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About James Tunney
After a career in law, the author decided to re-channel his energy and concentrate on painting and writing. He has exhibited paintings in a number of countries. He has written two books on mysticism, which will be part of a series on spiritual consciousness. Both contain analysis and poetry. He has also written two dystopian novels. His latest book Human Entrance to Transhumanism follows up on Empire of Scientism and TechBondAge in a series on Scientocracy.
The creative work is driven by a desire to explore the role of the individual as a spiritual being in a world of increasing technological control. All books are linked by a strong belief in the power of the individual spirit and the importance of consciousness. They represent a call to every individual to evolve spiritually, learning from perennial philosophy, ultimately to form a global, invisible, network of autonomous people to protect the human spirit against technological control.
To hear James talk about subjects related to his books, please visit New Thinking Allowed YouTube channel or the interview section on his website.
Note that all James 7 books are linked to this author profile or the equivalent on Goodreads. James does not have a Facebook or Instagram presence but you are very welcome to visit his website.
James has studied at Trinity College Dublin, The Honorable Society of the King’s Inn Dublin, Queen Mary College and University of London. After teaching English in the Basque Country and in Santander in Spain, he went to Scotland where he taught in Dundee and St Andrews. He has taught in Business and Management Schools as well as International Relations. He worked as a lecturer and Senior Lecturer and occasional Visiting Professor in France, Germany and China.
He has also worked as an international legal consultant for International bodies such as the UNDP in countries such as Moldova and Lesotho, specialising in legal issues associated with the EU and global, commercial law. In addition he has held positions and a directorship in legal institutes, on advisory or editorial boards and participated in specialist, invited forums with bodies like UNESCO and the Chinese Academy of Social Science. He has also been a member of bodies such as IFTTA, Bileta and is currently a professional affiliate of the Galileo Commission. He uses that knowledge as a basis of a critique of the emerging scientocracy which represents the greatest ever threat to the spirit of the human race.
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We are living in an emergent new Empire of Scientism in the form of a scientocracy. Such an Empire will transform us into components in the networks that run it. At first we will enter a phase of techbondage and then our species will be altered by transhumanism. This new world order of global governance will be based on automaticity. The automatic world order will be totalitarian.
Our autonomy on a national, local and personal level is being assimilated into automatic processes. These processes are converging and concentrating on a transnational level beyond democratic restraint at our expense under the pretence of our convenience. Using simple but profound ideas of the loop, our humanity is being squeezed. We are becoming automatons as other robotic and cyborgian automatons proliferate around us.
The system of global governance is like a symphony orchestra with each focusing on their roles. This symphony is the swansong of homo sapiens. As automaticity increases autonomy decreases until we wither away as independent, organic beings.
Looking at the long imperial history of plantation, we can witness the process that underlies ‘progress’ towards global governance. The study, language and practice of controlling plants has driven models of imperial development. We will soon live in a planetary plantation as we experience implantation. The objective of the Plantation of the Automatons is the utter control and management of human consciousness as part of a system in which those who are allowed survive are mere conscious agents.
Throughout the ages, in text and in practices, secretly and openly, spiritual and mystical people focused on the central concept of the force of light. A recurrent idea is that spirit is light and trapped in the world of material or flesh and needs to be released in some way. Many mystics have created a path of illumination to allow our inherent genius of light be liberated to return to its ultimate source. The mystery is about who and what we are and how we might see our spiritual evolution. At the same time scientism seems to attack spiritual activity.
In the matrix the spirit lies
Destined to fight towards the light
To struggle in the harsh, hard brightness
To seek the subtle true light
This book is divided in two parts. The first part is an exploration that seeks to examine the approach within spirituality and mysticism to light in the context of scientific examination of light. The latter consists of lines, poetry or sutras. Poetic expression sets out the author's vision of a whole path of light reflecting perennial wisdom. Addressing mind and heart, the reader will find something that will help them reflect on their own beliefs or open an entirely new vista.
We are in danger of ceding power to a centralised cadre of bureaucrats, business and billionaires who assume authority to exercise power as they wish, believing they know better. The materialist paradigm has given rise to an ideology of scientism, an idolatry of technology and an instrumentality of networks, webs of control and surveillance that is shared by communists and capitalists alike.
