Fate of the whole Planet / Das Schicksal des ganzen Planeten / Destino de todo o Planeta / Destino de todo el Planeta

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Climate change affects everybody. It does not care if you are black or white, rich or poor, male or female. Climate change affects everybody, and the notion that we can ignore it is just foolish. We are talking about the fate of the whole planet. There are five countries that disproportionately hold the fate of ...

A disease called Humans / Eine Krankheit namens Menschen / Uma doença chamada Humanos / Una enfermedad llamada Humanos

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Earth is home to millions of species. Just one dominates it. Humans. Our cleverness, our inventiveness and our activities have modified almost every part of our planet. We are having a profound impact on it. Our cleverness, our inventiveness and our activities are now the drivers of every global problem we face. The World is ...

Rich people are poor people with Money / Reiche sind arme Leute mit Geld / Ricos são pobres com Dinheiro / Ricos son pobres con dinero

Some of the most miserable people are worth hundreds of millions. They perpetuate toxicity, narcissism, and a sense of lack that makes it difficult to spend any meaningful time with them or connect on a human level. They focus on maintaining or growing their wealth not on expressing gratitude for what they have, or considering ...

Is everything in life worth Sharing / Ist alles im Leben wert geteilt zu Werden / Vale a pena compartilhar tudo na Vida / Vale la pena compartir todo en la Vida

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You have not been on holiday if you did not post a picture every 30 seconds online. You have not been to a concert if you do not start a Facebook live event. You have not been to a restaurant if you have not checked into it. Peace. Peace is beautiful. Chilling under the sun in ...

More equal than Others / Mehr gleich als Andere / Mais igual que os Outros / Más igual que Otros

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The consumption of meat increases, the animals are transported for days or weeks to death, meat remains cheap, the meat mafia goes richer. Many say that is capitalism. But in the countries of the so-called real socialism, there has also been mass animal husbandry under dire conditions. Carelessness and cruelty seem to be the basic ...

We don’t talk anymore / Wir reden nicht Mehr / Não falamos Mais / No hablamos Mas

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Why do we not talk to each other anymore, really talk to each other. What ever happened to the art of conversation. You know, When you talked and someone really listened. In todays age of technological advancement, this might all sound like a glorious inconvenience but the build up required to take a phone call whether in ...

Truth is Elusive / Wahrheit ist schwer zu Fassen / A verdade é Esquiva / La verdad es Esquiva

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We automatically lie, we lie without being able to tell that we are lying. We both lie and become the lie, all in the one go. Whenever you say what something is, then straightaway you lie. This is because truth is elusive, it can not be pointed at or nailed down in any kind. It can only be alluded to, ...

Sharing economy is not about Sharing / In der Sharing Economy geht es nicht ums Teilen / Sharing economy economia não é sobre Compartilhar / Sharing economy no se trata de Compartir

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Airbnb has become the largest hotel chain in the World, Uber expanded against large protests from the taxi industry and the Lending Club got listed on Wall Street. The sharing economy will generate revenues up to $335 billion by 2025, and Uber alone is valued at $ 41 billion. The millennial generation has expressed a lack of trust in incumbents and ...

A lost Humanity / Eine verlorene Menschheit / Uma humanidade Perdida / Una humanidad Perdida

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We are so insignificant that you can not believe the whole universe exists for our benefit. This belief derives from a worldview that presupposes such insignificance, with even the further implication, that humanity is the meaningless product of evolutionary processes. It took intelligent life roughly 4 billion years to develop on Earth. We do not know ...

The politics of Belonging / Politik der Zugehörigkeit / A política de Pertencer / La politica de pertenencia

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Research in psychology, anthropology, neuroscience and evolutionary biology points to the same conclusion: Human beings are spectacularly unusual when compared to other animals. We possess an unparalleled sensitivity to the needs of others, a unique level of concern about their welfare, and a peerless ability to create moral norms that generalise and enforce these tendencies. We are also the ...

Conspiracy Theories / Verschwörungstheorien / Teorias de Conspiração / Teorias de Conspiracion

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Most people are consumers rather than producers of conspiracy theories. They do not come up with their own conspiracy theories but endorse those that are already in circulation and the public endorsement of the most popular conspiracy theories is growing. When it comes to shaping the online conversation around climate change, deniers and conspiracy theorists hold ...

