Tag Archives: Sociology

Seeking Happiness Beyond Neo-Liberal Consumerism

By Graham Peebles Source: Dissident Voice Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not. The architects of the socio-economic system … Continue reading

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‘Violence Against Women: Why the UN Secretary-General Got it Wrong’

By Robert J. Burrowes In his remarks on the recent International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – see ‘Violence Against Women is Fundamentally About Power’ – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres inadvertantly demonstrated why well-meaning efforts being … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Give Thanks. Pay It Forward One Act of Kindness at a Time

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”—John F. Kennedy It’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind … Continue reading

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Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

Robert J. Burrowes In a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in response to their knock. The police were going to serve an arrest warrant on … Continue reading

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The Psychology of Mass Killers: What causes it? How can you prevent it?

By Robert J. Burrowes In Las Vegas on 1 October 2017, it appears that one man (although it might have been more) killed 59 people and shot and injured another 241 (with almost 300 more injured while fleeing). The incident got … Continue reading

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Why are all those Racists so Terrified?

By Robert J. Burrowes Racism is not a new phenomenon and while it is an ongoing daily reality for vast numbers of people, it also often bursts from the shadows to remind us that just because we can keep ignoring … Continue reading

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Globalisation: Hyperstition, Surveillance, and the Empire of Reason

By S.C. Hickman Source: Techno Occulture Edmund Berger in his essay Underground Streams speaking of various tactics used by the Situationists, Autonomia, and the Carnivalesque: “Like the Situationists the Autonomia would engage with the tradition of the Carnivalesque alongside a Marxist political … Continue reading

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Three Paths

By Erik Lindberg Source: Resilience To have lost the godlike conceit that we may do what we will, and not to have acquired a homely zest for doing what we can, shows a grandeur of temper which cannot be objected … Continue reading

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