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About Relax, be kind to yourself. […] You can’t finish it, ever. But that doesn’t mean it is a problem you need to solve. It means it’s a selection to taste from. (tene80i n.d.) I collect these unread articles, books, essays, blog posts, discussions, threads, etc, from my various RSS feeds in Inoreader. Criteria I collect things that are time-independent and relevant/interesting (either now or in the future). Examples: ✅ High-quality material which I’ll have a hard time rediscovering through search ✅ Subjects I’m interested in and know I’ll read through eventually (e....

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Donella H. Meadows and Diana Wright | Thinking in Systems: A Primer

TODO_AUTHOR, (Meadows and Wright 2008) Summary Thoughts Notes Thinking in Systems: A Primer (Donella H. Meadows) Your Highlight on page 11 | Location 163-165 | Added on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 2:35:32 PM what is a system? A system is a set of things—people, cells, molecules, or whatever—interconnected in such a way that they produce their own pattern of behavior over time. The system may be buffeted, constricted, triggered, or driven by outside forces....

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Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels | The Communist Manifesto

TODO_AUTHOR, (Marx et al. 2014) Summary Thoughts Notes The Communist Manifesto (Karl Marx) Your Highlight on page 2 | Location 28-31 | Added on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 1:36:09 PM my knowledge of Western society was not based on hearsay and my political outlook and inclinations were communistic precisely for that reason: the reality of what I witnessed and experienced in capitalist America prior to 1953 (the year my father moved the family to Moscow) struck me as being far less just, democratic, and humane than the theory of socialism which, as my father never tired telling me, was practiced in the Soviet Union....

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Ursula K. Le Guin | The Dispossessed

TODO_AUTHOR, (Le Guin 2002) Summary Thoughts Notes The Dispossessed (Ursula K. Le Guin) Your Highlight on page 327 | Location 5009-5013 | Added on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 1:57:42 AM their official form, quickly become plutocracies (societies governed by the rich). Many socialists and communists argued that the path to reform lay through collective ownership of the means of production to ensure that there would be no rich. The transition to full economic democracy would be managed by a centralized, all-powerful government....

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