Tag Archives: Conformity

Seeking Happiness Beyond Neo-Liberal Consumerism

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. The architects of the socio-economic system … Continue reading

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Human Anxiety in Late-Stage Capitalism

  By Phil Rockstroh Source: Consortium News A number of recent press articles, including an over 8,000-word feature piece in The New York Times have asked, to quote the Times’ headline, “Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?” … Continue reading

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3 Questions You’re Not Supposed to Ask About Life in a Sick Society

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~J. Krishnamurti Society is directed by a never-ending mainstream narrative which is always evolving, and always reaching new dramatic … Continue reading

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10 Life Lessons I Learned as a Psychiatric Nurse – and Patient

By Cortland Pfeffer Source: Wake Up World Over the past 25 years, I have been immersed in the mental health and addiction system as a patient, later as staff, as a Registered Nurse (RN), and eventually as a supervisor. My time … Continue reading

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Bureaucratic Insanity is Yours to Enjoy

Reposted below is Dmitry Orlov’s review of the new publication from Club Orlov Press: “Bureaucratic Insanity: The American Bureaucrat’s Descent into Madness” by Sean J. Kerrigan. By Dmitry Orlov Source: ClubOrlov In contemporary United States a child can be charged … Continue reading

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Courage and Free Speech

Throughout human history there have been individuals who have been ready to risk everything for their beliefs By Timothy Garton Ash Source: aeon ‘Nothing is more difficult,’ wrote the German political essayist Kurt Tucholsky in 1921, ‘and nothing requires more … Continue reading

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Freedom Begins Within: From the Authoritarian Self to the Liberated Self

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “If people base their identity on identifying with authority, freedom causes anxiety. They must then conceal the victim in themselves by resorting to violence against others.” ~Arno Gruen Freedom is both the easiest … Continue reading

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