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The Veneer of Civil Society and the Hidden Roots of War

The Veneer of Civil Society and the Hidden Roots of War

By Tench Phillips How does a civilized society disintegrate into civil war and murder within a short span of time? Throughout the last century, state backed violence has been waged time and again by modern industrial societies against their own citizens. Germany’s descent into fascism is the most notorious example but there’s been many more

The Harvard Psychedelic Society and The Dawning of the Age of Aquarius

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema   “The secret of life is to die before you die and find that there is no death.” – Echart Tolle   It’s been over 50 years since a few intrepid souls on the faculty of Harvard University in the early sixties re-discovered the psychedelic catalysts that were to inspire

FILM: The Battle to Win Personhood Rights for Nonhuman Animals

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema   I live in an interspecies household. We consist of a male and female human, two female canines, and two male felines. Each of us had originally lived solitary lives–some of us having grown up on the streets. We have all been brought together by the forces of fate and

FILM: Whistleblowers Hold Obama Accountable for Drone Killings

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema   It’s not every day that former Air Force drone operators go public and hold a press conference to give their accounts of the killing of innocent people. But that’s just what happened in December when four brave young men issued an impassioned plea and an open letter to President Obama, defense