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Media Roots Radio: DC Think Tanks Create New Cold War Tipping Point. On March 3rd, 2014 Abby Martin decided to speak her mind and express her disappointment regarding the Crimea media coverage from all sides of the spectrum live on her television show, Breaking The Set.

Media Roots Radio: DC Think Tanks Create New Cold War Tipping Point

The story went viral on the mainstream media, only because her show airs on Russian backed RT, and Russia had just stepped into the conflict following the coup in Ukraine. Immediately following this action, a cadre of younger thirty-something neoconservatives in the heart of Washington DC tried to smear Abby after discovering her political views. What To Expect from the David Lynch Interview at BAM on Tuesday. David Lynch Loves Kanye West and Other Things I Learned at BAM Last Night. Photo by Adam Bordow Over the course of his 90-minute conversation with Paul Holdengräber at BAM last night (watch some of it here), the word David Lynch kept returning to over and over again was “beautiful.”

David Lynch Loves Kanye West and Other Things I Learned at BAM Last Night

Lynch used “beautiful” to describe a Chaim Soutine painting of a plucked goose. Lynch used “beautiful” to describe a falling down factory that he’d photographed in Poland. Gregory Sams, Inventor of the Vegeburger, Organic Food Pioneer, Founder of World's Only Chaos Theory Shop... Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview. Joe Rogan Debates Investment Banker Peter Schiff. Thinking Allowed: Jacques Vallee - Implications of UFO Phenomena. Noam Chomsky On Artificial Intelligence , Cognitive Science , and Neuroscience.

Published on Aug 14, 2013 Brains, Minds and Machines Symposium, May, 2011, at MIT.

Noam Chomsky On Artificial Intelligence , Cognitive Science , and Neuroscience

Keynote Panel: The Golden Age A Look at the Original Roots of Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science, and Neuroscience? Panel: Emilio Bizzi , Sydney Brenner , Noam Chomsky, Marvin Minsky , Barbara H. Partee , Patrick H. The Scientist: John C. Lilly. Manly P. Hall Reveals the Stories in Our Stars (or, Astrotheology: On the Astronomical Origins of Myths) Most people’s eyes glaze over at the mention of “astrology” these days.

Manly P. Hall Reveals the Stories in Our Stars (or, Astrotheology: On the Astronomical Origins of Myths)

Mainly because the first things that spring to mind are spirituality-for-entertainment crystal gazers and a list of general-to-the-point-of-meaningless life forecasts next to the Sunday comics (and now, apparently, a divination system to compete with/outperform other scam artists on Wall Street). Manly P Hall isn’t interested in the horoscope-ified version either, but in examining how it was the ancients studied the stars and their locations, the significance of their movements, and mapping them in constellations. Also, how various myths are mapped to celestial (including planetary and solar) motions. Hall distinguishes it here as “astro-theology,” and, being a more sophisticated take on the subject, I figured it would be appreciated by disinfonauts (and simply deserves a wider audience, as is).

Here is the first lecture, broken up into Parts 1A and 1B: Why MP George Galloway is Killing Tony Blair. Thomas McEvilley speaks about 'The Shape of Ancient Thought' Keith Scott-Mumby MD interviews Tony Wright for Frontiers of the Possible series. A Science Icon Died 17 Years Ago. In His Last Interview, He Made A Warning That Gives Me Goosebumps. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot's prison letters to Slavoj Žižek. 2 January 2013 Dear Nadezhda, I hope you have been able to organise your life in prison around small rituals that make it tolerable, and that you have time to read.

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot's prison letters to Slavoj Žižek

Here are my thoughts on your predicament. John Jay Chapman, an American political essayist, wrote this about radicals in 1900: "They are really always saying the same thing. They don't change; everybody else changes. But what is this truth? [Žižek then explores what he sees as a global trend towards limiting democracy.] A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious - Wired Science. It’s a question that’s perplexed philosophers for centuries and scientists for decades: Where does consciousness come from?

A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious - Wired Science

We know it exists, at least in ourselves. 'I Built The Platform Myself': M.I.A. On Being Heard. Hide captionM.I.A.'s fourth album, Matangi, is out now.

'I Built The Platform Myself': M.I.A. On Being Heard

Daniel Sannwald/Courtesy of the artist M.I.A.' The Wisdom of Robert Anton Wilson: A Tonic for the Internet Age. On October 23rd, the London Fortean Society celebrated "The Late Great Robert Anton Wilson" at the Horse Hospital in London. featuring lectures by our good friend John Higgs as well as Daisy Eris Campbell.