Capitalism will starve Humanity / Der Kapitalismus wird die Menschheit verhungern Lassen / Capitalismo deixa morrer a humanidade de Fome / Capitalismo matará de hambre a la Humanidad

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Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it has devastated the planet and has failed to improve Human well-being at scale. Capitalism has failed people and the planet through overproduction, over-consumption, waste, greed, and inequality. Corporations are responding to consumer demand and pressure from Wall Street. Corporations are able to continue engaging in increasingly environmentally ...

Like Me Button / Gefällt Mir Butyon / Curta-Me Botão / Botón de Me Gusta

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It is hard to exaggerate how much the 'Like' button changed the psychology of Facebook use. What had begun as a passive way to track your friends’ lives has become now deeply interactive. Users are gambling every time they share a photo, web link, or status update.  You might dismiss it as a guilty pleasure that ...

Change is Coming / Änderung Kommt / A mudança está Chegando / A mudança está Chegando

Change is coming to America. Change is coming to Europe. Change is coming to the Middle East. Change is coming to Asia. Change is coming to the islands of the sea. Change is coming to you. Change is coming to your family. Change is coming to your congregation. Change is coming to your city. Are ...

Return to authentic Being / Rückkehr zum authentischen Sein / Voltar ao ser Autêntico / Regresar al ser Auténtico

Once you begin to become really honest with yourself about your life and affairs, no matter how painful this recognition might be in the moment, it marks a turning point in your life - a turning point where you begin to see things more clearly and are more willing to see things more clearly, to ...

First thing in the Morning / Das erste am Morgen / Primeira coisa de Manhã / La primera cosa en la Mañana

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When you wake up in the morning and turn over to your phone to see the list of notifications - it frames the experience of ‘waking up in the morning’ around a menu of all the things you have missed since yesterday. You are immediately in catch-up mode. So much has happened since you went to ...

Our biggest Challenge / Unsere größte Herausforderung / Nosso maior Desafio / Nuestro mayor Desafío

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Focus on seven global challenges - food, forests, water, energy, climate, cities, and the ocean because response to these challenges are intertwined and actions to address one have impacts on others. The effects of climate change are everywhere. Arctic and Antarctic ice is melting, leading to rising sea levels. The frequency and strength of storms is increasing, leaving destruction. And ...

Capitalism exploits Humans / Kapitalismus nutzt Menschen Aus / Capitalismo explora os Seres Humanos / Capitalismo explota a los Humanos

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The World today sees the most widespread questioning and rejection of the capitalist system. The crisis of the World economy is making itself felt in all spheres of life, causing immense instability in politics and World relations. A social crisis has found its reflection in mass Consciousness, particularly amongst young people, who in many parts of ...

Not a sane way to Live / Keine gesunde Art zu Leben / Não é uma maneira saudável de Viver / No es una forma sana de Vivir

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You force yourself to wake up in the morning, dress up, drive straight to work, drive back home about 8 hours later, watch TV and sleep, only to repeat the same routine next day for almost the entire of your life. You consider this kind of living as normal and even healthy, but if you stop and think ...

2017-10-16 Bidnija, Malta / Journalism was her Life / Journalismus war ihr Leben / Jornalismo era sua Vida / El periodismo era su Vida

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Fairness, objectivity and honesty matter. Good journalists push themselves to dig deeper and ask tough questions. They put personal feelings aside to unearth the truth. Courage is vital. They are not satisfied making phone calls from a comfortable desk. Their assignments carry considerable risks. In recent years, journalists have suffered injuries from land mines, car bombs ...

Why Fight / Warum Kämpfen / Por que Lutar / Por qué Pelear

Most modern wars are fought over political disagreements, which are pretty shallow, ideological battles. What kind of government are we going to have? Capitalism called communism, or communism called capitalism, or what have you?Those wars are fought out of fear. So we’ll say, 'All right, we’re going to blow those bastards to pieces. We’re afraid ...

It is a Trap / Das ist eine Falle / É uma Armadilha / Es una Trampa

We don’t have to have fast food workers. We don’t have to have people who work shit jobs. We don’t have to. We just need to figure out how to restructure Society, so everybody somehow or another plays a part, has something to contribute, has something to share. I mean, that’s what a real Society ...

The Revolution of Values / Die Revolution der Werte / A revolução dos Valores / La revolución de los Valores

The World is addicted to weapons, armaments, militarism and death, a reality which has been intertwined into every aspect of the global economy. In the past year alone, the World has spent some $1.6 trillion on the buying and selling of death machines that have no purpose other than death itself. The sooner and faster they ...