We didn’t go here before did we? Come with me now. It’s a sunny spring day.
Two Australian political researchers published a paper in Television & New Media to examine “the use of online humour and ridicule to promote and normalise far-right exclusionary discourses.” Their examination is limited to Australian politician Pauline Hanson’s cartoon series Please Explain. From this cartoon series, they have drawn all their
Wikipedia has become a bastion of establishment propaganda that no longer even pretends to be neutral on the controversies of the day, and this is very dangerous to society, explained Wikipedia co-founder Larry Sanger on Conversations That Matter with The New American magazine’s Alex Newman. This undermining of neutrality,
In this paper, we revisit the debate surrounding the Unfolding Argument (UA) against causal structure theories of consciousness (as well as the hard-criteria research program it prescribes), using it as a platform for discussing theoretical and methodological issues in consciousness research. Causal structure theories assert that consciousness depends on a
“Do you know anyone who’s confident and secure in and of themselves, who wants to censor anybody? No, no they’re quite happy for an open debate and free flow of information because they’re confident that what they’re saying will stand up to that scrutiny. People who
Plans for a totalitarian future are dependent on obedience of the masses.
Theory building in neuropsychology, similar to other disciplines, rests on metatheoretical assumptions of philosophical origin.
In Part 1 we contrasted the popular misconceptions about so-called “conspiracy theorists” with the well-grounded demographic research done on the individuals who, collectively, have had that pejorative label slapped on them. The demographic research reveals that there is no such thing as an identifiable group of people who can legitimately
In August, US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry addressed the Scottish Global Dialogues about the “climate crisis.” He summoned up the spirit of The Club of Rome’s 1991 publication which dishonestly claimed “the common enemy of humanity is man.” Kerry’s extremist views were welcomed by the
The Canada geese are honking now in great swathes in the sky riding currents to where the water will not freeze over and there are bits of greenery to feed on.
There are certain assumptions that are applied to anyone labelled a “conspiracy theorist”—and all of them are fallacies.
Elon Musk, the owner of X/Twitter, is on a quest to bring a “cleaner” aesthetic to his platfrm.
This wide-ranging interview was conducted with Paul Cudenec of Winter Oak by two anarchist pro-freedom campaigners, MA and WS, from Brighton, England. WS: Please could you introduce yourself and say how you came to be a writer and create the website Winter Oak? Paul Cudenec: I am a former professional
Dutch Member of Parliament Gideon van Meijeren is being prosecuted for encouraging farmers to rebel against a tyrannical government that is attempting to steal their land. It is almost universally agreed that democracy must allow for civil disobedience. Citizens also have the right to use violence to defend themselves against
“Method, Method, what do you want from me? You know that I have eaten of the fruit of the unconscious.” Jules Laforgue, Moralités légendaires The other day my wife attended an event at a well-appointed home in town where men in dark suits stood around to provide a sense of