The Ghost Society by Bill Bailey

By Bill Bailey


The Ghost Society unearths that the kingdom has develop into a disastrous incubus at the social matrix – the tricky net that constitutes the material of human realization. the trendy country is only the evolutionary results of an idea born within the far-off earlier, a mechanism to manage volumes of individuals better than tribal groups. although, this booklet offers usually with its modern manifestation because it thrusts ahead in efforts to globalize its nature and underlying economic climate.

It is written in an approachable and discursive type with a whiff of the classical Platonic and pre-Socratic traditions. the writer needs to prevent the pseudo-scientific rationalism of contemporary philosophy, in addition to verbal continental brain-twisters that depart merely expert lecturers to rake over the meanings.

The Ghost Society refers to that workforce of people that pick out – up to attainable – to dwell open air the values and regulate of this ever extra controlling and inquisitive kingdom. the standard notion of “work” is disregarded through the Society as an exhausting imposed worth that's largely a latest type of indenture or slavery. In flip, the Ghost Society is diminished to invisibility via the nation.

The preliminary operating name used to be easy methods to be anyone progressive. yet in the course of the writing the manuscript was once reworked into whatever extra attention-grabbing and weird. It turned obvious that the following revolution needs to be really diverse from those that experience outlined the present country. The compelling revelation was once that there needs to now be a revolution that alterations the social matrix itself, one who surgically gets rid of this outdated and hazardous entity of the country that enslaves us at the present time. In essence, it's time for human awareness to conform in a fashion that creates a future extra necessary of the name we now have meretriciously provided ourselves – homo sapiens. Revolution through awake evolution needs to ensue and proceed to occur if now we have any wish of turning into any longer than simply one other unsuccessful hominid useless finish. we're at the moment dealing with an important fork in our course – self-realisation or self-destruction. offerings needs to be made now, as members and as groups. The analysis is bleak, even for optimists. quickly the Ghost Society needs to develop into extra corporeal if knowledge is ever to be whatever greater than a dream.

About the Author

Born in a small rural city in North Carolina, invoice Bailey all started his itinerant lifestyles after graduating from college with a level in philosophy and a willing curiosity in judo. After being drafted and in this case ejected by way of the USA military for being “incompatible,” he chanced on paintings as a jail protect in Canada and persisted his research of judo sooner than in brief prospecting for gold in British Columbia. Having in the meantime by accident married a Texan heiress, he moved to Houston, Texas the place he controlled a ranch, scrambled motorbikes, rallied activities vehicles, labored as a bouncer, taught English and French and organised the 1st white collar union within the US meat-packing undefined. He positioned 3rd within the Southwestern US Judo Championships (light-heavyweight department) and used to be presented his black belt. Backing quick clear of Texas after stumbling into the appearing career he moved to London. inside of a yr of his arrival he grew to become the 1st full-frontal male nude at the British level and, hence, used to be featured in an entire web page photograph in lifestyles journal contrary Lennon and Ono. during his performing occupation he has labored widely in movie – in Hollywood and Europe – tv, and London’s West finish. throughout the Miners’ Strike of ’84-’85 invoice wrote a play in regards to the strike and toured the embattled coalfields appearing with a small corporation of actors. he's the printed writer of 5 novels referred to as The Haug Quintet, an research of the political nature of attention set in a compelling fictional panorama.

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