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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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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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Quotes of Wisdom: Henry Miller on Man’s Illusion of Being God

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We devise astounding means of communication, but do we communicate with one another? We move our bodies to and fro at incredible speeds, but do we really leave the spot we started from? Mentally, morally, spiritually, we are fettered. What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces, if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? To call such activity progress is utter delusion. We may succeed in altering the face of the earth until it is unrecognizable even to the Creator, but if we are unaffected wherein lies the meaning?

~ Henry Miller

Wisdom Books: The Ascent of Humanity by Charles Eisenstein

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Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this landmark book, Eisenstein explains how a disconnection from the natural world and one another is built into the foundations of civilization: into science, religion, money, technology, medicine, and education as we know them. As a result, each of these institutions faces a grave and growing crisis, fueling our near-pathological pursuit of technological fixes even as we push our planet to the brink of collapse.

Fortunately, an Age of Reunion is emerging out of the birth pangs of an earth in crisis. As our old constructs of self and world dissolve in crisis, we are entering a new narrative of interbeing, a more expansive sense of self, and a more ecological relationship to nature. Our darkest hour bears the possibility of a more beautiful world—not through the extension of millennia-old methods of management and control but by fundamentally reimagining ourselves and our systems. Breathtaking in its scope and intelligence, The Ascent of Humanity is a remarkable book showing what it truly means to be human.

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Quotes of Wisdom: Jiddu Krishnamurti on Man’s Relationship with Nature

If you lose touch with nature you lose touch with humanity. If there’s no relationship with nature then you become a killer; then you kill baby seals, whales, dolphins, and man either for gain, for sport, for food, or for knowledge. Then nature is frightened of you, withdrawing its beauty. You may take long walks in the woods or camp in lovely places but you are a killer and so lose their friendship. You probably are not related to anything to your wife or your husband.

~ Jiddu Krishnamurti