On the Sinister Majesty of Black Sabbath

by Kory Grow edited by O Society September 13, 2019 When Black Sabbath first attempted to tour America in 1970, they had a Hell of a time. “We had to face the mayor of [every] town,” drummer Bill Ward once recalled. “We were banned all the time. They were afraid of us. They thought we … Continue reading On the Sinister Majesty of Black Sabbath

He Blames His Orange Appearance on Light Bulbs in an Echochamber Friday the 13th Babblerama

https://youtu.be/K_iFi1qH8Cg This just in from the it's so leftover from the '80s it still smells flammable sponsored by AquaNet desk... by God edited by O Society September 13, 2019 Donald Trump is a man who never found a tanning booth he didn’t like. He looks as if a permanent pair of protective goggles is burned onto … Continue reading He Blames His Orange Appearance on Light Bulbs in an Echochamber Friday the 13th Babblerama

The Practice of San Ti Shi in Xing Yi Quan

孫福全 Sun Lutang by Tom Bisio edited by O Society September 12, 2019 Xing Yi Quan & San Ti Shi Standing in San Ti Shi is one of the most important parts of foundational training (Ji Ben Gong) of Xing Yi Quan. In Xing Yi Quan there are three key elements that must simultaneously cultivated … Continue reading The Practice of San Ti Shi in Xing Yi Quan

Focus in Spygate Scandal Shifts to CIA, Former Director Brennan

by Jeff Carlson edited by O Society September 12, 2019 More than 2 1/2 years after President Donald Trump assumed office, focus on actions taken during the 2016 presidential campaign starts to shift toward the CIA and its former director, John Brennan. While some observers pointed out for more than a year Brennan appears to play … Continue reading Focus in Spygate Scandal Shifts to CIA, Former Director Brennan

Musical Interlude: Insomnium Valediction on Friday the 13th

edited by O Society September 12, 2019 Not sure what this is called... perhaps melodic metal is the term the kids use these days. New one from Insomnium out this week. So insomnium is your Word of the Day. insomnium (noun): wakefulness, vision, dream It's Latin, so maybe not a word found in every English … Continue reading Musical Interlude: Insomnium Valediction on Friday the 13th

When False Claims Are Repeated, We Start To Believe They Are True

by Matthew Warren edited by O Society September 12, 2019 If you hear an unfounded statement often enough, you might just start believing it’s true. This phenomenon, known as the “illusory truth effect,” is exploited by politicians and advertisers — and if you think you are immune to it, you’re probably wrong. Earlier this year we reported … Continue reading When False Claims Are Repeated, We Start To Believe They Are True

The Ethic of Reverence for Life

by Albert Schweitzer edited by O Society September 11, 2019 Excerpted from Civilization and Ethics (Part II of The Philosophy of Civilization translated by John Naish) Descartes tells us philosophizing is based on the judgment: "I think, therefore I am." From this meager and arbitrarily selected beginning it is inevitable it should wander into the path … Continue reading The Ethic of Reverence for Life