Author Archives: Vlad Bunea

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My new book is AVAILABLE NOW

Dear fellow humans, My new book is AVAILABLE NOW for purchase from Jeff’s electronic bookstore here: https://www.amazon.com/Intimate-Diary-Pope-Francis-Second/dp/1724192094/ Tell your friends, share, review, give as gifts to show the world how powerful stories can bring about a brighter future.

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My new book THE INTIMATE DIARY OF POPE FRANCIS THE SECOND will be out March 1st!

My new book THE INTIMATE DIARY OF POPE FRANCIS THE SECOND will be out March 1st! The progressive optimist futurist novel that has it all: a gay atheist black African pope, human-like artificial intelligence, some aliens, the end of the … Continue reading

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Progressive International: Yanis Varoufakis & Bernie Sanders Launch New Global Movement Against Far Right

You can join here: https://www.progressive-international.org/join/ Interview: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/12/7/progressive_international_yanis_varoufakis_bernie_sanders

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I wrote my first Sci-Fi novel in 22 days

Attention nerds and nerdettes! I have just finished my first sci-fi-ish satire-ish novel in 22 days. It’s called Hyperworld_01_Awakening and it’s about the emergence of Artificial Superintelligence and its immediate aftermath. It has real science, real nerd jokes, and hard-core … Continue reading

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Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now – by Jaron Lanier (2018)

Not that this book has changed my opinion of social media. I am glad someone took the trouble to articulate the problems. I have, however, already reduced drastically my presence on social media. Link to book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37830765-ten-arguments-for-deleting-your-social-media-accounts-right-now The Ten Arguments … Continue reading

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CONSIDER THE TURKEY: THOUGHTS FOR THANKSGIVING by Peter Singer

From Ethics in the real world : 86 brief essays on things that matter WHEN I TEACH PRACTICAL ETHICS, I encourage my students to take the arguments we discuss outside the classroom and talk to friends and family about them. … Continue reading

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Nature or Nurture

From: DNA : the story of the genetic revolution by James D. Watson (2017) The unexpectedly low human gene count provoked several op-ed page ruminations on its significance. These tended toward a common theme. Stephen Jay Gould (whose premature death … Continue reading

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