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"The sheltered ones"

An interesting piece, which discusses what it really means to be sheltered, and the tendency of some in our culture to talk about real life when what they mean is bread and circuses:

http://www.jrganymede.com/2015/09/21/the-sheltered-ones/

Of Bread And Circuses, by Ben Moreell

Admiral Ben Morell wrote this article back in 1956 and it’s even more apt today. From Moreell, on a guest post at theburningplatform.com:

A twentieth-century repetition of the mistakes of ancient Rome would be inexcusable.Rome was eight and a half centuries old when the poet, Juvenal, penned his famous tirade against his degenerate countrymen. 413 more words

Government

Hunger Games – secretsoftheserpent

The Hunger Games is a novel by Suzanne Collins and was made into a blockbuster film series. I will use the movies because let’s face it, no one reads anymore. 1,678 more words

KDCL Media

Bread And Circuses

Although this is a pop culture blog, I also write fiction in my spare time, and some of it will occasionally find its way onto the website. 309 more words

Short Story

Star Trek: Bread and Circuses - Part I

On the Ides of March, 1968, the world was treated to the first ever space Romans on television during the Star Trek episode ‘Bread and Circuses’ 1,004 more words

Film

Message for the 1st Wave Ascension Crew Leaving the Matrix [VIDEO] ~ October 30, 2016

Published on Oct 29, 2016

Message for the 1st Wave Ascension Crew: Leaving the Matrix
october 29, 2016 by http://parallelmindzz.com

As the old Matrix slowly devolves and unravels, we find ourselves at a pivotal point. 260 more words

The Imperial Cookbook

Now comes Ashley Dawson, with an excerpt from his recently published book Extinction: A Radical History. Notable for its critique of the concept of the anthropocene (more on that below), the book also includes a discussion of how empires exhaust their most vital rhythm, between extraction abroad and distraction at home. 99 more words

Bearings