Saturday, October 31, 2015



Greenland Ice sheet melting down

For years, scientists have studied the impact of global warming on the Greenland Ice sheets but now on the ground researchers are documenting the full impact of the melting of Greenland's ice sheet, one of the biggest and fastest-melting chunks of ice on Earth ~ which could eventually increase sea levels by about 20 feet as well as permanently alter the Gulf stream and effectively freeze Europe: Allen L Roland, PhD

The ice sheet is porous, like Swiss cheese,” Dr. Smith said. “We didn’t know that until this year.”

This summer in Greenland, these scientists set up their camp on the ice, where they hoped to capture the first comprehensive measurements of the rate of melting. See New York Times Interactive article ~

Leap forward 10 years and the prospect of such calamitous tipping points in the North Atlantic or elsewhere no longer seem improbable. In fact, climate scientists have begun to note early indicators of possible catastrophes ~ such as altering the North Atlantic current and effecting the global conveyor belt.

Scene from Day after Tomorrow

Michael T Klare, Truthout explains this potential tipping point on October 28th, 2015  "Take the disruption of the North Atlantic Current, the pivotal event in The Day After Tomorrow. Essentially an extension of the Gulf Stream, that deep-sea current carries relatively warm salty water from the South Atlantic and the Caribbean to the northern reaches of the Atlantic. In the process, it helps keep Europe warmer than it would otherwise be. Once its salty water flows into sub-Arctic areas carried by this prolific stream, it gets colder and heavier, sinks to lower depths, and starts a return trip to warmer climes in the south where the whole process begins again.

So long as this "global conveyor belt" - known to scientists as the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, or AMOC - keeps functioning, the Gulf Stream will also continue to bring warmer waters to the eastern United States and Europe. Should it be disrupted, however, the whole system might break down, in which case the Euro-Atlantic climate could turn colder and more storm-prone. Such a disruption might occur if the vast Greenland ice sheet melts in a significant way, as indeed is already beginning to happen today, pouring large quantities of salt-free fresh water into the Atlantic Ocean. Because of its lighter weight, this newly introduced water will remain close to the surface, preventing the submergence of salty water from the south and so effectively shutting down the conveyor belt. Indeed, exactly this process now seems to be underway."

By all accounts, 2015 is likely to wind up as the hottest year on record, with large parts of the world suffering from severe heat waves and wildfires ~ which includes Greenland.

Could it be that the global conveyor belt system is already being affected? Apparently so according to Truthout ~

" a stretch of the North Atlantic below Iceland and Greenland is experiencing all-time cold temperatures, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. What explains this anomaly? According to scientists from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Pennsylvania State University, among other institutions, the most likely explanation is the arrival in the area of cold water from the Greenland ice sheet that is melting ever more rapidly thanks to climate change. Because this meltwater starts out salt-free, it has remained near the surface and so, as predicted, is slowing the northern advance of warmer water from the North Atlantic Current."

"So far, the AMOC has not suffered a dramatic shutdown, but it is slowing, and scientists worry that a rapid increase in Greenland ice melt as the Arctic continues to warm will pour ever more meltwater into the North Atlantic, severely disrupting the conveyor system. That would, indeed, constitute a major tipping point, with severe consequences for Europe and eastern North America. Not only would Europe experience colder temperatures on an otherwise warmer planet, but coastal North America could witness higher sea levels than those predicted from climate change alone because the Gulf Stream tends to pull sea water away from the eastern US and push it toward Europe. If it were to fail, rising sea levels could endanger cities like New York and Boston. Indeed, scientists discovered that just such a slowing of the AMOC helped produce a sea-level rise of four inches from New York to Newfoundland in 2009 and 2010."

How likely is this tipping point to happen?

"In its 2014 report on the status of global warming, the IPCC indicated that the likelihood of the AMOC collapsing before the end of this century remains relatively low. But some studies suggest that the conveyor system is already 15%-20% below normal with Greenland's melting still in an early stage. Once that process switches into high gear, the potential for the sort of breakdown that was once science fiction starts to look all too real." See full story ~

This is an important story so the world awaits the findings of the Greenland on- the- ground researchers for their report could well effect the fate of the Earth.

