Video: A list of the most common signs of a spiritual awakening.
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 […]
Swami B.G. Narasingha, Sri Narasingha Caitanya Ashram Waking Times The Star of David [in Hebrew, the Magen David or Shield of David] is renowned as the sacred symbol of the Jewish faith. Indeed, the Star of David is the distinguishing feature on the Israeli flag and as an ornament of jewelry the Star of David […]
Robert Bonomo, Contributor Waking Times “No one is more of a slave than he who thinks himself free without being so.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Contemporary baptized, corporatized and sanitized man rarely has the occasion to question his identity, and when he does a typical response might be, “I am product manager for a large […]
Julian Wash, Contributor Waking Times Dear Humans, Today I would like to return to your awareness an aspect of the Human condition that adheres to certain religious beliefs and practices. It has long been understood by the architects of social order that a belief system predicated on fear and consequence was essential for maintaining control […]