Everywhere You Look There’s Discontent
Everywhere You Look There’s Discontent by Rory Pickering

There are signs of dissatisfaction and unease wherever you look these days, all over the world and in every part of life. Every nation on the planet is experiencing some form of civil unrest, ranging from peaceful organised protests to total state collapse with everything in between. And even more…


Balance, Respect, Cooperation, Hope by Rory Pickering

I’ve been on a bit of a musical and philosophical journey over the last twelve months.

It’s now getting on for a year since I released my debut single, Wake Up The World. This piece sparked off an exploration of how I see the current state of the world, particularly…


Still from Wake Up The World by Faron Sage

It feels like we’re sleepwalking towards social and environmental collapse, and that the only way to avert this apocalyptic future is some kind of shift in our collective consciousness — away from the old paradigms towards a new mindset.

In some ways, we’re more connected than we’ve ever been, and…


Inner State by Rory Pickering

Do you feel anxious? Unsettled? Frustrated? Stressed? Scared of the future? It seems like these have become core elements of modern life in most developed societies. It’s just accepted that life is stressful or frustrating and any mental health issues that we might be struggling with need to be suppressed…


What Can I Do About The State Of The World by Rory Pickering

It’s so easy to feel powerless in today’s world. We’re all such small elements in the vastly complex systems that interact to make life what it is on this incredible planet. …


What Can I Do About The State Of The World by Rory Pickering

I am currently working on an article exploring practical things that we can actually do that will make a positive difference to the state of the world. It’s so easy to feel powerless with everything that’s going on but more and more people seem to be waking up to the…


When I released my debut single, Wake Up The World, in June 2020, I was on a bit of a mission to get my message heard and to try and influence people’s thinking at this extraordinary time in human history. It felt like too many people were ignoring the major…


Image by Inkubus from the video to Wake Up The World

We are living in uncertain times. It feels like the world as we know it is creaking, no longer able to support the modern lifestyles of homo sapiens. …


This is an exciting week for me on an artistic front as I’ve just released an extended version of my debut single, Wake Up The World. …


I’ve just finished reading The Good Ancestor by Roman Krznaric which examines long-term thinking and its importance for the future of human beings and the planet that we all inhabit.

It’s an inspirational and wonderfully positive book and personally it’s got me thinking about how and why many people are…

Faron Sage

Socially-conscious writer & musician exploring pressing issues at the heart of 21st century life. Check out https://faronsage.org - music for a better world!

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