Sheldrake’s work challenges the conventional scientific paradigm by questioning foundational assumptions about the nature of reality, inheritance, and consciousness.
Manipulating our memories to deceive ourselves goes further than mere denial of a memory, many people will go as far as to create false memories to diminish mental pain and to resolve cognitive dissonance.
Environmental changes may present a double jeopardy to pollinator populations, as they become victims of both the changes themselves and of plant trait evolution.
There are two main paradigms of thinking of ourselves in the world and of our relationship with the Earth. We either think of ourselves as being separate from Nature or as being one and part of it.
Chesterton wants to insist that no matter how hard or unlikely it might be for us to reestablish a decent human society, it is possible, if very difficult, to get there from here.
The evidence that top officials in the military and CIA killed the president is overwhelming—but The New York Times won’t even run an oped about it.
The Battleground Thanksgiving articles purport to wish us calm and happy feasts, but their cumulative practical effect is to make people want to hole up in their bedrooms planning their purchases at the next day’s sales.
There is perhaps no more reliable barometer for measuring the degree to which a society has become entrenched in totalitarianism than humor, which bears an inverse relationship to tyranny.
Nothing that used to be evidence of reality is trustworthy, thus we are all easily manipulated. The determining factor as to what is real or not is who said it is real, not concrete evidence. It’s as simple as that.
Rational, realistic people believe that while history has shown that the US lied about all those other wars, this time it’s definitely telling the truth.
The citizens of Money, New York are in a separate self-governing world, far from cities bursting into flames, mountains shaking, families drowning in raging rivers…
How to Overthrow the System: brew your own beer; kick in your Tee Vee; kill your own beef; build your own cabin and piss off the front porch whenever you bloody well feel like it.