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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 Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

By Alison Rose Levy Source: FAIR.org As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the intersection of public need and governance. … 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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Believing Jeffrey Epstein Committed Suicide is the Real Conspiracy Theory

By Michael Krieger Source: Liberty Blitzkrieg Is a murder committed more heinous than a suicide allowed? In its act, sure. In this context? NO. An “unlucky accident” like this is the ONE THING that a non-corrupt State must prevent. It’s … 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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Me, Me, Me – The Neurotic Satisfactions of the Selfie Generation

By Julian Rose Source: Waking Times We humans are rather curious creatures, I’ll admit. So many sides to our nature, so many colours to our emotions, so many journeys of our imaginations. But the question must arise, do we learn … Continue reading

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There Is No Normal

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com The wheel of time rolls forward, never retracing its path, but because it is a wheel, and we are riding in it, a persistent illusion persuades us that the landscape is recognizably the same, … Continue reading

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