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Mind Plague 9: My Epiphany

We are fighting an asymmetric comms war against the 1% – a war which, if lost, jeopardises not only society as we know it but also the environment which sustains us. Dangerous Globe are featuring a series of articles by Luke Andreski, looking at the weapons needed to fight this war. This is the last in the series.   Moving on We’ve talked about the enemies of our civilisation and
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Mind Plague 4: The Socrates Bomb

In the early decades of the 21st Century humanity faces a pandemic of lies, jeopardising the fabric of our society and the environment on which we depend. Dangerous Globe is featuring a series of ‘short conversations’ by Luke Andreski, looking at the weapons we need if we are to overcome our disinformation pandemic. Having looked at weapons of defence, Luke now turns his attention to weapons of attack.   Shrapnel
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Capitalism and our essential needs

We spend a lot of time arguing about the way to achieve a world where everyone has their fundamental needs met but what we can surely agree on is what those basic needs are. We need a planet which can sustain life via breathable air, liveable temperatures, water we can drink, food we can eat and weather that doesn’t kill us all. We need adequate shelter against the weather/climate, we
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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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Mind Plague 1: The 21st Century Lies Pandemic

Greed is good These human-made phenomena combine to broadcast and support a socially divisive and eco-catastrophic narrative: the chosen world-view of state elites and the hyper-acquisitive 0.1%. I’ve described this narrative, not entirely hyperbolically, as a mind plague: malign, viral ideas which are causing us all harm. Ideas like these: – We’re competitive by nature; evolution designed us that way, so that’s how we should behave – The economy self-balances…
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I am furious about Brexit, I am incandescent with rage and have been for months now and it is a fury driven by many different reasons.  I am not furious at the people who voted to leave the EU, I fully understand why they voted that way, what I am furious at is being manipulated by politicians working solely for their own personal gain and this is an attempt to