CBD for the Mind: The Many Mental Health Benefits of CBD

CBD for the Mind: The Many Mental Health Benefits of CBD By Steven Maxwell CBD. It’s currently a celebrated phenomenon in the US as more and more people are realizing the positive effects of cannabis. You can find it in many stores, and it’s perfectly legal in many states. If you have mental health issues, CBD may be the medicine you need, and it can be even better than some prescription medications. We will explain what it is and what it can do for you. Before You Look at the…

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Digital Privacy Is A Valuable Commodity In An Era of Surveillance and Censorship

Digital Privacy Is A Valuable Commodity In An Era of Surveillance and Censorship By Steven Maxwell The modern tools of connectivity, innovation, research, and freedom of expression offered to us in the digital age have been turned against us. This clearly is a sad state of affairs when worded so bluntly, but it is also an opportunity for us to learn where we might have gone wrong and accept some responsibility, even in small part, about our current predicament. Yes, we have been lied to about data security; we have…

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The Future of Education is Borderless

The Future of Education is Borderless By Steven Maxwell The entire formal education apparatus seems to reinforce the repetition of learning from past generations rather than forging new ideas and new applications for a world changing at an increasingly rapid pace. As internet connectivity expands and the speed of accessing information increases, the opportunities for formal learning should also accelerate. After all, information itself is already borderless for much of the world’s population that has access to a free and open internet. One would have to assume that the barriers…

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The New Cash? Why Governments Don’t Like Cryptocurrency

The New Cash? Why Governments Don’t Like Cryptocurrency By Steven Maxwell Cash is a problem for banks and governments. And, as we know, banks and governments are joined at the hip – each creating policies that strengthen the power of the other. It is no mystery, then, why we continue to see an acceleration in the “War on Cash.”  Cash creates a barrier to tracking and control and removes the ability to charge a wide range of processing fees and hidden charges. Cash impedes easy tax collection for governments, and…

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Colleges Can Kill Creativity By Offering One-Size-Fits-All Education

Colleges Can Kill Creativity By Offering One-Size-Fits-All Education By Steven Maxwell With student debt at record levels (and a more aggressive approach to collecting those loans), combined with a diminishing guarantee of employment in their field upon graduation, more people than ever are closely evaluating the financial realities of college in the 21st century. However, even the core aspect of a college education — acquiring the fundamentals of learning and the development of useful real-world skills and creativity — is also worthy of closer scrutiny. By way of disclosure, I…

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