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History reminds us that what is scientific truth today probably won't be tomorrow, and yet as a society we adopt meaningless science as our main social paradigm because it is 'true', regardless of the destructive consequences of those beliefs. more →
Skepticism is just another form of religious fanaticism — a rejection of anything that threatens established orthodox belief systems. Skeptics are individuals intolerant of new perspectives, and therefore enemies of progress and discovery. more →
Dismissing alternative theories on the events of 9/11 as conspiracy theory not only excuses the real perpetrators, but gives the green light to government to continue its abuse of the people. It is time we collectively faced the facts. more →
Outdated Newtonian worldviews are responsible for the seeming contradictions and irreconcilable differences between non-duality spirituality and free will reality manifestation. Update our worldview and these conflicts disappear. more →
Authentic spiritual awakening has nothing to do with gods, spirits, prayers, holy books, mystical experiences and enlightened masters. It is based entirely around the self and the stories that we tell about ourselves — the Story of I. more →
Conspiracies are behind many of the disasters that that have beset humanity through the ages. But as humanity lets go of outdated perspectives and embraces unity consciousness, we are now witnessing the end of conspiracy. more →
Are you tired of having your experiences and spiritual beliefs dismissed by those more scientifically-minded? Are scientists attacking you for being "unscientific" and illogical? It is time to learn some mental Kung Fu. more →
Creating our own reality is a central focus for most of those in the New Age and New Consciousness movement. But as long as we are manipulating reality, we can never experience authentic spiritual awakening. more →
An examination of methods used to market spiritual teachers and teachings. Whether you are an authentic spiritual teacher or just playing the guru-game, there is good money to be made in active spiritual marketing. more →
When we force rationality onto highly strange experiences, we lose the opportunity for the dissonance of our confusion to challenge our paradigms and work its alchemy in freeing us to greater possibility. more →
Spirituality and ecology are often viewed as different facets of the same modern spiritual belief. However, digging deeper we find that they are in fact mutually exclusive and that the very term spiritual ecology is oxymoronic. more →
Val Valerian's Matrix 5 books (trufax.org) were inspired by his experiences at The Monroe Institute and present themselves as the ultimate manuals for spiritual development. But all is not what it seems. more →
Those interested in spiritual development need to become aware of the distinction between spiritual philosophies and spiritual practices so that they can reach conscious unity. more →
A review of Kishori Aird's books DNA Demystified and DNA And The Quantum Choice which describe her protocols for reprogramming our DNA. more →
Confused by the plethora of spiritual paths and teachers that represent modern spirituality? You should be, and what is more, most will lead you away from authentic spirituality. more →
David Hawkins is a controversial spiritual teacher who claims that consciousness/truth can be objectively calibrated by the muscle test. This is an in-depth investigation into this claim. more →
Finding the kind heart forms the foundation of spirituality and is a journey that must include both the path of love and the path of power for it to be effective and balanced. more →
As long as we try to justify or explain our spiritual experiences with scientific philosophies we only bury ourselves deeper in ignorance by clutching to the illusion of understanding. more →
Spirituality is now such a medley of different ideas and beliefs that it can be difficult knowing what spiritual growth is and how to best achieve it. This article explores its essence. more →
Quacks and quackbusters may have disparate beliefs but both share the same blind certainty in their own truth. AP examines the the limits of science and the myth of certainty. more →
Gregory Sams is a pioneering writer, inventor, free thinker, counter-culture icon and genuine human being. We recently caught up with him in London. more →
Countless teachers, gurus and books offer the secrets to spiritual enlightenment. But few can get you there and even most of these will not understand the multiplicity of enlightenment. more →
Popularized by films such as What The Bleep and The Secret, changing your reality by changing your thoughts has never been so much in vogue, or so needed to be examined. more →
A ramble through the world of crazy wisdom, New Age narcissim, spiritual teachers, psychological & physical abuse, our collective shadow and malignant self-love. more →
Imagine an accumulative database of knowlege, a bit like Wikipedia, available for download and that covers every aspect of ecologically-sound, life-promoting and democratic communities. more →
The Falst Guru test seems to have struck a cord here in the West because of the outrageous abuses and exploitation by gurus, many self-proclaimed and completely misguided. more →
Just because a system is alternative does not automatically give it credibility or equivalence to established orthodoxies — most alternatives out there are pretty mindless. more →
The Journey™ is a modified NLP technique hijacked by Brandon Bays to sell as a New Age panacea. more →
With the recent popularity of books like Power vs Force by Dr. David Hawkins, it is timely to examine dowsing and the objectivism being claimed for it. more →
With the recent release of the film "What The Bleep Do We Know?", quantum theory is once again in the public imagination. Here is a short rundown of the philosophical implications of the quantum reality map. more →
For many in the West, the fanatical Moslem is the face of fundamentalism. But examine fundamentalism more deeply and we find it rife in our society too … and more dangerous. Here is how to reduce it. more →
You have probably read one of Bageant's articles, but who exactly is Joe Bageant? We interview him on his life, his work and his newly found internet cult status. more →
In the profusion of today's spiritual teachers and teachings, it is easy to forget the true spiritual path. more →
How often do we tell the truth, about who we are, what we are feeling, what we are thinking? If truth be told, hardly at all. The rewards for telling the truth, however, can be both unexpected and profound. more →
So you have a serious illness. Perhaps you may even be facing your own demise. At times like this, it is essential that you not necessarily reject but challenge the medical model, and perhaps embrace "mind medicine". more →
The reaction of a former Gregg Braden fan to a lecture he gave at London's Alternatives on the 29th March 2004 promoting his latest book, The God Code. more →
Despite living in "the free world", there are very few free men and women walking around in our democracies. This is because we are all being manipulated in some way to do the bidding of others. more →
An interview with a woman who is has decided to take responsibiliy for the reality that she is creates and the world she experiences. more →
It has become fashionable in the West to regard Eastern spirituality as the true path. But by rejecting our own spiritual heritage, we work against our natural psychological and perhaps spiritual makeup. more →
Few understand the money game because generally we so focused within its constraints and on our own financial affairs that we do not see it for what it is — a game played by the elite to own and control the world. more →
A brief look at the limits of skepticism in a modern world of alternative remedies, spiritual growth and psychic phenomena. more →
Any teacher who declares his or her enlightenment, using it to attract a following, is greatly harmful to spiritual progress. more →
Racism has been responsible for some of the most heinous crimes in history. But will we ever be able to stamp it out by the denial that racial difference may be more than skin-deep? more →
John de Ruiter gives the best impersonation of enlightenment this side of Galili. But all is not what it seems … more →
Stephen Byrnes wrote The Myths of Vegetarianism in the Townsend Letter in which he smugly rubbishes vegetarianism. This is a vegetarian's reponse to that article. more →
99% of the New Age is just "old age" thinking dressed up with a new and expanded vocabulary. At its core, New Ageism is just as limiting to true spiritual growth, which can only be found by facing reality in the raw. more →
If we want to save this planet, we need to learn to live with minimum physical impact. But minimum physical impact can only come from practicing minimum psychological impact in every aspect of our lives. more →
Spirituality is often seen as an avoidance of reality, a hinderance to change in society. After all, people in spiritual practice are usually focused inward and upward. Paradoxically it offers the only path to true global healing. more →