Breaking out of a Broken System

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff Writer “Be humble for you are made of earth. Be noble for you are made of stars.” –Serbian proverb In a world being torn apart by extremism, maybe a potential solution is for the majority of us to practice the opposite of extremism: moderation (to include taking moderation in moderation). Likewise, in a world bring torn apart by “moral” inaction, maybe a potential solution is for the majority of us to practice the opposite: amoral action. This article will discuss how the two concepts eco-morality and ego-morality are linked with the issues of extremism/moderation and moral inaction/amoral action, and what we can do as individuals to balance it out. Here’s the thing: the world is a complicated system. The human condition is a complicated system. When you put these two complex systems together the complications are drastically compounded. What makes it even more complicated, especially […] Read More

7 Signs You May be a Victim of Statism

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff Writer Waking Times “The State is the name of the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly it lies; and this lie slips from its mouth: I, the state, am the people.” –Friedrich Nietzsche Truth: the pill everyone wants, but just can’t seem to swallow. The truth behind the vicious lies of statism and its cultish tendencies happens to be one of those jagged little pills that people can’t seem to swallow. Statism has become the most all-pervasive ism of them all. It is the predominant world religion. Almost every country practices it. It is, in fact, the worst form of religion: a deadly cult. It meets every single one of the characteristics associated with cultic groups according to Janja Lalich, Ph.D. & Michael D. Langone, Ph.D. Influence and control lie at the center of the state. More than likely we were all born into such […] Read More