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What happened to individual empowerment in the internet age?

By Kurt Cobb Source: Resilience Apple Computer’s 1984 Superbowl commercial—one of the most iconic television commercials ever made—announced two things: the introduction of the Macintosh computer and that this computer could in some fashion allow each of us to escape … Continue reading

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‘Deaths of despair’ soaring among Gen Z & millennials: ‘It’s the economy, stupid’

By Helen Buyniski Source: RT.com Young Americans are killing themselves in record numbers, the victims of a confluence of economic and sociological factors that have singled them out – even above a nationwide surge in so-called “deaths of despair.” Suicide … Continue reading

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On Authentic Spirituality

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com Spirituality, as it is implemented in our world today, is almost entirely useless. No, that’s not fair, I take that back. Spirituality as it is implemented in our world today has been very useful for … Continue reading

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WHY WE’RE A CULTURE OF ADDICTS

By Leslie Garrett Source: Waking Times If there’s one constant among addicts of all types, it’s shame. It’s what makes us lie and hide. It’s what keeps us from asking for help – though we don’t think we need it … Continue reading

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SHENPA AND THE TIBETAN ART OF NOT GETTING HOOKED

By Azriel ReShel Source: Waking Times Shenpa is the Tibetan word for attachment. According to Pema Chödrön, shenpa would better be translated as “something that hooks us”. There are two levels of shenpa, the reaction to a pain that surfaces within us and the escaping … Continue reading

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Decriminalizing the Drug War?

Calculating the Damage from a Century of Drug Prohibition By Alfred W. McCoy Source: TomDispatch.com We live in a time of change, when people are questioning old assumptions and seeking new directions. In the ongoing debate over health care, social … Continue reading

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The Dystopian Future of Facebook

By Mark Kernan Source: CounterPunch This year Facebook filed two very interesting patents in the US. One was a patent for emotion recognition technology; which recognises human emotions through facial expressions and so can therefore assess what mood we are … Continue reading

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Another Reason Young Americans Don’t Revolt Against Being Screwed

By Bruce E. Levine Source: CounterPunch “8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance” was originally published in 2011, then republished on several Internet sites, and has become one of my most viewed articles. The … Continue reading

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