Protest and Principled Pragmatism

Having attended the Trafalgar Square, London rally on 29th August 2020 and yesterday’s event for the first couple of hours and having watched the Ruptly.TV livestream of both yesterday and the 19th September event which I didn’t attend, I’ve been reflecting on the effectiveness of protest. Turning out to show the world that there are … Read more Protest and Principled Pragmatism

Freedom is Responsibility

Do those who clamour for freedom really want it? Do we know what freedom means? Freedom is responsibility for ourselves and each other, i.e. the necessity to ensure the means to life for all and to resolve conflicts and competing imperatives without recourse to arbitrary power in the form of “authority”. Are we ready for … Read more Freedom is Responsibility

Is Mandatory Vaccination Unstoppable?

The UK government is “consulting” on the introduction of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19. The consultation is here and the deadline for responses is tomorrow, 18th September 2020:https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/distributing-vaccines-and-treatments-for-covid-19-and-flu My response is here:https://www.outersite.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/VaccinationConsultation.pdf Feel free to plagiarise! This consultation is a cosmetic exercise that may serve multiple purposes: To create a list of the awkward squad to … Read more Is Mandatory Vaccination Unstoppable?

Road to Slavery

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the outbreak of World War Three (WWIII). As suggested recently, this war, like the first and second world wars, is different from any war we’ve known before. The first world war was on an unprecedented scale and the second world war involved targeting civilian populations for the first time … Read more Road to Slavery

More Chaos is Coming

If COVID-19 was the beginning of the current round of planned chaos (arguably, everything stems from 11th September 2001, with the trigger of the “New Pearl Harbour” anticipated by the Project for the New American Century – PNAC), the 2020 US Presidential election will likely accelerate the chaos in order to complete the plans for … Read more More Chaos is Coming

Contributions from David Graeber

David Graeber is no longer with us in the flesh. Anthropologist David Graeber, the man behind ‘We are the 99%’ slogan, dead at 59An anthropology professor at London School of Economics, Graeber was known for his books criticizing and deconstructing the capitalist system, including ‘Debt: the First 5000 Years,’ ‘Bulls*** Jobs: a Theory,’ and ‘The … Read more Contributions from David Graeber

COVID Plunder… the People Know!

…and here are some of those “sinister individuals” *Click on any of the above images to see the two minute video COVID-19 is a symptom of the Political Economy which incentivises Plunder and Structural Violence. Awareness is growing and when enough perceptions match reality… reality will change. Many thanks to all involved who pulled off … Read more COVID Plunder… the People Know!

Empirical Foundations of a Shared Understanding

In the last post, I described my learning journey which laid the empirical foundations for seven iterations of Critical Thinking’s analysis and subsequent papers: 1st iteration 2013 Economics to Save our Civilisation2nd iteration 2014 Concentrated Power and Consequences – Report 3rd iteration 2015 The time for Critical Thinking is now!4th iteration 2016 Hierarchy and the Political … Read more Empirical Foundations of a Shared Understanding

Shared Understanding

This article describes, in outline, my learning journey over the last 9 years. While this is a synthesis of my personal learning and living experiences, my expanded awareness and understanding suggest that these are reflections of universal law in action. My learning experience is confirmed and reinforced by observations of others and a growing awareness … Read more Shared Understanding