, according to the
argument, it would thus "deprive the public of diverse offerings, while at the same time depriving many
copyright owners of a significant opportunity to disseminate their
creative works. This runs counter to one of the primary goals of the
Copyright Act – to 'promote the Progress of Science and useful
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Sunday, March 24, 2002

PNAS -- Abstracts: Bilbo et al. 99 (6): 4067 Environmental conditions influence the onset and severity of infection and disease. Stressful conditions during
winter may weaken immune function and further compromise survival by means of hypothermia, starvation, or
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Evil The word "evil"
insinuates vulgar bombast and hyperbole; it demands
quotation marks before it can pass for tasteful in
progressive company, a cloak of irony lest it expose
itself for the earnest, unforgiving condemnation that it
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Monday, March 18, 2002

U.S. News: What it's really like to live with the brain disease called schizophrenia (3/25/02)
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Sunday, March 17, 2002

How did this happen? In half a year we have reinvented ourselves as the most belligerent people on
Earth. Why?
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Friday, March 15, 2002

BBC War 'playing into al-Qaeda's hands' Two British scholars say the US strategy for defeating al-Qaeda is in fact having the opposite effect.
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Monday, March 11, 2002

Arts My inner artist wakes up when he smells the coffee
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Saturday, March 09, 2002

Patti Smith This week in the magazine, in "The Torch Singer," Sharon DeLano profiles the singer and songwriter Patti Smith, who has been dubbed "the godmother of punk." This month, Smith will release "Land," a retrospective of her twenty-eight-year musical career, which collects her best-known songs and, on a special second disk, showcases her band's power as a live ensemble. Here is a complete guide to Smith's recordings.

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Tuesday, March 05, 2002

Save the Really Important People By the time Bush created the Office of Homeland Security (Executive Order 13228)
one day after beginning to bomb Afghanistan, the new Director Tom Ridge was asked to
“review plans and preparations for ensuring the continuity of the Federal Government in the
event of a terrorist attack that threatens the safety and security of the United States
Government or its leadership.”
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Monday, March 04, 2002

Does Sex Matter? While it is anatomically obvious why only males develop
prostate cancer and only females get ovarian cancer, it is not at all obvious why, for
example, females are more likely than males to recover language ability after
suffering a left-hemisphere stroke or why females have a far greater risk than males
of developing life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias in response to a variety of
potassium channel-blocking drugs.
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Sunday, March 03, 2002

'Partners in illness': patients trading thinness tips Funny how just reading this really tugs at old habits. I can understand.
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Saturday, March 02, 2002

AlterNet -- When 9/11 Consipracy Theories Go Bad
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AlterNet -- The Enron-Cheney-Taliban Connection? Could the Big Secret be that the highest levels of the Bush Administration knew during the summer of 2001 that the largest bankruptcy in history was imminent? Or was it that Enron and the White House were working closely with the Taliban -- including Osama bin Laden -- up to weeks before the Sept. 11 attack? Was a deal in Afghanistan part of a desperate last-ditch "end run" to bail out Enron?
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Nuke Waste is a Problem for All Like she says, it's much easier to be in denial because it's way to scary to think about. It NEEDS to be thought about!
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