Our propensity to panic about everything from child abductions to mobile phones does not come from the fact that modern life contains more risks than ever before — on the level of everyday reality, the opposite is the case.
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
The Eight-Circuit Brain: Navigational Strategies for the Energetic Body by my old friend Antero Alli
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Rob says: “Sources of good news are proliferating. In fact, their increasing abundance is proof that there’s no longer any excuse for steeping yourself in the perverse life-hating obsession that infects the mainstream media.
“Here’s my challenge to you: For the period of one week, I dare you to refrain from sucking in the nihilism that pours out of mainstream news sources. Instead, for those seven days, get all your news from the pronoiac websites below.”