CROSSROADS: How We Can Transition to a “Bottom Up” Economy – By Chuck Collins

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Macy writes that to achieve social change, we must first engage in “holding actions” to stop the destruction of the Earth and its beings. In the current context, this includes defending immigrants, protecting civil liberties, and blocking policies that will worsen economic injustices… Similarly, in the context of the movement for…

CROSSROADS: Study – Over 32 advanced civilizations have collapsed before us, and we’re next in line – By Simon Black (Archive)

Source – sovereignman.com – As any long-time reader of this column knows, we routinely draw from historical lessons to highlight that this time is not different. Throughout the 18th century, for example, France was the greatest superpower in Europe, if not the world. But they became complacent, believing that they had some sort of ‘divine…

CROSSROADS: Stephen Hawking – ‘Governments are engaged in an AI arms race that could destroy humanity’ (Flashback)

Source – thefreethoughtproject.com – “…“Mankind is in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity” – When asked if he thought humanity has changed since their last visit, Hawking replied, “We have certainly not become less greedy or less stupid”: Read more at http://thefreethoughtproject.com/stephen-hawking-governments-ai/#wih3estVfc1AacY8.99 (Stephen Hawking: Governments are engaged in an AI arms race that…

CROSSROADS: The Control System vs. The Awakening, Which Will Win? – By Paul A. Philips

Source – newparadigm.ws – “…Consciousness is the key to world change…Every reality, whether fake or real, manifests as a consequence of where we are consciously at in our lives…The shift in mass consciousness towards the heart energy will bring about the manifested reality necessary to defeat the control system”: The Control System vs. The Awakening,…

CROSSROADS: ‘Resistance, Revolution, Liberation’, A Model for Positive Change – By Charles Hugh Smith

Source – oftwominds.com – “…The process of the unsustainable collapsing and a new, more sustainable model emerging is called revolution. In the shared imagination, the word conjures up images of violent overthrow of a political order. In this book, revolution describes a blossoming of understanding so profound that it leads to the peaceful transformation of…

CROSSROADS: Yes, We Can Choose Good Globalization – By David Korten

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…The globalization of ideas, knowledge, science, hospitality, travel, as Keynes suggested, is the good globalization. It raises consciousness of our common humanity, interconnection, and interdependence in ways far from isolationist or xenophobic. And it opens extraordinary creative opportunities to achieve a world of peace, material sufficiency, and spiritual abundance for all”:…

MASONIC VISIONS: Industrial Designer & Visionary Jacque Fresco, Our Modern Day Da Vinci

Source – mindandsoulexpander.blogspot.ca – “…Future by Design shares the life and far-reaching vision of Jacque Fresco, considered by many to be a modern day Da Vinci. Peer to Einstein and Buckminster Fuller, Jacque is a self-taught futurist who describes himself most often as a “generalist” or multi-disciplinarian — a student of many inter-related fields”: Jacque…

CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE: ‘Fermi’s Phony Paradox’, Humans too arrogant and stupid to solve ‘missing aliens’ question – By Ennio Addams

Source  – sott.net – There are a number of reasons why the reality of extraterrestrial visitation on our planet remains largely unacknowledged or dismissed by many otherwise rational, intelligent and educated people. One reason is the desire of the scientific, religious and political elite classes to maintain the status quo. After all, if such a…

DIVINE PRESENCE: ‘Global Consciousness Project (GCP)’, Peace Through Synchronized Global Meditation

Source  – themindunleashed.org – We live in a world today where the idea of group power is being rekindled and where it’s momentum is gathering. Humanity as a whole is remembering that it is thoughts and actions of kindness, honesty and equality for all that create positive change. One initiative that is expanding throughout religious…

CROSSROADS: It’s Not Technology That Will “Save” Us – It’s The Consciousness That Operates It

Source – collective-evolution.com – The bard Robert Anton Wilson said, “Anybody who tells you that we’re running out of resources or that we’re in a terrible mess–they are idiots. We can’t run out of resources. Resources exist when the human mind sees how to use something. To say we are running out of resources is…

COVER-UP: History Of ‘New Energy’ Invention Suppression Cases – By Gary Vesperman

Source  – rense.com –This is the third version of my compilation of specific energy suppression cases. This time I decided to get serious. I thoroughly reviewed my own files and a few web sites pertaining to energy suppression. Deleted were some cases that didn’t appear to be authentic suppression. I also incorporated some thoughtful comments that…

THE ROAD UP AHEAD: ‘The Law of Resonance’, The Future Of Community Living – Michelle Walling, CHLC

Source  – in5d.com – In the late 60’s and early 70’s, hippie communes and campgrounds were a place of peace and love. Government camping regulations now disallow this kind of living on public lands. Communal living is discouraged from society to the point of zoning and utility restrictions that define usage of public and private…

CORPRO-FASCISM: ‘Countering the Corporate-Insurgency’, A guide to how the war for control is waged upon us, and 4 ways to fight back – By Tony Cartalucci

Source – landdestroyer.blogspot.ca – The terms insurgency and counterinsurgency can quickly become confusing in a politically motivated context. However, generally speaking, an insurgency seeks to overthrow an established institution or political order, while a counterinsurgency seeks to maintain that order. In the United States, and around much of the world where the nation-state still prevails,…