Scientism is the expansion of science beyond appropriate boundaries to become an exclusive dogma. Hitherto separate and competing forces are coalescing in a community based on application of science to governance. Some scientist have described this movement towards a scientific world government. Now we are told that such things are delusions.
The emergent Empire of Scientism will be hostile to religion, spirituality and human rights and will promote transhumanism, posthumanism and represent the demise of homo sapiens. These will be the resulting conditions as conceived by certain mainstream scientists and their sycophants. Unless we wake up and embrace our spiritual consciousness we are doomed to suffer a totalitarian regime or 'globetechgov' before our demise.
This book is described as a pamphlet. Pamphlets have been relevant at times in history to focus on a central issue in a way that advances a particular argument or engenders discussion.
We are entering a tech-totalitarian society wherein we will be slaves. We have allowed ourselves have our freedom constrained in the guise of convenience. We are going to live in bondage of technology and the people who control those networks. Puppet-masters exert power over hi-tech networks beyond democratic supervision to exercise control over us that will lead to totalitarianism. The appearance of technical progress camouflages a regression in freedom and liberty. We are tech-slaves who will live in bondage before our demise. This is the TechBondAge and we will live in techbondage.
The domain of BDSM suggests a reflection of the new relationship between the former citizen and their new masters and mistresses. We yield our sovereignty to those who will dominate us by control of networks, tech-cage and electronic straitjacket. In some ways the ideas and iconography of adult entertainment, play or amusement that have come from sub-cultures to mainstream reflect the effect of the new domination-submission regime emerging. We must do what we are told by machines, tools and ties of the network in the TechBondAge. We are relinquishing our sovereignty on the basis of our convenience.
It is time to examine the strange upside-down world we have entered. You are caught in a web, captured in a net, on a line, E-mancipated, remotely-controlled. Soon you will be a mere node, a machine part of a big machine. It is time to stop sacrificing our spiritual sovereignty and time to reject servitude and victimhood.
Transhumanism is a movement which aims to remake humanity through technology. Humanity will be fabricated and natural evolution will end. It is merely a new manifestation of an older desire for scientific control of the world.
Transhumanism seeks fabrication by fascination.
We have been entranced by media propaganda. We are yielding the spirit of the race. Transhumanism represents a technique akin to magic. If we do not become aware of the danger of use of enhancement as a subterfuge for mass control we may end in a magicians dream.
While transhumanists might genuinely want longer lives, more intelligence and more happiness, the implications of the movement are much deeper beyond the realm of individuals legitimately choosing their own path in life. The transhumanist narrative as part of the black magic of materialism is an ad for add-ons that does not add up. Without a commitment to the individual, human person and the importance of their consciousness the human race will be sacrificed.
A jarring of the present state of mind of the living and the dead, in a society on the edge.
Ash is an independent woman on a journey of self-exploration in an age of growing censorship and activist reaction.
A sudden state of turmoil. A bizarre turn of events. Hazards lie in wait. A hunt.
Her life is intertwined with others at a time of widespread uncertainty, coincidence, surveillance, imagined Conspiracy… or maybe not.
The extraordinary effects embroil many more besides. An innovative adult entrepreneur business is part of her quest for consciousness and enlightenment in the mystery of ghostly London. Her search for meaning quickly becomes a lot more serious.
This strange September, in one of the most important cities of the world, is unlike any other.
- Agents of Agitation
- Tremors of Transformation
- Emergency in London
- Threshold of Revolution
- Climate of Conspiracy
- A Quest for Truth
- Search for a Goddess
- Going Underground
- Order Out of Chaos
Prepare to have your world rocked!
A dystopian tale set in Zone 7 in the Time of AUM on what was once the Emerald Isle.
Society has been transformed radically on a global scale, not through unexpected events, but rather the amplification of previous forces of change. A scientific regime is in charge and redefining reality.
Cullen is a SURF who works in Kastel X. His precarious existence is altered unexpectedly. Awakening is a double-edged sword in the world he becomes more aware of. Doors open into consciousness and experience but new challenges, threats and dangers emerge. A decision far away from his SURFSTATION will impact significantly on him and many others.
Archetypes of the past dimly persist to impress in the future present.