December 2012

Revealed: How the FBI Coordinated the Crackdown on Occupy

31 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

New documents prove what was once dismissed as paranoid fantasy: totally integrated corporate-state repression of dissent by Naomi Wolf It was more sophisticated than we had imagined: new documents show that the violent crackdown on Occupy last fall – so mystifying at the time – was not just coordinated at the level of the FBI, […]

The Structural Endgame of the Fiscal Cliff

30 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

To understand this endgame, we need to start with the financial and political basics of wealth and power in the U.S. 1. Wealth and thus political power are highly concentrated. The dynamics of rising wealth disparity and the increasing concentration of wealth are debatable; the disparity is not. Roughly 70% of all financial wealth is […]

Ex-Feds and Wall Street Execs Are Going Into Hiding – Why?

26 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

(source) By Dave Hodges “…In my role as a talk show host, I have been approached by individuals who claim to have “insider information” about what is coming, and according to these individuals, what is coming is very bad. Most credible sources demand complete anonymity. As a result, I have found myself in a position […]

The biggest fear in the most audacious hope.

24 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

Human beings have always died. Death has been invariable and guaranteed. For all aeons death was more or less the default outcome of life for any human being, with some variations in life expectancy, state of relative affluence and destitution, exposure to disease and infirmity. In other words – humans lived a few decades and […]

Taking the US out of the loop

23 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

Everyone who read ten articles on zero hedge should be able to realize is that the global economy won’t be growing any more. Available technology, existing labour force, our political apparatus and our collective sense of justice and entitlements provides us with a given amount of collective global (or western world..) productivity. This productivity has […]

Quote me on this

8 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

…protest, revolution, unionization, civil unrest, crime, occupy and sabotage are just as much features of supply & demand as wage fluctuations, irreversible unemployability, prisons, law enforcement crackdowns, environmental destruction, biosphere die-off, climate weirding and the end costs of products. Make living conditions less bearable for people, and no matter how much propaganda and denial you […]

Immortality, Quantum Archaeology and my Poo Collection.

3 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

Humans want to survive. Religion is about getting “saved”, and the desire to be saved is basically an allegory on the urgency to want to live. Living isn’t always fun (ask Eugen) but over-all it beats being dead. The desire to live is innate to us as human beings, and many would want to do […]

Ten Cosmicist Convictions

3 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

1) The human state of dominance on this planet is ending. We are stumbling in to a largely inescapable monstrosity. We have experienced, as an animal being, a state of relative innocence. Being a nomadic, hunter-gatherer homo sapiens signified a state of Eden, largely because we didn’t know any better. Now because of blind luck […]

Ten Cosmist Convictions

3 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

1) Humans will merge with technology, to a rapidly increasing extent. This is a new phase of the evolution of our species, just picking up speed about now. The divide between natural and artificial will blur, then disappear. Some of us will continue to be humans, but with a radically expanded and always growing range […]

34 Signs That America Is In Decline

1 Dec , 2012 Uncategorized

(source) The United States is clearly in an advanced state of decline. Many people around the world (and even inside America) rejoice at this, but not me. I mourn for the country that I was born in and that I still love. Yes, the United States has never been perfect, but the Republic that our […]