The universe is in Us / Das Universum ist in Uns / O universo está em Nós / El universo está en Nosotros

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In our standard view of things, Consciousness exists only in the brains of highly evolved organisms, and hence consciousness exists only in a tiny part of the universe and only in very recent history. According to panpsychism, in contrast, consciousness pervades the universe and is a fundamental feature of it. This does not mean that literally ...

The Unseen / Die Ungesehenen / Os Invisíveis / Los nunca Visto

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We ignore people who are less fortunate than ourselves, who live on the fringes of Society. We care about others 40% less than people in the 1980's did, with the biggest drop-off in Empathy occurring after the year 2000. Reasons for this drop in Empathy is mainly due the increase in media (both social and mainstream) and ...

Dare to Be / Trau dich zu Sein / Atreva-se a Ser / Atreverse a Ser

Infants have no capacity for self-awareness. Then, between 18 and 24 months of age, they become conscious of their own thoughts, feelings, and sensations - embarking on a quest that will consume much of their lives. For modern Selves, the first shock of self-recognition marks the beginning of a lifelong search for the one true Self ...

Protect the Planet / Schütze den Planeten / Proteja o Planeta / Protege el Planeta

You can be easily feel disconnected from nature - especially if, like more than half of the World’s population, you live in a city, where food may seem to appear magically in grocery stores and fresh water comes out of a tap. It is important to remember that without intact natural areas elsewhere, cities could not exist. Forests ...

2004-12-26 Marbella, Spain / Where were You / Wo warst Du / Onde estava Você / Dónde Estabas

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The '2004 Indian Ocean' earthquake of 9.1 – 9.3 magnitude occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26th December with the epicentre off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The undersea earthquake was caused when the Indian Plate was subducted by the Burma Plate and triggered a series of devastating tsunamis along the coasts bordering the Indian Ocean, killing ...

2016-12-25 Goring-on-Thames, UK/ Last Christmas / Letzte Weihnachten / Último Natal / Últimas Navidades

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In the early hours of Christmas morning, 25th December 2016, George Michael died at his home in Goring-on-Thames, aged 53. He was found dead, lying in bed, by his partner. 'I went round there to wake him up and he was just gone, lying peacefully in bed. Everything had been very complicated recently, but George was ...

2016-12-24 Natal, Brazil / They’ve taken the One I Love / Sie haben genommen die ich Liebe / Eles tomaram o que eu Amo / Han tomado la que Amo

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I had lots of dreams in my life, beautiful ones but dreaming that my baby Matilda would be taken away was an ugly and unconfortable nightmare. Children are the biggest gift in life. But this dream and my inner fear of losing something important to me became reality today. They have taken the One I love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A_RIZc_pGOc At this ...

What if you’re Wrong / Was, wenn du falsch Liegst / E se você estiver Errado / Qué pasa si estás Equivocado

It can be painful to admit when you have made a wrong decision. Maybe you hired the wrong person, or you took a job that was not a good fit, or launched a new product line that no one seems to want. It is Human nature to be optimistic and always assume that you have ...

Love is Wise – Hatred is Foolish / Liebe ist Weise – Hass ist Dumm / Amor é Sábio – Odio é Tolo / Amor es Sabio – Odio es Tonto

British philosopher, mathematician, and sociocultural critic Bertrand Russell’s on culture and the Human condition, the most important and admirable aspirations we could hope to live up to, both individually and as a Society. In this rare 1959 interview with BBC, he is asked to pass along advice to a later generation. In just under two minutes he articulates two ...

Mind and your Reality / Verstand und Deine Realität / Mente e a sua Realidade / Mente y tu Realidad

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The World is a looking glass, it gives back to every man a true reflection of his own thoughts. We live in a World created by our own thoughts. There is no reality, but a reality created within ourselves. Rule your mind or it will rule you. The mind is the place that creates all our ...

How to be a better You / Ein besseres Du Sein / Como ser um melhor Você / Cómo ser un mejor Tú

It all comes down to this basic question, that Human beings have for a long long time been concerned about transforming their minds. Is there any way in which one's mind can be transformed or is it simply a process which is nothing more than a vicious circle?A World beset by a complex of problems, any ...

