Category Archives: Long Forms

Marijuana – An Exploration (Part 4 – CBD)

CBD It’s time to move on to another (in a way, THE other) cannabinoid of importance in relation to this discussion. That cannabinoid is CBD. A cannabinoid that is increasingly characterized by its absence in a great many strains of … Continue reading

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Marijuana – An Exploration (Part 3 – Addiction)

Part 3 – Addiction Next, on the docket, we have addiction. Or rather the very important question that is, can marijuana be addictive? Anything other than an automatic “YES!” would likely set off many a guidance counsellor, police officer, social … Continue reading

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Marijuana – An Exploration (Part 2 – Gateway Substances)

Part 2- Gateway Substances Owners of pizza parlours and convenience stores the world over, agree. Marijuana is definitely a gateway substance. With that out of my system, my first area of exploration is, I will admit, based on an anecdotal … Continue reading

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Marijuana – An Exploration (Part 1 – Intro)

Intro In the past 3 to 5 years, few issues have gained more traction than the state of marijuana legislation in many nations. In the United States alone, legislation has gone from common sense status quo to overly draconian relic … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 5 – Into The Murky Waters Of The Thought Leaders)

Into The Murky Waters Of Expert Testimonials Thought Leaders In hindsight, I don’t think my usage of the word expert is appropriate in this piece. I ran with it for the gist of my writing despite this feeling, having no … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 4 – The Power Of Charisma)

The Power Of Charisma   We now come to another point of concern I touched on earlier. That is the mass promotion of information based primarily on its popularity (as measured by content interaction). I do not have much concern … Continue reading

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Information Distribution In The Age Of Algorithms – (Part 2 – Freedom Of Speech & Expression)

Freedom Of Speech & Expression Though the fate of the once mighty private and governmental media companies remains a mystery, current technological developments have now matured enough to make some unforeseen consequences blatantly obvious. Whilst the list here is ever … Continue reading

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