The acceleration of Time / Die Beschleunigung der Zeit / A aceleração do Tempo / La aceleración del Tiempo

This acceleration of time or complexity shows no sign of slowing down. In fact within the fabric of our own lives we can almost daily, hourly, by the minute feel it speeding up taking hold. It is a cliché that time is moving faster and faster; a cliché of the mass media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FyhbMaD_9aU But I want to ...

A silent Conversation / Eine stille Konversation / Uma conversa Silenciosa / Una conversación Silenciosa

Your listening is only a way of waiting until it is your turn to speak. People want more than anything to be heard and understood and will find anyone who provides them that feeling being powerfully charismatic. If you can not resist thinking about what you want to say when listening, focus instead on being silent. You will ...

This is my Paradise / Das ist mein Paradies / Esse é meu Paraíso / Este es mi Paraíso

Paradise is a metaphysical place in which existence is positive harmonious and eternal; in contrast to the miseries of normal existence, in paradise there is only peace, prosperity, and happiness. Getting there is not exactly the easiest thing, but it is worth the journey. It is a place of contentment, often described as a higher place, ...

Minimalism against Consumerism / Minimalismus gegen Konsumismus / Minimalismo contra Consumismo / Minimalismo contra Consumismo

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Wanting less is a better blessing than having more. Owning less brings great benefit to your life: less stress, less debt, more time, more freedom. But wanting less brings even more. Removing yourself from the culture of consumption that surrounds us allows wonderful habits to emerge in your life: contentment, gratitude, freedom from comparison, and the ...

What Matters / Was Zählt / O que Importa / Lo que Importa

My grandmother was a wonderful person. She taught me how to play the game Monopoly. She understood that the name of the game is to acquire. She would accumulate everything that she could and eventually she became the master of the board.And eventually, every time, she would take my last dollar and I would quit ...

Take Responsibility / Übernimm Verantwortung / Tomar Responsabilidade / Asume la Responsabilidad

We all must try to understand what is happening. We need to try to understand what is happening. And in my humble opinion ideology is only going to get in your way.Nobody understands what is happening. Not Buddhists, not Christians, not government scientists. No one understands what is happening.So, forget ideology. They betray. They limit. ...

Culture is a mass Hallucination / Kultur ist eine Massenhalluzination / Cultura é uma alucinação em Massa / Cultura es una alucinación Masiva

You are caged by your cultural programming. Culture is a mass hallucination, and when you step outside the mass hallucination you see it for what it is worth.So much of what we see, we judge. So much of what we see, we do not like. Racism, sexism, poverty, war, refugee crisis, ideas of privilege.But why ...

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

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Conspiracy theories rely on the view that the universe is governed by design, and embody three principles: nothing happens by accident, nothing is as it seems, and everything is connected. Favored subjects include famous deaths, government activities, new technologies, terrorism and questions of alien life. Among the most widely recognized conspiracy theories are notions concerning the assassination ...

Silence and the Jesus Prayer / Stille und das Jesus Gebet / Silêncio e Oração de Jesus / Silencio y la Oración de Jesús

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner - When you pray, you yourself must be silent; let the prayer speak - To achieve silence: this is of all things the hardest and the most decisive in the art of prayer. Silence is not merely negative - a pause between words, a temporary ...

The pain of Separation / Der Schmerz der Trennung / A dor de Separação / El dolor de la Separación

Once longing is awakened within the heart it is the most direct way home. Like the magnet it draws us deep within our own heart where we are made whole and transformed. This is why the Sufi mystics have always stressed the importance of longing. Your whole life must be one of longing. Yet our present ...

The Immeasurable is not of this World / Das Unermessliche ist nicht von dieser Welt / O incompreensível não é deste Mundo / Lo inconmensurable no es de este Mundo

The immeasurable is not of this World; it is not put together by the mind because what the mind has put together, the mind can undo. To understand the immeasurable, which is to enter into a different World altogether, we must understand this World in which we live, this World which we have created and of ...

