US and UK Governments Feed Julian Assange Drugs to Induce Psychotic Episodes

by Karen Kwiatkowski edited by O Society May 9, 2019 Pray and weep. There is great evil being perpetrated by Washington D.C. here and around the world, including chemical torture. A persistent terrible hate for life, liberty and humanity arrived on little cat feet and has taken over our country.  This did not begin with … Continue reading US and UK Governments Feed Julian Assange Drugs to Induce Psychotic Episodes

What Exactly Is Vipassana Meditation?

By Bhante Henepola Gunaratana Tricycle The distinction between Vipassana meditation and other styles of meditation is crucial and needs to be fully understood. Buddhism addresses two major types of meditation. They are different mental skills, modes of functioning or qualities of consciousness. In Pali, the original language of Theravada literature, they are called Vipassana and Samatha. … Continue reading What Exactly Is Vipassana Meditation?

Musical Interlude brought to you by Vikings: Heilung (Healing)

How Denmark's Heilung Create "Amplified History" with Human Bones and Throat Singing Experimental folk-metal group talks music on a spiritual quest to conjure the primal wildness of the Viking age https://youtu.be/QRg_8NNPTD8 by Ryan Reed Revolver edited by O Society April 30, 2019 "In order to connect to what was before," says Christopher Juul," you have to … Continue reading Musical Interlude brought to you by Vikings: Heilung (Healing)

Calling Bullshit: Is More Information Making Us Less Reasonable?

by James McWilliams Pacific Standard edited by O Society April 17, 2019 A class on "calling bullshit" offered at the University of Washington teaches the proliferation of algorithms and data makes misinformation more widespread. To prepare themselves for future success in the American workforce, today's college students are increasingly choosing courses in business, biomedical science, engineering, … Continue reading Calling Bullshit: Is More Information Making Us Less Reasonable?

Give Us This Day Our Daily Meds: Reason to Believe Again

For everyone who struggles... https://youtu.be/0kJdWJXxF3Y   Reason to Believe There's a scar on your heart But your journey's just begun A distant light that's worth the fight The story's far from done Stop hurting yourself Those tired sores have nothing more to bleed Self hatred I know it well it's dragging you down Listen to … Continue reading Give Us This Day Our Daily Meds: Reason to Believe Again

Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain

What kinds of mental activities are capable of actually changing the brain? written by Alice Walton Forbes  edited by O Society Mar 7, 2019 When promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed "brain games" fizzle out, what's next? Meditation/mindfulness training accumulate impressive evidence, which suggests suggests such practices can and do change not … Continue reading Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain