We can use provocations from Empire as a way to create a state of self-authority where we can rise above the decay and decadence of a polarized society. Neil Kramer returns to explain how mainstream culture is being used as a control mechanism for the masses by increasing the degree of polarization within our society. To understand how this works, we delve into Hermetic thought and explore the Principle of Polarity from the Kybalion. This gives us insight into the force underlying the extremities, enabling us to critically evaluate it and decide for ourselves how to act upon the information we are given. This interview with Regina Meredith was originally webcast November 30, 2017.