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Surgical Totalitarianism

By Dan Corjescu Source: Dissident Voice You don’t have to control everything to be in total control. In the modern world this seeming paradox is a systemic reality. In the past, classic totalitarian governments sought to literally control every aspect of … Continue reading

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Our age of horror

In this febrile cultural moment filled with fear of the Other, horror has achieved the status of true art By M M Owen Source: aeon In Ray Bradbury’s horror short story, ‘The Next in Line’ (1955), a woman visits the … Continue reading

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Why We’re Blind to the System Destroying Us

By Jonathan Cook Source: Information Clearing House I rarely use this blog to tell readers what they should believe. Rather I try to indicate why it might be wise to distrust, at least without very good evidence, what those in … Continue reading

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The Doors of Perception: Why Americans Will Believe Almost Anything

By Tim O’Shea Source: Information Clearing House Aldous Huxley’s inspired 1954 essay detailed the vivid, mind-expanding, multisensory insights of his mescaline adventures. By altering his brain chemistry with natural psychotropics, Huxley tapped into a rich and fluid world of shimmering, … Continue reading

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The Search for Meaning in Modern Life

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times Every good story about a search begins with a tale. So, here’s one; it’s a tale about a magician who gave a dinner for his neighbours. There was once a Magician who built … Continue reading

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The Value of Everything

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Kunstler.com We are looking more and more like France on the eve of its revolution in 1789. Our classes are distributed differently, but the inequity is just as sharp. America’s “aristocracy,” once based strictly on … Continue reading

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The Eye of the Beholder: There is Never Anything New

A review of John Steppling’s new book, Aesthetic Resistance and Dis-Interest By Paul Haeder Source: Dissident Voice it is through mimesis, (identification with the mirror image) that one gains a sense of unity, self-containment and mastery over the body. If … Continue reading

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