Ocean of Consciousness / Ozean des Bewusstseins / Oceano da Consciência / Océano de la Conciencia

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If you imagine the World as an ocean, you are like the ripples on the ocean. Formations like ripples and waves occur, because of wind, tides, and other forces. The universe is in motion due to karmic forces. A ripple, a wave, or a billow may seem as an individual entity for a moment, creating the ...

Stop being an Idiot / Hör auf ein Idiot zu Sein / Pare de ser Burro / Deja de ser un Idiota

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There are now firms that will scrape your Facebook profile, Twitter profiles and any use of social media to create an extensive profile on you. Long before you meet your blind date for the first time, long before a company calls you in for an interview, they are reviewing your digital footprint. Is that an invasion of ...

Decline of our Glaciers / Rückgang unserer Gletscher / Declínio de nossas Geleiras / Disminución de nuestros Glaciares

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When President Taft created Glacier National Park in 1910, it was home to an estimated 150 glaciers. Since then the number has decreased to fewer than 30, and most of those remaining have shrunk in area by two-thirds. Within 30 years most if not all of the park's namesake glaciers will disappear. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Um4MH9mB3Jo Everywhere on Earth ice is ...

Practice is not Easy / Übung ist nicht Einfach / Prática não é Fácil / Práctica no es Fácil

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Be conscious of the truth, the center of Consciousness, and perform your actions selflessly with non-attachment. No matter where you are, meditation in action can be practiced. Learn not to forget the center of Consciousness within you. Do not allow your mind to be scattered, and whatever you do, do it with full attention. Beneath all ...

A mindless Culture / Eine geistlose Kultur / Cultura Estupido / Cultura Estupido

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A generation has fallen down the rabbit hole of electronic hallucinations with images often dominated by violence and pornography. The entrapment in a World of nonstop electronic sounds and images, begun with the phonograph and radio, advanced by cinema and television and perfected by video games, the Internet and hand-held devices, is making it impossible to ...

Let go of Attachment / Von Bindung Loslassen / Deixar do Afeto/ Dejalo de Cariño

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How do Human beings respond within relationships when hurt, separated from loved ones, or perceiving a threat. People with anxious-preoccupied attachment seek high levels of intimacy, approval, and responsiveness from their attachment figure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf7ZePNuus0 They sometimes value intimacy to such an extent that they become overly dependent on the attachment figure. People who are anxious or preoccupied ...

Space Junk / Weltraumschrott / Lixo Espacial / Basura Espacial

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The 'United States Strategic Command' tracked a total of 17,852 artificial objects in orbit above the Earth, including 1,419 operational satellites. More than 170 million debris smaller than 1 cm, about 670. 000 thousand debris between 1 and 10 cm, and around 29,000 thousand larger debris were estimated to be in orbit. Collisions with debris have become a hazard to ...

Before the universe Began / Bevor das Universum Begann / Antes que o universo Começou / Antes de que el universo Comenzo

How can we understand the World in which we find ourselves? How does the universe behave? What is the nature of reality? Where did all this come from? So there was this chicken, ok, and then there was this egg. No, wait. So there was this egg, ok, and then there was this chicken. Traditionally these were questions ...

Economics is Brain Damage / Wirtschaft ist Gehirnschaden / Economia é dano Cerebral / Economía es daño cerebral

In today’s World, economics is king. Everyone is talking money and economy, yet none of it is actually even real. Money now grows faster than the real World and economics is so fundamentally disconnected from the real World that it is destructive. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvJ1agNM5z0 The economists say, if you clearcut the forest, take the money and put it in the ...

Nothing stays Forever / Nichts bleibt für Immer / Nada permanece para Sempre / Nada permanece para Siempre

We came to this Earth without words. And in our thoughts we dreamt of the cosmos; looking towards the sky. It was only until we defined it, that we knew what it was. We thought it was unreachable. But we looked back and could see our own footsteps, tracing the path from long ago; where we ...

Environmental Sustainability / Umweltverträglichkeit / Sustentabilidade Ambiental / Sostenibilidad del medio Ambiente

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In 1992, more than 170 countries came together at the Rio Earth Summit and have agreed to pursue sustainable development, protect biological diversity, prevent dangerous interference with climate systems, and conserve forests. But, 25 years later, the natural systems on which humanity relies continue to be degraded. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZFHXJuHqYI Since 1970 humanity’s ecological footprint has exceeded the Earth’s capacity and has risen ...