The Internet Is Making You Smarter, Really In his new book, “Smarter Than You Think,” journalist Clive Thompson argues that the digital revolution – from search engine sophistication to status update proliferation – is actually dovetailing with how the human brain naturally works to make us better thinkers. Thompson is no latter day Cassandra (or, for that matter, Nicholas Carr), warning that new technology will rob us of our capacity to concentrate, create or text in complete sentences. A technology reporter for Wired and The New York Times Magazine, he is an enthusiastic and optimistic cheerleader for new technology. Thompson recently spoke with Digiday about how new technology is changing the way we think, learn and remember – and why that’s a good thing for brands and people alike.
Shamanic Journey Aldous Huxley was born on 26th July 1894 near Godalming, Surrey. He introduces the thought that spiritual insight and personal revelation can also be achieved through the use of hallucinogens. In the presence of an investigator/interviewer Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gram of mescaline in 1953. He sat down waiting to see what would happen. When he opened his eyes everything was transformed.
10 Most Influential People in the Alternative Media (2011) Activist Post Many readers will expect to see Matt Drudge or Arianna Huffington on this list. Although they both indeed have leading Internet news websites that cover some fringe stories and report on systematic injustices more so than the mainstream media, they primarily aggregate mainline news. Noam Chomsky: If Nuclear War Doesn't Get Us, Climate Change Will March 28, 2013 In the twenty-first century, humanity will likely burn out in a nuclear holocaust or fade away amid the gradually mounting effects of climate change. That was Noam Chomsky’s prediction during a question-and-answer session in 2009 that still resonates today. 5 Ways to Get High Without Drugs or Plants By Kristohper Love| Since the beginning of time, humans have enjoyed getting high. From peyote to fasting, from booze to orgasm, people love to alter their consciousness and feel good. Some argue that addicts and alcoholics crave this transcendence more than the average person, noting that our brains are just wired differently.
If You Think We Are Alone In The Universe – You Might Want To See This One of the most popular questions today is “are we alone in the universe?” Believe it or not, you’re in the minority if you believe that absolutely no intelligent life exists in the universe. In the United States alone, at least half of all Americans say that we’re not alone in the universe. Fifty percent of Americans already believe that there is some form of life on other planets, while only seventeen percent think that there isn’t. GoodGopher.com - The Search Engine for Truth Seekers Search Filters Normal SearchAll sites, excluding mainstream media propaganda and government disinformation sites Product SearchE-commerce sites, excluding Amazon, Walmart and other large corporate sellouts
Conspiracy Watch conspiracywatch.net may be available for purchase. Inquire today! Inquiry Form 100 More Incredible Lectures From the World's Top Scientists Posted on Tuesday July 31, 2012 by Staff Writers Open source, for both the classroom and the self-educator, proves an absolutely swoon-worthy digital ocean of information. Unsurprisingly, the sciences thrive in such a climate, with the Internet positively flooded with panels, lectures, Q&As, talks, complete and incomplete classes, demonstrations, and other conduits through which education flows. Our 2009 listing featured some of the best around, but it didn’t even scratch the surface of available content. Adding an additional 100 on top of that won’t, either!
The New Alchemy - Alan Watts Alan Watts an essay from This is It and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience, by Alan Watts, Vintage Books, 1973, copyright Alan Watts 1958, 1960. This essay was written in 1960. Besides the philosopher's stone that would turn base metal into gold, one of the great quests of alchemy in both Europe and Asia was the elixir of immortality. In gullible enthusiasm for this quest, more than one Chinese emperor died of the fabulous concoctions of powdered jade, tea, ginseng, and precious metals prepared by Taoist priests.
25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven't Seen Pt. 2 Human Traffic Very unique comedy about the drug/club culture in the UK. Five friends ponder society, drug use and their own lives as they go about their usual weekend of snorting, smoking, popping, dancing and sex. The Matador