Removing debris after a hurricane or giving blood after a shooting empowers us.
There is a certain amount of burnout I am feeling this New Year’s Day - no doubt about it.
I miss the mountains - and delving into the new frontiers of science.
Our civilization is set up to be isolating and thus dysfunctional - it is literally built in to the infrastructure.
To change that is a monumental task.
Chris Hedges talks with Stewart Ewen author of critiques of mass propaganda and the state of the US. Understanding the trajectory of the prevalence and power of the lies that ‘externalize’ the human emotional coherence as policy and methodology by breaking down and pitting human lives against each other. The mediums that treat human beings as strictly algorithmic:
If it is our common interest that brings us together
It will be our common humanity that keeps us united