Posts Tagged ‘overcoming’

Teace Snyder Interview – Overcoming Propaganda & Social Engineering In A Time Of Unprecedented Manipulation

Joining me today is writer, director, producer, editor, actor, illustrator (and much more), Teace Snyder, here to discuss the work he is doing in trying to find ways to break through to the average person who might be unknowingly lost within a system of deliberate manipulation. We discuss why we think this is happening, why […]

Makow — Overcoming Fear

“I will not apologize for being a nervous flyer. It’s not natural for seventy-five tons to be hurdling through the air at 500 mph. You’re basically riding a wing attached to two jet engines SEVEN MILES ABOVE THE EARTH.” This “confession of a nervous flyer” was written in Dec 2020 when I fled the coming COVID lockdown […]

Lebanon’s Tragedy and the difficulties in overcoming it

When Michel Aoun left office as president of Lebanon last October, many politicians assumed that finding a successor would be relatively easy, not least because none of the main political parties were interested in blocking the election of a new president. Four months later, however, no compromise solution has been found, and many wonder when […]

Courtenay Turner Interview – Overcoming Adversity & The Drive To Change The World

Joining me today on Moving Target is Courtenay Turner of the Courtenay Turner Podcast & now Pirate Stream Media, here to discuss her story and how it has shaped her work today. We discuss how her story overlaps with my own, and how our past drives us today to fight for those who do not […]

Overcoming the Fear of Mortality

by Gary Z McGee, “I believe in everything; nothing is sacred. I believe in nothing; everything is sacred.” – Tom Robbins Some say death is a compass. Others say it’s a crossroads. Some say death is the beginning of time. Others say it’s the end of the beginning. But no matter what people say, […]

Yemen’s disabled women basketball players overcoming adversity on court

In Yemen’s capital Sanaa, women in long-sleeved athletics shirts raced down a basketball court in wheelchairs, dribbling and passing as a small crowd cheered them on. “If the Yemeni people are suffering from the war, then those with disabilities are suffering twice as much,” said Amal Hizam from the sidelines, herself also in a wheelchair. […]

Kovel’s ‘Overcoming Zionism’ was ahead of its time

The writer Joel Kovel died on April 30. This review of his book, Overcoming Zionism, appeared seven years ago in the Journal of the Research Group on Socialism and Democracy.There is to be a memorial for Kovel in St. Mary’s Church, 126th Street and Broadway, at 4 PM today. –Editor A review of Overcoming Zionism: Creating a […]

Overcoming the Myth of Authority

Gary Z McGee, Guest Waking Times “For thousands hacking at the branches there is one striking the root.”~Henry David Thoreau If, as Albert Einstein said, “unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth,”then it stands to reason that we should think critically toward, rather than blindly believe in, authority. No matter who or […]

Acknowledging and Overcoming Masculine Trauma Through Patriarchy

March 13th, 2018 By Diana Beaulieu Guest writer for Wake Up World Patriarchy is damaging to men as well as to women. As we awaken on an individual and collective level and the old structures and paradigms that dominated our world begin to collapse, we have an unprecedented opportunity to take an eagle eye’s view of the […]

Walls and Wars – Overcoming the Instincts of Hive Consciousness

February 22nd, 2018 By Ethan Indigo Smith Contributing writer for Wake Up World Tearing Down the Hive Mind: A History of Walls The Hopi creation story of this world begins as the last world was ending in an unspecified calamity. A few people — our ancestors — were taken underground, saved by ant people who taught us how […]

Overcoming Contradictions Of Climate Change In Short Time We Have

Our best hope now is an immediate return to the flow. CO2 emissions have to be brought close to zero: some sources of energy that do not produce any emissions bathe the Earth in an untapped glow. The sun strikes the planet with more energy in a single hour than humans consume in a year. […]

Walking Into the Abyss – A Simple Exercise for Overcoming Fear of the Unknown

November 21st, 2017 By Richard West Guest writer for Wake Up World This is a practice I developed a couple of years ago. At first it was just a bit of fun, designed to see how far I could go with it. However, I quickly realised that this exercise could help me to confront all my […]

Japan, Overcoming Double Erasure: Japanese “Comfort Women”, Nationalism and Trafficking

Cultural Ninjaneering: Overcoming Newspeak Doublethink

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff WriterWaking Times “The true focus of revolutionary change is never merely the oppressive situations which we seek to escape, but that piece of the oppressor which is planted deep within each of us.” ~Audre Lorde We are told what to think almost every day. We are less often taught how to think. From mainstream […]

Overcoming Fear… by Embracing Nothingness

October 25th, 2017 By Richard West Guest writer for Wake Up World “We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.” — Rumi Dying — whether a final death or an everyday challenge to our sense of self, it confronts our identity causing us to be afraid. Essentially our fear of death is a fear of […]

Tips on overcoming confirmation bias

     If you have ever heard someone say something that completely disagreed with your own understanding of a topic and immediately dismissed it as, “Oh, that can’t possibly be true!” then you have been guilty of confirmation bias. Confirmation bias is a cognitive process in which the brain unconsciously uses a system of defenses to […]

BREAKING: Bernie Sanders Just Got BUSTED Doing THIS With Campaign Money… He’s Done

Dean James AMERICA’S FREEDOM FIGHTERS– Socialist/Democrat and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders just got exposed for the corrupt fraud that he is, and this could CRUSH his campaign. The ‘Bern,’ who champions himself as “The Man Of The People” just earned a new title- “The Man Who Funnels Campaign Funds To His Family And Friends!” That’s right […]

Trump says the Jewish creep Anthony Weiner is “a perve”

JERUSALEM – GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump canceled plans Thursday to visit Israel, a trip for which even Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – widely seen as an ally of the Republican Party – had shown little enthusiasm.Trump announced his decision on Twitter, saying he would reschedule “at a later date after I become President of […]

Medication Errors Found in 1 Out of 2 Surgeries

Medication Errors Found in 1 Out of 2 Surgeries October 29th, 2015 Via: Harvard: The first study to measure the incidence of medication errors and adverse drug events during the perioperative period — immediately before, during and right after a surgical procedure — has […]

Settlers assault Palestinian farmers, troops kill civilian

Days of Palestine, West Bank –Israeli settlers assaulted on Monday morning Palestinian farmers in Nablus, while Israeli troops killed civilian in Al-Khalil. Palestinian farmers picking up olives in their farms east of the West Bank city of Nabalus said that Israeli settlers assaulted them while they were working. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settler activity in […]

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