“On Why Knowledge is NOT Knowledge IF it is NOT LIFE-COHERENT” by Prof John McMurtry

But knowledge is not knowledge if it is not life coherent. To be life coherent, it must speak to the felt side of being, of which emotions are key, or it is inconsistent and life-blind. But emotions alone mislead us all over the place unless they are moored in life coherent action too – mainly with words that distinguish… Read More

“The Social Immune System” by Prof John McMurtry

3. See the tracking of the pattern McMurtry, John. The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: From Crisis to Cure . Pluto Press. Kindle Edition. The following is extracted from McMurtry, John. The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: From Crisis to Cure. Pluto Press. Kindle Edition where the concept of the “The Social Immune System” is introduced. “THE SOCIAL IMMUNE… Read More

Global System Collapse: Genes and “Human Nature” Are Not the Cause of “World Chaos” by Professor John McMurtry

Reproduced from: https://www.globalresearch.ca/global-system-collapse-genes-and-human-nature-are-not-the-cause-of-world-chaos/5653137 Global System Collapse: Genes and “Human Nature” Are Not the Cause of “World Chaos” By Prof. John McMurtry Global Research, September 06, 2018 Author’s Note: The text of this article has been drawn from an online debate at Science for Peace, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, September 2018 There is a popular… Read More

‘The Overpopulation Argument’ by Professor John McMurtry

The following are excerpts extracted from McMurtry, John. The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: From Crisis to Cure. Pluto Press. Kindle Edition that addresses ‘The Overpopulation Argument’. “The most established general argument for our parlous condition is that the global crisis is led by ‘overpopulation’ – or more precisely, ‘seven billion human beings overloading the carrying capacities of… Read More

A MUST WATCH! The End-Game-Plan of our Social Cancer Stem-Cells Revealed! / The Need for a Peace-Keeping Life-Valuing Media Alternative as a Counterbalance to this Social Cancer!

  Below are two emails I penned yesterday and disseminated which I am reproducing here (with minor spelling and grammatical corrections). Dear Colleagues: It is fitting that this be shared as I have been following Prof Werner’s work over several years and there is life-value consilience between McMurtry’s (LVOA), Galtung’s (Peace Studies), Eisler’s (Cultural Transformation… Read More

“The Human Vocation: An Autobiography of Higher Education” by Prof John McMurtry (2008)

Reproduced from: https://nome.unak.is/previous-issues/issues/vol3_2/mcmurtry.html PDF available from: https://skemman.is/bitstream/1946/5930/3/McMurtry.pdf December 2008 Volume 3, Number 2 The Human Vocation: An Autobiography of Higher Education J. McMurtry To be honest, I backed into the academic profession after trying almost everything else. Until then, I perceived the academic’s work as a disconnection in symbolic spheres, “merely academic”. Only as I came to… Read More

“How Competition Goes Wrong” by Prof JOHN McMURTRY (1991)

Journal of Applied Philosophy, Vol. 8, No. 2, 1991 pp. 201-209 How Competition Goes Wrong JOHN McMURTRY ABSTRACT The article begins by identifying a set of hitherto undisclosed contradictions of meaning and value attributed to a basic structure of our existence—competition. It seeks to resolve these contradictions by showing that there are two basic forms… Read More

Adnan Zuberi 2013 “9/11 in the Academic Community” – ACADEMIA’S TREATMENT OF CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON 9/11 – DOCUMENTARY

Video above from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F2TWZ1xfJI Reproduced from: https://911inacademia.com/about/ About Awarded for “Documentary Achievement” at the University of Toronto Film Festival, this film documents academia’s treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11 by examining impairments in professional inquiry, the usage of terms functioning as thought-stoppers in academic discourse, the epistemological implications of basing the official 9/11 narrative’s foundation on testimony obtained… Read More

“War and Peace: The Lost Principles of Science and Value” by Professor John McMurtry

Reproduced from: https://www.globalresearch.ca/war-and-peace-the-lost-principles-of-science-and-value/5456055 War and Peace: The Lost Principles of Science and Value Peace Activists Blame the Enemy without Science or Life-Value Compass By Prof. John McMurtry Global Research, September 14, 2015 In recent months we have seen one ‘peace activist’ organization after another framing global conflicts in US war-propaganda terms. There is no criterion of… Read More

WAYS OF UNIVERSAL LIFE: THE TAO, HUMAN HEARTEDNESS, AND ZEN JESUS by Prof John McMurtry

WAYS OF UNIVERSAL LIFE: THE  TAO, HUMAN HEARTEDNESS, AND ZEN JESUS Keywords: aesthetic, being and non-being, body, Chuang Tzu, Confucianism, death, desires, Five Relations, good and evil, First Peoples, human nature, human heartedness, Jesus, koans, Legalism, Lao tzu, life needs/necessities, life-coherence principle, love, male/female, Mencius, Mo Tzu, mind, money, Nature, Neo-Confucianism, principles, propriety, self-other, subjectivist… Read More