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Wisdom Books: Guides to Peace and Justice from Ancient Sages to the Suffragettes by Sanderson Beck

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Introduction

In the Atomic Age
the permanent political unification of mankind
on a literally world-wide scale
is evidently the only alternative that we have
to the infliction on ourselves of a catastrophe
of unprecedented and immeasurable dimensions.
All past attempts at establishing world peace
are therefore of topical interest for us today.
Arnold Toynbee, 1963

In 1851 Victor Hugo addressed the Peace Congress in Paris and prophesied that universal peace is inevitable when the nations are linked together by the Gospel that substitutes mediation for war. He proclaimed that the law of God is not war, but peace. He noted that before France was united, local regions fought each other often, and he predicted that the ballot box would unite the nations as well. The great novelist spoke prophetically when he said,

A day will come when there will be no more battlefields,
but markets opening to commerce and minds opening to ideas.
A day will come when the bullets and bombs
are replaced by votes, by universal suffrage,
by the venerable arbitration of a great supreme senate
which will be to Europe what Parliament is to England,
the Diet to Germany, and the Legislative Assembly to France.
A day will come when a cannon will be a museum-piece,
as instruments of torture are today.
And we will be amazed to think that these things once existed!
A day will come when we shall see those two immense groups,
the United States of America and the United States of Europe,
stretching out their hands across the sea,
exchanging their products, their arts, their works of genius,
clearing up the globe, making deserts fruitful,
ameliorating creation under the eyes of the Creator,
and joining together to reap the well-being of all.

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Wisdom Books: Technological Slavery by Theodore J. Kaczynski

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Theodore Kaczynski saw violent collapse as the only way to bring down the techno-industrial system, and in more than a decade of mail bomb terror he killed three people and injured 23 others.

One does not need to support the actions that landed Kaczynski in supermax prison to see the value of his essays disabusing the notion of heroic technology while revealing the manner in which it is destroying the planet.

For the first time, readers will have an uncensored personal account of his anti-technology philosophy, including a corrected version of the notorious “Unabomber Manifesto,”Kaczynski’s critique of anarcho-primitivism, and essays regarding “The Coming Revolution.”

Dr. David Skrbina, who teaches philosophy at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, provides fascinating excerpts from his correspondence with the man he calls “a revolutionary for our times.” Theodore J. Kaczynski does not receive remuneration for this book.

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Quotes of Wisdom: An Unknown Monk on Changing the Self

When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn’t change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn’t change the town and as an older man, I tried to change my family. Now, as an old man, I realize the only thing I can change is myself, and suddenly I realize that if long ago I had changed myself, I could have made an impact on my family. My family and I could have made an impact on our town. Their impact could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world.

~ Unknown monk in 12th century A.D.

Enlightening Talks: Max Igan – Reclaiming the Earth – Steps Towards a Collective Awakening

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MAX IGAN at the Open Mind Conference 2014, Copenhagen.

“Reclaiming the Earth – steps towards a collective awakening”

Maxwell Igan has spent over 25 years researching the topics he covers in the many radio broadcasts and videos that he has produced.

Covering a broad range of subjects, Max Igan never fails to inspire with his concise and lucid summation of the shared global situation. He is a musician, activist and radio host on The People’s Network. He is the founder of TheCrowHouse.com and Director of the film “Trance-formation”.

We all live encapsulated in a control grid that encompasses all our activities, during the course of our whole life.

How did this control system come into being? And what steps can be taken in order to emancipate ourselves from its clutches? What would happen if we failed to rise to this challenge?

The lecture covers a wide range of topics, from education, health, the destruction of the Amazonian rainforests to Max Igan’s recent trip to the Gaza strip.

Max Igan will lead us through a powerful, hard hitting, not-to-be-missed presentation. From the energetic and vibratory nature of matter and consciousness, to the contemporary influence of corporate entities and the irrefutable problems that mankind faces in the age of information, Max Igan connects the dots, providing an enlightening perspective of how to move forwards towards a collective awakening.

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