A Plandemic of Pandas: Pandemonium in a Planetarium… wait, WTF?

No matter the details of the plot, conspiracy theories follow common patterns of thought by John Cook edited by O Society May 21, 2020 A sign of the times: a disinformation video called Plandemic recently went viral. Despite being taken down by YouTube and Facebook, it continues to get uploaded and viewed millions of times. The video … Continue reading A Plandemic of Pandas: Pandemonium in a Planetarium… wait, WTF?

WWF Handicap Match: Trump vs Greta

It occurs to me many of us are not as familiar with WWF Wrasslin' as we should be. Here's how to understand this match by O Society Dec 13, 2019 First, we all need to recognize the lowest common denominator of where we are, which is inside a wrestling ring with Donald and Greta. Donald … Continue reading WWF Handicap Match: Trump vs Greta

The Shadow, Projection, and the Scapegoat

“Psychic projection can be undone only by conscious mental understanding.” ~ Jean Gebser, The Ever-Present Origin. by Scott Preston edited by O Society August 21, 2019 The psychic mechanism of “projection” concerned Jean Gebser enough to spill a fair amount of ink on the problem, and his discussion of this issue is often quite insightful. … Continue reading The Shadow, Projection, and the Scapegoat

Is Projection Our Most Powerful Defense Mechanism?

What is projection, how does it work, and what can we do about it? by Grant Brenner edited by O Society July 22, 2019 "I'd like to think computers are neutral, a tool like any other, a hammer can build a house or smash a skull. But there is something in the system itself, in … Continue reading Is Projection Our Most Powerful Defense Mechanism?

Diaphaneity and the Projections

by Scott Preston edited by O Society July 18, 2019 If you understand how psychological projection operates (and why) you’ll certainly realise there’s a hell of a lot of it around these days. This is something that concerned Jean Gebser quite a bit so we should spend some time on this because, essentially, the work … Continue reading Diaphaneity and the Projections