ORWELL’S DYSTOPIAN CCTV SURVEILLANCE STATE COMES TO LIFE IN CHINA – WHO’S NEXT?

by Vic Bishop, Staff Writer Waking Times We are fast approaching the technological and political realization of George Orwell’s dystopian promise for humanity. In the classic work 1984, Orwell describes a tightly controlled future where technocratic elites have stamped out individualism with total information awareness and total surveillance from the home, to the office, to the street. “There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork. It was even conceivable that they watched everybody all the time. But … Continue reading ORWELL’S DYSTOPIAN CCTV SURVEILLANCE STATE COMES TO LIFE IN CHINA – WHO’S NEXT?

How the heart and kidneys work together for mental health, according to Chinese Medicine

by: Ralph Flores (Natural News) Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has greatly increased its renown outside of China these past few years. Considered as the oldest, most continuously practiced, professional, literate medicine in the world, it’s no surprise that universities and hospitals have already warmed up to practicing TCM together with Western Medicine as legitimate disciplines. The practice is believed to have originated 4,000 years ago, and has since developed to become popular not only in China, where it is an integral part of healthcare, but also the rest of the world. TCM is rooted under a holistic standpoint, taking to consideration not just the … Continue reading How the heart and kidneys work together for mental health, according to Chinese Medicine

ALERT: North Korea can now KILL 90% of the U.S. population (video lecture)

 November 30, 2017 by: Mike Adams (Natural News) North Korea has now demonstrated the ability to strike nearly every major city in the United States with either a nuclear warhead or a high-altitude EMP weapon. At risk are hundreds of millions of Americans who would find themselves at very high risk of being killed in the aftermath of an EMP attack due to mass starvation, social unrest and the spread of disease. In this video lecture, I cover the facts about North Korea’s current nuclear capability, explaining how the regime is now able to deliver large, weaponized payloads over very long distances. Because of … Continue reading ALERT: North Korea can now KILL 90% of the U.S. population (video lecture)

TAOIST YOGA FOR SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

by Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times The spiritual development of all people is a lofty endeavor, yet quite necessary in these interesting times. Never before has the world had such complete access to tools for spiritual advancement, and in this sea of esoteric and practical knowledge, certain practices for spiritual cultivation stand out as especially effective and enjoyable. Taoist Grandmaster Hua-Ching Ni is a renowned healer, teacher and author, credited with dozens of books on Taoist philosophy and wisdom. As the legacy keeper of a long line of Taoist masters, he arrived in the U.S. in the 1970’s and created both the College of … Continue reading TAOIST YOGA FOR SPIRITUAL CULTIVATION AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Gandhi the philosopher

Gandhi greets people through the window of a train, 1940. Photo by Dinodia Photos/Getty Better known as the face of non-violent protest, Gandhi was also a surprising, subtle philosopher in the Stoic tradition by Richard Sorabji is honorary fellow of Wolfson College at the University of Oxford and emeritus professor at King’s College London. He received a knighthood in 2014 and has written 17 books, including Gandhi and the Stoics: Modern Experiments on Ancient Values (2012), and edited more than 100 books and volumes. Edited by Nigel Warburton Was Mahatma Gandhi a philosopher? He would not have thought so himself. But I want to … Continue reading Gandhi the philosopher

India May Be Staring at a Potential Mental Health Crisis

India May Be Staring at a Potential Mental Health Crisis Rebecca CONWAY Mental health issues are often attributed to supernatural causes in India, making it a social stigma rather than a condition that requires medical attention. This, combined with rapid urbanization and associated stress in youngsters, poses a potential new crisis before the leadership of the country. New Delhi (Sputnik) – Nearly two hundred thousand Indians take their own lives each year and if data for attempted suicide is included the number goes up substantially. What’s worrying, more than 90 percent of those cases do not receive adequate medical care. The startling revelation was made by Indian President Ram … Continue reading India May Be Staring at a Potential Mental Health Crisis

The Face of Australia’s Surveillance: Malcolm Turnbull’s Facial Recognition Database

                                                         image edited by F. Kaskais By Dr. Binoy Kampmark Never miss an opportunity in the security business. A massacre in Las Vegas has sent its tremors through the establishments, and made its way across the Pacific into the corridors of Canberra and the Prime Minister’s office. Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull is very keen to make hay out of blood, and has suggested another broadening of the security state: the creation of a national facial recognition data … Continue reading The Face of Australia’s Surveillance: Malcolm Turnbull’s Facial Recognition Database