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“One Long Discomfort”: The Legacy and Future of David Lindsay’s ‘A Voyage to Arcturus’

By Ben Schwartz Source: We Are the Mutants David Lindsay’s masterpiece A Voyage to Arcturus was first published in London in 1920 by Methuen & Co. It came dressed in a simple red cloth cover; no dust jacket, just the … Continue reading

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Disarming the Weapons of Mass Distraction

By Madeleine Bunting Source: Rise Up Times “Are you paying attention?” The phrase still resonates with a particular sharpness in my mind. It takes me straight back to my boarding school, aged thirteen, when my eyes would drift out the … Continue reading

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MySpace Tom beat Facebook in the long run

Wouldn’t you rather be a rich nobody than whatever Mark Zuckerberg is? By Jeremy Gordon Source: The Outline My MySpace profile was abandoned when, at the ripe age of 18, I decided it was just a little too juvenile — … Continue reading

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Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts

By Robert J. Burrowes While conflict theories and resolution processes advanced dramatically during the second half of the 20th century, particularly thanks to the important work of several key scholars such as Professor Johan Galtung – see ‘Conflict Transformation by … Continue reading

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Zig Zag Zen: An Interview with Author Allan Badiner

The Intersection of Psychedelic Spirituality and Buddhist Practice By Jennifer Bleyer Source: MAPS Buddhism and psychedelic use have been linked since at least the 1950s, when influential thinkers and writers such as Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Alan Watts experimented … 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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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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8 Signs of a Mind Infected by Political Malware

By Jordan Bates Source: High Existence Your mind is similar to a computer. Your brain is the hardware, your worldview the software. The operating system you’re running is heavily influenced by your culture, upbringing, education, and many other factors. Arguably, a well-functioning mind is … Continue reading

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