Madhuri reflects on politics, science and sacrifice, while reviewing Ken McGinley and Eamonn P. O’Neill’s book that describes the events around the 1958 UK tests of atomic and hydrogen bombs involving 22,000 young soldiers.
In a press interview in Rajneeshpuram, on 26 July 1985, Osho replies to a question by Swami Shanti Prabhu of the Rajneesh Times.
Osho speaks about the Great Indian War – Mahabharata – and explains the significance of the four ages: sat yuga, treta yuga, dwapar and kali yuga.
Bhagawati reviews John Pilger’s 60th documentary, which presents an urgent wake-up call to humanity.
“These people who are in power are almost on the brink of destroying the world, rather than lose their power. “
Q: If the whole history of the world were condensed into one year, with us standing at the end of that vast year, it would look something like this:
Surendra looks at radiation poisoning unleashed onto humanity and ponders the end of Kali Yuga and Osho’s vision of a possible buddhahood outcome. Part 2 of 2 of his essay, ‘Radiation and the Nuclear Nightmare’.
Osho, it has been said that violence is as American as apple pie. Why is the United States – a country that prides itself as a land of freedom – such a violent place? Is there a relation between violence in America and its so-called freedom?
Why have human beings gone through this struggle since the very beginning? Were there not already highly developed civilizations living on this earth? And yet their consciousness got lost and man had to start all over again.
In the last few weeks you have been talking a lot about the world running fast towards a dead end, without showing any more hope that things will ever change.
I want to believe that there is no madman on Earth who would decide to use nuclear weapons. Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (1952 – ), President of Russia Photo: © Sputnik / Ramil Sitdikov Source: Sputnik News, December 20, 2015
If the whole history of the world were condensed into one year, with us standing at the end of that vast year, it would look something like this: The earth is formed on the first of January. It is only in December that the continents start drifting into their present position. The dinosaurs become extinct
The Japanese music band Frying Dutchman organised an anti-nuclear power march on the anniversary of the Fukushima disaster. They were performing “HumanERROR”, an album they had produced six months earlier.
A bizarre finding on nuclear waste – inexplicable white cobwebs – shows again how recklessly nuclear materials and waste are being used and stored without much thought or slightest knowledge of further consequences. The Daily Mail, UK reports on February 6, 2012: