Chomsky makes at least one pretty significant mistake, however. He said that Google Glass has a camera and a recorder, "which means that everything that's going on around you goes up on the internet."
The other day, a friend told me that when he saw me blogging on Noam Chomsky, he was surprised not to see any mention of disgraced primatologist Marc Hauser. I was like, whaaaaaa? I had no idea these two had any connection. In fact, though, they wrote papers together. This made me wonder what Chomsky [...]Show More Summary
By Noam Chomsky, TomDispatch Imagine you’re an historian 100 years from now—assuming there are any historians 100 years from now, which is not obvious—and you’re looking back at what’s happening today. For the first time in the history of the human species, you’d see we have clearly developed the capacity to destroy ourselves.
“All the things which had uses. All the mountains which had names. We’ll give them new names, but the old names are there, somewhere in time…” Noam Chomsky lists the many paths to disaster. One he didn’t mention: delivering Pizzas by drone. Show More Summary
Imagine you're an historian 100 years from now -- assuming there are any historians 100 years from now, which is not obvious -- and you're looking back at what's happening today. You'd see something quite remarkable.
What is the future likely to bring? A reasonable stance might be to try to look at the human species from the outside...
Posted by news intern Ansel Herz According to new Readers Digest poll, Noam Chomsky is the 20th most trusted person in America. Michelle Obama ranks 19th. Tom Hanks tops the list, while Judge Judy ranks above all the justices of the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
Anyone who has watched it knows that The Wire is the most intelligent TV show ever created. It’s also full of memorable characters, delicious dialogue and brilliant performances. David Simon is, in many ways, the new Noam Chomsky. He tells us the truth about our society in a fearless, no bullshit fashion. He is our [...]
Just found this: Noam Chomsky on why Canada is in Afghanistan. Noam Chomsky on why Canada is in Afghanistan
It’s always a good time to watch an interview with Noam. Check out his surprisingly moving answer to the question “What Is Love?”
Well, as Flynt and Hillary closed their post… Pray for peace, and thank God for Noam Chomsky.
The act of killing bin Laden could have started a nuclear war says the MIT professor. “We were very close to war with Pakistan, which easily could have turned into a nuclear war, which could have destroyed all of us,” he told Jason Liosatos of Global Peace Radio. “The Obama administration was willing to take [...]
The anarchist movement in the United States has had the support of leading libertarian intellectuals, such as Noam Chomsky; but it has lacked a figure who could transform its… Continue reading The post Interview: David Graeber, leading figure of Occupy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
• Are older siblings more influential than parents? Alan talks to Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Human Behavior Richard Rende about some startling new research. • Political Critic and activist Noam Chomsky talks to Alan about his new book Nuclear War & Environmental Catastrophe. • Mega church Pastor Dr. Robert Jeffress is on with Alan [...]
Noam Chomsky is not a cheerleader for the Obama administration in what he describes as its surprising attack on civil liberties and the development of a surveillance state. Chomsky, the influential MIT linguistics professor and prominent left-wing political activist, said in an interview that civil liberties violations under the Obama administration “go well beyond anything [...]Show More Summary
Chomsky, who will be on radio with me this week, spoke to Alternet. Speaking with the liberal blog’s Mike Stivers, Chomsky expressed dissatisfaction with the current president’s record on civil liberties: “I personally never expected anything of Obama, and wrote about it before the 2008 primaries. I thought it was smoke and mirrors. The one [...]
In an interview with AlterNet this past week, America's most well-known left-wing intellectual slammed President Obama for his inexplicable "attacks" on civil liberties in the forms of various laws expanding upon the executive powers set forth by President George W. Bush.