The Wisdom of Robert Anton Wilson: A Tonic for the Internet Age

John's well-presented talk, in which he riffs on RAW's thoughts about belief and reality, has been uploaded to YouTube and I heartily recommend it - in fact, I wish everyone on Earth would hear what John is talking about, because it's such a key aspect of the ways in which we fool ourselves (often to the detriment of others). I've embedded the talk below (John's talk is just over half an hour, followed by about 15 minutes of questions and money burning...literally), and after it I've pulled out a short quote from John's talk that resonated strongly with me (also, to whomever produced the video, I enjoyed the easter egg!) My favorite author, my worst interview. It was the most unpleasant interview I’ve ever done.

My favorite author, my worst interview

And one of the most instructive. Science-fiction writer Orson Scott Card wrote one of my favorite books of all time. So when he came out with a sequel, I was delirious with the desire to interview him. “Ender’s Game,” which won the Hugo and Nebula awards in 1985, is the best book I have ever read about violence. Talking good and evil with Keanu Reeves. Keanu Reeves is wearing a very nice suit and covered in blood.

Talking good and evil with Keanu Reeves

This does not seem to bother him; he greets a visitor with his customary off-kilter bonhomie, bobbing his head in an almost teenage gesture of hello. “Good to see you again, man!” He says cheerfully. It’s true that we have met before but in this job you learn not to put much store in that; as Jack Nicholson once observed, a celebrity meets more people in one year than most people meet in their entire lives. Da Ali G Show - Ali G talks about Human Rights. Da Ali G Show - Ali G interviews Marlin Fitzwater, White House Press Secretary.

Ali-G...Interview with Boutros Boutros Ghali About The UN. Russell Brand's Scathing Critique Of The Political System. Head to Head with Charles Bukowski. Film director Barbet Schroeder’s nearly four hours of interviews with the late poet Charles Bukowski have taken on an air of legend since their initial release on VHS in 1987. Various segments from the captured conversations have appeared on YouTube in the past, but this is the first time I’ve found the entire interview available as one streaming video, connected by the somber piano score that accompanied the original — the music was the sign-off tune for the German television station that aired the footage in 52 separate segments. Schroeder shot the interviews over three years leading up to the filming of Bukowski’s autobiographical screenplay Barfly, which was also released in 1987. This version was culled from a reported 64 hours of footage, and it finds Schroeder and Bukowski talking about alcohol, violence, writing and women, and even includes a tour of Buk’s childhood home.

Stefan Molyneux Interviews Institute for Psychohistory Director Lloyd deMause. An Interview With Occult Author and NLP Master, Philip H. Farber. A couple of years ago, I realized that thanks to social media, I could start hunting down authors I was interested in like dogs, hounding them with questions I’d never been able to ask before. One of these poor schmucks was Philip H. Farber, occult author of FutureRitual, Meta Magick: The Book of Atem, and Brain Magick: Exercises in Meta-Magick and Invocation. He has also written a novel, The Great Purple Hoo-Ha. Philip is a hypnotist, Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) practitioner, and magician.

Beside his books, he also teaches courses and seminars dealing with ritual magic and NLP. Are You A Transhuman? Larry King Interviews Futurist FM-2030. Nicholas Schreck: The Manson File. Stuart Firestein: The Pursuit of Ignorance. The Eternities - Conversations on Consciousness. Sibel Edmonds Blows the Whistle on Government Blackmailing. Neko Case: 'I Couldn't Really Listen To Music' Hide captionNeko Case's new album is called The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist Neko Case's new album is called The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You. The Eternities - Conversations on Consciousness. A Quick Conversation with Lovecraft Scholar and 'Nazi Occult' Author Kenneth Hite. The Only Surviving Recording of Raymond Chandler's, in a BBC Conversation with Ian Fleming on Writing. The Terence Mckenna OmniBus 2012 – 11/12 – “Conspiracy Theory”

Penultimate in the TMOM2012 series, Part 11 attempts to unravel the various Conspiracy Theories we’ve all been involved in at some time or another. Robb Smith, CEO & Entrepreneur. “The Millennials: Perfectly Prepared for a World that No Longer Exists.” Robb is a social entrepreneur who works on “transformational era” systems at the intersection of human development, education, spiritual understanding and civilizational sustainability. Arthur C. Clarke: Science fiction writers are accidental prophets. 1967 INTERVIEW WITH DEAN ANDREWS. Cornel West: Obama’s Response to Trayvon Martin Case Belies Failure to Challenge "New Jim Crow" Louis CK Hilarious Interview on The Daily Show - 'Royal Baby is my child' - 'F#@K Rolling Stones' "There Is No God and He Is Always with You" - A Conversation with Brad Warner; Monk. Punk. Dr. Funk. There Is No God and He Is Always with You is the title of Brad Warner’s latest book which is sure to raise a few eyebrows along with many questions, such as, “Can you be an atheist and still believe in God?

