by Conscious Optimist,
Many people recognize that the human body requires food,
oxygen, and water to survive; yet only a small number of people recognize the
survival necessity attached to high
quality information. Indeed, many
people get their news without charge via social media, and thus have come to
expect regular updates on current events from their favorite sites and sources
at no cost to themselves. But is this
attitude sustainable? Is it
realistic? Is it respectful?
that one of my favorite news sources, Newsbud, is currently struggling maintain operations
due to lack of finances. In my opinion,
it would be a tragic loss for independent media if they were to go under. Their programs are impressive and numerous,
and they cover a wide spread of topics that are vital for truth seekers to
review and consider. They have everything covered from international
geopolitical updates to news regarding technology, the creeping Orwellian
state, analysis of freedom in America from a law perspective, and much more.
Even more impressive, their content is forensically researched, of
professional quality, and they are
whistleblower groups, and is referred to as “the most silenced woman in
America” after she worked for slightly less than one year at the FBI and, in
the process, discovered the bureau to be a corrupt money-sink, among other things.
Alas, the point in all this is that I want to encourage
you to consider helping or supporting Newsbud. If you’re someone who has already benefited—as I have—from their hard work, then it would be the moral thing to make a
donation if you can. Every little bit
counts. And if you have never checked
out their material then I would highly recommend doing so!
us here at Stillness in the Storm (SITS) to talk a little about the reality of what it is to run an
alternative media website. The following will lay the groundwork for an even bigger discussion that will come in Part 2.
however I’ve known Justin for a few years, and I know I speak for both of us
when I say that we got into this work because we felt—and continue to feel—a profound calling for discovering and sharing the truth (at least, to the best
of our ability each and every day).
of us have, in our own ways, spent almost our entire adult lives doing the best
we can to figure out what is really going on in this world, and what, if
anything, we can do to make things better.
In the process, both of us came to discover that the world simply does
not resemble the “truth” we were taught in school and via mainstream media. Both of us have come to the determination that the world is in grave danger,
yet also has the potential to transform in such a magnificently positive way. We hold out for the hope that one day slavery will truly end —that one
day, humanity will finally take responsibility for itself, clean up its
environment, remove child traffickers from positions of power, halt perpetual
war, and so on.
time; we’ve sacrificed social status and material comfort for the sake of the
truth, and we’ve all but dedicated our entire lives to the goal of restoring
real knowledge and trust to this world.
It’s been a harrowing journey, though the reward has been absolutely
worth it: we are becoming ever-more
capable of articulating important ideas, information, and concepts that need to
be known by people who—like ourselves—would prefer to see humanity liberate
itself rather than succumb to unending torment and potential extinction
(extreme as that may sound, the times warrant such a statement).
I feel justified in saying that it is our integrity and
dedication that makes SITS a worthwhile news source. Effectively, when you read SITS original articles you are
gaining the fruits of a lifetime’s-worth of contemplation and research, much like other media services dedicated towards similar ends. In a similar vein, though I do not personally
know the folks over at Newsbud, I am certain the same can be said of them and
their platform. And I can say the same
thing for many others.
This is one reason why the independent media needs our support, because—in most cases— we’re all working towards the same goal: finding, understanding, and sharing the truth.
media, then please consider helping your chosen news source, whether that be SITS, Newsbud,
or any other source you appreciate.
come in the form of simple appreciation. Ad revenue is a source of support for the independent media, which generates income when ads are clicked. Often ads are the only consistent source of income for alt media, which often spend long hours producing content that is given away for free. While ads can be distracting, if it helps support the alternative media we’ve come to depend on for accurate news and information, surely it’s a concession we can make.
Of course, the absolute best form of support, at the end of the day, is
for each of you to hone your research skills, your interpersonal skills, your
practical skills, your spiritual awareness, and to do whatever you need to do in order to get to a place where you can
make a constructive and substantial contribution to the upliftment of our world.
See you in Part 2!
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I am nothing more than an example of someone who decided to make an honest effort to become accountable to the Truth, and to see what I could do to help improve my life and the conditions of the world beyond myself. One fateful day, roughly a decade ago, I realized that I knew absolutely nothing about the world or myself and decided that this was unacceptable. I began amassing a pile of books on every subject I considered important to the world and to myself. I have been reading, experimenting, and contemplating ever since, having categorically rejected the premise that it is “good enough” for other people to be “smart on my behalf.” Today I possess somewhat extensive knowledge on subjects as diverse as Law, Music, Hypnosis, Ecology, the Occult, Theology, and Politics, and do the best I can to synthesize this knowledge into articles and presentations for the benefit of all knowledge-seekers, self-helpers, and world-healers who may, from time to time, stumble upon my work.
If you’d like to reach me, you can email me at [email protected], though unfortunately I cannot promise I’ll respond since my time is very limited.
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