Every disaster contains a lesson or a message that needs to be examined. Every tragedy, no matter how terrible, should be absorbed into the public consciousness and adopted as a cautionary tale; a part of our mythos. These events should not be cast into the memory hole to make life less stressful, they need to be taken seriously. Otherwise, the damage done and the lives lost are all for nothing.
Establishment Democrats are becoming extremely nervous because they are starting to realize that the field of candidates currently running for the Democratic nomination is exceedingly weak. The campaign is nearly a year old, there have been nationally televised debates month after month, and at this point, only three candidates in the field have any chance of winning.
Democrats are notorious for tanking the markets. Their ideas on massive government, wealth confiscation, and population control make it difficult to disagree with billionaire Leon Cooperman, who says the stock market will tank and lose 25% of its value if either Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders is elected.
A historian has warned that America today looks like it did in the days before the Civil War. Heather Cox Richardson, a history professor at Boston College who is a supposed expert in 19th century America, laid out on Twitter what she described as the “eerily similar” parallels after President Donald Trump’s controversial civil war tweets.
Laura Nolan, a former Google software engineer who left the company in protest of Project Maven, Google’s since-abandoned artificial intelligence development program for military drones, says killer robots could commit atrocities. If governments turn control of their weapons systems over to fully-autonomous machines, we may face devastating, unintentional calamities or acts of war.