Five Counterintuitive Traits of Highly Evolved Humans — Milestones of an Enlightened Mind

(Gary Z McGee) A fully integrated human is in touch with their wholeness, whether good or bad, light or dark, ugly or beautiful. Balancing these energies can be counterintuitive. Integrating the whole leads to the holistic experience of self-actualization. But it’s not easy to achieve. It does not come naturally. Yet if we can practice such integration, no matter how counterintuitive, it can be the source of tremendous power and self-fulfillment.

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I’m Standing Up. Will You Stand With Me For Liberty? — Teresa Yanaros

(Teresa Yanaros) This is the first amendment of the Bill of Rights of the United States of America, approved by Virginia’s legislature in 1791. How deeply has our country defaulted on this promise? Ideas and words that free the minds of the people have a history of being stifled, and that wave is about to break. With the uprise in censorship of alternative media outlets across the board, the need for speaking up is more vital than ever before. Why is it that attempts to silence our voices are increasing? What ideas are the people expressing that those in power desperately want to be eradicated from public consideration?

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If Society Understood Sovereignty, it Would End Rape Culture, Imperialism, and Propaganda

(Caitlin Johnstone) After being publicly accused of sexual assault by more than fifty women stretching back decades, serial rapist Bill Cosby has finally been sentenced to three to ten years in state prison for drugging and sexually assaulting a female acquaintance at his Philadelphia home in 2004. The judge rejected Cosby’s requests for house arrest and for being released on bail while his attorneys appealed the conviction, designating him a “sexually violent predator” after hearing testimony from Cosby’s victims during the trial.

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Why Most People Don’t Think and The Solution: Experiments in Social Compliance Show Few People Argue With Authority Figures

(Justin Deschamps) There’s a shocking fact about the human condition we need to come to terms with. Most people comply with authority even if it goes against their better judgment. Due to social conditioning, we’re wired to blindly follow authorities, and there’s a reason why. The following article details several studies that reveal this phenomenon. The good news is there is hope for changing this condition. 

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