Apocalypse

Active Hope and the Benefits of Gratitude

Last time we looked at the spiral of transformation and how we can become more resilient during a crisis. It may be surprising, but this process always begins with gratitude. In fact, if the news and miscellaneous madness of the world is getting you down, this is one guaranteed way to cheer yourself up. Gratitude… Continue reading Active Hope and the Benefits of Gratitude

Apocalypse

Agenda: Awakening! and the Quest for a Life Worth Living

The 21st century will see the end of civilisation as we know it. There was a time when I would have hedged a sentence like that and used words like perhaps or maybe, but not now. Climate change, depletion of essential resources, economic meltdown, and mass extinctions are combining to create a global emergency of epic… Continue reading Agenda: Awakening! and the Quest for a Life Worth Living

Spirituality

The War on Consciousness

After my rant on Free Your Pen about censorship and ISP filters we come rather predictably to the TED controversy. TED is a non-profit organisation which runs conferences and talks about ideas that may end up changing the world. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and their stated mission is Ideas Worth Sharing. But recently TED was engulfed in an online spat over censorship… Continue reading The War on Consciousness