Category: Theory

Turning a Blind Eye to Catastrophic Truths

global tinderbox

Cultures that endure carve out a protected space for those who question and challenge national myths. Artists, writers, poets, activists, journalists, philosophers, dancers, musicians, actors, directors and renegades must be tolerated if a culture is to be pulled back from disaster…

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Time Perceptions

Perceptions of time

When did humanity first acknowledge the existence of time?  It must have happened at different periods through out human existence because a global perspective or a world citizen is a very recent idea….

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What good is creativity?

They say that in every creative act there is the seed of destruction. To make a chair, you need to kill a tree, to make an omelette you have to break a few eggs, ad nauseum. But is it really all worth it?

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Have we evolved yet?

human evolution

There seems to be much dysfunction and strife in the world today, but what many of us seem to be neglecting is the fact that every one of these dysfunctional patterns are of human design.

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The Problem with Sheep

Quarry rocks have higher IQs than sheep. In any cavalcade of dumb things, sheep always lead the parade. Animal lovers argue about animal intelligence. Pigs, they say, are really intelligent.

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Edward, a disgruntled Philosopher

Edward, a disgruntled philosopher

Well, as Robert Anton Wilson has definitively illustrated, the year 2000 was a crowning mark in only one of very many time systems that could have been employed and so there is no real significance attached to it. But anyway let’s talk about something completely different (now that I have your attention).

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