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Naomi Klein’s Thought Bubble: Ethical Oil? from ThoughtBubbler on Vimeo. Check out this Thought Bubble from Smart Bubble Society on the true lack of wisdom inherent in Canada’s Tar Sands.Read more
A radio announcer recently claimed that more eligible voters know Justin Bieber’s favourite colour than the name of their MPP. Is he right? By Megan Powell
Shortly after our most recent provincial election, I heard a disturbing fact on the radio. The announcer claimed that more eligible voters know Justin Bieber’s favourite colour than the name of their MPP. Whether or not this is actually accurate, the idea that this is quite probable is very concerning. It got me wondering: How […]Read more
In an interview with Charlie Rose, Amy Goodman explains why the mainstream media ridicules the OccupyWallStreet movement.
See the full interview with Amy Goodman here.Read more
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How America denounces human rights offending nations, then sells them weapons. By Kyle Boulden
The recent “Arab Spring” has seen sweeping political changes across the Middle East, with governments toppled and democratic movements gaining more and more momentum. This revolution has not been without bloodshed however, as corrupt dictators and governments struggle to retain their grip on power. Bahrain was one such country, where protestors demanding greater political, social, […]Read more
In an interview with Chris Hedges about the #OccupyWallStreet protests, Kevin O’Leary snaps and calls Hedges a “left-wing nutbar.” Hedges retaliates, comparing CBC to Fox News, and stating he’ll never interview with them again. Well done.Read more
How we traded in our wisdom for mindless luxury.
Our culture’s lack of wisdom is pulling us further and further away from the consequences of our way of life. We watch television and advertisements that tell us to live an increasingly decadent lifestyle and we happily oblige, indulging in harmful behavior and plundering the planet, covering our ears and eyes when we hear of […]Read more
Severing the head of the ego god: Wall Street
John Perkins tells us of a Mayan prophecy that describes a time when a king who represents ego, and greed and exploitation, would have his head cut off by the hero twins; who represent the humans. He would then be replaced by a leader characterized by cooperation, compassion, and sustainability, and this would lead to […]Read more
Exploring our innate connection to the natural.
Biophilia might sound like a perverse word (you can’t help but think of pedophilia, a word we’re too familiar with, and that’s given the whole suffix a negative connotation), but it actually defines something amazing about our human nature (BIOphilia, not the other one). The term was first used by a social psychologist named Eric Fromm, […]Read more
Sapience is currently in production. Stay tuned for more updates.Read more