Editor's note: This is an example of why you will not find an O Society site on Facebook. There is no effort made on social media to get the "news" information distributed on these platforms to corroborate with what we see in reality. Facebook spreads propaganda the way a hooker spreads STDs and for the … Continue reading Facebook’s newest so-called ‘fact checkers’ are climate deniers paid by the Koch corporation
How Denmark's Heilung Create "Amplified History" with Human Bones and Throat Singing Experimental folk-metal group talks music on a spiritual quest to conjure the primal wildness of the Viking age https://youtu.be/QRg_8NNPTD8 by Ryan Reed Revolver edited by O Society April 30, 2019 "In order to connect to what was before," says Christopher Juul," you have to … Continue reading Musical Interlude with Vikings: Heilung (Healing)
The young environmental activist shows us being different is a gift. Yet too often, people with autism still face cruel treatment by Ian Birrell Guardian edited by O Society April 23, 2019 ‘She admitted her passion was partly down to viewing the world in stark terms.’ Greta Thunberg addressing a climate protest in Rome, April … Continue reading Greta Thunberg teaches us about as much about autism as climate change
Der Panther by Rainer Maria Rilke His gaze, from the passing of the bars, Has grown so weary, it cannot hold anything anymore. He feels as if there were a thousand bars, And behind the thousand bars no world. The soft tread of supple strong steps That turns in the tiniest of circles Is like … Continue reading The Panther: Poetry Corner
by Tim Hayward edited by O Society April 29, 2019 Money doesn’t grow on trees, and although people can make money out of trees, they cannot make trees out of money. This much may seem platitudinous, but it is worth keeping in mind. What is true of trees is true of the natural world as … Continue reading Trees don’t grow on money – or why you don’t get to rebel against extinction
Hui Tzu said to Chuang Tzu, "I have a big tree of the kind men call shu. Its trunk is too gnarled and bumpy to apply a measuring line to, its branches too bent and twisty to match up to a compass or square. You could stand it by the road and no carpenter would … Continue reading What is Truth?
by O Society April 28, 2019 The woman crawling through the tawny grass was the artist's neighbor in Maine, who, crippled by polio, "was limited physically but by no means spiritually." Wyeth further explained, "The challenge to me was to do justice to her extraordinary conquest of a life which most people would consider hopeless." … Continue reading How Empathy Can Change The World