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They Live, We Sleep: Beware the Growing Evil in Our Midst

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “You see them on the street. You watch them on TV. You might even vote for one this fall. You think they’re people just like you. You’re wrong. Dead wrong.” — They Live We’re living … Continue reading

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Now That We’ve Incentivized Sociopaths–Guess What Happens Next

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds As long as central banks create and distribute trillions in conscience-free credit to conscience-free financiers and corporations, the incentives for sociopathy only increase. “Sociopath” is a word we now encounter regularly in … Continue reading

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Cyberpunk is Dead

By John Semley Source: The Baffler “It was an embarrasser; what did I want? I hadn’t thought that far ahead. Me, caught without a program!” —Bruce Bethke, “Cyberpunk” (1983) Held annually in a downtown L.A. convention center so massive and … Continue reading

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Ending Violence, Exploitation, Ecological Destruction and War: Creating a Culture of Peace

By Robert J. Burrowes The date 11 November is well known and commemorated in many parts of the world because it marks the Armistice ending World War I – ‘the Great War’ – in 1918. In the evocative words used … Continue reading

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The Wounded Mind

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times There’s something fundamentally wrong with how the world is right now. Don’t you see it – feel it? We are a species with noble character, with a great spirit, and with a sacred soul. In … Continue reading

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Our Vanishing World: Insects

By Robert J. Burrowes About 12,000 years ago, late stone age humans precipitated the neolithic (agricultural) revolution that marked the start of the steady rise to civilization. Coincidentally, this occurred at the same time as the beginning of what is … Continue reading

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Human Violence: Pervasive, Multi-dimensional and Extinction-threatening

By Robert J. Burrowes Violence is pervasive throughout human society and it has a vast range of manifestations. Moreover, some of these manifestations – particularly the threat of nuclear war (which might start regionally), the climate catastrophe and the ongoing … Continue reading

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The Unraveling Quickens

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Even if we don’t measure the erosion of intangible capital, the social and political consequences of this impoverishment are manifesting in all sorts of ways. The central thesis of my new book … Continue reading

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