2018 World Cup Football: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule…
-By Paul A. Philips
“Give the people bread and circuses and they shall never revolt.”
Another World Cup football competition has begun. This time it is indeed in Russia. Knowing that the competition will keep the masses heavily focussed on the games will be quite pleasing for the world’s ruling elite (or whatever you want to call them).As with all sports, they know that these Bread and Circuses games serve as a distraction: A way of disempowering the masses by getting them to focus their attention away from the things that really matter… see more
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EU internet censorship…
-by Mike Sygula,
On June 20, an EU committee will vote on a copyright proposal called “Article 13” which states that sites that allow public to post content (like Facebook, Youtube etc) will BE RESPONSIBLE for sharing of copyrighted content by users of these platforms. This means images, video content, memes, text, sound etc. Currently a lot of content shared on platforms like Facebook is copyrighted, memes for example, most memes are just someone taking image and adding text to it and this is breaking copyright law… see more
-by Isabelle Z.
If you’ve dismissed mindfulness as a fad, you could be missing out on a very valuable tool for your mental health. In fact, it can be just as effective as the gold standard therapy – individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) – for a range of psychiatric symptoms, according to a new study published in European Psychiatry.
Mindfulness entails tuning into the present moment. By paying attention to your feeling sand thoughts as well as the world surrounding you, you can gain a keen awareness that allows you to enhance your mental well-being. It’s particularly useful for those who are prone to destructive ways of thinking as it helps people realize how unhelpful their thinking is. Over time, it allows them to notice when their thoughts are heading into negative patterns and regain control over them to deal more productively… see more