What is the most influential thing humanity has ever created? Some will say it’s the wheel or the computer, but let’s face it. It is the system of money. Look around you, there is money involved everywhere; every object in your house is the result of a transaction that you’ve
Welcome to the United States of America, the land of dreams. Welcome to the ideal of capitalism, of the “greatest nation of the world”. Welcome to a place where the color of your skin determines your job, where your ethnicity determines your opportunity, and where your “democratically elected” rulers will
What is Catalonia? Catalonia is one of Spain's 17 autonomous regions and is located in the North-Eastern part of the country. It is a major tourism and manufacturing hub with its capital city in Barcelona. Catalonia is one of the richer regions of Spain, contributing 20% to the Spanish Gross Domestic
James Warren Jones, better known as Jim Jones was a religious and cult leader responsible for the mass suicides and death of 918 people in 1978, Jonestown, Guyana. More than 300 of the victims were children. Jones’ dream was to create a quasi-socialist spiritual utopia. He was a racial integrationist,
MKUltra is the codename given to the CIA’s mind control program. The objective of the project was to develop drugs and procedures to be used in torture and interrogations. This included illegal experiments on human subjects. Their aim was to develop methods of mind control to weaken an individual to
The term ‘blue whale’ comes from the phenomenon of beached whales which is linked to suicide. Origin of the Blue Whale Game Philip Budeikin, a psychology student from Russia claims to have invented the blue whale game. Why? To play God and “cleanse society of those individuals who have no value”. The
There aren’t many nations that have kept themselves recluse from the rest of the world in the 21st century, save a few like Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, China and everyone’s favorite DPRK. But why does North Korea hate the United States in every way they can think of? And why do they think they live on a planet of their own, the Hermit Kingdom? In a favorable environment or being on the right side of the Korean border, the North Korean citizens may have flourished.
A Tibetan man screams as he runs engulfed in flames after self-immolating at a protest in New Delhi, India. Imagine a monk who lives by virtues of peace, karma, consciousness and so forth is so aggravated at the situation in Tibet (because of China) that the only solution he sees is to set himself on fire as a form of protest.