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What Geniuses Believe

What Geniuses Believe

What those we regard as geniuses believe is frequently very similar. 18 well known geniuses are quoted on their beliefs about government, power, religion, idolatry, control, and truth. Profound statements worth remembering and quoting.

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Grieving Man Dresses As Santa Claus And Hands Out Gifts To The Homeless

Posted by on December 28, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Grieving Man Dresses As Santa Claus And Hands Out Gifts To The Homeless

One of the best remedies for a broken heart is to get outside and help others. This is exactly what a man name Mike Connell did after his wife of 25 years passed away. The New Yorker honored his former partnership by dressing up as Santa Claus and delivering “blessing bags” to homeless citizens in New York.

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Watch Mark Ruffalo’s Inspirational Message to Humanity

Posted by on December 20, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Watch Mark Ruffalo’s Inspirational Message to Humanity

In this inspirational, 2-minute video, activist and Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo shares his positive vision of the future with TYT’s Emma Vigeland, including: “We are on the precipice of what could be the Golden Age of humanity.”

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How Standing Rock Changed Us

Posted by on December 13, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
How Standing Rock Changed Us

The water protectors won a huge victory with the Corps of Engineers decision—a victory that benefits not only the Sioux tribes, not only those along the Missouri River, but everyone. As we navigate what may be the most dangerous time in human history, the lessons from Standing Rock can guide us.

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The Fight Against the DAPL Isn’t Over, It’s Only Just Begun

Posted by on December 9, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
The Fight Against the DAPL Isn’t Over, It’s Only Just Begun

After Sunday’s decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sunday to deny the Dakota Access Pipeline a permit to tunnel under the Missouri River, Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the pipeline, filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Army Corps’ decision, and the suit will be heard in court on Friday.

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20+ Most Powerful Photos From Standing Rock That Will Shake You To Your Core

Posted by on December 8, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
20+ Most Powerful Photos From Standing Rock That Will Shake You To Your Core

To grasp just how important the Standing Rock movement is for not only the indigenous but activists involved, scroll through these photos that were captured by several talented photographers. This issue is far from over, and the determination and spirit which is evident in the people gathered near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, can be witnessed in the following photographs…

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Veterans Apologize To Indigenous On Behalf Of U.S. Army At Standing Rock [Watch]

Posted by on December 7, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Veterans Apologize To Indigenous On Behalf Of U.S. Army At Standing Rock [Watch]

Hundreds of veterans from across the United States took a knee and begged for forgiveness for crimes committed toward indigenous people in the name of the U.S. military.

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BREAKING: US Army Corps Reroutes Construction of the DAPL

Posted by on December 4, 2016 in Activism, Peace & Human Rights with 1 Comment
BREAKING: US Army Corps Reroutes Construction of the DAPL

The DAPL will no longer be routed underneath a dammed section of the Missouri River that the Standing Rock Sioux tribe says sits near sacred burial ground. Concern for the pipeline’s development also includes the risk it could pose to the Indigenous peoples’ – and future generations’ – water supply.

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3,000+ Veterans, Naomi Klein and Tulsi Gabbard to Join Standing Rock Protest

Posted by on December 3, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
3,000+ Veterans, Naomi Klein and Tulsi Gabbard to Join Standing Rock Protest

For supporters who are unable to travel to Standing Rock to stand with the Indigenous water protectors in person, Tara Houska of Honor the Earth urges people to write to President Barack Obama to demand executive action against the controversial pipeline project (see video).

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Activists Around the World Take #NoDAPL Fight to the Banks

Posted by on December 2, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Activists Around the World Take #NoDAPL Fight to the Banks

“These catastrophic projects can’t continue, and as citizens of Planet Earth, we can’t allow banks to use our money to fund them,” said Barb Drake, an organizer of the Seattle action, which saw over 100 people calling on Wells Fargo to divest from the project.

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Small Town In Oregon Donates Tiny Houses, Solar Panels, And Tons Of Food To Standing Rock

Posted by on November 30, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Small Town In Oregon Donates Tiny Houses, Solar Panels, And Tons Of Food To Standing Rock

As winter approaches, those who have continuously protested for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline are preparing to stay warm as North Dakota temperatures begin to dip well below freezing. Donations such as warm winter clothes, food, and medical supplies have been pouring in from around the country as national support for the protestor’s cause continues to grow. However, one donation from a small community in Oregon has grabbed attention in recent days for its ingenuity and thoughtfulness.

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Spirit Medicine for the Age of Chaos, Division and Decay

Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Spirit Medicine for the Age of Chaos, Division and Decay

Culture has worked itself into a destructive and frustrating loop, and as the pattern of stress repeats itself, it leads us ever further away from our true nature. Largely cut off from spiritual medicine and deep spiritual experience, we don’t know which direction to turn for inspiration and strength. In order to dig ourselves out of the current trap of destruction the individual must be first healed.

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Sioux Tribe Leaders Respond To Army Eviction Notice Of #NoDAPL Camp, Refuse To Give Up

Posted by on November 28, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Sioux Tribe Leaders Respond To Army Eviction Notice Of #NoDAPL Camp, Refuse To Give Up

Tribal leaders have now responded to what they termed the Corps’ “direct and irresponsible threat to the water protectors.” The Cheyenne River tribe, who are co-litigants in a lawsuit against the pipeline, sharply rebuked the plan, citing that the area on which the targeted camps lie are Sioux territory per the 1851 Fort Laramie treaty signed by the Sioux and the US federal government.

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Love Is Stronger than Fear: 6 Ways Americans Are Defying Islamaphobia

Love Is Stronger than Fear: 6 Ways Americans Are Defying Islamaphobia

In the wake of several demonstrations of Islamophobia across the U.S., some people are going out of their way to support and embrace Muslims – and to conquer fear with love. Here are 6 positive actions you should know about.

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Hundreds of Veterans Heading to Standing Rock to Defend DAPL Protesters from Police

Posted by on November 22, 2016 in Activism, Conscious Living, Peace & Human Rights with 0 Comments
Hundreds of Veterans Heading to Standing Rock to Defend DAPL Protesters from Police

The event description reads: “Come to Standing Rock Indian Reservation and hold the line with Wes Clark jr, Michael Wood Jr, Tulsi Gabbard and hundreds of other veterans in support of the Sioux nation against the DAPL pipeline. Bring Body armor, gas masks, earplugs AND shooting mufflers (we may be facing a sound cannon) but no drugs, alcohol or weapons.” Clark Jr. was clear he was not looking for violence and that the protest would be unarmed.

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