Dolphins may be maths geniuses › News in Science (ABC Science)

Jul 26, 2012 by

Dolphins may use complex nonlinear maths when hunting, according to a new study that suggests they could be far more skilled than was ever thought possible before. Inspiration for the new study, published in the latest Proceedings of the Royal Society A, came after lead author Tim Leighton watched an episode of the Discovery Channel’s [...]

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A COMPETENT DEMOCRACY

Jun 15, 2012 by

A Competent Democracy presents a detailed analysis of our political systems today and asks the question throughout: Do our political systems today offer any technical approach to governing society and are our political systems socially relevant anymore?   The current economic system does not go unquestioned either.   Transitional tools on how to attain a [...]

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10 Great British Eccentrics

Jun 13, 2012 by

As John Stuart Mill, a man not exactly lacking in eccentricity, said “Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.” Every nation has its share of colorful [...]

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Living in the End Times

May 16, 2012

There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. In his latest book, Living in the End Times, Slavoj Žižek has identified the four horsemen of this coming apocalypse: the worldwide ecological crisis; imbalances within the economic system; the biogenetic revolution; and exploding social divisions and ruptures. But, he [...]

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Five Ways The Very Rich Have "Earned" (Stolen) Their Money

Apr 17, 2012

The wealthiest Americans believe they’ve earned their money through hard work and innovation, and that they’re the most productive members of society. For the most part they’re wrong. See it on Scoop.it, via Mindscape

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Bloodline

Apr 08, 2012

BLOODLINE investigates the popular belief that Jesus married Mary Magdalene, who fled to southern France with their child. In an adventure worthy of Indiana Jones, filmmaker Bruce Burgess and team crack the shadowy secret society, known as the Priory of Sion. Their investigation follows clues linking the Knights Templar and the legend of Mary Magdalene [...]

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Terence Mckenna – Schizophrenic or Shamanic?

Apr 04, 2012

Terence Mckenna giving his view on how we define the mentally ill because we haven’t got any place in our society to put these strange perceptions of reality that some people experience and how we should not fear these states but be confident and turn them into some sort of planetary worldview. See it on [...]

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Lost Civilization « Anthony North

Feb 28, 2012

Most religions have the belief that there was once a more perfect world, from which man has been banished. This has often been interpreted as meaning a real previous civilization used to exist, populated by beings we now see as gods. Outside religion, central to such ideas is Atlantis, a mythical island deep in our [...]

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Air Force: Social Radar

Feb 09, 2012

Social Radar won’t be a single sensor to discover your secret yearnings. It’ll be more of a virtual sensor, combining a vast array of technologies and disciplines, all employed to take a society’s pulse and assess its future health. It’s part of a broader Pentagon effort to master the societal and cultural elements of war [...]

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Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment

Feb 01, 2012

Punishment: A Failed Social Experiment provides a detailed, critical analysis of the current legal and justice system generally in operation across the world whilst also providing potential solutions which work on preventing crime and creating a much more socially sustainable society.   The documentary film is currently in production, consisting of interviews with various academics, [...]

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