Daily Archives: May 28, 2017

George Carlin on – “WOMEN” – comedy video

George Carlin on – “WOMEN” – comedy video

George Denis Patrick Carlin[1] (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008) was an American stand-up comic, actor, author, and social critic. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his “seven dirty words” comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the government’s power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard commencement speech in full

Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard commencement speech in full

The IndependentMay 26, 2017
'If I get through this speech, it’ll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard': Reuters
‘If I get through this speech, it’ll be the first time I actually finish something at Harvard’: Reuters
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, one of Harvard’s most famous dropouts, this week returned to the Ivy League school to pick up his degree – albeit only an honorary one – 12 years after quitting.

Mr Zuckerberg, one of the richest people in the world, also gave a commencement address to this year’s graduating class, praising students for accomplishing “something I never could”.

Here’s the full address.                           Continue reading

Why we should give everyone a basic income | Rutger Bregman | TEDxMaastricht

 
Why we should give everyone a basic income | Rutger Bregman | TEDxMaastricht

“Ideas can and do change the world,” says historian Rutger Bregman, sharing his case for a provocative one: guaranteed basic income. Learn more about the idea’s 500-year history and a forgotten modern experiment where it actually worked — and imagine how much energy and talent we would unleash if we got rid of poverty once and for all.

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