Yoda: Catholic Church Reconnects with Poor — Liberation Theology is Back IN — Islam & All Other Religions Should Take Notice…

Fundamental, this is. A Church for the Poor Paul Vallery New York Times, 4 September 2014 LONDON — Pope Francis grabbed headlines recently when he announced that Rome had lifted the block on sainthood for Archbishop Óscar Romero of San Salvador, who was shot dead while saying Mass in 1980. But much less attention was …

Ayn Rand in the 21st Century–M4IS2 Bottom-Up, Liberation Technology, and Open Everything

Ayn Rand is back.  Between my persistent search for a home for the Open Source Agency and the related Multinational Decision-Support Centre and World Brain Institute (with Global Game), I read and visit with smart people. As most know, the global fight that I have led since 1988 for Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) has evolved …

Mongoose: Vatican Intelligence – How Good? + Religious Counterintelligence RECAP

“What is the Greatest Intelligence Agency in the World?” Prepared by Darryl Eberhart, Editor of ETI & TTT Newsletters // Website: [use https://archive.org/web/ search for http://www.toughissues.org/] A 5-Page Handout // All emphasis is mine unless otherwise stated. // February 10, 2011 QUESTION: What is the greatest intelligence agency in the world?

Ray McGovern: A Moral Challenge for Pope Francis

A Moral Challenge for Pope Francis Exclusive: In modern times, the Catholic Church has made excuses for unjustifiable wars even as it has made abortion a cardinal sin, a hypocrisy that will be tested as Pope Francis visits the United States, a country immersed in all the immorality that comes from warfare, writes ex-CIA analyst …

2014 Robert Steele Applied Collective Intelligence

Short URL: http://tinyurl.com/Steele-ACI As published: Spanda CI–Applied collective intelligence Citation: Steele, R.D. (2014) “Applied Collective Intelligence: Human-Centric Holistic Analytics, True Cost Economics, and Open Source Everything,” Spanda Journal (Vol. 2, pp 127-137) ABSTRACT: The emerging discipline of Collective Intelligence (CI) has been mis-directed by a combination of the faddish focus on “wisdom of the crowds” …

Yoda: Pope Francis Has a USA Problem — As Does the Rest of the World…

Pope Francis has an American problem A U.S. trip will reveal the rift between him and his conservative bishops EXTRACT Francis is determined to move the focus from the sexual morality issues that dominate relations between Catholicism and the secular world view to where he believes it should be: on the plight of the poor …

ANSWERS to Tomas in Brazil on Capitalism, Free Energy, Black Global Government, and Extra-Terrestials

1) The Global Black Government (GBG) is, at least, 100 years ahead of any openly know technology. This is really two issues: whether Extra-Terrestial (ET) Technology has been obtained from ETs, and whether technology such as free energy has been repressed to protect legacy investments.  I believe the answer to both is yes.  I have …

Michael Kearns: Leadership in the Great Turning

We have leadership in place from the Industrial Era. We are in the process of recognizing (in a bottom-up manner) the leadership that will nurture our collectives as we enter the Great Turning. I found this contribution from Joanna Macy quite helpful and even pointed — note the emphasis on analysis as the second dimension …

Review: Who Rules America (2013)

G. William Domhoff 5.0 out of 5 stars 6 Stars for Early Warning on 1%, Holistic Analytics, and Clear Attention to Weakness of the 99%, April 19, 2014 This book was central to my education in Political Science (more political than science, more passive aggressive than normative). In light of all that we know now, …

Pope Francis Themes for the Future

Pope’s themes emerging, bishop tells Missouri Catholics Three themes are emerging from the first months after the election of Pope Francis, Des Moines Bishop Richard E. Pates told some 500 Missouri Catholics Sept. 28. “Mercy, peace, preferential option for the poor,” said Bishop Pates who delivered the keynote at the annual Missouri Catholic Conference Assembly …

Mother Jones: Their Will Be Done — CIA and the Vatican

Their Will Be Done Let the pope keep the kingdom and the glory — the CIA wants the power. By Martin A. Lee,| July/August 1983 Issue One day in July 1944, as the Second World War raged throughout Europe, General William “Wild Bill” Donovan was ushered into an ornate chamber in Vatican City for an …

Review: On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned about Serving the Common Good

Jim Wallis 5.0 out of 5 stars TImely — Relevant to 2014 and 2016, March 29, 2013 God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn’t Get It is in my view the better book, here is the first sentence from my review of that book in 2005: “Jim Wallis has my …

Yoda: New Pope — Argentine, Trained in Philosophy & Psychology

May the force be with him. The new Pope is the oldest of the seven cardinals identified by Phi Beta Iota as being of interest in relation to the educational table prepared by Anthony Judge.  Argentine, trained in philosophy and psychology as well as theology, he is, as with the others selected by Phi Beta …