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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...
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    Second-Warmest October Cements Hottest Year

    By Andrea Thompson October was the second hottest on record for the planet, NASA data released Tuesday shows. The month was the latest in a string of record- and near record-warm months that will see 2016 easily take the title of hottest year in the books. How temperatures across...
  • The science is in: gardening is good for you!

    As the weather warms and days lengthen, your attention may be turning to that forgotten patch of your backyard. This week we’ve asked our experts to share the science behind gardening. So grab a trowel and your green thumbs, and dig in. “That’s all very well put,” says Candide,...
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    9 Ideas to Help Build Resilience

    Resilience has fast become a new buzzword with civic organisations, think tanks, communities and corporations addressing potential risks. A system is said to be resilient, if it has the capacity to defend against, adapt to and repair itself after disturbances. While there has been much debate and public discourse around climate...
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    Understanding Our Collective Consciousness

    Understanding Our Collective Consciousness  Article also appeared on Collective Evolution While consciousness may be difficult to explain many common references to consciousness outline it is a combination of an individual’s state of awareness of thoughts, feelings and external experiences that give us some form of recognition of self. The word itself is...
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    Switch Off the Television and Be Free

    “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein Modern society and many of the individuals within it have lent themselves to being conditioned. Life and its great mysteries can be glossed...
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    Six Strategies for a more Fulfilling Life…

    “Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.” Aldous Leonard Huxley 1. Understand  YOU Determine The Direction YOUR Life Takes  We are a long way from understanding the complexity and impact the mind has on our life. Our...
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    Riches won’t make you happy, but a greener economy might

    Riches won’t make you happy, but a greener economy might Article by Jules Pretty  Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Environment and Society at University of Essex In the industrial era, economic growth has become equated with human progress, with a fundamental assumption that material growth and consumption inevitably leads to improvements...