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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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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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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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“An Enthusiastic Corporate Citizen”: David Cronenberg and the Dawn of Neoliberalism

(Editor’s note: In commemoration of director David Cronenberg’s 75th birthday we present this compelling and socially relevant analysis of his filmography.) By Michael Grasso Source: We Are the Mutants The cinematic corpus of David Cronenberg is probably best known for … Continue reading

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On Track for Extinction: Can Humanity Survive?

By Robert J. Burrowes Anyone reading the scientific literature (or the progressive news outlets that truthfully report this literature) knows that homo sapiens sapiens is on the fast track to extinction, most likely some time between 2025 and 2040. For … Continue reading

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3 EXTRAORDINARY PARADOXES OF PERSONAL AWAKENING

By Dylan Charles Source: Waking Times How do you reconcile the utter madness of the world with the overwhelming joy of being alive in it? “Paradox: a situation, person, or thing that combines contradictory features or qualities.” Without question we live … Continue reading

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