Monthly Archives: July 2011

Stop screwing around

From the Economist MAYBE everything will turn out all right. One shouldn’t forget that possibility. As each day passes, however, frustration grows. Leaders in America and Europe are dallying with failure on an epic scale. They are constrained by dysfunctional … Continue reading

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Women of Peace

By Fabiana Frayssinet Local women’s voices have begun to be heard over a community radio station now broadcasting in Complexo do Alemao, a clump of favelas or shantytowns on the north side of this Brazilian city that were ruled until recently … Continue reading

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The World’s Library

Bookcrossin.com is such a neat idea…. This site does away with the idea that books are inanimate objects that become useless once read. Dusting away in a bookcase is no longer  the fate of a book…They are meant to be … Continue reading

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Make new from old

Dear friends and visitors, The overarching theme of the Living Room is ” How to live a life based on Truth” This blog exists since 2010 and reflects my own journey, as well as featuring the contributions of many souls … Continue reading

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The old order of things

I am silently watching as the current world events take their course. It is becoming so clear that we all have been living in an illusionary bubble of gargantuan dimensions – and we are are still deeply entangled in it’s … Continue reading

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For the love of truth

Adyashanti: Pearls on a pig

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The culture of balance

By Paul Krugman The facts of the crisis over the debt ceiling aren’t complicated. Republicans have, in effect, taken America hostage, threatening to undermine the economy and disrupt the essential business of government unless they get policy concessions they would … Continue reading

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The news of public discontent

By Michael Wines BEIJING — “After all the wind and storm, what’s going on with the high-speed train?” read the prophetic message posted last Saturday evening on the Chinese microblog Sina Weibo. “It’s crawling slower than a snail. I hope nothing … Continue reading

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Cutting, taxing, spending….

By Thomas L Friedman There is only one thing worse than Republicans and Democrats failing to agree to lift the debt ceiling, and that is lifting the debt ceiling without a well-thought-out plan and with hasty cuts totaling trillions of … Continue reading

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