I realize that when I started teaching I was a disembodied ghost presenting abstract concepts. I have finally learned that that really isn’t teaching…. students are not going to care about the little generalizations you give them for purely abstract reasons. They need to see humanly why they are important. I have learned that the primary resource you have as a teacher is yourself, your whole self, mind and spirit and body, and unless you are willing to teach with your whole self, with everything you have, you are not really going to teach at all. Robert Bellah
According to Dr. Mech, the man who coined the term “alpha male,” being alpha may not be what it is cracked up to be.
Sociology has a suprisingly wide purview and relevance. It can even help you be a better policeman.
Many, perhaps most, people think that “mystical experience,” what I call Connection Experience, is rare and something only slightly ungrounded people experience. In fact, that’s not true. Connection experience is a common and ubiquitous affair, and everybody has them at one point or another.
Here is an awesome, and incredibly disturbing, documentary on how fascist power is wielded and developed. In this series, “The Family” (which is a secretive group of powerful white males remarkably like those portrayed in The Handmaid’s Tale) is exposed.
Democrat Sen. Chris Coons, pictured right, says Democrats should talk more about faith. Here, Coons prays with U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican Sen. James Lankford (left) during the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) Mike...
Einstein had a few things to say about religion and human spirituality, and he gets dragged into religious discussions from time to time. This video takes a close look at what he really thought.
School is cool. School is rules. School makes you into a tool. School is fun. When you’re done. You’ll fit in like everyone.
If we change our story about alcohol, if we stop accepting it as natural, normal, and necessary, if we stop telling ourselves that alcohol is medicine, that it dissolves grief, maybe we won’t have to stand at so many gravesides and mourn so many senseless...
The end of the world is here. Time to make your choice.
In order to grow up healthy, strong, and connected, humans have to have all their essential needs met. In this paper we take a look at the seven essential needs and discuss some of the implications and actions needed to move forward as individuals and as a happy and fully functional planet.
The best book you'll read in a really long time Rocket Scientists' Guide to Money and the Economy by Mike Sosteric was one of the best books that I have read in a really long time. Reading that book made me feel very ignorant about my idea about what was...
An introduction to an introductory study of the power and might of sociological research and the sociological methods that facilitate it.
As soon as you’re born, they make you feel small…They hit you if you’re clever and they despise the fool…till your so fucking crazy you can’t follow their rules. A MAGA, Yellow Jacket, Proud Boy, working-class hero is something to be…
Ideology is a set of beliefs and doctrines that an individuals hold for “other than purely epistemic reasons.” Ideologies form the basis of our social order. Ideologies control your thoughts and your behaviours.
What is Sociology? According to Dr. Sosteric, Sociology is the study of the world we create. Find our more by reading his insightful article.
What is money? Is it a tool? Is it a container? Is it a collective self-delusion? It is time to find out, when you’re ready.
Like the title says, an article about the end of the world as we’ve known it. Time to wake up and make your choice.
Atheists are locked in mortal combat with the “Church God.” But there’s more to human spirituality than the celestial patriarchs of our typical religious institutions.
Transcendental Meditation – an effective, evidence-based, side-effect free depression reduction method
Transcendental Meditation helps Michael Phelps and is an effective, evidence based treatment for PTSD and depression.
A modern, critical update on the classic “you have two cows…” political parable. Suitable for classroom use.
What’s wrong with the world today? Lots of different things, that’s true, but addiction to money is at the center. Addiction to money distorts human society and destroys human life. It’s time to wake up and get some therapy.
The Orwellian truths of today’s modern world.
It is time to put to rest the ideology of the “alpha.” They don’t exist in nature and may be the result of toxic socialization.
Eugenicists are often portrayed as crazed racists whose primary concern is racial and ethnic purity. This is certainly the popular face of eugenics, but in reality, eugenicists are more concerned with eliminating the degenerate poor, regardless of what race they belong to, then simple “racial hygiene. ”
Our daughter, Vayda, recounts her grade one experience at the hands of a teacher she now understands was an emotional/psychologically bully. #metoo #soistayed #mybully
This song is most certainly talking about the collective awakening that was occurring in the 60s and 70s, before The Family, with the assistance of Hollywood and the actor Ronald Reagan, shut it down. As anybody reading these lyrics will attest, we’re living through another “time changing” moment.
A little article of mine, written for The Conversation, that tags global elite ideology, locates it in the activities of elite priests in the ancient Fertile Crescent. and shows how prevalent it is in this planet’s stream of Consciousness,
A little article I wrote for The Conversation about the sophisticated manipulation of mass consciousness.
Here is something for parents and their children (that's all of us) to consider. Being held and touched in a loving and affectionate manner helps us develop healthy genetics, and increases our life potential. Although the research is nascent and early stage,...
After decades of prophecy and prognostication, WWIII has, unfortunately, arrived.