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Creativity, Madness and Drugs – disinformation

Would we have Poe’s Raven today if the tormented author had taken lithium to suppress his bipolar illness? Not likely, considering the high frequency of psychiatric illnesses among writers and artists, concluded psychiatrist Kay Jamison of Johns Hopkins Medical School speaking last week at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.

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Stephen Hawking and the Black Hole Information Paradox

Information can’t be lost when a black hole evaporates, as it was never an aspect of tangible existence to begin with. Despite the readings of a measuring apparatus, from its own perspective the quantum is never quite lured into the trap of definite form in a distinct moment to be instantly sucked into a dead past. When it comes to information, the next moment never arrives because the quantum, like the conscious, is forever now.

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Smart Approaches to Misinformation on Marijuana

The misnamed Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) recently produced a “fact sheet” entitled, Everything You Need to Know About CBD, that seeks to justify the continued prohibition of cannabis by misinforming the public about cannabidiol and THC.

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Information Bombs and the Canary in the Coal Mine: A Talk with Antero Alli

Antero Alli is most known for his performance works using Paratheatre processes since 1977, and experimental video documents and feature fiction films since 1993. In this interview, he discusses the Eight-Circuit Brain model of consciousness, dream ritual, media overdose, and the resuscitation of the imagination as the key to empowerment.