Category Archives: Psychology

Wealth Identity Politics: Billionaires Acting Like A Persecuted Minority Is Peak Capitalism

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com “I guess maybe Bernie Sanders shouldn’t exist,” said billionaire Steve Schwarzman while seated in a library building named after billionaire Steve Schwarzman and promoting a book with billionaire Steve Schwarzman’s face on it. According to Bloomberg … Continue reading

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A Taoist Master Explains the Difference Between Religion and Individual Spiritual Cultivation

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times “The modern world needs true spiritual guidance and development.” ~ Taoist Master Hua Ching Ni A spiritual war is upon us and the individual is challenged to maintain integrity in a sea of greed, … Continue reading

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Let us now stop praising famous men (and women)

By David V. Johnson Source: aeon.com After the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris nearly burned down in April, the French luxury-goods magnate François-Henri Pinault was celebrated for committing €100 million to reconstruct what he called ‘this jewel of our heritage’ and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Conspiracy Revealed

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com It’s a trip how much mental energy people pour into arguments about world affairs while devoting almost none to the way their understanding and perception of those affairs is happening. People will happily argue day … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Peace in Afghanistan: Is Community Engagement the Key?

By Robert J. Burrowes I have just read a superb book by Mark Isaacs, an Australian who has documented several years of effort by a group of incredibly committed young people in Afghanistan to build peace in that war-torn country … Continue reading

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Biden’s Brain Is Swiss Cheese And It’s Creepy That We’re Not Talking About It

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com I didn’t watch the last Democratic presidential primary debates because I figured that without Tulsi Gabbard in there shaking things up it would be a boring, vapid parade of insubstantial verbal foam, and I love … Continue reading

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Spaciousness: How to Free Your Mind and Stop Living Reactively

By Jordan Bates Source: High Existence “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” — Viktor Frankl ‘Spaciousness’ is a Buddhist concept that has been profoundly … Continue reading

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Comparative Political Leadership: Gandhi vs. Contemporary Leaders

By Robert J. Burrowes On 2 October 2019, it will be the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas K. Gandhi in Gujarat, India. I would like to reflect on the visionary leadership that Gandhi offered the world, briefly comparing … Continue reading

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