Book Review: Speed – Facing Our Addiction To Fast & Faster And Overcoming Our Fear Of Slowing Down by Dr. Stephanie Brown Ph.D.

TheBreakaway | BreakawayConciousness Zy Marquiez March 26, 2017 Speed – Facing Our Addiction To Fast & Faster And Overcoming Our Fear Of Slowing Down by Dr.  Stephanie Brown Ph.D. is a thought-provoking and timely book.  The author’s premise is that society is addicted to the fast-paced-no-matter-the-consequences type of lifestyle and this has caused many individuals … Continue reading Book Review: Speed – Facing Our Addiction To Fast & Faster And Overcoming Our Fear Of Slowing Down by Dr. Stephanie Brown Ph.D.

What do Sugar, Trans Fat, and Vaccines Have in Common?

Source: GreenMedInfo.com Zoey O’Toole October 2, 2016 Far too many are still swooned by false promises from people with initials like “Dr.” and “CEO” in front of their names.  I grew up in the 1960s, inundated by commercials for margarines made from hydrogenated vegetable oils that “promised” those margarines would keep my cholesterol levels low … Continue reading What do Sugar, Trans Fat, and Vaccines Have in Common?

[Book] Review – Thinking, Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman

TheBreakaway Zy Marquiez June 14, 2016 Thinking, Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman is an incisive, academic, cogent, and far-reaching piece of work that should be part of everyone’s library. Nobel Prize winning Kahneman unleashes a foray into the domain of decision-making, psychology &  problem-solving unlike nothing ever seen within this discipline previously.  Kahneman is … Continue reading [Book] Review – Thinking, Fast & Slow by Daniel Kahneman

How Your Thoughts & Beliefs Are Manipulated By The Media

TheBreakaway Zy Marquiez July 8, 2016 We are going to see what happens to a person’s thoughts/beliefs when they are presented with a constant barrage of certain type of information by the mainstream media. In his groundbreaking book, Thinking, Fast And Slow, Nobel Prize Winner Daniel Kahneman takes a gander at some research conducted by … Continue reading How Your Thoughts & Beliefs Are Manipulated By The Media

Wake Up To The Rockefeller Movie Of Political Reality

Source: NoMoreFakeNews.com | JonRappoport.wordpress.com By: Jon Rappoport July 24, 2017 The key document here is the 2010 Rockefeller Foundation brainstorming exercise, “Scenarios for the Future of Technology and International Development”. It imagines various disasters and possible responses to them. The report presents a friendly and concerned front, but reading between the lines, you can see … Continue reading Wake Up To The Rockefeller Movie Of Political Reality

Inhuman Markets: Even The Algorithm Creators Don’t Know What…

Source: GizaDeathStar.com Dr. Joseph P. Farrell Ph.D. June 27, 2017 Over the years I’ve become increasingly wary of the various markets that are now run almost exclusively by computers and have occasionally commented about it in blogs. I’ve even entertained the possibility, in my high octane speculation mode, that various “flash crash” events seem to … Continue reading Inhuman Markets: Even The Algorithm Creators Don’t Know What…

99 Quotes By George Orwell

TheBreakaway | BreakawayConciousness Zy Marquiez May 16, 2017 Orwell’s landmark piece, 1984, has resonated with millions of readers, and with good reason: it speaks to the pervasive encroaching totalitarianism that seeks to strangle the individual that has historically taken place throughout history. In the same light, what follows are some of Orwell’s wise words collated … Continue reading 99 Quotes By George Orwell

Why Schools Don’t Educate

Source: Naturalchild.org John Taylor Gatto February 14, 2017 I accept this award on behalf of all the fine teachers I’ve known over the years who’ve struggled to make their transactions with children honorable ones, men and women who are never complacent, always questioning, always wrestling to define and redefine endlessly what the word “education” should … Continue reading Why Schools Don’t Educate

Book Review: Invisible Influence by Kevin Hogan

An In-Depth Look At The Persuasive Influence Which Can Be Cast Upon Others TheBreakaway Zy Marquiez August 17, 2016 In plainspeak, this book regards social engineering, which is a tool that individuals may employ to influence others to take specific actions.  Admittedly, these actions could be positive or negative depending on the intent of the … Continue reading Book Review: Invisible Influence by Kevin Hogan

Governments Are Authoritarian Monopolies That Cannot Encourage Social Creativity

Source: TheDailyBell.com July 11, 2016 Government Holds the Promise of Faster Growth … One of the U.S.’s biggest economic challenges is the slump in productivity. After climbing steadily for many decades, productivity has slowed dramatically since 2011:   Productivity is the key to long-term prosperity. It represents a hard ceiling on the amount of valuable things … Continue reading Governments Are Authoritarian Monopolies That Cannot Encourage Social Creativity