Archive for April, 2012

A Naval Commander for the 99% Stands Trial

A Naval Commander for the 99% Stands Trial













Michael Levitin
Waking Times

Consider the story of Leah Bolger, the latest American hero up on trial:

She is a young female artist in the Midwest. She joins the Navy at 22, is made commander and serves two decades as an anti-submarine warfare specialist. After retiring she joins Veterans for … More

April 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Carlos Castaneda on Human Will

Carlos Castaneda on Human Will













Graeme
The Will project

Carlos Castaneda (25 December 1925 – 27 April 1998) was a Peruvian-born American anthropologist and author. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan in 1968, Castaneda wrote a series of books that describe his purported training in traditional Mesoamerican shamanism. His 12 books have sold more … More

April 30, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Mother Wins Top Environmental Award for Beating Monsanto

Mother Wins Top Environmental Award for Beating Monsanto













Anthony Gucciardi
Waking Times

After experiencing the traumatizing death of her daughter to kidney failure just three days after her daughter was born, Sofia Gatica from Argentina became determined to find out what killed her daughter. Her conclusion? Monsanto’s genetically modified soy fields that surrounded her neighborhood, laced with damaging … More

April 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Are the Benefits of Medical Marijuana Being Completely Overlooked?

Are the Benefits of Medical Marijuana Being Completely Overlooked?













Patrick Gallagher
Waking Times

Medical marijuana users would agree that the best no-nonsense painkiller out there is the daily usage of marijuana, and is quickly becoming hand over fist the highest demand medical product on the market. In fact, many researchers would agree. Peer-reviewed research has found that marijuana exhibits

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April 30, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The I Ching, The Most Modern Ancient Wisdom Classic

The I Ching, The Most Modern Ancient Wisdom Classic













Reg Little
New Dawn

In a changing and unpredictable world, no classical text is more rewarding, or more challenging, than the ancient Chinese I Ching or Book of Changes. This classic presents itself as a book of divination and invites dismissal on such grounds amongst educated Western circles, including … More

April 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Terence McKenna Discusses DMT (Video)

Terence McKenna Discusses DMT (Video)













Vimeo

DMT is a compound found in the human brain, plants, animals and many lifeforms.  It is also the strongest and fastest acting psychedelic drug there is.  Here, Terence McKenna discusses the experience of DMT and the effect it personal effects it can have on people, accompanied by an amazing … More

April 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Meditation is an Experiment

Meditation is an Experiment













You don’t believe in God? That is not a hindrance to meditation. You don’t believe in soul? That is not a hindrance in meditation. You don’t believe at all? That is not an obstacle.

You can meditate, because meditation simply says how to go withinwards: whether there is a … More

April 29, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Yoga At the Source

Yoga At the Source













Vikram Zutshi
Reality Sandwich

Up until a few years ago, Yoga for me was a series of twists, bends and  undulations with ludicrous new age epithets like ‘Prana Flow’, ‘Nude yoga’, ‘Shakti kicks’ and ‘Yoga trance dance’, performed in slick studios by nubile nymphs wearing fluorescent skin-tight clothing. I couldn’t … More

April 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Self-Reliant Living

Self-Reliant Living













Durango
The Tyme Being

We have for the past 150 years or so drifted from self-sufficiency to near total dependence. As if some Declaration of Dependence was signed behind our backs, we have through four or five generations become all but totally dependent on non-human corporate entities whose primary function … More

April 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Indian Man Single-Handedly Plants a 1,360 Acre Forest

Indian Man Single-Handedly Plants a 1,360 Acre Forest













Stephen Messenger
Treehugger

A little over 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he … More

April 28, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Importance of Solitude and Meditation

The Importance of Solitude and Meditation













Z, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

“Nature has neither core nor skin: she’s both at once outside and in.” –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“A wise person is full of questions. A dull person is full of answers.” –Paulo Coelho

“Solitude is not an absence of energy or action, as some believe, More

April 27, 2012 | By | 15 Replies More
Un-Damming the Elwha River (Video)

Un-Damming the Elwha River (Video)













Waking Times

The Elwha river, flowing from Olympic mountain to the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington State, is being un-dammed.  In the early 1900′s, the river was blocked by an industrial electric power plant to produce electricity for the Americans living in nearby towns.  The native Indian tribes … More

April 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cosmic Detox and the Crumbling Matrix

Cosmic Detox and the Crumbling Matrix













Zen Gardner
ZenGardner.com

Having any weird experiences lately? Good and bad? It appears these vibrational changes and the accompanying wake up are having some freaky consequences. Is the matrix breaking up and releasing its captive energies?

It’s nothing to fear.

Strange things are going to abound as we move into … More

April 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Can Your Smile Predict How Long You Will Live?

Can Your Smile Predict How Long You Will Live?













Ron Gutman
Prevent Disease

Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a … More

April 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
Reuniting the Spiritual and the Practical Through Activism

Reuniting the Spiritual and the Practical Through Activism













Julian Rose
Activist Post

One of the most significant hurdles to our development as ‘whole’ human beings is our attachment to the false separation made between what is considered ‘practical’ and what is considered ‘spiritual’.

It is a dichotomy whose origins can be traced back to the invention of Religion: … More

April 26, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Healing Effects of Music Proven in Tests

The Healing Effects of Music Proven in Tests













D Holt
Natural News

Easy listening or classical music has been proven to increase healing rates of convalescing patients, researchers have revealed. Patients taking part in the study at John Radcliffe Hospital Oxford were split into two groups – one group underwent operations under local anesthetic and was played music … More

April 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
When LSD Was Legal (And Cary Grant Was Tripping)

When LSD Was Legal (And Cary Grant Was Tripping)













Devin Faraci
Badass Digest

Forget 420. In honor of the latest lysergic episode of MAD MEN, a look back at the time before LSD was outlawed.

In the latest episode of Mad Men Roger Sterling, the silver-haired drunkard rascal of SCDP, attends a high society LSD party. For some 21st … More

April 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
We Must Stop Eating Our Oceans

We Must Stop Eating Our Oceans













Hope Bohanec, One Green Planet
Waking Times

“We must stop eating the oceans. Eating fish is, for all intents and purposes, an ecological crime.” –Captain Paul Watson, Sea Shepherd

The planet may never recover from the environmental devastation wrought by commercial fishing. Once thought to hold an endless bounty, we … More

April 25, 2012 | By | 5 Replies More
Alaskan Tlingit Indian Traditional Knowledge: Trees Are People

Alaskan Tlingit Indian Traditional Knowledge: Trees Are People













Russell Stigall
Juneau Empire

Tlingit Elder Elaine Abraham shared stories of her ancestors’ relationship with their environment at the Alaska Rainforest Center’s symposium at Centennial Hall, Thursday.

The three-day event encouraged collaboration between organizations with a stake in the temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest.

Abraham spoke particularly of her … More

April 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down

Get Internet Access When Your Government Shuts It Down













Eddie Sage, Consciousness TV
Waking Times

Does your government have an Internet kill-switch? Read our guide to Guerrilla Networking and be prepared for when the lines get cut.

These days, no popular movement goes without an Internet presence of some kind, whether it’s organizing on Facebook or spreading the word … More

April 25, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More