The last One / Der Letzte / O Ultimo / El Ultimo

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When animals die out, the last survivor is called an endling. It is a word of soft beauty, heartbreaking solitude, and chilling finality. Endlings are avatars of loss. In the midst of Earth’s sixth mass extinction, these singular creatures embody the crisis facing our dwindling fauna and our failure to avert it. By the time a species is down ...

Empathy is the opposite of Utopia / Empathie ist das Gegenteil von Utopie / Empatia é o oposto de Utopia / Empatía es lo opuesto a la Utopía

You know that empathy is a deeply important quality, which enables you to see the World as it looks through other, normally very different, eyes. You may think of it as the business of escaping your normal egoism, of leaving the Self and putting yourself imaginatively into someone else’s experience. It is not so much ...

Expectations and Reality / Erwartungen und Realität / Expectativas e Realidade / Expectativas y Realidad

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The media World is creating a big gap between expectations and reality. In the media World, everyone is handsome, rich, happy and living the dream. Every day, you are exposed to thousands of ads showing you all these happy people. Not surprisingly you connect happiness with buying new things. And you figure out that shopping does ...

Born into This / In dies Hineingeboren / Nascido em Isso / Nacido en Esto

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You have been born into a World where fear is the only lasting emotion. The reign of terror has become so open and clear that most people find it hard to deny the World is devolving into a totalitarian dictatorship. Citizens are asked to make a choice between an incompetent war-hawk and another incompetent wark-hawk. Terrorist ...

2007-08-24 New York, USA / New World Order / Neue Weltordnung / Nova ordem Mundial / Nuevo orden Mundial

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The New World Order is an emerging totalitarian World government. A secretive power elite with a globalist agenda is conspiring to eventually rule the World through an authoritarian government which will replace sovereign nation-states. Many influential historical and contemporary figures have been purported to be part of a group that operates through many front organizations to orchestrate political and financial events, ranging from causing systemic crisis to pushing through controversial policies at international ...

A message of Feeling / Eine Botschaft des Gefühls / Uma mensagem de Sentimento / Un mensaje de Sentimiento

We have to have a vision. I don’t mean a plan. I don’t mean an agenda. I mean a vision and you don’t - the vision comes from above. It comes from - call it the unconscious, call it the Gaian mind, call it the Great Spirit.It doesn’t come out of committee meetings and the ...

Fear of Missing out / Angst außen vor zu Bleiben / Medo de ficar de Fora / Miedo de quedarse Afuera

Fear of Missing out - is the acute and often unjustified belief that everyone is having more fun than you, and that you are somehow being left out of all the fun. But this affliction, caused by social media where you see endless status updates and photos of your friends showing off their (supposedly) happier, more ...

The Loneliness Epidemic / Epidemie der Einsamkeit / A epidemia da Solidão / La epidemia de Soledad

You live in an era in which communication seems simpler than times of the past. In essence, a co-worker is one email away, a friend is one text away, and a loved one is one video chat away. Although communication is easier and faster, connection still is complicated. Despite the practical societal advancements, our technologically advanced time is ...

Global Inequality / Globale Ungleichheit / Desigualdade Global / Desigualdad Global

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The last 40 years have been great to poverty reduction across the World. More people on the globe have exited poverty and gained access to goods and food than in any historical period. However, while millions are leaving misery, especially in Asia, the rich are becoming richer. The middle class, the 40% in the the middle, ...

Human Transcendence / Menschliche Transzendenz / Transcendência Humana / Trascendencia Humana

We use technology to transcend our limits, to move exponentially and transcend our World. There is an entire movement, called transhumanism, dedicated to promoting the use of technological advancements to enhance our physical, intellectual and psychological capabilities, transcending the limitations of the Human condition. Transhumanism had been the the terrain of science fiction authors and fringe ...

Seven worlds, one Planet / Sieben Welten, ein Planet / Sete mundos, um Planeta / Siete mundos, un Planeta

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The combination of environmental change and diversity loss increases the risk of abrupt and potentially irreversible ecosystem collapse. The time has come to stop talking in terms of distinct crises, be it climate or biodiversity, we need tackle them all as one, with total system change ... ... transformative change, including changing global economic, financial and ...

The most brilliant heist in History / Der brillanteste Überfall in der Geschichte / O golpe mais brilhante da História / El atraco más brillante de la Historia

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The World economy has already crossed or is about of crossing a whole set of planetary boundaries, each one of which represents a planetary emergency in its own right, including ocean acidification, loss of biological diversity, the disruption of nitrogen and phosphorus cycles, disappearance of fresh water, land cover change (particularly deforestation), and growing pollution ...

