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Saturday Matinee: A Glitch in the Matrix

Sundance 2021 Review: Rodney Ascher’s Hybrid Doc A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX Simulates Belief By Martin Kudlac Source: Screen Anarchy “It is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane.” Philip K. Dick Sundance regular Rodney Ascher returns on … Continue reading

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Welcome to Philip K. Dick’s dystopia

Nothing is private and no one is free By David Samuels Source: UnHerd Philip K. Dick, whose novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? inspired the film Blade Runner, did not live to enjoy his Hollywood success. He died on March 2, 1982, … Continue reading

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The Fourth Turn, Turn, Turn

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The cycles of The Fourth Turning, Fischer and Turchin are all in alignment at this point in history.. The 1997 book The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy proposed a cyclical pattern of four 20-year … Continue reading

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LIFE… IN REVERSAL

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘We must distinguish between real change and fictitious change. The change that comes from without, from externally imposed training and discipline, is fictitious…Real change comes from within, by conscious work intentionally performed by … Continue reading

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THE ELITES WHO ARE JUST SO OVER HUMANITY

The depth of anti-humanist sentiment related by Douglas Rushkoff in his latest book, Survival of the Richest, is harrowing and illuminating. By Chris Barsanti Source: PopMatters Some things can be horrifying even if unsurprising. One such moment is the opening anecdote … Continue reading

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Digital Authoritarianism: AI Surveillance Signals the Death of Privacy

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “There are no private lives. This a most important aspect of modern life. One of the biggest transformations we have seen in our society is the diminution of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Lo and Behold

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World A bold and multidimensional documentary about the glories and the drawbacks of the Internet. By Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Source: Spirituality & Practice Werner Herzog is an inimitable documentary filmmaker whose … Continue reading

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The Power of Presence, How “Living In The Now” Can Change Your Life

By Allie Stark Source: Collective Evolution Presence is the powerful practice of being in the moment. It is created through an acute awareness of one’s thoughts, feelings, and emotions, and in our modern day society, being present doesn’t always come … Continue reading

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