A fragile Existence / Eine zerbrechliche Existenz / Uma existência Frágil / Una frágil Existencia

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Ecologists around the the globe are actively working to protect a fragile World. Ecology teaches us that humanity is not the centre of life on the planet; that all forms of life enable our existence and that we must learn to respect them as we respect ourselves. The tremendous beauty of ecological thought shows us an understanding ...

Mankind has reached a Crossroads / Die Menschheit hat einen Scheideweg erreicht / Humanidade chegou a uma Encruzilhada / Humanidad ha llegado a una encrucijada

Ancient secret knowledge was destined to be unveiled at the time when mankind could no longer survive without the ancient knowledge. That time is now. The release of this ancient knowledge will trigger a transformation of Consciousness in our World which will impact almost every aspectof life. Ancient cultures tell us that this is a choice each one ...

Love is the absence of Judgement / Liebe ist die Abwesenheit von Urteilsvermögen / O amor é a ausência de Julgamento / El amor es la ausencia de Juicio

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Love is a natural state. It does not come and go. It is the ever present baseline, the only truth, but it is only known when nothing disturbs it, when nothing unnatural is temporarily added. Judgment divides and separates, creating a You and I, while Love does not see a difference. The Ego does look upon enlightenment ...

A story of Change / Eine Geschichte der Veränderung / Uma história de Mudança / Una historia de Cambio

A Story of Change - The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new World civilization. It calls for a straightforward redesign of our culture in which the age-old inadequacies of war, poverty, hunger, debt and unnecessary Human suffering ...

Existence is Relationship / Existenz ist Beziehung / Existência é um Relacionamento / Existencia es Relación

It has become extremely plausible that this trip between the maternity ward and the crematorium is what there is to life. But when you consider this attitude, you know, what is the poetic counterpart of it?Man is a little germ that lives on an unimportant rock ball that revolves about an insignificant star on the ...

Robots will replace People / Roboter werden Menschen Ersetzen / Robôs irão substituir Pessoas / Tobots reemplazarán a las Personas

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Advances in computer technology are largely behind the slow employment growth of the last years. Many types of jobs are increasingly adopted by powerful new technologies not only in manufacturing, clerical, and retail but in professions such as law, financial services, education, and medicine. Robots, automation, and software can and will replace people. Rapid technological change has been ...

We are the Universe / Wir sind das Universum / Nós somos o Universo / Somos el Universo

Ancient wisdom says that Humans were created to be the caretakers of the Earth. We were placed on this planet to take care for its plants and animals, to protect its natural beauty, to show respect and gratitude for the abundance that Earth gives. Ancient wisdom, and many indigenous cultures live to the fact that even inanimate objects ...

What is Meditation / Was ist Meditation / O que é Meditação / Que es la Meditacion

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Meditation is one of the greatest arts of life - perhaps the greatest art.Because in the understanding of meditation there is Love, and Love is not the product of systems, of habits, of following a method.Love can not be cultivated by thought.Love can perhaps come into being when there is complete silence.And the mind can ...

Mister Lonely / Herr Einsam / Senhor Solitário / Señor Solitario

A lone wolf is a person that generally lives or spends time alone instead of with a group, who prefers solitude, expresses introversion and works alone. The term originates from wolf behavior. Wolves that have left or been excluded from their pack are described as lone wolves. As such, these lone wolves may be stronger, more aggressive and far more dangerous than ...

The observer is the Observed / Der Beobachter ist der Beobachtete / O observador é o Observado / El observador es el Observado

Am I different from the content of my Consciousness? If I am different from the thing I observe in myself, then there is a division between me and the thing which I enquire into. We're going to go into a little more. I observe anger in myself. I am angry. Or I am greedy, envious. Is ...

One Race / Eine Rasse / Uma Raça / Una Raza

Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war.And until there are no longer first-class and second-class citizens of any nation, until the colour of a man's skin is of no more significance than the colour of his eyes.And until the basic Human ...

The power of Forgivness / Die Kraft der Vergebung / O poder do Perdão / El poder del Perdón

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The realm of Human forgiveness is incomprehensible. Throughout our difficult lives, we are faced with a number of situations whose full understanding goes beyond our conscience thoughts. People in special situations are asked to dig deeper into their hearts, souls, and minds to find solutions or answers to these situations. This act of digging deeper ...