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Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State

By John W. Whitehead Source: Activist Post “There will come a time when it isn’t ‘They’re spying on me through my phone’ anymore. Eventually, it will be ‘My phone is spying on me.’” ― Philip K. Dick Red pill or … Continue reading

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Zuck’s New Scam

Don’t buy into Facebook’s pivot to privacy By Lizzie O’Shea Source: The Baffler THE RHETORIC AT FACEBOOK—the largest social media platform in the world—is changing. In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg claimed that privacy was no longer a “social norm.” Today, the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Koyaanisqatsi

Young Life Out Of Balance: The Impact and Legacy of ‘Koyaanisqatsi’ By Michael Grasso Source: We Are the Mutants Throughout the latter half of the 1970s, ex-seminarian/political activist Godfrey Reggio and cinematographer Ron Fricke shot, assembled, and edited film footage … Continue reading

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The Disintegrated Mind: The Greatest Threat to Human Survival on Earth

By Robert J. Burrowes Like many people who have struggled to understand why human beings are driving the sixth mass extinction event in Earth’s history, which now threatens imminent human extinction as well, over many decades I have explored the … Continue reading

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Social Media and the Society of the Spectacle

By Kenn Orphan Source: CounterPunch “The reigning economic system is a vicious circle of isolation. Its technologies are based on isolation, and they contribute to that same isolation. From automobiles to television, the goods that the spectacular system chooses to … Continue reading

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The Path To Liberating Humanity Is The Same As The Path To Liberating The Individual

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com The path to enlightenment is the process of becoming clearly aware of all the different aspects of the way you operate inside, which enables you to relate to life as it’s actually appearing instead of … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk: The Human Condition amid High-tech Alienation and Urban Dystopia

By Raymond Lam Source: BuddhistDoor.net I love the seashore and the countryside, but I have spent most of my life in cities, with little to no time spent in the country. I grew up in Brisbane, Australia (which, despite its … Continue reading

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The ‘Hidden Mechanisms’ That Help Those Born Rich to Excel in Elite Jobs

When two sociologists interviewed highly paid architects, TV producers, actors, and accountants, they encountered work cultures that favor the already affluent. By Joe Pinsker Source: The Atlantic Over the past five years, the sociologists Daniel Laurison and Sam Friedman have … Continue reading

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