Tag: social media

Oceania Forever: Rise of the Global Police State

Oceania Forever: Rise of the Global Police State

Patrick Henningsen– The physical Police State could not exist without some philosophical underpinning.

By September 5, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Russian Face Recognition App Promises to Destroy Public Anonymity

Russian Face Recognition App Promises to Destroy Public Anonymity

Christina Sarich – Social media technology allows anyone to be identified with 70% accuracy.

Weapons of Mass Distraction: Media, Advertising & Social Programming

Weapons of Mass Distraction: Media, Advertising & Social Programming

Marie D. Jones & Larry Flaxman – Manipulation of thought and behavior is now a part of daily life.

Poisoned Mind: Social Media in the 21st Century

Poisoned Mind: Social Media in the 21st Century

David Thrussell – No matter how earnestly we may choose to look the other way, the bedrock of technology is surveillance.

By February 19, 2016 3 Comments Read More →
It’s Time to Unplug from the Matrix Before Our Brains are Totally Rewired

It’s Time to Unplug from the Matrix Before Our Brains are Totally Rewired

Daniel Taylor – We need a revolution of true connection before we get to the point of no return.

By November 30, 2015 4 Comments Read More →
Another Take on Social Media and How It Affects Intimacy

Another Take on Social Media and How It Affects Intimacy

Video – Is social media really all that bad? Is there a way to share the info you want and need without destroying your soul?

All the Creepy Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

All the Creepy Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

John W. Whitehead – Today, there’s little room for indiscretions, imperfections, or acts of independence—especially not when the government can listen in on your phone calls, monitor your driving habits, track your movements, scrutinize your purchases and peer through the walls of your home.

By February 18, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Too Much Screen Time Disrupts Young People’s Emotional Intelligence

Too Much Screen Time Disrupts Young People’s Emotional Intelligence

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Researchers at the University of California in Los Angeles recently took a look into how media is affecting young people’s social skills. UCLA scientists studied two groups of sixth-graders from the same school: one group didn’t have any screen time for the duration of five days; while the other […]

Karma Yoga

Karma Yoga

Soren Dreier, Guest Waking Times I haven’t been writing that much lately. I decided to go stealth for a bit. So I contemplated a while under the Bougainvillea. Sometimes the best way to plug-in into the vastness of the universe is to go introvert, which pretty much could support the reality I subscribe to: It’s all […]

By September 14, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
The Power of Suggestion

The Power of Suggestion

Beverly Blanchard, Contributor Waking Times Every day we are bombarded by a tidal wave of information. Most of it is irrelevant to our immediate lives, yet it influences our lives. We buy products because we are told they will bring us happiness; make us look younger or healthier. We run to our doctors because commercials […]

By August 21, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
Enlightened Politics – Is that Like Fat-Free Potato Chips?

Enlightened Politics – Is that Like Fat-Free Potato Chips?

Christina Sarich, Contributing Writer Waking Times Most of us have just given up. There is a reason our youth are called the silent generation. But we apparently aren’t as jaded and apathetic as one might suspect. Maybe deep down in all of us there is a desperate hope that things really can change. Optimist or fool […]

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