Tag Archives: Humanity

OUR NEW, HAPPY LIFE? THE IDEOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT

By Charles Eisenstein Source: Waking Times In George Orwell’s 1984, there is a moment when the Party announces an “increase” in the chocolate ration – from thirty grams to twenty. No one except for the protagonist, Winston, seems to notice that … Continue reading

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Thinking Beyond Exceptionalism

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Excepted from Curing Exceptionalism: What’s wrong with how we think about the United States? What can we do about it? (April, 2018). Try this experiment: Imagine that space aliens really come to earth … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Give Thanks. Pay It Forward One Act of Kindness at a Time

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”—John F. Kennedy It’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind … Continue reading

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End-times for humanity

  Humanity is more technologically powerful than ever before, and yet we feel ourselves to be increasingly fragile. Why? By Claire Colebrook Source: Aeon The end of the world is a growth industry. You can almost feel Armageddon in the … Continue reading

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Magic Never Died: The Sacred is Still Alive

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Reality Sandwich God is alive, magic is afoot God is alive, magic is afoot God is afoot, magic is alive Alive is afoot, magic never died Leonard Cohen   The sense of the sacred does not … Continue reading

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A New Map

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘It is the tragedy of our time that the average individual learns too late that the materialistic concept of life has failed utterly in every department of living.’  ~Manly P. Hall  We have … Continue reading

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Lifting the Veil of Psychopathic Intrusion in Everyday Life

By Nozomi Hayase Source: Dissident Voice In recent years, the conception of the psychopath has gained a new upsurge of interest. Popular culture’s sensational image of Hannibal Lecter in the movie Silence of the Lambs and notorious killers like Ted … Continue reading

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