Category Archives: The world we live in Now

Observations and reflections of sweeping change

Moving into the unknown

I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which … Continue reading

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The kiss

An enchanted guide to a very famous and popular painting… I found the video on http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/, a lovely non-profit organization creating a free, multi-dimensional, multi-medial  art history book. Isn’t this the way to go ? Share yourself with the world. Create….and … Continue reading

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The antidote

Exploring the “negative path” to well-being… Research] points to an alternative approach [to happiness]: a ‘negative path’ to happiness that entails taking a radically different stance towards those things most of us spend our lives trying hard to avoid. This … Continue reading

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The arrow of time

Why is the past different from the future ?

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Honor the gift

Ian Mc Gilchrist talks about the natural and cultural history of the divided brain and why we tend base everything on what we – believe – to know.

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The American Dream

From a life in middle class to a life in the drain. So can we do something about it ? Yes we can. But its up to us – not to them or Obama. Each and everyone of us has … Continue reading

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The world must follow the church

Satire reveals what lies beneath. From prayer to opulence.  From serving god to the worship of the golden calf. Human need, human wants. From humility to hubris. The Catholic Church Fashion Show from Federico Fellini’s Roma

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Why everything is connected to everything else…

Rockstar physicist Brian Cox uses quantum mechanics to illustrate one of the deepest truths of existence.

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The tyranny of common sense

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution

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Are we too many ?

How many people can live on planet earth ? Richard Attenborough on population and consumption

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