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Monthly Archives: May 2008

Trevor Paglen talk 8PM @ the Machine Project L.A.

Secret Black-ops Iron-ons, and the Wrath of KHAN! this weekend at Machine [Update 11/1/15 Trevor Paglen at Artsy.] On Friday, May 23rd at 8pm, geographer and artist Trevor Paglen will be giving a talk on the network of hidden budgets, state secrets, covert military bases, and disappeared people that military and intelligence insiders call the “black world.” Suprisingly, […]

WIT, william irwin thompson surfaces! with his journal

WIT!  william irwin thompson’s  journal! On Religion and the State 4/26/2008 For as long as it takes a Tyrannosaurus Rex to devolve into a chicken, just so long will we have to wait for religion to scale down into a harmless nourishment for the soul. Then again, considering cock fights in Latin America, maybe the […]

hoax of myths of WWII update!

May 13, 2008An interview with Nicholson Baker author ofHuman Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization.Baker delivers a deeply moving indictment of the treasured myths that have romanticized much of the 1930s and ’40s. Incorporating meticulous research and well-documented sources — including newspaper and magazine articles, radio speeches, memoirs, and diaries — the […]

The San Francisco EcoCity Declaration see Paolo Soleri honored too!

The San Francisco Ecocity Declaration An ecocity is an ecologically healthy city. Into the deep future, the cities in which we live must enable people to thrive in harmony with nature and achieve sustainable development. People oriented, ecocity development requires the comprehensive understanding of complex interactions between environmental, economic, political and socio-cultural factors based on […]

an Obsolete ‘Mind’ blown by interview with JLL

from ODEO site on JLLComparative mythologist, author and teacher John Lash is one of the foremost exponents of the power of myth to direct and shape an individual’s life, as well as history itself.“Sometimes a book changes the world. Not In His Image is such a book. It is clear, stimulating, well-researched, and sure to […]

REBOOT NOW! conf. in Aug. 02-09 Portugal!

ok Reboot Now “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” R. Buckminster Fuller Time urges! Around the world we see signs of severe stress on our interlocked global economic, environmental and social systems and the time for a well-planned transition […]

BOOM! Festival upcoming in Aug. 11-18. Portugal.

ok Boom Dates Revealed The Boom dates are revealed. Once again the festival is in sync with the August full moon. The beautiful shores of the Idanha-a-Nova lake will be the venue of Boom Festival for the fourth time. From August 11 to 18 the Boom 7th edition will take place with a avant-garde programme […]

What’s a wife worth? update and upgrade with Joanna & Craig Barnes

new interview   May 02, 2008 – Craig Barnes(51 minutes – 23.7mb)Craig Barnes is an author, essayist, playwright and international mediator.     His books include In Search Of The Lost Feminine, Decoding the Myths that Radically Reshaped Civilization, an analysis of the roles of women as they appear in archeology and myth before the patriarchy.   http://www.futureprimitive.org/GAIAlogues.html   […]

LSD wrap-up after Hofmann de-animates by John Walsh and bad brains and bad trops

by John Walsh “Bicycle Day”, 19 April, was later commemorated by acid enthusiasts because it was the first conscious “trip” and it had had – just about – a happy ending. But the doors to perception are, for some truth-seekers, booby-trapped and dangerous. When LSD was co-opted by medical staff for recreational use, two decades […]

JLL writes on Tantra over at metahistory

JLL Full-body Kundalini I will begin by saying that I consider the Tantra of my predilection to be integral with Gaian shamanism. This is the telestic shamanism of the Mysteries, aimed at direct communication with Gaia, whose body is the planet earth. Gaia-Sophia, to give her full name, is the matrix of supersensory emotive intelligence […]

Xenolinguist reports from Basel on mind-manifesting developments

okIt was massive. It was beautifully organized. The shift to a psychedelically informed culture is well underway. 1900-plus people, from 37 countries attended the four day event, according to Dieter Hagenbach, of gaiamedia, organizers of the event. A big bookstore. A room dedicated to video presentations—art and documentary.http://mazerunner.wordpress.com/   Alien Downloads Altered states of consciousness are portals […]

Daniel Kahneman – A Bat and a Ball Cost $1.10

[Update 9/8/2010 A paper Danny co-authored, “Income’s Influence on Happiness” has just been released.] … the bat costs $1 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? Daniel Kahneman KNOWS that the first thought that entered your head was $.10–even if you’re a Computer Science major at MIT. But that’s the wrong answer. […]