“Men argue. Nature acts.”
~ Voltaire

Allen L Roland, PhD

Heart centered spiritual consultant and advisor Allen L Roland can be contacted at Allen is also a lecturer and writer who shares a weekly political and social commentary on his web log and website He is also featured columnist on Veterans Today and  guest hosts a monthly national radio show TRUTHTALK on

Saturday, October 24, 2015



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Justin Trudeau of the Liberal Party and his wife before giving his victory speech in Montreal, Canada.

Connect the dots, Bernie Sanders in the U.S, Jeremy Corbyn in the UK and now Trudeau in Canada ~ a massive shot has been fired across the bow of the all-powerful global neo conservative corporate state and it's gaining momentum ~ for the people are tired of war, of being ignored and they are electing leaders who promise to speak truth to power and their voices can no longer be ignored or diminished: Allen L Roland, PhD

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.”
~ William Faulkner

Suddenly a new political star has risen. His name is Justin Trudeau, he’s 43-years-old, and his Liberal Party came out on top in Monday’s Canadian national elections ~ effectively ending the Conservative Party’s nine-year-long neo-conservative stranglehold over Canadian politics.

As Thom Hartmann writes ~ "No one saw this coming. Back in August when current Prime Minister Stephen Harper first called for early elections, the Liberals were getting trounced in the polls by the historically much more left-wing New Democratic Party, or NDPAt that time it really looked like the Liberals - Canada’s so-called “natural governing party” ~ were on the cusp of losing yet another election…. But then something weird happened.  As summer turned to fall, the NDP abandoned its progressive values and started moving to the right."  The die for defeat was cast and the people spoke much as they are now in the United States and the UK.
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As Hartmann correctly explains  ~ Unfortunately, a lot of establishment Democrats still buy into the right-wing myth that America is a “center-right nation” when it’s anything but a center-right nation.

Like Canada, America is a center-left nation ~ despite the mainstream media attempts to convince us otherwise. In fact, a recent poll by the Progressive Change Institute, shows that Americans overwhelmingly agree with progressives like Bernie Sanders on key issues from education and healthcare to the economy which explains Sanders continuing polling strength ~ because he is speaking to main street and not mainstream corporate America.

Like Bernie Sanders, 75 percent of Americans support fair trade that “protects workers, the environment, and jobs.”

71 percent support giving all students access to a debt-free college education.

71 percent support a massive infrastructure spending program aimed at rebuilding our broken roads and bridges and putting people back to work.

70 percent support expanding Social Security.

59 percent support raising taxes on the wealthy so that millionaires pay the same amount in taxes as they did during the Reagan administration.

58 percent support breaking up the big banks.

55 percent support a financial transaction or Robin Hood tax.

51 percent support single payer healthcare, and so and so on.

That's an incredible voter base and Sanders is directly tapping into it as did Trudeau in Canada.

Here are highlights from Trudeau's victory speech ~ and hear the voice of another champion of the people , along with Sanders and Corbyn.  3 minute YouTube video ~

Now you can better understand why Bernie Sanders is continuing to gain traction while the mainstream media can't believe it ~ and mainly because they are corporate stooges, like CNN's Toadie Anderson Cooper, who are drinking their own Kool aid and can't believe that their own focus groups and the public forums consistently felt that Sanders won the last Democratic Debate whereas they felt that Clinton was the obvious winner. Sanders is speaking to American's concerns and wishes ~  while Hillary is obviously pandering for their vote.

Now watch how far and how rapidly Bernie Sanders has become the front runner in the upcoming Democratic Presidential primaries ~ by telling the truth about our unequal social security system and other concerns while in the process becoming the true voice of the people.

Canada was risen from a long neo-conservative nightmare and it appears the United States is now beginning to realize the very same real possibility with Bernie Sanders.

As Harrison Finzel writes in The State Press ~ " Forget about policy for a minute; there is something more important than tuition-free college or single-payer healthcare that Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is offering the American public: himself. He has rightfully become the channel for the middle class (and, increasingly) lower class American rage at the socio-political-economic establishment that has crushed the American Dream for anybody paying a wink of attention. Like the great George Carlin said, you have to be asleep to believe it. That has never been truer than today."

