Tag Archives: Morality

Phantom Performances – The Rise of the Spectacle

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ˈspɛktək(ə)l/ noun a visually striking performance or display an event or scene regarded in terms of its visual impact “Now the death of God combined with the perfection of the image has brought … Continue reading

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Wake From The Nightmare Or Eternal Sleep For Humanity

By Frank Scott Source: Dissident Voice The tradition of the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the minds of the living. — Karl Marx Marx offered a thought for all seasons but one that might especially ring true during … Continue reading

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And So This Is Christmas

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Christmas Day. Very late on this day and into the morning of the 26th in 1776, George Washington led a surprise night crossing of the Delaware River and bloody pre-dawn attack on unarmed hung-over-from-Christmas … Continue reading

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On Becoming Free – What Are We Really Freeing Ourselves For?

By Gary Z. McGee Source: Waking Times “I must create a system or be enslaved by another Man’s.” ~William Blake Becoming free is creating your own virtuous system despite being outflanked by unvirtuous systems controlled by unvirtuous men. It is … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Fascism

By Robert J. Burrowes The continuing rise of fascism around the world is drawing increasing attention particularly as it takes firmer grip within national societies long seen to have rejected it. Some recent studies have reminded us of the characteristics … 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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How To Recognize When Your Society Is Suffering A Dramatic Decline

  By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com When historians and analysts look at the factors surrounding the collapse of a society, they often focus on the larger events and indicators — the moments of infamy. However, I think it’s important to … Continue reading

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Live Free or Die: The Psychology of Rebellion & Dissent

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “I rebel—therefore we exist.” ~Albert Camus, The Rebel Dissent is a tricky subject. The need to rebel against atrocity is deeply ingrained in the human condition. Even if most of us don’t act … Continue reading

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