COVER-UP: The Day the Earth Died And Why Sierra Club, Greenpeace, Et Al. Were Virtually Silent About It – By Eric Zuesse (Flashback)

Source – globalresearch.ca – As the civilizations that we all know, and love, and lived, slide increasingly into totalitarian misery; and the environment, which had been our lives, becomes less and less livable, there will be, in retrospect, one key day, which historians will mark, as the turning-point toward Earth’s death; and it was 23…

MASONIC VISIONS: Buckminster Fuller & Spaceship Earth

Source  – umsl.edu – “In addition to being a successful architect and inventor, R Buckminster Fuller was also known as a systems philosopher.    He used the phrase “Spaceship Earth” to express the need for mankind to use teamwork to fully utilize Earth’s limited resources.1   Ephemeralization was another systems’ term coined by Fuller to express the…

CROSSROAD: ‘Paradise or Oblivion’, Jacque Fresco’s Vision for Mankind

Source  – thevenusproject.com – Imagine living in a world of abundance and space age technology, without the need for money without money and the elimination of war.  Welcome to Jacque Fresco’s vision of the Venus Project.  The Venus Project presents a viable solution to literally every modern issue we are experiencing.  Please find the time…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: ‘Technological Slavery’, The Collected Writings of Theodore J. Kaczynski (Archive)

Source – http://www.blacklistednews.com – ‘…The present military and economic power of the US government, and governments everywhere, rests on advanced technology. Governments, by their very nature, function to manipulate and coerce people—both their own citizens, and any other non-citizens whom they declare to be of interest. Governments have a monopoly on force, and this force is manifest through…

CROSSROADS: ‘The Venus Project’, The Choice is Ours (Archive)

Source  – thechoiceisoursmovie.com  – This film series explores many aspects of our society.  To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in.  Although we refer to it as civilization, it is anything but civilized.  Visions of global unity & fellowship have long inspired…

BRAVE NEW WORLD: For Automation to Benefit Society, It Must Serve Humans, Not Replace Them – By David Korten

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…We face the prospect of an economy with little need for humans. Advances in artificial intelligence call us to revisit basic questions about work, love, and human purpose”: (For Automation to Benefit Society, It Must Serve Humans, Not Replace Them – By David Korten) We face the prospect of an economy…

ALTERED STATES: Parallel Universe Theory, One Past But Two Futures? – By Lee Billings

Saource  – scientificamerican.com – New theories suggest the big bang was not the beginning, and that we may live in the past of a parallel universe Physicists have a problem with time. Whether through Newton’s gravitation, Maxwell’s electrodynamics, Einstein’s special and general relativity or quantum mechanics, all the equations that best describe our universe work…

MASONIC VISIONS: ‘Two Wolves’, A Cherokee Parable

Source – sapphyr.net – “…You can immediately feel more empowered by focusing on something good in your life and cultivate the practice of gratitude….We can create greater peace, confidence and a more positive outlook by learning how to manage our thoughts”: (‘Two Wolves’, A Cherokee Parable) An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life… “A fight is…

GAIA RISING: Ireland votes to be world’s first country to fully divest from fossil fuels – By Lacy Cooke

Source -inhabitat.com – “…Trócaire Executive Director Éamonn Meehan said in a statement, “The Irish political system is now finally acknowledging what the overwhelming majority of people already know: that to have a fighting chance to combat catastrophic climate change we must phase out fossil fuels and stop the growth of the industry that is driving…

CROSSROADS: ‘Birth of a New Millennium’, United States Reset Has Begun

Source – geopolitics.co – “…There are also some indications that the Trump administration will finally end the decades of government suppression against exotic technologies. This is very evident in his inaugural speech…The various space age technologies, e.g. free energy, anti-gravity, cell regeneration, that have been under lock and key for more than a century are…

RESILIENT LIVING: Brilliant Young Minds & Their Inventions That Could Save the Planet – By Lacy Cooke

Source – inhabitat.com – “…Sometimes the brightest ideas come in young packages….from $13 germ-killing door handles to Braille printers, check out these eight teenage inventions that revolutionize the way we view energy, food, and, of course, the oceans“: (8 teenage inventions that could save the world – By Lacy Cooke) Sometimes the brightest ideas come…

AMERIKA: How Co-ops Can Make America Great Again

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…If the Trump administration is serious about bringing jobs and pride back to rural America, they should take a lesson from cooperatives of the 1930’s”: (How Co-ops Can Make Infrastructure Great Again – By Nathan Schneider) Not many people I’ve known who lived through the Great Depression recall it fondly. I suspect…

RAINBOW WARRIOR: The Science of Creating a Compassionate World – By Jill Suttie, Psy.D.

Source – greatergood.berkeley.edu – “…The key, Berger argues, is to use social influence for good. All it takes is one dissenting view to turn a misguided consensus into healthy disagreement. Creating a more diverse environment in your workplace or classroom can help more people feel like they belong, rather than feeling pressure to be the…

CROSSROADS: China and the Butterfly Effect – By F. William Engdahl

Source –journal-neo.org – “…Good, well-conceived building-up projects have a definite butterfly effect, sending initially small shock waves of positive energy that amplify in time to huge transformations. Building up is far more interesting than the kind of tearing down that we in the West seem so pathologically obsessed with, waging NATO wars everywhere”: (China and…