A Crisis of Consciousness. We have come a long way in our understanding of the physical world around us. But as far as our understanding of the worlds within are concerned, we have not progressed very far at all. We still know very little about how we think, about why we feel the way we do, or about how our attitudes and beliefs affect our perception and hence our reality.
June 19, 2018. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley joined Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to announce America's withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
Singapore, June 12, 2018. The President of the United States Donald J. Trump, met with Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, in the first summit meeting between the leaders of the two countries.
To an impartial observer – say, an alien zoologist from another planet – there must be very compelling evidence that human beings suffer from a serious mental disorder, and are perhaps even insane.
Every day we hear a lot about Russia, about Russian spies, Russia's interference in the US presidential election, Russian politics in Syria, and Russian propaganda machine on Facebook….Picture by Pixabay.com, CC0 Creative Commons
The President of France Emmanuel Macron receives “Oscar in Politics”in Recognition of his Vision of a New, Strong and United Europe
Thursday, May 10, Aachen, Germany. The prestigious International Charlemagne Prize award, so-called "Oscar in Politics” of 2018 was extended to the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, in recognition of his vision of a new, strong, united and sovereign Europe and of the re-establishment of the European project.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Chiang Rai, Thailand. Today the world is exhaling and rejoicing with the news that all of the boys and their coach trapped in the cave in Thailand have now been rescued.
Countess Emilia Plater (German-Switz: Broel-Plater, Lithuanian: Emilija Pliaterytė; (11/13/1806 - 12/23/1831) was a noblewoman and revolutionary from the lands of the partitioned Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. Raised in a patriotic tradition, she fought in the November 1830 Uprising (against Russian Empire) ,during which she raised a small unit, participated in several engagements, and received the rank of captain.
Historic 2018 Inter-Korean Summit – a Promise for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula
The 2018 inter-Korean summit took place on April 27 on the South Korean side of the Joint Security Area, between Moon-Jae-in, President of South Korea, and Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea. It was the first time since the end of the Korean War in 1953 that a North Korean leader entered the South Korea's territory.
The word ‘kundalini’ comes from the Hindu tradition and is used to describe a form of mysterious energy that lies dormant in all of us at the foot of our spine. When awakened this energy rises up the spine, purifies all chakras along the way until it reaches the head where it unites with its ‘ divine spouse’ and the person reaches enlightenment.
Is intelligence something that can be seen on a person's face? If we are talking about predicting a person's IQ score with a tiny margin of error, then probably not. Researchers claim that there are at least 23 different kinds of intelligence.
“Whatever is begun in anger ends in shame.” –Benjamin Franklin. I found that quote on Brainy quotes. In fact they had 28 pages of quotations on the subject of anger, and although I didn’t read them all, I did read several dozen, and they all reflected a similar philosophy – that anger is a negative passion.
I was at work one morning back in February 2007 and the owner of our company stuck his head into my office to tell me he had hired a new messenger. I felt there was something strange as he tried to act like he was in a hurry. "His name is Eric. And, oh yeah, he used to be a gang leader and spent 24 years in prison...
On November 14, 1992 Annette Herfkens, an international bond trader on Wall Street and her fiance Willem van der Pas (Pasje) boarded Vietnam Airlines flight 474 in Ho Chi Minh City. They were just two young people in love that planned a romantic getaway to the coastal resort of Nha Trang.
Moscow, Russia, December 1992...... There was a diplomatic reception held at the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. It was a major diplomatic event of the year and all the foreign ambassadors and consuls were present.