Audio – Ram Dass talks about the process of using your life experiences as a vehicle for awakening.
Valerie Tarico – Christians depict Jesus in a form that best suits their own culture and purposes, so where does his image come from?
Brian C. Muraresku – Before the rise of Churchianity, in the long-forgotten cradle of Western Civilization, our ancestors were also drawn to a spiritually independent lifestyle – free from any doctrine or dogma.
Video – In this video, the narrator argues that the God, as presented by the Bible, is inherently evil, and offers Biblical evidence of how God condones many types of heinous crimes.
Bernie Suarez – Consider this: Why is the control system so eager to push for “sustainable” earth but nothing else apparently needs to be sustainable?
Kevin Curran – In 2007, a team of twenty-four scientists presented evidence that massive comet fragments exploded over North America 12,850 years ago, killing millions of creatures and people.
Robert Bonomo – The zombie meme is pointing to a fear that something has broken in our culture and what awaits us is a collective psychotic break of apocalyptic proportions.
Valerie Tarico – If we could see our own culture from an outside vantage point, as if we were travelers, the world might look a little different.
Matthew Butler – Lately there have been signs of a top-down push for the globalisation of religion as well, with calls for global political authority over the world’s spirituality.
Valerie Tarico – We have no record of anything that was written about Jesus by eyewitnesses or other contemporaries during the time he would have lived, or for decades thereafter.
Julian Rose – Those in pursuit of power are seldom satisfied. They always want more. In a seemingly never ending act of compulsive consumption, they seek to dominate or destroy all that stands in the way of their thirst for power.
David Gardner – The depiction of dark forces is almost omnipresent in today’s most well-known music industry acts. Why are these ominous messages promoted?
Valerie Tarico – In a world that is teeming with humanity, armed with pipe bombs and machine guns and nuclear weapons and drones, we don’t need defenders of religion’s status quo…
Zen Gardner – Religions don’t have a corner on the market. Perhaps all of us have been cult-ivated in some way.
Video – “What or who is God?” Do we need religion and religious leaders to find the answer, or is having your own spiritual experience enough?
Video – In this video, Manly Hall, a Canadian-born author and mystic, discusses how astrology has influenced religions.
Era Denmark – “To treat everyone equally is offensive, because it fails to recognize anyone as an individual.”
Brandon West – “Truly great spiritual teachers never practiced religion, they practiced love, and sought universal truth…”
Video – An interesting short film about three sovereign, corporate city states that control the world.
Era Denmark – “Reincarnation is a theory with variances on the theme. It is a concept used to help the human mind conceive of eternity, evolution and growth.”
Valerie Tarico, AlterNet Waking Times Religious labels help shore up identity. So what are some of the things non-believers can call themselves? Catholic, born-again, Reformed, Jew, Muslim, Shiite, Sunni, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist…religions give people labels. The downside can be tribalism, an assumption that insiders are better than outsiders, that they merit more compassion, integrity and […]