Capitalism exploits Us / Kapitalismus nutzt uns Aus / Capitalismo nos Explora / Capitalismo nos Explota

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The ultimate source of profit, the driving force behind capitalist production, is the unpaid labor of workers. Exploitation forms the foundation of the capitalist system. All the billions in bonuses for the Wall Street bankers, every dividend paid to the shareholders of industrial corporations, every dollar collected by capitalist landlords, all of this is the result ...

We are one Planet / Wir sind ein Planet / Somos um Planeta / Somos un Planeta

We were hunters and foragers, wanderers on the savannahs and the steppes. There were no border guards then, no customs officials. The frontier was everywhere. We were bounded only by the Earth and the ocean and the sky.Since we first emerged a few million years ago in East Africa, we have meandered our way around ...

Existence as such is Weird / Existenz als solche ist Seltsam / Existência como tal é Estranha / La existencia como tal es Extraña

The reason why certain people turn to philosophy - why I became a philosopher - was that, since I was a little boy, I always felt that existence as such was weird.I mean, here we are - isn’t that odd? Of course it’s odd. What do you mean by odd? Well, it’s what’s different from even. I ...

Love Now / Liebe Jetzt / Ama Agora / Ama ahora

Real Love you give without expecting anything back, and its the giving that makes you glow inside. Love means patience, Awareness, being present. And also knowing when to receive it too. But do not have any expectations, expectations will make you unhappy. It is magic, but it is not a pill. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7rXlbHtcqM Treat it as something that is ...

Earth Democracy / Demokratie der Erde / Democracia da Terra / Democracia de la Tierra

We are all members of the Earth community. We all have the duty to protect the rights and welfare of all species and all people. Defending biological and cultural diversity is a duty of all people. No Humans have the right to encroach on the ecological space of other species and other people, or treat them ...

The greatest Skill of All / Die größte Fähigkeit von Allen / A maior habilidade de Todos / La mejor habilidad de Todos

When someone practises their will against the World in a manner that is out of rhythm with the cycles of change, they may disrupt that harmony and unintended consequences may more likely result rather than the willed outcome. Taoism does not identify one's will as the root problem. Rather, Taoism asserts that one must place their ...

Lone Traveler / Einsamer Reisender / Viajante Solitário / Viajero Solitario

I am truly a lone traveler and have never belonged to my country, my home, my friends, or even my immediate family, with my whole heart; in the face of all these ties, I have never lost a sense of distance and a need for solitude … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NjwrWVCdYg How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each ...

Return home in Peace / Heimkehr in Frieden / Voltar para casa em Paz / Regresar a casa en Paz

Your vital energy is returning to the source like a flowing stream returning to ocean. Heaven is our Father, Earth is our Mother. All people are our brothers and sisters and all things are our companions. In this gentle, peaceful journey, you are forming one body with heaven, Earth and all things.Entrust yourself in the transforming ...

Critical Branch Point / Kritische Abzweigung / Ponto de ramificação Crítico / Punto de ramificación Crítico

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Those Worlds in space are as countless as all the grains of sand on all the beaches of the Earth. Each of those Worlds is as real as ours and every one of them is a succession of incidents, events, occurrences which influence its future. Countless Worlds, numberless moments, an immensity of space and time. And our small ...

Face the Facts / Sieh den Tatsachen ins Auge / Encare os Fatos / Enfrenta los Hechos

What I think an awakening really involves, is a re-examination of our common sense. We have got all sorts of ideas built into us, which seem unquestioned, obvious. And our speech reflects them; its common phrases. 'Face the facts.' As if they were outside you. As if life were something they simply encountered as a foreigner. ...

Toxic Thoughts / Giftige Gedanken / Pensamentos Tóxicos / Pensamientos Tóxicos

When someone hurts you, they can end up occupying your thoughts for hours, days, months or even years. You can not stop thinking about their behavior, and you constantly remember how they looked and what they said. This happens a lot with couples who end their relationship abruptly and results in a cycle of toxic thoughts. Toxic ...

End of the Paradigm / Ende des Paradigmas / Fim do Paradigma / Fin del Paradigma

The collapse of Wall Street in September 2008 and the continuing financial crisis very clearly signal the end of the paradigm that puts finance above real wealth created by nature and Humans, and puts profits above people and corporations above citizens. This paradigm can only be kept alive with limitless bailouts. It can only be kept ...

Talking to Trees / Mit Bäumen Sprechen / Falando com Arvores / Hablando con Arboles

Many people in today's World have great material wealth, still they remain unhappy in the depths of their souls. They know they have an abundance of things, but they feel they are missing something. Something they can not buy and that is very important, truly momentous: a reason for being. Money is crucial for survival, just as ...

We are the Evil / Wir sind das Böse / Nós somos o Mal / Somos el Mal

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The endless reports of thieves, suicide bombers, murderers, pedophiles, racists, and bullies is enough to make you lose all hope that Humans are capable one day of  living in complete peace and harmony. Are we genetically predisposed towards evil behaviors like selfishness, violence, and cruelty. You are more than our thoughts and more than your desires, but you ...

Economy is Anti Life / Wirtschaft ist Anti-Leben / Economia é anti Vida / Economía es anti Vida

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Economy and ecology derived from oikos, which is the Greek word for home or household. Ecology is the science of the household. Economy is supposed to be the management of the household. Aristotle referred to Oikonomia as the art of living and differentiated it from Chrematistics, the art of money making. Today, economy has been reduced to the ...

Scarcity creates Greed / Knappheit schafft Gier / Escassez cria Ganância / Escasez crea Avaricia

Greed is not a fundamental aspect of Human nature. Greed is a consequence of scarcity. If you and I are living in an incredible abundance, such as used to exist 200 years ago - the fish were so thick one the water that it looked like you could walk across the rivers. Under those conditions ...

2012-03-11 Natal, Brazil / Hold Me, Love Me / Halt Mich, Lieb Mich / Me Segure, Me Ame / Abrazame, Amame

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Have you hugged your child lately? It is most important to show a hugging Love for your child ... not from a distance, not by words only, but love with a hug. Your Love gives your child the foundation of self-confidence, helps your child to view itself positively and try new things, knowing that your Love ...

Be mindful of Death / Sei dir des Todes Bewusst / Esteja atento à Morte / Se consciente de la Muerte

Change, and everything is change, nothing can be held on to. To the degree that you go with a stream, you see, you are still, you are flowing with it. But to the degree you resist the stream, then you notice that the current is rushing past you and fighting you. So swim with it, go ...

1994-03-09 Los Angeles, USA / Notes of a Dirty Old Man / Notizen eines schmutzigen alten Mannes / Anotações de um Velho Sujo / Notas de un viejo sucio

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If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. If you're going to try, go all the way. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could ...

Selfie Obsessed / Selfie Besessen / Selfie Obcecado / Selfie Obsesionado

An increasing number of selfie-obsessed young women are seeking out cosmetic surgery under the guise of female empowerment. More people than ever before are getting plastic surgery. Many are doing so to look better in selfies. Patients are blaming their weird appearance in selfies as a reason to consult a plastic surgeon and seek minor or ...