Category Archives: Lectures and interviews

Another Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer “Rich People Don’t Create Jobs”

An interesting talk relating the the economic “trickle down” fallacy, deemed too “controversial” by TED to be included on their channel.

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Egypt: The Next President

It’s a worrying state of affairs when 12 year old kids speak more sense than adults.

‘Obama hypocrite of century’: Full interview with controversial Irish MP Clare Daly

From Elizabeth Warren to Clare Daly, another rare breed in politics with more integrity than the rest of the put together.

Senator Warren Versus The Mainstream Media – Guess Who Wins?

Elizabeth Warren puts mainstream media talking heads in their place.

Woody Harrelson’s Thoughts From Within

Profound words from Woody, I have to say.

Important 9/11 Investigation Reveals Undeniable Truth

This presentation is a good overview of some of the key issues surrounding the events of 9/11. Daniele Ganser’s book NATO’s Secret Armies is a thorough and compelling analysis of the secret stay-behind network known as “Operation Gladio” – a context which renders the “conspiracy theories” surrounding 9/11 more relevant, as part of the process of the “strategy of tension” and the dark, covert side of geopolitics.

Via Collective Evolution:

Polls tell us that 1/3 of Americans do not believe the official story the 9/11 commission report set out regarding the attacks that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. (Scripps Howard/Ohio University poll) This seems to be for good reason considering the amount of unanswered questions surrounding the event. Since 9/11, there have been worldwide crack downs on security including the introduction of many bills and acts that put the rights and freedoms of citizens at risk in various countries.

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Religion, Atheism and Dogmatic Thinking

The Inquisition Tribunal as illustrated by Francisco de Goya.

Someone recently asked: “Should the oppressive content of monotheistic religions be respected and left alone or challenged and questioned?” It’s a loaded question which, needless to say, provoked a lively debate on the nature of religion as a force for oppression and negativity in the world today. As one person expressed it: “Christianity is a restrictive, damaging, violent, oppressive, totalitarian, hypocritical, patriarchal cult that has caused 2000 years of pain, suffering and misery to countless millions.”

It’s not hard to see why so many people think this way – religious wars and persecution have, over the centuries, killed untold millions; the tenets of Holy scriptures used as a justification for a litany of crimes against humanity, from the Crusades in the Near East and the conquest of the New World and subsequent genocide of the indiginous population, to the horrific Inquisition and the frequent slaughter of heathens “in the name of Our Lord Jesus Christ”.

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