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TEDx talk which shows people's obedience to "authority."

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Scam School's Brian Brushwood does a TEDx talk wherein he covers a few studies showing people's ingrained obedience to perceived "authority."

Although it is presented from a magic and scam perspective, the studies he brings up are very telling, and representative of the difficulties we face in turning people away from blind obedience to "authority."

It's unfortunate, as relying on perceived "authorities" is likely an evolutionary development, and has benefits, however it is sadly so exploited by those who seek, or are already in, "power."

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100% Foolproof Solution to TSA Theft

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Here's a 100% foolproof solution to stop the TSA from stealing your valuables. Video explains how you can fly with gold coins, expensive electronics, cameras and iPads without having any of them stolen by TSA thieves (who routinely steal such items and sell them on eBay).

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6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

http://www.cracked.com

For the rest of you, I want you to try something: Name five impressive things about yourself. Write them down or just shout them out loud to the room. But here's the catch -- you're not allowed to list anything you are (i.e., I'm a nice guy, I'm honest), but instead can only list things that you do (i.e., I just won a national chess tournament, I make the best chili in Massachusetts). If you found that difficult, well, this is for you, and you are going to fucking hate hearing it. My only defense is that this is what I wish somebody had said to me around 1995 or so.

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Securing your luggage against theft when flying

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The most effective way to secure your luggage against theft when flying on commerical airlines is to travel with a firearm. When flying with a firearm you are required to store it in a hard case with a lock to which ONLY YOU have a key. The TSA is prevented from both opening your luggage once sealed or marking it in any way to indicate contents. Watch the video for more detailed information. NOTE: If you are uncomfortable with firearms, the firearm you travel with does not have to be deadly (i.e. it can be a flare gun).

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If Everyone Is Crazy, You'd Be Crazy To Be Sane

http://conflictresolutiontraining4u.blogspot.com

Psychology article about how those who question the prevailing world-view are always thought of as crazy. I think this may hit home for many of us in the liberty movement, whistle blowers, voluntaryist, etc.. And it will hopefully spark some interesting conversation too.

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Use a 2-Liter Bottle as a 50 Watt Light Bulb

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Use a 2-Liter Bottle as a Light Bulb in a shed, workshop, or offgrid building.

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Now the EFF is saying don't talk to the police

http://lifehacker.com

Our friends at the Electronic Frontier Foundation have released a handy "Tips for Talking to the Police" cheatsheet intended to help you understand your rights, specifically in regards to searching your digital stuff.

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New malware steals your Bitcoin

http://arstechnica.com

In a sure sign that the virtual currency Bitcoin has hit the mainstream, a new Trojan horse program discovered in the wild Thursday seeks out and steals victims’ Bitcoin wallets, the same way other malware goes for their banking passwords or credit card numbers.

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Libertarian 101: Aren't all politicians crooks?

http://www.examiner.com

I continue to receive defeatist attitudes about how to combat the Leviathan state. Many feel that we have a lawless political class and that there is absolutely no way to reign it in outside of complete revolution or bankruptcy. And admittedly neither are very good options, both would cause much pain to many people.

This is a dangerous meme that reflects exactly what the ruling class wants, complete disengagement from the political system by the most informed among us.

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Seven Reasons Not to Send Your Kids to College

http://www.dailyfinance.com

Imagine a retirement where you could have an extra $1million to $3 million in the bank with basically no effort. Now imagine telling your kids that you aren't going to send them to college. And, you go on, you want them to immediately start a business or get to work as soon as they finish high school.

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