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The mistake of Western “scientific” thinking is that there is a singular truth – a singular answer that can be broken down into composite parts. The building blocks of Western civilisation have been ‘reductionist’ thought-forms in their observance and attitude. […]

The United States has the highest numbers of people (per capita) in prison in the world! It has nearly 5 percent of the world’s population yet currently imprisons nearly 25 percent of the world’s prisoners.  1 in every 31 adults in the USA […]

Why does it seem we still have so much conflict and derision in the world – and is there a different way to approach this? Is there a root of our collective dysfunction as individuals and as a collective society? […]

The state of the world is under serious threat. My hope is that we will come together and turn swords into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks as per the biblical prophecy. How will we handle this crisis in the […]

A study was done on the dynamics of performance in 1993. Two groups were separated into: Group ONE: Solo pianists playing solo in orchestras in front of hundreds of people. Group TWO: Pianists teaching other people to play. Results: The solo […]

You have accepted your LIFE ASSIGNMENT. Now it’s up to you how to fill in the blank canvas…   Good luck! Whatever your personal journey, you are guaranteed an epic adventure.     Remember the oft-quoted words of Joseph Campbell […]

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase “each other” doesn’t make […]

Let’s choose now, together as a society, to remove blame from our emotional vocabulary. Let’s stop blaming our parents. Let’s stop blaming our lover, partner, children and grandchildren. Let’s stop blaming our boss, job and economy. Let’s stop blaming our social status, economic status, […]

For now my travels have brought me to the holy land, Israel. I am in Jerusalem until next week. My visit coincided with the Pope’s – he’s been here praying for peace. We arrived on the same day – no […]

  Consider another way of viewing the world. Since 1971, Bhutan has promoted the idea of a Gross National Happiness index being used to replace Gross National Product as the most important criteria by which development is measured. According to […]