• happiness

    Happiness Can Be Yours!

    Happiness is Yours “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” Buddha Siddhartha Gautama Buddha, also known as the Buddha lived 500 years before Jesus Christ. Siddhartha, born into a ruling class family, became...
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    Why We Seek Illusions Over Reality

    Article Also featured on the Collective Evolution Shortly after the tulip bulb was introduced to Europe from the Ottoman Empire it found favor with Dutch high society. The humble tulip bulb rocketed in price. At the height of the mania one tulip bulb was equivalent to ten times the...
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    The Philosophy of Permaculture Goes Hand in Hand with Oneness Thinking…

     Oneness Thinking  “All differences in this world are of degree, and not of kind, because oneness is the secret of everything.” Swami Vivekanada The great German mathematician George Ferdinand Ludwig Cantor pushed maths to new frontiers in the late eighteenth century as he tried to solve the equation of...
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    What if everyone lived in an ‘ecovillage’?

    Article by: Dr Samuel Alexander, Research fellow, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne We are used to hearing that if everyone lived in the same way as North Americans or Australians, we would need four or five planet Earths to sustain us. This sort of analysis is known as...
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    Selfish Capitalism V’s The Planet

    Selfish Capitalism V’s The Planet Article by Andrew Martin While climate change, resource depletion and environmental degradation are decimating the planet at an alarming rate, one of the underlying purveyors of all this strife is rarely discussed, the economy and our capitalist system that promotes never ever ending growth...
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    Have we Reached Peak Consumerism? Something to Think About this Christmas!

    “In order to gain and to hold the esteem of men it is not sufficient merely to possess wealth or power. The wealth or power must be put in evidence, for esteem is awarded only on evidence.” Thorsten Veblen A successful lawyer parked his brand new Porsche Carrera GT...
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    Increasing Awareness is Our Only Hope!

    Article by Andrew Martin “If we are too busy, if we are carried away every day by our projects, our uncertainty, our craving, how can we have the time to stop and look deeply into the situation – our own situation, the situation of our beloved one, the situation...
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    What is the One of the Most Important Inventions of the 20th Century? Hint: Most of us are addicted to it and we don’t even know!

    “What is the most important invention of the twentieth century? Aeroplanes, nuclear energy, space flight, television and computers will be the most common answers. Yet none of these can match the synthesis of ammonia from its elements. The world might be better off without Microsoft and CNN, and neither...
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    To get climate change under control, our growth fetish must go

    To get climate change under control, our growth fetish must go Article by Christopher Wright – Professor of Organisational Studies at University of Sydney Despite over four decades of political engagement with climate change, tangible action has remained limited to rhetorical flourishes by politicians against a background of greater...