Are animals Conscious / Sind Tiere Bewusst / Animais são Conscientes / Son conscientes los Animales

Animals seems to have emotions, intentions, plans, and personalities, all things we Humans associate with Conscious­ness. Animals do not think in words. This means that cats and dogs and horses do not possess anything quite like Human intelligence or reflective self-conscious­ness, which is dominated by language. Animal Awareness, whatever it is like, must be more immediate and reactive. Humans ...

Nationalism vs Globalism / Nationalismus vs Globalismus / Nacionalismo vs Globalismo / Nacionalismo vs Globalismo

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Globalization, nationalism, and the relations between them have been the subjects of debate for many years. The World has become very different from what it was, because of globalization. It is the struggle of nationalism against globalism, and it will be fought out, not only among nations, but within nations. As the World becomes interdependent, the ...

Too Beautiful / Zu Schön / Linda Demais / Demasiado Hermosa

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Social media in general, and Instagram particularly, has a reputation for making its users feel rubbish about themselves. Instagram is the worst platform for mental health, and social media is fuelling a mental health crisis. The more you click your way through Instagram, Facebook and so on, the greater your dissatisfaction with your own appearance becomes. You can hardly ...

Do not forget Nature / Vergiss die Natur Nicht / Não se esqueça da Natureza / No te olvides de la Naturaleza

The debate about climate change is no longer occurring in the scientific community. Qualified climate scientists have long since unanimously agreed that the evidence of climate change is overwhelming, and that Human activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels, is its main cause. Carbon dioxide has reached record high atmospheric levels. This has led to shrinking ...

The gap is Widening / Die Kluft vergrößert Sich / A lacuna está se Ampliando / La brecha se está Ampliando

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The combined fortunes of the World's 26 richest individuals reached $1.4 trillion last year - the same amount as the total wealth of the 3.8 billion poorest people. The year before, it was the top 43 people and the year before that, it was the top 62 people. Billionaires, who now number a record 2,208, ...

End Of Emotions / Ende der Gefühle / Fim das Emoções / Fin de las Emociones

Relationships are now becoming obsolete since few past years. People are moving towards the no strings attached theme. Relationship without having any emotions at all regarding your partner has gained much popularity as nowadays, no one has so much time to deal with the typical relationship. Emotions are not a mistake. It is the manifestation of ...

How to save Humankind / Wie man die Menschheit Rettet / Como salvar a Humanidade / Cómo salvar a la Humanidad

Cities are part of the system to keep people alive on Earth. People tend to like cities, and have been congregating in them ever since the invention of agriculture, 10,000 or so years ago. Agriculture made cities possible, by providing enough food to feed a settled crowd on a regular basis. Cities can not work ...

Positive attitude and being Smart / Positive Einstellung und Klug / Atitude positiva e ser Inteligente / Actitud positiva y ser Inteligente

If you walk into a room today filled with 25 women, how many of them do you think find themselves attractive. One. That is right, only One. This is not fiction or an isolated phenomenon either. The large majority of women fail to find themselves beautiful. Only 4 % of women find themselves beautiful and that anxiety ...

Who owns the Moon / Wem gehört der Mond / Quem é o dono da Lua / Quien posee la Luna

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Claiming new national territories had been very much a European habit, applied to non-European parts of the World. In particular the Portuguese, the Spanish, the Dutch, the French and the English created huge colonial empires. In the 1967 the United States and the Soviet Union agreed that colonization on Earth had been responsible for tremendous Human ...

2007-07-12 Bagdad, Iraq / Collateral Murder / Kollateral Mord / Assassinato Colateral / Asesinato Colateral

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'Well it’s their fault for bringing their kids into a battle,' one of the Apache soldiers is heard saying. 'That’s right,' another agrees. Kristinn Hrafnsson, an Icelandic investigative journalist who worked with WikiLeaks to investigate the ‘Collateral Murder’ video described what he saw as 'a testimony of evil.' Hrafnsson was sitting in a Reykjavik cafe with WikiLeaks Editor ...

The adults Power Game / Das Machtspiel der Erwachsenen / O jogo do poder dos Adultos / El juego del poder de los Adultos

Even though you may feel small and powerless, everything you do matters and everyone matters. The experiences you have in childhood of growing up in systems of power and control create a world-view that persists into adulthood. You learn to believe that domination is just the way the World works. You take it for granted that ...