Allen L Roland, PhD

Heart centered spiritual consultant and advisor Allen L Roland can be contacted at Allen is also a lecturer and writer who shares a weekly political and social commentary on his web log and website He is also featured columnist on Veterans Today and  guest hosts a monthly national radio show TRUTHTALK on


Saturday, October 17, 2015


There is another source of awareness, it is the subtle awareness of an inner direction which is bigger than ourselves, our hopes and our fears ~ it is the inner call of a state of soul consciousness deepest within us all ~ a  Unified Field  of love and soul consciousness which calls us into service from an egoless place of joy, intention, purpose and delight: Allen L Roland, PhD

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and right doing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.”
~ Rumi

Being in the field to me is a deep awareness that I am in sync with my destiny regarding my work as a heart centered consultant and that my destiny is involved with retrieving lost souls from the rubble of deep childhood unworthiness ~ and through the magic of gratitude helping them heal themselves and find their authentic vocation within a universal loving plan.

There is an old phrase: a lost soul. But the soul is not lost; it is only buried. When it is retrieved divine life bursts forth like a spring flower. Where is God to be found? It is to be found in the heart of a buried soul who has been awakened through love and gratefulness.

When a soul is buried, if it has lost that light, that life, that warmth ~ then what does our heart become?  It becomes like a grave or a lifeless garden without any access to the sun.

In a popular song there is a beautiful line which says, “The light of a whole life dies when love is gone.” That life giving living energy in the heart is love. It often gets overlaid by the dense fog of our ego driven worldly pursuit and vain ambitions ~ but beneath it all is a  Unified Field of love and soul consciousness which constantly calls to us but few listen and fewer still respond.

In the third tenet of my PhD dissertation, The Unified Field, I describe the process by which psychic pain can over-ride joy and how most people are afraid of or mistrust their deepest joy ~ It would appear that the pain of not feeling loved for oneself and being seemingly separated from our original state of soul consciousness and the Unified Field is of such deep psychic proportions that, early in childhood, processes are triggered in the hypothalamus which result in a left brain imbalance and dominance as well as the denial, mistrust and forgetting of our connection to the Unified Field and the love and joy and a state of soul consciousness deepest within us. It is from this dark tunnel of pain, aloneness, despair and apparent death that the ego and ego consciousness is born - for survival and protection purposes only.

In my role as a heart centered consultant with over 45 years' experience of soul retrieval especially with veterans with PTSD, I retrieve buried souls and empower them through love and gratefulness to not only open their hearts but to also find their unique place in a universal loving plan from a place of celebration and service.

Here are the eight stages of ego transcendence I demonstrate and teach. Remember that the ego is a projection of what we feel we have to be versus being our true authentic self ~ and it is always born out of deep pain and aloneness.

1. Denial    Everything is fine, there is nothing missing in my life ~ I'm in full control of everything

2. Anger    I can't stay in control and manipulate things any more ~ it's not working, it's making me angry.   

3. Bargaining   I'll hang on to something so I won't get out of control and have to deal with the unknown and all those scary feelings deep inside me that I have been continually avoiding.

4. Depression  Why am I feeling so sad, and it feels so deep. If only I could get out of this pit of despair.

5. Acceptance / Connection   I'm feeling deep sadness and it's the same feelings I felt as a child ~ I can't deny these feelings any longer.

6. Surrender  I'm letting go and trusting that there is joy beneath my sadness ~ what is this excitement I'm feeling beneath this well of grief and it has nothing to do with someone else.

7. Celebration  I'm truly feeling the joy of being myself and the growing awareness that there is something I'm supposed to be doing ~ I'm beginning to trust the unknown and see through different eyes.

8.  Service  I'm fully trusting myself, I'm listening and I'm responding to this inner call ~ I want to be in service from this inner place of authentic love, joy and delight.


Make no mistake about it, the keys to the magic kingdom of the soul are gratefulness and forgiveness ~ and eventually gratefulness and forgiveness ends with our self.

I meet these people from a place of celebration and service and invite them to take their turn !

Initially, each one of these participants complete a Life chart ~ a chart which clearly shows their whole life, relationships and war experience as a Quest or journey to where they are now.

From our very first session, they begin the process of thanking the people who have been there in their lives and as they do ~ like flowers, their buried or numbed out hearts begin to open allowing them to see through different eyes.

They all have access to these self-healing steps in my updated Kindle Book RADICAL THERAPY, SURRENDER TO LOVE AND HEAL YOURSELF IN SEVEN  SESSIONS (not seven years). Here is the Kindle link

And here's a link to the YouTube sessions of the self-healing process I teach ~ Watch, in the first 20 minutes, how Marina conquers her deepest fear and demonstrates that beneath her pain and fear is boundless joy, See video

Make no mistake about this self-healing process ~ for my clients are healing themselves through their homework and action. I touch them from a place of celebration and service and I'm not afraid of their deepest fears for I know and demonstrate that beneath that level of pain and aloneness is a Unified Field of love, joy and celebration as well as their authentic vocation within a universal loving plan.

