QUESTION: ‘What if everybody suddenly woke up? Maybe this crushing pressure will snap people awake, and out of it.’ My Response…
As every past generation has had to disenthrall itself from an inheritance of truisms and stereotypes, so in our own time we must move on from the reassuring repetition of stale phrases to a new, difficult, but essential confrontation with reality. For the great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie—deliberate, contrived, […]
Last year (2019) was a crazy year for many – and crazier and more overwhelming and exhausting than I think most would likely admit, even and especially to themselves. My hope is, as we head into the ‘roaring twenties’ of this new millennium, that this year will be ‘better’. That is, that we’ll all feel […]
Continuing in the spirit of the Reason for the Season, and heartwarming tales – albeit, in uniquely RWR fashion – we discuss the second (1915) WWI truce, Muslims protecting Christians in the headlines, the Irving Berlin (love, hopeless romantic) story, and much more…!
More people than ever say they’re feeling pressured to look and be the best. It’s taking a toll. So writes Christie Aschwanden in her recent Vox article. Once an issue that affected a select few, perfectionism is now a growing cultural phenomenon, fueled by modern parenting and social media and an increasingly competitive economy, researchers […]
It’s becoming more and more self-evident; the warnings of history, and the watchmen like Alan Watt and Chuck Missler who have sounded the alarm of clear and present danger, were never more prescient, and via the cybernetic technocratic communitarian way, we’ll all become hopelessly enslaved… en route to the the ash heap of history…
Following are a few of the ‘high points’ from our conversation… and maybe an extra nugget or two, but who’s counting… Herd Think Propaganda (1928) by Edward Bernays The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism […]