Sheeple

8,682 Flips | 20 Magazines | 371 Likes | 34 Following | 177 Followers | @Sheeple2016 | Men on a lower level of understanding, when brought into contact with phenomena of a higher order, instead of making efforts to understand them, raise themselves up to the point of view from which they must look at the subject, judge it from their limited understanding (mostly limited scientific “knowledge”), and apparently, the less they understand what they are talking about, the more confidently and unhesitatingly they pass judgment on it. 

The Underestimated Reliability of Oral Histories

Not only written narratives have stood the test of time.<p>It all started with a stray goat.<p>On an otherwise nondescript day in the spring of 1947, a young Bedouin boy searched for a goat that had strayed from his flock just northwest of the Dead Sea. While he was looking, Muhammed the Wolf, as the boy …

Dead Sea

Sport24.co.za | WATCH: 5 Springbok tries in Wellington

WATCH the five tries scored by the Springboks in their famous win over the All Blacks in Wellington.

Cheetahs woes continue with heavy home defeat

2018-09-15 21:34<p>Tian Meyer (Gallo Images)<p>Bloemfontein - The <b>Cheetahs</b> imploded in the second to lose badly at home to the <b>Glasgow Warriors</b> in their …

Glasgow Warriors

EU investment in Africa: Europe racing to catch up

The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments …

Africa

Two plagiarism claims stir up SA art

Related Links<p>It wasn’t Ayanda Mabulu’s sensationalist painting of Nelson Mandela depicted as a Nazi that grabbed international headlines at last …

Murals

New York Times on Roaring Trump Economy: Change How It Is Measured

Perhaps some of you might remember a familiar scene while playing poker during your teen years. Very frequently someone who was upset at how the game …

Great Depression

U.S. to hit China with new tariffs on $200 billion in goods

President Trump is expected to announce new tariffs of likely 10% on $200 billion in Chinese goods after final details are ironed out over the …

Tariffs

Far from being a food-providing flagship for Gauteng, Krugersdorp farming NPO is a squalid dump

Related Links<p>Farm workers at a Krugersdorp non-profit organisation live in squalor – even though the place they call home, funded by the Gauteng …

Gauteng

American Experience

Civil Rights Hot Spots<p>In the 1950s, the civil rights movement found its voice in places that routinely discriminated against blacks: schools, lunch …

Civil Rights

South African Energy Metallurgical Base Co., Ltd

Drawing

Dangerous Category 4 Hurricane Florence likely to stall and pound Carolinas, Virginia for days

<b>See the latest forecast on Florence's coastal battering, hammering winds and inland flooding in the Carolinas. The story below is no longer being</b> …

North Carolina

In quake-prone Japan, attention shifts to flood risks as heavy rains increase

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese have long been conditioned to prepare for earthquakes, but recent powerful typhoons and sudden, heavy rains have brought to the forefront another kind of disaster: flooding.<p>Experts warn that thousands could die and as many as 5 million people would need to be evacuated if …

Floods

Details of the Oscar Pistorius Murder Case the Media Has Chosen to Ignore

We spoke to Sean Richard, producer and writer of a new four-part documentary series about the case, 'Pistorius'.<p>It was on the 11th of September, 2014 that Thokozile Masipa began to read out her verdict, a judgement that was live-streamed across the globe. That makes it almost four years to the day …

Oscar Pistorius

Under fire umpire Carlos Ramos acted at all times with integrity, says ITF following Serena Williams sexism row

As the sport continued to tear itself apart over the Serena Williams sexism row, the International Tennis Federation stepped in on Monday night to defend beleaguered umpire Carlos Ramos.<p>In the absence of any representative body to speak for tennis officials, it fell to the ITF to say what should be …

Tennis

Kim Jong Un says the country has already taken steps towards denuclearization and is eyeing the US to make the next move

• <b>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reportedly said that Pyongyang is waiting on Washington to make the next move.</b>• <b><br>Kim reportedly told Russian and Chinese officials that the regime had already taken steps towards denuclearization, like refraining from further nuclear and missile testing, and was waiting</b> …

North Korea

Hurricane Florence charges toward Carolinas with ‘potential for unbelievable damage’

By Jason Samenow<p>Jason Samenow<p>Editor and writer covering weather and climate<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Follow Thursday’s updates here:</i> Hurricane Florence set to unleash punishing wind and rain in the Carolinas<p>Decreasing in strength but expanding in size, Category 2 Hurricane Florence is within 36 hours of …

North Carolina

300k troops & thousands of war machines: Russia starts biggest military drill in decades (VIDEO)

Some 300,000 troops and tens of thousands vehicles, aircraft and warships are participating in the largest military exercise Russia has staged in 37 …

Vostok

Spotted: giraffes in the snow

Animals more used to desert heat have been photographed enjoying the snow after a cold front brought snowfall to parts of South Africa over the weekend.<p>Giraffes, antelope, rhinoceroses and elephants were photographed in icy conditions around South Africa, in pictures shared widely on social …

South Africa

WATCH | Jonas & the Guptas - how the state capture story unfolded

Sunday Times editor Bongani Siqoko and Tiso Blackstar associate editor of analysis Ranjeni Munusamy explain how the State Capture story unfolded

Parliament asks Hawks boss if he’ll keep letting SA be ‘raped standing up’

Godfrey Lebeya was given the third degree by incensed opposition MPs.

UPS bets on blockchain as the future of the trillion-dollar shipping industry

The world is run by trade. Freight and logistics in the U.S. alone account for nearly $1.5 trillion annually (2015 data). As the world’s economies scale up, that number is only expected to increase as we become more dependent on the international supply chain for our goods and services.<p>The …

‘Ramaphoria’ evaporates as rand tanks

JOHANNESBURG - If there were any doubts that the euphoria following Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as president of South Africa has evaporated, this …

Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

Chinese farmers have taken over formerly white-owned farms for the first time, investing millions of pounds into tobacco production.<p>Farms that were badly managed for nearly 20 years, after Robert Mugabe’s mass seizure of white-owned land, are now being worked again in the hope of reaping a …

Are Facebook and YouTube quasi-governmental actors?

ONE of the internet’s most odious conspiracy theorists has had his videos and podcasts removed from Apple, YouTube, Spotify and Facebook. Alex Jones …

Law

Pope Francis Says Death Penalty "Abases Human Dignity," is "Contrary to the Gospel"

Signaling a strengthening of the Catholic Church's official opposition to capital punishment, <b>Pope Francis</b> (pictured) marked the 25th anniversary of …

Pope Francis Rewrites Catholicism ... and the Bible

Last week, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had changed the Catholic catechism. After 2,000 years of teaching that a moral use of capital …

Tax Season

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Are drive-through supermarkets going to be the future of food shopping?

There’s nothing worse than having a weekly showdown in Aldi over the last bottle of washing-up liquid, is there?<p>Russian inventor Semenov Dahir …

Crowdfund First, Code Later

They say that everyone has at least one brilliant idea; it’s just that most people never do anything with it. It’s one thing to have a eureka moment, …

Bitcoin South Africa

What follows here is a look at what someone claiming to be Satoshi Nakomoto, the creator of bitcoin published on NakamotoFamilyFoundation.org<p>The …