My whole life has been a quest to find a delightful child within myself whose heart was so deeply touched by my grandfather that I could literally feel love leap from my heart towards him ~ and I seemingly sensed that within that love I was an integral part of something far greater than myself.

When I was taken away from my grandfather at 6 years old my heart closed and became a buried treasure that I spent much of my life looking for. It was only when I totally surrendered to love and eventually the pain of seemingly losing it, that I fell into a rabbit hole of love, joy and soul consciousness (the Unified Field) beneath that pain ~ along with a growing awareness of my eventual part in this universal loving plan whose principle property is the urge to unite.

It was the same life and death Final Option that I experienced as a Naval Aviator in 1960 and I again fully surrendered to a timeless all-knowing and fearless place of soul consciousness which lay beneath my deepest fears and beyond time and space. See the Final Option ~

Being in the Field means sharing with everyone the full and joyous gift of who I am with intention and purpose, much as my grandfather originally did with me ~ and then watching buried souls burst to life when they realize they are truly being seen and that it's finally their turn.

“What happens when people open their hearts ~ They get better.”  ~ Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood


Allen L Roland, PhD

Heart centered spiritual consultant and advisor Allen L Roland can be contacted at Allen is also a lecturer and writer who shares a weekly political and social commentary on his web log and website He is also featured columnist on Veterans Today and  guest hosts a monthly national radio show TRUTHTALK on


Thursday, October 8, 2015






“The problems we face, did not come down from the heavens. They are made, they are made by bad human decisions, and good human decisions can change them.”
~ Bernie Sanders

There is a reason that Bernie Sanders has surged ahead in the Presidential Primary Polls and that Britain's Jeremy Corbyn has done the same thing in the UK ~ it's people power and it won't be stopped. The honesty of Bernie Sanders is a lifeboat in a sea of political deception and lost hope and soon he will be joined by the UK's Jeremy Corbyn as a worldwide counter balance to corporate power and the elite 1 percent as well as a genuine reflection of a new world order based on people power: Allen L Roland, PhD


 As I wrote in VT in May of 2015 ~ Admit it, most of us know the political system is rigged, that most Americans have been marginalized and silenced by a growing plutocracy and that corporations are now firmly in control, that a truly honest politician is an oxymoron, that is until now ~ Bernie Sanders is a lifeboat in a sea of political deception and lost hope. Bernie is an honest Independent politician who cares enough now in 2015 to become a Democrat, run against Hillary and the other political pretenders of both parties for the presidency and who knows ~ A Sanders/Warren ticket just may ride a building progressive wave of Hope that is still waiting to crest and has now spread to the UK with the election of Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn. See May VT Post /

As I mentioned in my VT post, Bernie has my support and you may call me a dreamer but as John Lennon once sang ~ I'm not the only one ~ and my dream team ticket is still a Sanders/Warren ticket for President riding a populist wave to victory in 2016.

In some ways, it's David versus Goliath but never underestimate the power of honesty and the truth ~ it can change the world but Hillary and her rapidly crumbling corporate machine is no longer an entitled Goliath but instead a politically weakened dinosaur.

Without a single TV ad ~ or a single congressional endorsement ~ Sanders has exposed the weakness of the party’s Clintonian establishment while at the same time spotlighting its hunger for an ideological saviour. Polls now indicate that if the nominating contests were held tomorrow, Sanders would edge out Clinton in Iowa and beat her in New Hampshire by atleast 10 points. Nationally, he has cut Clinton’s lead from an impregnable 46 points to a rapidly disappearing 21 points in just two months.

Here is Rachel Maddow commenting on Bernie Sanders amazingly consistent ongoing campaign for the people / 11 minutes / YouTube

A few days after announcing his candidacy, Bernie told a reporter “I think people should be a little bit careful underestimating me,” and I most certainly am not making that mistake with Bernie Sanders ~ but I would now add that these days no one is underestimating Bernie and many are finally taking notice and are obviously getting involved.


My favorite quote about the recent Republican debates is from Ralph Nader ~ "If the Republican Party’s early primary campaigns for the presidential nomination had an elephant and a clown car, Ringling Brothers would be in trouble."

