Revolution Creation

Trickster Apocalypse: The Middle Way is Near

Trickster Apocalypse: The Middle Way is Near

Trickster Apocalypse: The Beginning Ending Middle is Near “We’re all fools, all the time. It’s just we’re a different kind each day. We think, I’m not a fool today. I’ve learned my lesson. I was a fool yesterday but not this morning. Then tomorrow we find out that, yes, we were a fool then too. I think the only way we can grow and get on in this world is to accept the fact we’re not perfect and li... »

Four Reasons to Create and Destroy a God

Four Reasons to Create and Destroy a God

“You do not believe; you only believe that you believe.” ~ Samuel Coleridge Belief can be a briar patch of thorny ignorance. Paraphrasing Ernest Becker, “When we place all our eggs into one basket we tend to clutch that basket for dear life.” The problem with this strategy is that such clinging has a tendency to lead to a fear-filled, fear-based lifestyle. We’re more likely to “play the victim” un... »

Ecocidal Maniacs: How Complacent, Fact-resistant Humans are Destroying the World

Ecocidal Maniacs: How Complacent, Fact-resistant Humans are Destroying the World

“Once I thought that to be human was the highest aim a man could have, but I see now that it was meant to destroy me. To-day I am proud to say that I am inhuman, that I belong not to men and governments, that I have nothing to do with creeds and principles. I have nothing to do with the creaking machinery of humanity – I belong to the earth!” ~ Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer Welcome to the Anthrop... »

Jailbreak 101: Three Types of Prisons and How to Escape Them

Jailbreak 101: Three Types of Prisons and How to Escape Them

“On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge maximum security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jailbreak.” ~ Robert Anton Wilson The intelligent thing to do is to figure out what is a prison and what is not. Some seemingly free spaces are actually disguised prisons. This is especially the case in a system that calls itself a democracy (rule by the people) but is actually a plu... »

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As Baltimore Burns: Crouching Anger, Hidden Catharsis

“A riot is the language of the unheard.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr This article will show how the power of deep, thoughtful imagination can teach us a powerful lesson of humility that can make us more aware and teach us how to have more empathy in an otherwise exceedingly unaware and grossly apathetic world. But first, imagine a yin-yang. There are two sides to every yin-yang. Imagine this article ... »

Outlaw Magic: The Subtle Art of Living Outside the Rules

Outlaw Magic: The Subtle Art of Living Outside the Rules

“When freedom is outlawed, only outlaws will be free.” ~ Unknown Outlaw magic is the primordial energy of the Middle Way, which leads to the liberation of the soul. In Mahayana Buddhism, the Middle Way refers to the insight into emptiness that transcends opposite statements about existence. Outlaw Magic is precisely this “emptiness that transcends.” Equal parts demonic-whisper and angelic-wrath, G... »

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Three Liberating Questions to Free You from the Tyranny of the Norm

“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” ~ Charles Bukowski In a world where “the norm” is healthy, sustainable, just, and moral, there would be no reason to write this article. But alas, we do not live in that world. We live in an absurdly unhealthy world of makeshift tyrannies, stopgap superfluities, and substitute (hyper) realities. The only way to engage with suc... »

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Three Ways to Live Off the Grid

“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.” ~ Chris Hedges Live in a Foreign Country Living in a foreign country sounds incredibly romantic and might be something we all wish we could do during the stretch of ... »

Five Ways to Practice Ruthless Mindfulness

Five Ways to Practice Ruthless Mindfulness

Reader beware! My softness has teeth. My vulnerability does not come without a tempest’s thunder. Real probability of spiritual trepidation and soul-wrenching transformation, from which there will be no turning back. Proceed with caution… Despite what you might think, fierceness, fearlessness and ruthlessness are all possible without resorting to violence. The world doesn’t need more trigger... »

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There’s More to Life than Being Happy: Five Things More Important than Happiness

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing, the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” ~ Viktor Frankl There are a plethora of get-happy-quick schemes out there. As a culture, we seem to be obsessed with being happy at all costs. And yet, with all our creature comforts; with all our gadgets and toy... »

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