Tag Archives: Systemic Collapse

When Everything Is Artifice and PR, Collapse Beckons

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The notion that consequence can be as easily managed as PR is the ultimate artifice and the ultimate delusion. The consequences of the drip-drip-drip of moral decay is difficult to discern in … Continue reading

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A PANDEMIC OF AUTHORITARIANISM

By Alastair Crooke Source: Waking Times What we see is an attempt to impose an idealised technical managerialism onto a complex, rather than pursue real solutions to problems. Change happens quickly and often unpredictably. Yet the unpredictable part seemingly is all about physics. Imagine, dropping … Continue reading

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The U.S. Economy In a Nutshell: When Critical Parts Are On “Indefinite Back Order,” the Machine Grinds to a Halt

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Setting aside the “transitory inflation” parlor game for a moment, let’s look at what happens when critical parts are unavailable for whatever reason, for example, they’re on back order or indefinite back order, i.e. the … Continue reading

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The Surrealism of the Information War

By Gilbert Mercier Source: News Junkie Post The flow of knowledge and information is commonly considered the main vector of humanity’s progress through history. One would think that in our era, which is rightly called the time of the information … Continue reading

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On the Process of Awakening

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds We cannot help but feel a hunger for authenticity, honesty, spiritual solace and human connection, but these are precisely what is scarce in our social and economic structure. There is a tremendous … Continue reading

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New Era of Global Collective Psychosis

By Gilbert Mercier Source: News Junkie Post Anybody who has been unfortunate to be in a car or plane crash, but lucky enough to survive it and tell the story afterwards knows the inherent paradox: the event occurred in the … Continue reading

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Slowly, Then All at Once

By James Howard Kunstler Source: Clusterfuck Nation The staggering incoherence of the election campaign only mirrors the shocking incapacity of the American public, from top to bottom, to process the tendings of our time. The chief tending is permanent worldwide … Continue reading

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It’s A War Of Words

By Pia Massie Source: Adbusters It’s the end of the Nation State. It’s the beginning of a whole new chapter in human history: a hinge point, a paradigm shift in consciousness and an astonishing moment to be alive. We are … Continue reading

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