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500 Million, But Not A Single One More

(Originally published Dec 9 2014 on  https://blog.jaibot.com/500-million-but-not-a-single-one-more/ ) We will never know their names. The first victim could not have been recorded, for there was no written language to record it. They were someone’s daughter, or son, and someone’s friend, and they were loved by those around them. And they... Read More
In response to Open Thread #41
Comment author: jai 04 September 2018 03:27:52AM 9 points [-]

I've been asked to post "500 Million But Not a Single One More" on the EA Forum so that it's easier to include in a sequence of EA-related content. I need 5 karma to post - and the most straightforward way to get that seems like straight-up begging.

Just so this comment isn't entirely devoid of content: This Week In Polio is a great way to track humanity's (hopefully) final battles against Polio and one of my go-to pages when I'm looking to feel good about my species.

Comment author: jai 02 July 2018 05:45:57PM 1 point [-]

You're definitely not alone - I've felt a lot of these things. Thank you for writing this. I think a lot of people are going to get a lot of good out of it.

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Meetup : Secular Solstice (Seattle)

Discussion article for the meetup : Secular Solstice (Seattle) WHEN: 13 December 2014 05:30:00PM (-0800) WHERE: Seattle, WA Venue to be determined; Inspired by Raymond Arnold's Secular Solstice, we're putting together something similar. There will be song and dance and food and drink and small amounts of fire, reflecting on... Read More