Author - Soren Dreier


Why America Needs War

 A timely question . Why Does Hillary Want War… ? And why do people support her?  Wars are a terrible waste of lives and resources, and for that reason most people are in principle opposed to wars. The American President, on the other hand, seems to love war. Why? Many commentators have...

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Courage and Free Speech

Throughout human history there have been individuals who have been ready to risk everything for their beliefs ‘Nothing is more difficult,’ wrote the German political essayist Kurt Tucholsky in 1921, ‘and nothing requires more character, than to find yourself in open contradiction to your...

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How Anxiety Warps Perception

As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without warning, panic begins to set in. Suddenly you feel overwhelmed and overstimulated. If you periodically experience these symptoms, know that...

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Mercury Poisoning Symptoms

Mercury poisoning is the result of exposure to mercury, a heavy metal that’s seriously toxic to our health. Numerous studies have shown that high exposure to mercury changes and poisons the central nervous system, which can result in irritability, fatigue, behavioral changes, tremors...

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The Secret Archive of the Whale

‘It’s hard to believe that a 40-ton animal can get hidden. They’re sneaky.’ Charles ‘Stormy’ Mayo was scanning the sea from the deck of the R/V Shearwater searching for omens: a cloud of vapour, a patch of white water, a fluke. A few minutes earlier someone had spotted the first North...

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10 Insane Ways The CIA Drugged People With LSD

In the early 1950s, the CIA started a program called MK-ULTRA. Fearing that the Soviet Union was getting ahead in espionage, they investigated whether LSD could be used for mind control. The existence of MK-ULTRA is fairly well-known, but most people don’t know just how crazy the details...

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The Benefits of Saffron

Saffron is one of the most valuable and expensive spices known worldwide, thanks to its color, flavor and medicinal properties. What medicinal properties, you may ask? The list is extensive and continues to grow. As one of the top 14 herbs of the Bible, experimentation is underway when it...

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Rate of Opioid-Dependent Babies Doubles in US

There continues to be a rise in the number of U.S. babies born who are dependent on opioid drugs, according to a new study. Researchers looked at the rate of babies diagnosed with neonatal abstinence syndrome, a condition in which newborns experience withdrawal symptoms as a result of...

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You Don’t Have To Be Stupid To Work Here, but…

How organisations enshrine collective stupidity and employees are rewarded for checking their brains at the office door. Each summer, thousands of the best and brightest graduates join the workforce. Their well-above-average raw intelligence will have been carefully crafted through years...

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A Rare ‘Black Moon’ Will Rise This Friday

The final day of September will bring a rare lunar event that hasn’t occurred since March of 2014, a Black Moon. The term Black Moon has several definitions, but one of the most common definitions is the second new moon in a calendar month. This is similar to the well-known Blue...

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Who Drew Giant Ancient Rings in Peru?

Dozens of circular geoglyphs, some comprising several intertwined rings, have been identified and mapped near the ancient Peruvian town of Quilcapampa, revealing that these earthen designs were created near ancient pathways used for trade. Geoglyphs are designs, which often form shapes or...

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How Old Is the Bible?

Some in the collection of texts that comprise the Bible are sacred to over 54% of the world’s population who believe in Abrahamic religions. These include Christianity, Islam, Judaism and smaller religions like Rastafari. Of course, there are big differences between the religions in which...

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Roberts – Russia Hesitated

The Russian government deceived itself with its fantasy belief that Russia and Washington had a common cause in fighting ISIS. The Russian government even went along with the pretense that the various ISIS groups operating under various pen names were “moderate rebels” who could be...

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99.9999999% of Your Body is Empty Space

Some days, you might feel like a pretty substantial person. Maybe you have a lot of friends, or an important job, or a really big car. But it might humble you to know that all of those things — your friends, your office, your really big car, you yourself, and everything in this...

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My Amazing Journey to Healing

Dear Soren, First of all, I would like to thank you for the healing you gave me a month ago. I have been feeling so much better since and thought I should write you about it. When my friend told me how much you helped her with the remote healing, I decided to try it myself. Before that I...

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The Autumn Equinox Is Here

As the midday sun begins to sink lower and nights get noticeably longer, it can only mean the reign of summer is coming to an end for the northern half of the world. The autumn equinox arrives at 10:21 a.m. ET (2:20 p.m. UTC) on September 22, officially marking the beginning of fall in...

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A pile of old pictures and a journal to document memories of past times.

Your Past is Not Your Own

When we think of our memories, it’s natural to imagine a kind of personal library, a bit like Sherlock Holmes’s memory palace, where we have stored the most precious events of our lives. Along the shelves, you can pull out that fifth birthday when you dressed up as Superman, or that...

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How Cats Conquered the World

Thousands of years before cats came to dominate Internet culture, they swept through ancient Eurasia and Africa carried by early farmers, ancient mariners and even Vikings, finds the first large-scale look at ancient-cat DNA. The study, presented at a conference on September 15, sequenced...

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Lawrence – Let’s Get Real

Today we’re going to talk about the shadow, and we’ll move toward trusting the journey. To begin, here’s a question that someone wrote in the comments section of an article about the noble effort of Native Americans to protect the Missouri River in North Dakota: “Will the American people...

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How We Bought Into the ‘Epidemic of Pain’

For more than a decade, members of a little-known group called the Pain Care Forum have blanketed Washington with messages touting prescription painkillers’ vital role in the lives of millions of Americans, creating an echo chamber that has quietly derailed efforts to curb U.S...

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A Strange Thing Happened In The Atmosphere

What would cause a wind pattern that held for at least 60 years to suddenly change? Scientists are baffled and try to solve and understand this new atmospheric enigma. For the first time, scientists have observed a deviation from the typical alternating pattern of easterly and westerly...

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Roberts – Will Russia Surrender?

The Russian government’s sincere and diligent effort to prevent chaos in Syria and additional massive refugee flow into Europe, all the while avoiding conflict with Washington and its vassals, has been brought to an end by Washington’s intentional attack on a known Syrian army position...

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A Theory of Creepiness

Imagine looking down to see a severed hand scuttling toward you across the floor like a large, fleshy spider. Imagine a dog trotting up to you, amiably wagging its tail – but as it gets near you notice that, instead of a canine head, it has the head of an enormous green lizard. Imagine...

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The Lore Of The Black Eyed Children

Imagine sitting in your living room one night, reading a book. You begin to doze off, the strain of the day slowly fading away as your eyes close. Suddenly, a harsh knock on the front door springs you to full attention. It’s so late, you think to yourself. Who could it possibly be? You...

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How Anxiety Hurts Your Health

Stomach, heart and respiratory troubles are all aggravated by fear. In Franklin Roosevelt’s first address when he was elected President in 1933, Americans faced the beginning of the Great Depression. He famously said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself—nameless, unreasoning...

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Health Benefits of Kratom

Some of the most interesting health benefits of kratom leaves include their ability to lower blood pressure, relieve pain, boost metabolism, increase sexual energy, improve the immune system, prevent diabetes, ease anxiety, help with addiction, eliminate stress, and induce healthy sleep...

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