Tag Archives: Philosophy

Escaping the iron cage of hopelessness

By Edward Curtin Source: Intrepid Report “Specialists without spirit, sensualists without heart; this nullity imagines that it has attained a level of civilization never before achieved”—Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism “In this frightful round of … Continue reading

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America’s Retarded Awareness

By Denis Conroy (RINF) Alternative ideas don’t come easily to Americans. It seems that Americans imported colonial hierarchal practices from Europe to cultivate them to their own advantage. Over millennia, Europeans had come to accept the authority of Church, Monarchy … Continue reading

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Radicle and Rhizomati: Notes from a Folk Herbalist

By Lisa Fazio Source: Resilience Hierarchy Power structures establish various systems to ensure the organisation of interrelationships and the distribution of resources throughout a group, community, or ecosystem. In human terms, these systems become our tribes, societies, and civilisations. The … Continue reading

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Accelerating Capital: Completed Nihilism and The Indebted Man

  By S.C. Hickman Source: Southern Nights In his book Data Trash (1993), Arthur Kroker writes that in the field of digital acceleration, more information means less meaning, because meaning slows info circulation. In the sphere of the digital economy, … Continue reading

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Truth or Delusion?

By Robert J. Burrowes One inevitable outcome of the phenomenal violence we all suffer as children is that most of us live in a state of delusion throughout our lives. This makes it extraordinarily difficult for accurate information, including vital … Continue reading

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The Price of Resistance

By Chris Hedges Source: OpEdNews.com In the conflicts I covered as a reporter in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans, I encountered singular individuals of varying creeds, religions, races and nationalities who majestically rose up to defy … Continue reading

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10 Life Lessons I Learned as a Psychiatric Nurse – and Patient

By Cortland Pfeffer Source: Wake Up World Over the past 25 years, I have been immersed in the mental health and addiction system as a patient, later as staff, as a Registered Nurse (RN), and eventually as a supervisor. My time … Continue reading

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Jiddu Krishnamurti, the Inner Revolution, and Why We Don’t Really Love Our Children

(Editor’s note: on this anniversary of the birthday of Jiddu Krishnamurti [born May 11, 1895] please read and share this excellent overview of some of the key principles of his philosophy.) By Matt Karamazov Source: High Existence “The mind must be … Continue reading

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