by Sahara Devi, Guest Waking Times We are currently living in the most profoundly transformative time in the history of the Planet. Never mind the Industrial Revolution or even the advent of our current techno wonder-world: this is a time of Awakening Consciousness on a planetary level, and not one single being or location on the earth will remain untouched. Of course, you may not be remotely aware of this, as we each experience life depending upon where we put our attention — and right now there is a reality show of international proportions grabbing the spotlight from nightly news to social … Continue reading THE GREAT TRANSFORMATION: A WORLD AWAKENING
How AI might take over the world. BY MAX TEGMARK, ILLUSTRATIONS BY SOPHY HOLLINGT The Omega Team was the soul of the company. Whereas the rest of the enterprise brought in the money to keep things going, by various commercial applications of narrow AI, the Omega Team pushed ahead in their quest for what had always been the CEO’s dream: building general artificial intelligence. Most other employees viewed “the Omegas,” as they affectionately called them, as a bunch of pie-in-the-sky dreamers, perpetually decades away from their goal. They happily indulged them, however, because they liked the prestige that the cutting-edge … Continue reading The Last Invention of Man
by Isaac Davis, Staff Writer Waking Times When an event of such magnitude as the Las Vegas massacre takes place, we know from the start that it will somehow permanently change our way of life. A key thing we learned from 9/11 is that these types of incidents initiate a premeditated political fallout, and as time goes by we are able to better perceive just how the event will be used to reshape society in favor of the control system. After a major terror event, the establishment narrative is firmly set at the onset, typically within the first day. This was the … Continue reading LAS VEGAS – PROBLEM, REACTION AND NOW THE SOLUTION
image edited by F. Kaskais The nation-state remains the best foundation for capitalism, and hyper-globalisation risks destroying it Dani Rodrik is the Ford Foundation professor of international political economy at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He was previously the Albert O Hirschman professor in the school of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton (2013-2015) and is president-elect of the International Economic Association. His new book is Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a SaneWorld Economy (Princeton University Press, 2017). The populist revolt of our day reflects the deep rift that has opened between the … Continue reading Why nation-states are good
Image Credit: Memphis Meats by Karla Lant Memphis Meats Investing in Cruelty-Free Food In August, Richard Branson wrote a post on the Virgin website about his investment in Memphis Meats, which expressed his vision about the future of food: “I believe that in 30 years or so we will no longer need to kill any animals and that all meat will either be clean or plant-based, taste the same and also be much healthier for everyone. One day we will look back and think how archaic our grandparents were in killing animals for food.” Branson is one of several influential thinkers investing in a cruelty-free, sustainable … Continue reading Richard Branson: In the Near Future, We’ll Think It’s “Archaic” to Kill Animals for Food
by Terence Newton, Staff Writer Waking Times It’s well-known that the world’s billionaires are spending a good chunk of their loot on preparations for the end of the world as we know it. They’re building luxury underground bunkers, stocking up on military-style hardware, buying up the world’s most precious farmland, and banking seeds to restart society after an inevitable and severe civilization crash. Given recent events catastrophic events including three devastating Atlantic hurricanes, serious earthquakes in Mexico, and apocalyptic wildfires in Western United States, it would be a matter of basic prudence for the common person to consider putting in at least basic provisions to … Continue reading ALL EYES ON THE PACIFIC RING OF FIRE AS MAJOR GEOLOGICAL EVENTS TRIGGER CONCERN
By Preston James, Ph.D If you are unfortunate enough to live in one of the many war zones or disaster areas, or one of the third world nations like Mexico or Guatemala, you are already there. … by Preston James It’s a very distasteful subject, one that is taboo in the highest American political circles, but it is a subject that needs to be honestly addressed and dealt with before it is too late for America and the whole world. That forbidden subject is the Rothschild Khazarian Mafia’s very secret Agenda to destroy all societies and create Hell on Earth. This specific … Continue reading How close are we to Hell on Earth?