Anthropocene: Donald Trump and the Cult of Rapture

Isaiah 45:1 Thus saith the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut; by Carol Wolman  edited by O Society June 18, 2019 Why … Continue reading Anthropocene: Donald Trump and the Cult of Rapture

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

by Chogyam Trungpa edited by O Society June 10, 2019 Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (PDF) Introduction Although most of my students were sincere in their aspiration to walk on the spiritual path, they brought to it a great deal of confusion, misunderstanding and expectation. Therefore, I found it necessary to present to my students an overview of the … Continue reading Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism

Conspicuous presumption: Blatant hypocrisy is a status symbol in the Conservative Moral Hierarchy

by Jeremy Sherman edited by O Society May 29, 2019 The king has everything; the peasants have nothing. He eats 15 course meals while the peasants starve. Rebels yell and the king laughs, ignoring or suppressing them effortlessly. Mitch McConnell announces that he’d seat a replacement Supreme Court justice in 2020 after refusing to even … Continue reading Conspicuous presumption: Blatant hypocrisy is a status symbol in the Conservative Moral Hierarchy

HyperNormalisation Explained

One of our O Society people says they feel like they just don't get it after watching Adam Curtis' documentary HyperNormalisation, which we discuss here: Crazy is the New Normal: HyperNormalisation by O Society May 22, 2019 So let's put it into context, Ok? One of the things about all of this which sticks out … Continue reading HyperNormalisation Explained

The Countercultural Lessons of Jesus of Nazareth and Francis of Assisi in the 21st Century

by Robert Scheer Scheer Intelligence Feb 15, 2019 The biblical Parable of the Good Samaritan is one that Tom Catena not only knows well, but strives to live by. A devout Catholic and Ivy League-educated doctor, Catena realized early on that he would dedicate his time on earth to helping those in need, though he … Continue reading The Countercultural Lessons of Jesus of Nazareth and Francis of Assisi in the 21st Century

Brzezinski’S Mad Imperial Strategy

By Natylie Baldwin “I once asked my colleague, Zbigniew Brzezinski, that if everyone was allied with us, who were we organized against? My question surprised him, because I think that Brzezinski remains caught up in Cold War strategy even after the demise of the Soviet Union. In Cold War thinking it was important to have the … Continue reading Brzezinski’S Mad Imperial Strategy

Escape From the Trump Cult

Millions of Americans are blindly devoted to their Dear Leader. What will it take for them to snap out of it? by ALEXANDER HURST New Republic Dec 13, 2018 On December 20, 1954, some 62 years before Donald Trump would be sworn in as president of the United States, Dorothy Martin and dozens of her followers … Continue reading Escape From the Trump Cult