The Language the Poet Knows

ALEXANDER NEMENOV / AFP / GETTY A new collection of essays attempts to lend some objective shape to a timeless-seeming challenge: the ongoing balance of voice and form. by NICHOLAS CANNARIATO We Begin in Gladness: How Poets Progress BY CRAIG MORGAN TEICHER GRAYWOLF PRESS It is one of writing’s oldest cliches: Find your voice. Developing this ineffable quality—unique to a given writer, derived largely from reflection and experience—can seem like an elusive goal. Particularly for poets, with their highly personal interaction with language and the challenge of adapting it to form, the quest can seem highly subjective. We Begin in Gladness, a collection of … Continue reading The Language the Poet Knows

TERRAFORMING has begun: “Global dimming” is a plot to EXTERMINATE humanity by terraforming the atmosphere with SMOG pollution, killing Earth’s food crops and unleashing ecological collapse

 By Mike Adams Now we come to the end game for humanity. This is it, folks: They have a plan to collapse global food production, kill off over 90% of the human race, devastate natural ecosystems and pollute the Earth’s atmosphere… and it’s all being sold to you under the banner of “environmentalism.” The scheme is called “global dimming,” and it’s a dangerous geoengineering plot to spray billions of tons of smog into the atmosphere so that pollution levels would block sunlight and halt global warming. This is literally what the mad environmental scientists are now proposing — the very same … Continue reading TERRAFORMING has begun: “Global dimming” is a plot to EXTERMINATE humanity by terraforming the atmosphere with SMOG pollution, killing Earth’s food crops and unleashing ecological collapse

Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger

David Trood/Getty Images  by PATTI NEIGHMOND The people who got caught up in the exercise boom of the 1970s and stuck with it into their senior years now have significantly healthier hearts and muscles than their sedentary counterparts. We know we need to exercise for our health, but a lifelong exercise habit may also help us feel younger and stay stronger well into our senior years. In fact, people in their 70s who have been exercising regularly for decades seem to have put a brake on the aging process, maintaining the heart, lung and muscle fitness of healthy people at … Continue reading Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger

THE UNIVERSAL LAW OF KARMA

by Azriel ReShel, Uplift Waking Times Some years ago while staying at the ashram of the Indian saint, Ramana Maharshi, nestled at the foot of the forest covered mountain of Arunachala, I read the great sage’s sacred words, etched above a doorway: “Whatever is destined not to happen will not happen, try as you may. Whatever is destined to happen will happen, do what you may to prevent it. This is certain. The best course, therefore, is to remain silent.” His words are a key to karma and destiny. As someone who would try and make things happen, forcing outcomes and who struggled … Continue reading THE UNIVERSAL LAW OF KARMA

How to Be Invisible on the Internet

image edited by Fernando Kaskais by Tyler Durden Everywhere you look, concerns are mounting about internet privacy. Although giving up your data was once an afterthought when gaining access to the newest internet services such as Facebook and Uber, as Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, many people have had their perspective altered by various recent scandals, billions of dollars of cybertheft, and a growing discomfort around how their personal data may be used in the future. More people want to opt out of this data collection, but aside from disconnecting entirely or taking ludicrous measures to safeguard information, there aren’t many great options … Continue reading How to Be Invisible on the Internet

Turns out that claiming to be a transgender doesn’t excuse you from murdering your own parents

by: Ethan Huff (Natural News) A mentally-ill, gender-dysphoric person from Maine who back on Halloween of 2016 decided to murder both of “her” parents in cold blood is now trying to justify this gruesome act by claiming that “her” mom and dad just weren’t “tolerant” enough of “her” transgenderism. “Andrea” Balcer, born as Andrew Balcer, reportedly plunged “a hunting knife into his mother’s back as she comforted him in his bedroom,” according to CentralMaine.com. Hearing his wife’s screams, Balcer’s father rushed into the room, which is when Balcer then stabbed him to death, along with the family Chihuahua “because it would not stop barking.” Balcer … Continue reading Turns out that claiming to be a transgender doesn’t excuse you from murdering your own parents

Bee-brained

Honeybees (Apis mellifera) in the hive, Würzburg, Germany. Photo by Mark Moffatt/Minden/National Geographic Are insects ‘philosophical zombies’ with no inner life? Close attention to their behaviours and moods suggests otherwise Lars Chittka is professor of sensory and behavioural ecology at Queen Mary, University of London, and has been a fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study (WIKO) in Berlin. His book The Mind of the Bee (2019) is forthcoming with Princeton University Press. Catherine Wilson was most recently Anniversary Professor of philosophy at the University of York and is now Visiting Presidential Professor at CUNY Graduate Center. She was a fellow of the Institute of … Continue reading Bee-brained