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Antar Marc

Marc writes about Namaste being the best choice to greet each other – in particular also during times when viruses and bacteria are rampant.

Marc comes across corruption on his first trip to India, and in this essay, he explains the various practices that are intimately related to dishonesty or criminal activity to acquire illicit benefit.

In this essay, Marc explores the meanings of intimate relationships people find themselves in and adds Osho’s insight to all relationships but in particular, the ultimate intimacy between master and disciple.

As meat consumption skyrockets, German writers and philosophers Peter Wohlleben and Richard David Precht insist that animals – and plants – have feelings, too, writes Antar Marc.

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.

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.

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.

Marc explores two books by Yuval Noah Harari, who came to the conclusion that “Having raised humanity above the beastly level of survival struggles, we will now aim to upgrade humans into gods, and turn Homo sapiens into Homo deus.”

Marc points out how Greek philosopher and scientist Aristotle’s views about men and women influenced later Christian and Islamic thinkers.

Flow is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.