The Term “Cultural Marxism” is Nazi Propaganda

“Cultural Marxism?" What the holy hell are you talking about? —Any sane person when exposed to the term for the first time https://youtu.be/wLoG9zBvvLQ ^ An example of an Internet troll bloviating about "Cultural Marxism" ^ Cultural Marxism generally refers to one of two things: First — extremely rarely — "cultural Marxism" (lower C, upper M) … Continue reading The Term “Cultural Marxism” is Nazi Propaganda

What Does “Freedom” Mean?

America is having a heated debate about the meaning of the word socialism. We’d be better served if, instead, we were debating the meaning of freedom.   by Thom Hartmann Independent Media Institute edited by O Society March 21, 2019 The Oregonian reported fully 156,000 families are on the edge of homelessness in our small-population … Continue reading What Does “Freedom” Mean?

Behaviorism – Skinner, Alex, Chomsky – and Cleaning up the mess Descartes made

by O Society Mar 18, 2019 One of our O Society people called Benjamin David Steele brought up the excellent, rather salient point Chomsky made some mistakes. Of course he did. So do I and so do you. Mistakes were made. There are no sacred cows here. Not Karl Popper, not Chomsky, not Bernie Sanders, not … Continue reading Behaviorism – Skinner, Alex, Chomsky – and Cleaning up the mess Descartes made

End of the Master Narrative and the Great Convergence: the Word of the Day is “Presentiation”

by Scott Preston Chrysalis Mar 3, 2019 We've discussed the migratory experience, and in the context of moving from one Age into another Age as an “unsettling” experience, which we are calling “chaotic transition” and “Age of Anxiety” or “post-modernity”, and so on. This, though, is something of a metaphor, for in one sense, we … Continue reading End of the Master Narrative and the Great Convergence: the Word of the Day is “Presentiation”

Rebirth of the body politic

Individualism is not a sufficient foundation for social life: the image of the body politic reminds us that we are all one by Nick Romeo  Aeon Feb 26, 2019 After escaping an assassination attempt earlier that morning, Cicero entered the senate under armed guard. It was 7 November 63 BCE, and the Roman Republic hovered on the brink … Continue reading Rebirth of the body politic

Crazy in Chief: Why Don’t the Media Discuss Trump’s Mental Instability?

  Medhi Hasan interviews David Cay Johnston  and  Bandy X Lee Deconstructed Jan 21, 2019 Audio of interview is here. DONALD TRUMP’S ROSE Garden speech last week announcing his emergency declaration over the “crisis” at the southern border was rambling, incoherent, and unhinged: in short, everything we’ve come to expect from the 45th president of the United … Continue reading Crazy in Chief: Why Don’t the Media Discuss Trump’s Mental Instability?

AI Writes Convincing Prose; Risks Mass-Producing Fake News

Fed with billions of words, this algorithm creates convincing articles and shows how AI could be used to fool people on a mass scale. by Will Knight MIT Review Feb 14, 2019 Here’s some breaking fake news … Russia has declared war on the United States after Donald Trump accidentally fired a missile in the … Continue reading AI Writes Convincing Prose; Risks Mass-Producing Fake News