It is war profits that drive Republican war hawks as evidenced in their last debate: Here are Col. Lawrence Wilkerson's candid remarks (Real News) on the last GOP debate as Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the war mongering talk of star of the moment, Carly Fiorina, and most of the other GOP candidates ~ who all clearly demonstrate that our Democracy is dying and that none of these clowns are electable. Must see if only to hear the tough truth from Wilkerson about our sad political state ~ 17 minute video

Without a doubt, the most disingenuous statement mentioned in that circus of Republican Presidential imbeciles is Jeb Bush's statement that his brother George W "kept us safe on 9/11" ~ which is as far from the truth as the official 9/11 report.

As Kay Steiger writes in RSN (No Jeb, Your Brother did not Keep us Safe) ~ " Much of the analysis following the World Trade Center attacks revealed that the Bush administration ignored warnings that such a plot could be in the works. Declassified documents indicate that Osama bin Laden had been planning the attacks for years. But rather than preparing for potential terrorist attacks, reports indicated that the Bush administration was more focused on missile defense…. most evidence indicates that the war in Iraq was dangerously misguided. The Iraq war wasn’t linked to the attacks on U.S. soil, and a 2006 intelligence report indicated that the U.S. presence in Iraq actually worsened the threat of terrorism. Ultimately, nearly 5,000 American troops and other allied troops gave their lives during the war in Iraq."

John Dean calls 9/11 worse than Watergate and correctly identified Cheney as the chief villain ~ "9/11 was a perfect storm, a moment they had anticipated when looking earlier for a catalyst necessary to accomplish their broader (PNAC) Neocon goals "....."Cheney's persuasiveness behind closed doors, one on one, is legendary. With a rookie in national security matters, like Bush, Cheney can be both a Svengali and a Rasputin......With Bush and Cheney, not only is Cheney the senior partner, he is prime minister".


Chris Hedges correctly gauges the political significance of Jeremy Corbyn in ICH: "The politics of Jeremy Corbyn, elected by a landslide Saturday to lead Britain’s Labour Party after its defeat at the polls last May, are part of the global revolt against corporate tyranny. He had spent his long career as a pariah within his country’s political establishment. But because he held fast to the socialist ideals that defined the old Labour Party, he has risen untarnished out of the ash heap of neoliberalism. His integrity, as well as his fearlessness, offers a lesson to America’s self-identified left, which is long on rhetoric and preoccupied with accommodating the power elites ~ especially those in the Democratic Party ~ and very short on courage." See article ~

Sounds a lot like Bernie Sanders and watch as Corbyn slowly replaces the infamous and thoroughly discredited Tony Blair as the potential Prime Minister and voice of the British people in 2020.

Labour Party economic adviser John Weeks discusses Corbyn's economic policy, his new shadow cabinet, and his first act as the leader of the Labour Party to address the #EuropeSaysWelcome: European Day of Action for Refugees. See interview ~



"I think to bring about a peace process you have to talk to people [with whom] you profoundly disagree. There is not going to any peace process unless there are talks involving Israel, Hezbollah and Hamas."  Jeremy Corbyn

Here's a very believable Jeremy Corbin being interviewed on British TV and watch the now visible shape of the future ~ causing much consternation from neoliberal Prime minister David Cameron. 14 minute video.


As Chris Hedges correctly asserts ~ "Corbyn’s ascent to the head of the Labour Party has already triggered a backlash against him by the forces of the neoliberal political order. These forces are determined to prevent him from becoming prime minister. The entrenched elites within his own party ~ a number of whom have already resigned from party leadership positions in protest of Corbyn’s election ~ will seek to do to him what the Democratic establishment did in 1972 to George McGovern after he won the party’s nomination. The rhetoric of fear has already begun. Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday tweeted: “The Labour Party is now a threat to our national security, our economic security and your family’s security.” This battle will be ugly"

This battle for power will indeed be ugly in the United States and Britain but battle tested Bernie and Jeremy are ready ~ for the worldwide populist dye is cast and Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn will eventually lead the way to a New World order based on people power versus corporate power and perhaps Justice will eventually be served.


Allen L Roland, PhD

Heart centered spiritual consultant and advisor Allen L Roland can be contacted at Allen is also a lecturer and writer who shares a weekly political and social commentary on his web log and website He is also featured columnist on Veterans Today and  guest hosts a monthly national radio show TRUTHTALK on