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photograph by Cheryl Merrill photograph by Cheryl Merrill

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Food Rewards


Oh the sun is shining, and the world is fine.

Self is sticking to the Photo Challenge this week, REWARD.

Two of these fine establishments are at most a 15-minute walk from the Mendocino Art Center.

Seafood Fettucine from The Mendocino Café, last Saturday Seafood Fettucine from The Mendocino Café, last Saturday

Garden Bakery, between Ukiah and Albion Street, Mendocino Garden Bakery, between Ukiah and Albion Street, Mendocino

And here’s a place where self used to hang out in, when son was still going to school in Sacred Heart Prep: Ann’s Coffee Shop. Parents would arrange to meet here for breakfast, after dropping their kids off at school.

Coconut Cream Pie, Freshly Baked: Ann's Coffee Shop in downtown Menlo Park Coconut Cream Pie, Freshly Baked: Ann’s Coffee Shop in downtown Menlo Park

Stay tuned, dear blog readers. Stay tuned.

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Science and Technology: Anarchist Perspectives

Robert Graham's Anarchism Weblog

Yoked to the Machine Yoked to the Machine

Continuing with my installments from “The Anarchist Current,” the afterword to Volume Three of Anarchism: A Documentary History of Libertarian Ideas, I discuss anarchist perspectives on science and technology. Although some anarchists, such as Carlo Cafiero, took a somewhat uncritical view of technology, other anarchists developed a sophisticated critique of the role of science and technology in modern capitalist societies, a critique that was sharpened by later anarchists and their fellow travellers, such as Paul Goodman and Ivan Illich. As Gustav Landauer argued, this more critical perspective on science and technology helped to distinguish the views of the anarchists from other revolutionary currents, particularly Marxism, which saw technological development as the key to social emancipation.

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Science and Technology

The anarchist critique of science and technology goes back at least to Proudhon, who denounced machinery which, “after having degraded the worker by giving…

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Apasra Hongsakula

Apasra Hongsakula assustou a Tailândia e o mundo após divulgar fotos recentes que mostram sua aparência atual. O motivo desse espanto todo? Apasra foi a primeira representante tailandesa a ser corada Miss Universo, mas isso foi em 1965.