Tag Archives: Sociology

Anomie and Postmodernism

By Richard Sahn Source: Bracing Views These are not exactly happy times. Americans have fewer safeguards for their jobs, financial well-being, and, ultimately, their very lives. Uncertainty and insecurity have become more prevalent than ever I can remember. As a … Continue reading

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SHAME: How To Beat The Two-System Blame Game That Takes Us Down & Keeps Us Stuck

By Jack Adam Weber Source: Collective Evolution Shame is different from guilt, because guilt is to feel badly about something we have done; shame is to feel badly about who we are. We might develop shame because we have been … Continue reading

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Conflict Theory and Biosphere Annihilation

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out that existing conflict theory pays little attention to the extinction-causing conflict being ongoingly generated by human over-consumption in the finite planetary biosphere (and, … Continue reading

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Identity Theft and the Body’s Disappearance

By Robert Bohm Source: The Hampton Institute “What sphinx of cement and aluminum bashed open their skulls and ate up their brains and imagination?” – Allen Ginsberg from his poem “ Howl “ Identity theft, at least the most familiar … Continue reading

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No Need To Wait – Dystopia Is Almost Upon Us

Source: TruePublica Microsoft’s CEO has warned the technology industry against creating a dystopian future, the likes of which have been predicted by authors including George Orwell and Aldous Huxley. Satya Nadella kicked off the the company’s 2017 Build conference with … Continue reading

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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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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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