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Northern Light

Chris Hedges truthdig.com I gave a talk last week at Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University to the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Many in the audience had pinned small red squares of felt to their clothing. The carre rouge, … Continue reading

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Quiet the Mind

Matthew Johnstone RSA Acclaimed author and illustrator Matthew Johnstone reveals how simple daily practices can help us be more present, more positive, have better health and greater clarity. Comment: Good points are raised, but quite concerned about the underlying discrimination … Continue reading

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Beating Cancer with Nutrition – Turmeric Slows Spread of Breast Cancer

Mike Barrett Natural Society Are you interested in beating cancer with nutrition? Mainstream medical practices for cancer treatment have been shown to be both dangerous and ineffective, lending further merit to the phrase “an ounce of prevention is worth a … Continue reading

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World Bank Wants Control Of The High Seas

Brandon Smith Alt-Market As a proponent of legitimate free markets, I am always up for a little creative entrepreneurship.  However, there is a considerable difference between building productive markets, and engaging in monopolistic piracy.  Global conglomerates and the elites that … Continue reading

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Eugenics: the skeleton that rattles loudest in the left’s closet

Jonathan Freedman Guardian Socialism’s one-time interest in eugenics is dismissed as an accident of history. But the truth is far more unpalatable. Does the past matter? When confronted by facts that are uncomfortable, but which relate to people long dead, … Continue reading

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A New Look at “Filler Cells” in the Brain Reveals Their Role in Learning

Janelle Weaver PLoS When we learn associations between items or ideas, such as the value of currency used in a foreign country, the connections between certain brain cells become stronger. In the cellular process thought to underlie learning and memory—long-term … Continue reading

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Why You Absolutely Must Personally Treat Your Own Water

Source: Natural Society Why do we need to worry about the water we are consuming each and every day? When referring to a group of people or someone acting different, the phrase “it must be in the water” is often … Continue reading

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Consequentialism

Source: IEP Consequentialism is the view that morality is all about producing the right kinds of overall consequences. Here the phrase “overall consequences” of an action means everything the action brings about, including the action itself. For example, if you … Continue reading

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Orthorexia – A Different Kind of Eating Disorder

Source: Eating Disorders “Orthorexia” is defined as an obsession with “healthy or righteous eating”. The phrase was first created in 1997 by California doctor Steven Bratman, and refers to people who create severely limited diets in the name of healthy … Continue reading

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