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Noam Chomsky on propaganda & “necessary illusions”

Seers and mystics have said this world is an illusion.  This often seemed like poetic talk to me–a romantic or metaphysical way of looking at things. But on an ordinary human level, MIT Professor Noam Chomsky has suggested that much … Continue reading

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Supressed inventions? Nikola Tesla & free energy

Nikola Tesla lived 100 years ago and invented radio communication and the electricity that comes out of your wall sockets.  Everyone knows about those things.  But Tesla also invented devices for manipulating the weather, and (perhaps) means for universal, clean, … Continue reading

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Desmond Morris on external threats (true & false)

How do baboons deal with an external threat?  Is it similar to how human politicians do it? Here’s what primate researcher  Desmond Morris once said about this: It is always the dominant baboon that is in the forefront of the … Continue reading

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Aurobindo on “dark forces” and world events

Here is how a teacher named Sri Aurobindo said the world works, speaking in the early 20th century.  (This is very different from what I was taught in school.)  See how this fits with your own perception of things. … … Continue reading

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Network newsman Howard Beale is “mad as hell”

Below is a 2-minute scene from the award-winning 1976 film Network which I thought you might appreciate.  (Try it with the volume all the way up; then up a little more.) [Network (1976),  written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by … Continue reading

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