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Smashing the Cult of Celebrity and the Disempowerment Game

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times At the dark heart of corporate consumer culture lie the social programs that mass-produce conformity,  obedience, acquiescence and consent for the matrix. The cult of celebrity is the royal monarch of these schemes, the ace … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Branded

Branded (2012) is a Russian-US sci-fi parable written and directed by Jamie Bradshaw and Aleksandr Dulerayn. Much of the story is told in flashbacks documenting the rise, fall and rebirth of top-level advertising executive Misha (Ed Stoppard, son of playwright … Continue reading

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The Reason You Work So Hard to Participate in the Rat Race

By M.J. Higby Source: Waking Times Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “A man in debt is so far a slave.” Money has no intrinsic value yet we spend our days damaging our health and spirit in order to obtain it. Why do … Continue reading

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