Category Archives: Philosophy

Transcending the Hegelian Dialectic and Duality Reality

By Rosanne Lindsay Source: Waking Times In our ego-driven, divide-and-conquer world, we live in a duality reality. This reality reflects a matrix of opposites: introvert/extrovert, beginning/end, living/dead, mind/matter, wave/particle, self/other, material/spiritual, on/off, right/left. This is merely a separation of the … Continue reading

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Starving and Bombed Children of Yemen Seek Entrapment in Flooded Thai Cave

By Robert J. Burrowes While the world watched and waited with bated breath for the outcome of the substantial global effort – involving over 100 cave divers from various countries, 1,000 members of the Thai Army and 10,000 others in … Continue reading

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Slow suicide and the abandonment of the world

By Edward Curtin Source: Intrepid Report “The condition of alienation, of being asleep, of being unconscious, of being out of one’s mind, is the condition of the normal man. Society highly values its normal man. It educates children to lose … Continue reading

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Invisible Architecture III: The Psychogeography of Hyperspace

By Rococo Modem Basilisk Source: Modern Mythology Ordinarily, when we discuss psychogeography, we operate at the scale of a city: we discuss how people are drawn through a walkable space, at a speed in which they can be affected by … Continue reading

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Monuments to the Ego

By David Mattson Source: CounterPunch Some rich bourgeoisie newcomers have perpetrated yet the latest in a series of atrocities upon the small valley where we live, entailing an assault on the sensibilities of virtually everyone and everything living there. Adding … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberalism and the Retreat of Democracy

By David Schultz Source: CounterPunch Democracy across the world is under siege. This according to the latest Freedom House report documenting that for 2017, “democracy faced its most serous crisis in decades” as seventy-one countries experienced declines in freedom or … Continue reading

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A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

By Christina Sarich Source: Waking Times Thich Naht Hanh, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or non-clinging to be a form of aloofness, or emotional disconnect … Continue reading

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The Coming Collapse

By Chris Hedges Source: Occupy.com The Trump administration did not rise, prima facie, like Venus on a half shell from the sea. Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a … Continue reading

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