Eddie Pepitone: A Mad Prophet. On Saturday night, in the side room of a city pancake house, I felt like I was swept up in the fervor of a mad prophet railing against a society out to get us fueled by our own stupid self-interests with the many occasioned cue to make us laugh. A Fundamentalist Turns To Magick? Hofmann's Potion - Albert Hofmann LSD Documentary. Julian Assange's Hilarious Rebuttal to ABC's Stephanopoulus' Grilling. Heretic Among Heretics: Jacques Vallee Interview. Graham Hancock and Lorna Byrne Video Conversation. Pussy Riot: "People fear us because we're feminists" Interview 685 – Russ Tice Reveals the Truth About NSA Spying. The Bond Code. Author Philip Gardiner joined George Knapp to discuss the life of James Bond author Ian Fleming and his associations with the world of the occult which led him to create a series of clues, ciphers and codes within his novels.

Radio Discordia Presents: Hakim Bey And Bill Laswell - Temporary Autonomous Zone (T.A.Z.) Alan Moore – “Hey, You Can’t Just Make Stuff Up” Physicist Discovers Computer Code Embedded Within the Equations of String Theory. Julian Assange on Fighting the International Crackdown on WikiLeaks. In this 40-minute web exclusive interview , Julian Assange of WikiLeaks discusses his more than 300 days in the Ecuadorean embassy, the U.S.

The world's most prolific cannabis dealer and a right wing columnist debate the war on drugs. Cast: 58: Russell Targ, 'The Reality of ESP' Paradigm Shift in Education: Krishnamurti on the Educator, RAW on Ignorance, Gato on the System, and Hamming on Learning. Alan Moore and Psychogeography. Cornel West: “You can get killed out here trying to tell the truth!” Jeremy Scahill and Noam Chomsky: The Truth About America's Secret, Dirty Wars. Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class. Present! - An Evening with Russell Targ (Part Two) Present! - An Evening with Russell Targ (Part One) U. G. Krishnamurti: The Mystique of Enlightenment.

Charles Manson Interview with Geraldo Rivera (Complete) The Enlightenment of Charles Manson. Aldous Huxley Interviewed by Mike Wallace. TV: Thanaton III's Altered Reality. The State of the Occult: 2013. Seismic Signals: An Interview with Ken Goldberg - Venue. Jim Jones Yells At a Senile Elderly. Jim Jones, Ranting. Maurice Sendak's Shocking Final Interview. David Byrne’s Multiple-Personality Interview Of Himself. Cast 49: Robots, Drones and Cybernetics with Daniel H. Wilson. Dennis McKenna – Origins of the Human Imagination: Plant-Human Co-Evolution. Louie Asks Her Out. Louis CK Donald Rumsfeld Lizard O and A. Chelsea Wolfe Musician Interview: Shedding Natural Light On Visions Of Doom - music art film review - REDEFINE magazine. Bruce Sterling: The Complete Interview, 2013. Cast 41: ‘Dispelling Wetiko’ with Paul Levy. Jacques Vallee , Contact Learning from Outer Space, GCF 2011 - 01 -23.f4v.

Jacques Vallee: Implications of UFO Phenomena (excerpt) - Thinking Allowed w/ Jeffrey Mishlove. MMA Fighter Matt Horwich talks Multi-Universe and Limitless Potential. KGB Agent Tells You What The Illusion Is ! Did Philip K. Dick disclose the real Matrix in 1977? Sid Vicious Does A New York Cable TV Call-In Show. 195. Dr. Mario Beauregard Sees an End to the Era of Biological Robots. Seeds of Change: Bio-Pharmaceuticals, Transhumanism, and the Future of GMO’s : CNN's Erin Burnett Tries to Play 'Gotcha' With Julian Assange. Latvian Diplomat Tells Amusing Human Development Index Anecdote On 'U.N. Tonight! With Ban Ki-Moon' What Is Sandy Telling Us? A Talk with John Perkins. Undoing the Dogmas of Science: A Talk with Rupert Sheldrake. Daniele Bolelli Spars With Joe Rogan. Disaster Capitalism in Reverse: How Sandy Could Be The Catalyst For Progressive Change.

Jeremy Scahill on Obama’s War Machine, American Assassinations & Journalism. Ali, Round Two. Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech (Video)