Tag Archives: Humanity

Automatons – Life Inside the Unreal Machine

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ɔːˈtɒmət(ə)n/ noun a moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being. a machine which performs a range of functions according to a predetermined set of coded instructions. used in similes and … 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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Do We All Need To Fight For Positive Change?

By Richard Enos Source: Collective Evolution We are living in interesting times. There is a growing sense around the world that humanity is moving towards a crescendo, a climax in our collective journey. But is this to be a fiery … Continue reading

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On Authentic Spirituality

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com Spirituality, as it is implemented in our world today, is almost entirely useless. No, that’s not fair, I take that back. Spirituality as it is implemented in our world today has been very useful for … Continue reading

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What happens to cognitive diversity when everyone is more WEIRD?

By Kensy Cooperrider Source: aeon For centuries, Inuit hunters navigated the Arctic by consulting wind, snow and sky. Now they use GPS. Speakers of the aboriginal language Gurindji, in northern Australia, used to command 28 variants of each cardinal direction. … Continue reading

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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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