In this video Abby Martin of RT interviews the founder of a company that, on January 27th, was only “27 days old,” already “international in scope,” and obviously a potent idea whose time has come. It’s definitely time to create new cultural frameworks that non-violently funnel activist energy into real “solutions.” However . . .
hmmm . . . Instant recognition and promotion, via RT? I only hope Solutions Institute isn’t being surreptitiously funded by the CIA. (Motto reminds me of Google’s “Do No Evil.”)
Am I “too paranoid”? Perhaps. I aim to keep an open mind, and not just automatically assume that what looks terrific, is what it seems to be and not something else. The epistemological/ethical/social conundrums that present themselves with any single (or multiple) “piece of news” during these End Times of Empire — when we encounter and tend to be swayed by continuous muddied swirls of info/disinfo — are utterly and exhaustingly overwhelming. My own “instant solution?” Keep clearing my brain and heart of whatever ideas and attitudes tend to cling and clog them, allowing the limitless energy of the universe to continuously pump through this strong, clear vessel, from below and above, radiant.