Read here to clean up your phrasing and learn the history behind 17 terms you might not have even known were offensive and/or racist phrases.
Enlightenment porn comes mainly in the form of books whose centerpieces are stories of the authors’ enlightenment experiences. In hushed and reverent tones, the author tells you how he became one with the universe. The story is intended to make you lust after an experience just like the one you’re reading about.
Shamans and scholars tell us that the close of this
great cycle of the Mayan calendar is not the cue for apocalypse but
rather a new beginning. Yet scientists are now predicting a 4 degree temperature
rise, which will indeed mean the end of civilization as we know it, if
not of human life on earth. The time we live in is a crucial turning point. What can we do?
Etymologically speaking, to invest means to clothe, as in to take naked money and put it into new vestments, something
material, something real in the physical or social realm. Money is naked human
potential — creative energy that has not yet been "clothed" with material or
social constructions. Right investment is to
array money in sacred vestments.
The metamorphosis of human economy that is underway in our time will go
more deeply than the Marxist revolution because the Story of the People
that it weaves won’t be just a new fiction of ownership, but a
recognition of its fictive, conventional nature.