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Meanwhile, back in 1997…

The United Kingdom should be cut off from Europe.

Ukraine should be annexed by Russia.

The continental Russian-Islamic alliance ”lies “at the foundation of anti-Atlanticist strategy”. The alliance is based on the “traditional character of Russian and Islamic civilization”.

Russia should use its special services within the borders of the United States to fuel instability and separatism, for instance, provoke “Afro-American racists”. Russia should “introduce geopolitical disorder into internal American activity, encouraging all kinds of separatism and ethnic, social and racial conflicts, actively supporting all dissident movements — extremist, racist, and sectarian groups, thus destabilizing internal political processes in the U.S. It would also make sense simultaneously to support isolationist tendencies in American politics.

Translated excerpts from The Foundations of Geopolitics: The Geopolitical Future of Russia by neo-fascist political scientist Aleksandr Dugin, otherwise known as “Putin’s Brain”.

Probably just coincidence.

Putin’s playbook for discrediting America and destabilizing the West (Kottke)

(Image: Quartz)

An illustrated guide by Ben’s Tips. To wit:

Wake up sleepy, the sun is up! Ah, it seems that the sun is not the only thing that is up. Look  down, what did you see? Yes, it is your antenna that is still broadcasting the late night show. This phenomenon is also known as “Morning Wood”. Not only that but also your bladder is about to explode, it’s time for a “wee wee”.


Designer Alex Cornell’s helpful infographic – details of which you’ll be putting into practice sometime soon. He sez:

One of the most complex social situations you will encounter is the 45 seconds that elapse while deciding where to sit for dinner at a restaurant. Your choice should appear natural, unbiased and haphazard if executed properly. Timing is everything. These 45 seconds determine how enjoyable your next 2 hours will be. Once the pieces start to fall into place and people take their seats, your choices narrow. People sit, seemingly at random, and if you don’t take the appropriate measures, you’re inevitably stuck at the least interesting end of the table.