Tag Archives: Philosophy

The Wounded Mind

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times There’s something fundamentally wrong with how the world is right now. Don’t you see it – feel it? We are a species with noble character, with a great spirit, and with a sacred soul. In … Continue reading

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Human Violence: Pervasive, Multi-dimensional and Extinction-threatening

By Robert J. Burrowes Violence is pervasive throughout human society and it has a vast range of manifestations. Moreover, some of these manifestations – particularly the threat of nuclear war (which might start regionally), the climate catastrophe and the ongoing … Continue reading

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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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Saturday Matinee: Synecdoche, New York

Exploring Charlie Kaufman’s “Synecdoche, New York”: A Philosophical Analysis By Jordan Siron Source: Deathbed Decameron PREFACE “There are too many ideas and things and people. Too many directions to go. I was starting to believe the reason it matters to care … Continue reading

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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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A New Aesthetic

By Damaris Zehner Source: Resilience There are all these good ideas – intensive agriculture, organic farming, permaculture, the local food movement. But why is most food still not grown this way, if it really is better? Why don’t farmers switch … Continue reading

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A Taoist Master Explains the Difference Between Religion and Individual Spiritual Cultivation

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times “The modern world needs true spiritual guidance and development.” ~ Taoist Master Hua Ching Ni A spiritual war is upon us and the individual is challenged to maintain integrity in a sea of greed, … Continue reading

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The Global Climate Movement is Failing: Why?

By Robert J. Burrowes It has been satisfying to note the significant response to two recent climate campaigns: the actions, including the recent Global Climate Strike, initiated by school students inspired by Greta Thunberg and the climate actions organized by … Continue reading

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