Category Archives: Philosophy

How to Beat a Manipulator

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: Consortium News Humans are hackable. Ask any conman. Our desire to think we have control over our lives often hides this from ourselves, but most of us are highly suggestible and hypnotizable. If you think you’re … Continue reading

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Essential Taoist Wisdom for Living in Politically Charged and Chaotic Times

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times There’s an old saying, rumored to be an ancient Chinese curse, but it’s been a favorite in the West for some time now. “May you live in interesting times.”  Political figures like to use … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Metamorphosis

(In memory of Terence McKenna, November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) CHAOS AND THE WORLD SOUL By Richard Kadrey Source: Wired METAMORPHOSIS – A video “trialogue” featuring Ralph Abraham, Terence McKenna, and Rupert Sheldrake – is part shamanic journey and part New … Continue reading

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Society Is Made Of Narrative. Realizing This Is Awakening From The Matrix.

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com In the movie The Matrix, humans are imprisoned in a virtual world by a powerful artificial intelligence system in a dystopian future. What they take to be reality is actually a computer program that has … Continue reading

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The U.S. is ruled by the worst among us

By Carla Binion Source: Intrepid Report Is it possible for the human race to evolve beyond war, extreme income inequality, corporate money’s control of political systems, and other anti-democratic trends? Some people say even hoping for such evolution is too idealistic, … Continue reading

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4 SIGNS WE LIVE IN A PROFOUNDLY SICK SOCIETY

By Gary Z McGee Source: Waking Times “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~Jiddu Krishnamurti What makes our society so sick? How do we know for sure that our society is … Continue reading

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Eternity, nature, society and the absurd fantasies of the rich

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Professor and author Douglas Rushkoff recently wrote about a group of wealthy individuals who paid him to answer questions about how to manage their lives after what they believe will be the collapse of society. … Continue reading

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Survival of the Richest

The wealthy are plotting to leave us behind By Douglas Rushkoff Source: Medium Last year, I got invited to a super-deluxe private resort to deliver a keynote speech to what I assumed would be a hundred or so investment bankers. … Continue reading

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