outubro 2011

The Big Brain Theory

In its study by sociologists, anthropologists and economists, society has lately been described as a "collective intelligence" and figuratively likened to a brain. Indeed, society functions as if it was a comprehensive construct directed by the people, just as a brain is a big box for neurons to set up an electrical party –both the brain and society have also been compared to a computer, after all.

TZMNZ introducing a RBE to Occupy Wellington

On October 24, 2011, Occupy Wellington' held an event for anyone or any organization to come along and express their issues with today's society along with their proposed solutions to it.

Local TZMNZ members attended to take the opportunity to march along side with those sharing common problems, mostly of those against monetary corruption.

Three members, Gordon Dykes, Matthew Leathers, Sam McPherson, and myself occupied a tent to introduce and video tape the concept of a Resource Based Economy to those who attended the event.

A Manifesto to All Soldiers

For a moment, let us imagine life before the Army. It was a grand occurrence; the life of little responsibility was apparent, nothing could deter the mind from the goals it endeavored upon. The moment of enlisting was a pipe dream; the swearing of an oath, like all the others that have passed honorably before us, to a great nation and its allies. No feeling seemed to captivate the mind as immensely as the raising the right hand of promise to acknowledge one’s decree. To defend our soil from enemies, no matter the circumstances, whether foreign or domestic.

The Role of Relationship in TZM

Nonviolent Communication and the Transmission of Our Ideas
-Creating a Culture of Peace-

WORDS ARE WINDOWS (or They're Walls)

I feel so sentenced by your words
I feel so judged and sent away,
Before I go I've got to know
Is that what you mean to say?

My Week at Occupy Wall St -- Orange County

I have spent the past week at Occupy Wall St in Orange County in Irvine. Occupy is not a Zeitgeist Movement event, but it is a meeting place of people who are feeling and acknowledging the failings of our current system. People of many different backgrounds are passionate about alerting the public to the dangers of our economic system and they desperately want it changed.

Income for the top 1% skyrockets

New numbers: Income for top 1 percent skyrocketed over last 30 years

So you already know that the gap between rich and poor has been widening lately. But some new numbers from the Congressional Budget Office put the issue into stark relief.