Category Archives: Culture & Society

Love Your Servitude

Aldous Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly fifty books both novels and non-fiction works — as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems. In his most famous novel Brave … Continue reading

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Reject Authority, Trust Yourself

Terence McKenna (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) was an American ethnobotanist, mystic, psychonaut, lecturer, author, and an advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including visionary … Continue reading

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When Big Tech Took Power in the U.S.

When Donald Trump vowed to ‘drain the swamp’ he never imagined that his favourite social media platform, Twitter, would turn against him and thus help ousting him from office. The quote derives from a leaked internal video by a Twitter … Continue reading

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There’s No Way Like the American Way

Original photo by Margaret Bourke-White, slightly enhanced by me. Click image to enlarge. Stumbled upon this iconic photo from 1937 and started wondering whether it also (to a certain degree) reflects today’s polarised America. What do you think?

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Are We Being Told the Truth About COVID-19?

Professor Sucharit Bhakdi is a Thai-German specialist in microbiology and co-author of CORONA — False Alarm?: Facts and Figures. No other topic dominates our attention as much as Coronavirus and COVID-19, the infectious disease it triggers. There’s been a global … Continue reading

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The Nature of Ayahuasca

A documentary exploring the use of Ayahuasca as a holistic medicine. Ayahausca is a traditional plant medicine from the Amazon used to treat a variety of physical and psychology illnesses and conditions. This film explores the use of the Ayahausca … Continue reading

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21st Century Schizoid Man

Painting by Barry Godber (1946–1970), slightly enhanced by me. Click image to enlarge. Stumbled upon this old record cover from King Crimson’s first album and thought how well it illustrated the fear and paranoia that corporate media and politicians worldwide … Continue reading

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Pest or Cholera? Your Choice, Dear Americans

Background image of Cornel West is courtesy of The News Journal, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. “If we choose between Trump and Biden today, next time we will have to choose between Ivanka Trump and Chelsea Clinton. This … Continue reading

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Samsara

The above video is just a short teaser or appetiser, if you will. Watch the full film below. Prepare yourself for an unparalleled sensory experience. SAMSARA reunites director Ron Fricke and producer Mark Magidson, whose award-winning films BARAKA and CHRONOS … Continue reading

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HUMAN – the Movie

What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight? That we laugh? Cry? Our curiosity? The quest for discovery? Driven by these questions, filmmaker and artist Yann Arthus-Bertrand spent three years collecting real-life stories … Continue reading

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