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Essays

Billy Graham

Marc looks at Billy Graham’s life, purpose and impact he had on former leading statesmen and many other followers – and also quotes what Osho says about him.

A question that is being raised again and again is, “Are we the only living things in the universe?” The Fermi Paradox explained in simple terms in this animated video.

Indian Ocean

Humanity’s way of life has become lethal to itself and nature, writes Iam Saums. He also insists that we are not victims of our circumstances but have extraordinary opportunities for transformation.

Echo chamber

The effect, that an echo chamber has, reinforces a person’s own present world view, making it seem more correct and more universally accepted than it really is, says Marc in his evaluation of yet another modern phenomenon.

Gossiping

In these times of fake news, gossip and chatter on Twitter and Facebook I am reminded of what Osho said on gossip in the ‘good old commune times’, writes Marc.

Killer robots

Small drones that neatly fit in the palm of a hand can be unleashed at the push of a button and will unfailingly find their target – humans. They are killer robots, writes Bhagawati

graffiti: woman with many eyes

Prof. V. Santhakumar tries to fathom the origins of this, for women, very uncomfortable trait of Indian culture, that does not seem to die off even after years of modernisation and growth of the middle classes.

Decisions

To be or not to be, to act or not to act, to re-act or not to re-act; those are questions for all of us. Marc delves into the topic of decision-making.

Corn Seeds Comparison

The hazards of the chemical glyphosate for all living entities and the sinister role Monsanto has been playing in a macabre death waltz is illuminated by Surendra’s in-depth inquiry.

Feeding chapatti to cow

In India, the sharing of food with others is an ancient important concept; yet sharing does not stop there, writes Naina.

Japan Cave Feat

A brief look at their well-documented history and the ongoing denial by most governments that they exists; by Bhagawati.

Windows-10

This is not another joke on the new Windows version but a quite alarming and sinister bit of information, writes Bhagawati.

Anandamayi Ma Feat

Quotes and photos by Anandamayi Ma, a widely recognized eminent spiritual being. She is said to have been the embodiment of a joyous self-sufficiency which enraptured the hearts of all who came near her.

wiltshire-feat

The mystery isn’t going away – on the contrary, more and more elaborate and stunning ‘drawings’ appear in fields, more often than not in the British countryside. Article by Bhagawati.

atoms_for_peace_stamp

With humankind now being constantly exposed to radiation, Surendra looks into the chilling status quo. Part 1 of 2 of his essay, ‘Radiation and the Nuclear Nightmare’.

Article 50 (last of the series): As far as we know, it is for the first time in the 13,8 billion years of the history of our universe, that through a Life’s form the Universe is becoming aware of itself and we are that Life’s form.

social-media

Iam Saums on the overwhelming power of the media – and a reminder to claim our own power and distinguish ourselves from societal fear, prejudice, propaganda and vanity.

Remnant Star gone Supernova

Article 48: It may take a couple of ‘months’, but Africa’s collision with Eurasia will close the Mediterranean Basin and create a mountain range, similar to the Himalayas, and all the continents on Earth will fuse into a new supercontinent.

Possible new star constellation

Article 47: It may take a couple of ‘weeks’, but there will be a new glacial period, Betelgeuse will explode in a supernova, the coral reef ecosystems will recover and the widening East African Rift valley will be flooded by the Red Sea.