‘Escape From North Korea’ – NYTimes.com

‘Escape From North Korea’ – NYTimes.com. Read more

In [Defense] of Whistle-Blowing

Power is Knowledge – Focault “We say in this nation that we are looking for people with honesty, integrity, drive and dedication, and then when we find such people, we take them out and whip them.” Anonymous Whistleblower “Fear is the foundation of most governments.” -John Adams   Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers. The papers themselves exposed the Johnson administration to be hiding lies from the general public about the nature of US involvement in the Vietnam War (from… Read more

NEW VIDEO: What is Healing? An Alternative View

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Some Politically Incorrect Reflections on Violence

– Click here to watch video   ‘In our eyes, individual terror is inadmissible precisely because it belittles the role of the masses in their own consciousness, reconciles them to their own powerlessness, and turns their eyes and hopes toward a great avenger and liberator who someday will come and accomplish his mission.’ – Trotsky   Is not the act of the brutal killing in London an act of insecure utopian myopia? Meaning, the killer wants a world where no… Read more

What If Ethics is Who We Are & Not What We Do?

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Heroes and Villains.

The true form of servant leadership doesn’t lie in Nouwen’s downwardly mobile Christ. Because there is still the assumption that the top-down model is implanted within the very psyche of leadership. If you can allow me to be simplistic for a moment, maybe our ideas of leadership, however informed they are by scripture, might not be informed enough. Let us venture through some of the more axiomatic verses typically used within Christianity. One of the most used verses to speak… Read more

In Defense of Blasphemy: Negotiating the Sacred

Zizek: God is here no longer the miraculous exception which guarantees the normality of the universe, the unexplainable X who enables us to explain everything else; he is, on the contrary, himself overwhelmed by the overbrimming miracle of his Creation. Upon a closer look, there is nothing normal in our universe -everything, every small thing that is, is a miraculous exception; view from a proper perspective, every normal thing is a monstrosity. Societies are created by codes, rules and beliefs… Read more

Jim Carrey gets it right!

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people are (e)vil.

Standard Embed Embed from Getty Images Legacy Embed Embed from Getty Images   A video blog this week!   As to why I think people are evil. Diving into string theory, ethics, Bowfinger (the movie), cheating on spouses, stealing $5 and other fun things. Do respond below and pass it on…thanks!!   Read more

Cultural Imperialism | Cultural Politics

If you’re at all interested in pop culture analysis or making sense of a philosophy of popculture thirties a good resource. Check it out! http://culturalpolitics.net/popular_culture/cultural_imperialism Read more

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