The Truth Grenade - Luke Andreski
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Mind Plague 7: The Truth Grenade

We are fighting an asymmetric comms war – a war which, if lost, jeopardises not only our society but the biological world on which all life depends. Dangerous Globe is featuring a series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski, looking at the weapons needed to win this war. Luke began by looking at weapons of defence – a shield of values, a wall of truth – and now turns his
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Mind Plague 3: The wall of truth

In the early decades of the 21st Century humanity faces a pandemic of lies, jeopardising both the fabric of our society and the viability of the biological world. This series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski discusses the weapons we need if we are to overcome our disinformation pandemic – weapons initially of resistance and then of attack.   A trip to Mars We were talking about survival. Individual survival
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Mind Plague 2: Everyone needs a shield of values

In the early decades of the 21st Century human society is faced with a mind plague – a pandemic of disinformation and lies which jeopardises our civilisation and the biological world. This series of short conversations by Luke Andreski discusses the weapons we need if we are to resist this plague: weapons of resistance and attack. The following article, which begins the series, considers the first of our two weapons
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A short conversation about how to rebel

A short conversation about how to rebel 1: Strange times We are living in strange times. What’s a person to make of today’s world? Climate change. Pandemics. Economic recession. Populism. Nationalism. Argument. Division. A sense of imminent doom. When did it all begin to go so wrong? Governments are untrustworthy, negligent, corrupt. The media lies1. Corporations and big business draw ever closer to their ideal: profit at whatever cost. People and
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Why They Dont Like Us Protesting

The Police and Evidence Bill now wending its way through Parliament represents one of the most draconian pieces of legislation introduced by any British government in recent history. Having said that the same was said about the recent Spycops Bill and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act. ‘Most draconian’ it seems is relative. Whilst the stand-out clauses are those which virtually make being Roma illegal and which make demonstrating more
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UK Labour Party – Unfit For Purpose

Throughout its history the UK Labour party has been sold to us as a “Broad Church”, which is defined  as “a group or doctrine which allows for, and caters to, a wide range of opinions and people” which apparently originated from a description of the Anglican church “favouring a liberal interpretation or doctrine”. I have always had a problem with this loose terminology, and while it may be OK in