Author - Soren Dreier


Broken America

Is this the beginning of the end for the United States of America?  It has been said that a house divided against itself will surely fall, and today we live in a shattered union.  In all my years, I have never seen so much strife, discord, bitterness and resentment in this country. ...

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NATO’s War of Aggression against Yugoslavia

Eighteen years ago in the early hours of March 24, 1999, NATO began the bombing the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. “The operation was code-named “Allied Force ” – a cold, uninspired and perfectly descriptive moniker” according to Nebosja Malic. This article was first written in May 1999...

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Why Are White Americans Dying Off?

New research points to a disturbing culprit behind rising mortality rates among whites: a feeling of economic hopelessness. In 2015, Nobel economics laureate Angus Deaton and renowned economics professor Anne Case published a disturbing diagnosis for American society: White people are...

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5 Best Marijuana Strains For Headache Relief

Anybody whose has experienced a migraine headache knows they can be debilitating and painful. Moreover, the symptoms are often stubborn to pharmaceutical pain relievers. There is an effective plant-based alternative that also happens to be one of the most potent healing plants in the...

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38 Love Stories

It might sometimes feel like there’s nothing positive happening in the world, but all you have to do is take a look at these heartwarming pictures to realize that everything is going to be OK. Why? Because as you can see from this list, compiled by Bored Panda, love is actually all...

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The Great Forgetting

Our first three years are usually a blur and we don’t remember much before age seven. What are we hiding from ourselves? I’m the youngest by far of five children. My mother was 35 when she conceived me in 1951, so chagrined by this chronological indiscretion that she tried to hide the...

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The Real Joy of Giving and Receiving

Some people have trouble giving, some people have trouble receiving. Rarely do these two poles meet, fall in love and form a happy relationship. Since I won’t approach this on a psychological level but more a metaphysical level, I will just say that underneath those conditions there...

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Entering a Sober New Age

Here’s a teaching I’ve heard posited by some in the new age family: The problems, issues, and relationship challenges in life are direct reflections of me. Or in other words: the drama on the outside reflects some ‘I caused it’ drama on the inside of me. I’ve beaten myself up enough over...

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The Strange Case of the Phantom Pokemon

In Moscow this past summer, a woman drifted-off to sleep after playing Pokemon Go on her smartphone. Later that night, she was awoken by a crushing pressure. She opened her eyes and reportedly saw that she was being assaulted by a real-life Pokemon character. Not a person in a Pokemon...

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The Rise of the Hacker Industrial Complex

What does it look like to commit a cybercrime? My guess: You’re probably conjuring up an image of some technology-savvy 20-something trawling the “dark web” in a dimly lit basement. But at New America’s Cybersecurity conference on Monday, Niloofar Howe, chief strategy officer and vice...

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The Peach Colored Beings

The world or the realm of nature spirits is very interesting. I have touched upon this before in the astral posts and others. Most of the nature spirits live in the realms of the etheric which means they have a higher vibe or frequency than the beings in the realms of the astral. Before...

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Why Millennials Are Obsessed With The Apocalypse

As a millennial, I’m aware that we come across as a puzzle piece of narcissism and niceness. We’re the selfie generation that uses social media to give back, attends protests and *tries* to buy fairtrade (when we can afford it). But it’s these very personality traits that make an...

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Leftover Rice Could Make You Very Sick

On a scale from “1” to “listeria” the amount of stomach trouble I would expect a bowl of rice to give me falls around a “2,” but apparently the seemingly innocuous grain can inflict a lot of pain if it’s not stored properly. According to Benjamin Chapman, Food Safety Specialist from North...

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Creating a Free Flow of Consciousness

We often find ourselves in a state of what we can refer to as Free-Flowing Consciousness. Which basically means that we stop controlling the mind and its stream of thought and more or less take part in the journey it takes. Having such experiences is very liberating and usually the...

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New Opioid Craze: Elephant Tranquilizers

From southern Ohio down to Alabama and increasingly up the Eastern Seaboard, drug users are dying by the scores in a strange new way: by overdosing on elephant tranquilizer. The drug, called carfentanil, comes from labs in China—usually mailed to users who buy it online or shipped to...

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The Coming Water Crisis

Water is life. Water is the new oil. Water is power. Fresh, life-sustaining water is draining away. It’s becoming an increasingly scarce resource across the globe through overuse and pollution. As these issues become more acute, tensions that have already begun will escalate, and this...

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The Bee That Breaks Your Heart

Update, March 22, 2017: On Tuesday, after a month-long delay, the rusty-patched bumblebee became the first bumblebee to be officially listed under the Endangered Species Act. The first time Clay Bolt saw the rusty patched bumblebee was in the invertebrate collection at Great Smoky...

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Look For The Magic In Real Life

And so, we are here, already with the spring equinox behind us. We went into 2017 with some kind of optimism, which always is a good starting point, but somehow the metaphysically and spiritually engaged find it harder and harder being in this world and making sense of it. I strongly...

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Do Not Eat Grapefruit With Any of These 32 Common Drugs

Medications are processed in your liver and small intestine by a specialized group of proteins called cytochrome P450 (CYPs). CYPs break down medications, reducing the blood levels of many of them. Grapefruit and a few of its close relatives, such as Seville oranges, tangelos, pomelos and...

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