Behind the Curtain: the Shallow Moves of the Deep State

by Edward Curtain  edited by O Society June 9, 2020 The people who own the United States and their allies around the world have a plan.  It is so simple that it is extremely devious.  Their plan has been in operation for many years.  It has most people bamboozled because it is Janus-faced by design, overt … Continue reading Behind the Curtain: the Shallow Moves of the Deep State

Americans Vote Emotionally Based on Their Own Identities, Not Logically Based On a Candidate’s Policies

by O Society June 02, 2020 Bernie Sanders’ Policies are Mainstream, Normal, and Popular No Matter How Often He’s Called a “Socialist” If Sanders' policies are popular in America, why does he lose (twice if we count both 2016 & 2020)? Here are Sanders' official policy positions: Bernie Sanders On the Issues which can be … Continue reading Americans Vote Emotionally Based on Their Own Identities, Not Logically Based On a Candidate’s Policies

How Freedom Became Free-dumb in America

  https://youtu.be/Ee_uujKuJMI Why the World is horrified by the American Idiot by Umair Haque edited by O Society May 26, 2020 “Avridamah!!” shouted Matteo, from across the park. Snowy looked up at me, quizzically. It was too early for this. I grumbled, irritated. What was the Italian doctor trying to say this fine spring lockdown morning? … Continue reading How Freedom Became Free-dumb in America

Why is Elon Musk telling us to ‘take the red pill’?

A cryptic message from the Tesla billionaire references the first Matrix movie and garners approval from Ivanka Trump – but not everyone is happy edited by O Society May 18, 2020 Ivanka Trump relied: "Taken!" Elon Musk falls foul of his baby-momma's mother: Grimes' mom Sandy Garssino slams her daughter's partner Elon Musk & Grimes … Continue reading Why is Elon Musk telling us to ‘take the red pill’?

Americans Who Do Not Vote Are Not Privileged – Nonvoters Are Dissatisfied With Both Parties

In the 1960s, when Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere was accused by the US of running a one-party state, he replied, "The United States is also a one-party state but, with typical American extravagance, they have two of them." Nonvoters Are Not Privileged. They Are Disproportionately Lower-Income, Nonwhite, and Dissatisfied With the Two Party Duopoly. https://twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1250418920554520579Continue reading Americans Who Do Not Vote Are Not Privileged – Nonvoters Are Dissatisfied With Both Parties

What Can We Learn from the Perennial Philosophy?

As a teenager, I came across Aldous Huxley’s The Perennial Philosophy (1945). I was so inspired by its array of mystical jewels, like a magpie, I stole it from my school’s library. I still have this copy, sitting beside me. by Jules Evans edited by O Society March 23, 2020 Next, I devoured his book The Doors … Continue reading What Can We Learn from the Perennial Philosophy?

Hypocognition: When We’re at a Loss for Words

"The limits of language, or what can be said, is the limit of our world. Things that have sense happen only within the limits of language. Senseless propositions attempt to say something about the limit of language; and attempts to go beyond the limits of what can be said result in nonsense." ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein by Kaidi Wu edited by O Society March 20, 2020 … Continue reading Hypocognition: When We’re at a Loss for Words

Why Does Bernie Sanders Call Himself a “Socialist?”

by O Society Feb 10, 2020 One of our O Society people sent the following message: It seems like with a country this big we would have better choices.  I am afraid Trump is going to win again.  I am amazed by how many people we know who really, really support Trump.  One recently confronted … Continue reading Why Does Bernie Sanders Call Himself a “Socialist?”

Why do the Neoconservatives of the American Right Hate Iran so Much?

https://youtu.be/U7s5pT3Rris by Steve Hurst edited by O Society Jan 13, 2020 Donald Trump backed out of the Iranian nuclear deal and the rest of the world is trying to understand the thinking that went into his decision. High up the list of factors is a longstanding American unease about Iran in general. But while most Americans don’t like … Continue reading Why do the Neoconservatives of the American Right Hate Iran so Much?

White Supremacy and Capitalism: Separated at Birth?

by Cheikh Diop edited by O Society Jan 3, 2019 Introduction The term ‘white supremacy’ (WS) is being used a lot these days, finding a home in many discussions on social media and in activist circles. Definitions of WS largely fall into two categories, that it is a belief system or that it is an elitist, … Continue reading White Supremacy and Capitalism: Separated at Birth?