2020: WTF Year in Review

The title of this piece says it all—WTF 2020? How are we to make sense of the absolute insanity of the past year? This piece will seek to answer that question or at least offer some helpful frames to assist in the process. The first frame to help gain…

OODA Loops and the Cabal: Surviving and Thriving in the War Zone of Your Mind

Col. John Boyd (US Air Force) was the originator of the OODA Loop Theory. OODA stands for Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act. Boyd initially crafted the theory in terms of military strategy but eventually extended it from there to a whole host of other domains, including learning theory and business…

Naomi Klein’s Bridge- Neoliberalism, MKUltra, and the Long Trauma War Pt.1

Why would George W. Bush commute the death sentence of convicted serial killer Henry Lee Lucas, especially when Bush had a track record of overseeing more judicial executions than any other governor in US history? Why Lee Lucas, and why the special exception in his case? We’ll return to…

The Stages of Conspiratorial Grief: Elizabeth Kubler-Ross and the Para-Political Path of Death & Rebirth

In a previous piece I explored the path of studying parapolitical/conspiratorial insights as akin, though distinct from, the path of spiritual awakening. It’s not coincidental that the classic metaphor used in conspiracy world is “going down the rabbit hole”, which is after all reference to shamanic initiation and…

Wake vs. Woke: On the Relationship Between Spiritual and Political Awakening

What I'm going to explore in this piece is the relationship between spiritual realization and political awakening. Does one inevitably entail the other? Are they mutually exclusive? Or are they distinct but potentially compatible realities? The relationship between spiritual realization and political awakening is perfectly encapsulated by the terms awake…

The Attentional Economy = Intentional Mind Control

“The moon was shinning on the lake at night, My Slayer T-Shirt fit the scene just right…” —Weezer, (If You’re Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To Let’s start with an etymology and a kind of psychospiritual techno-political mathematical equation. Etymology of the word attention:…

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