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Greg Braden – Spirituality Meets Science

August 31, 2011

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The ancient texts and traditions have reminded us that we are connected. They said that we are one, that we are part of our world, that we are part of each others, that we are part of the Earth and the changes in the Earth. Everywhere I have travelled for the last 20 years, I […]

Soul Power – informative talk by BK Sister Jayanti

August 31, 2011

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Sister Jayanti, European co-ordinator of the Brahma Kumaris reflects on the power of the human spirit or the power of the soul which she defines as the original core values and universal qualities that the soul naturally possesses. Peace, goodness of spirit, inner wisdom are an innate part of our inner world. Also from the […]

This Earth is precious

August 29, 2011

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One of the most beautiful and profound statement on the environment ever made.  In 1854, Chief Seattle replied to an offer for a large area of Indian land by the “Great White Chief” in Washington who promised a `reservation’ for the Indian people. The original letter of Chief Seattle appeared in the Seattle Sunday Star […]

How will global warming affect my world? UNEP

August 25, 2011

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A simplified guide to the IPCC’s “Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability” Download the pdf

Al Gore Global Warming in 10 min

August 25, 2011

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There is an old African proverb that says, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” We need to go far, quickly. Al Gore makes the point on global warming.

The global paradox

August 21, 2011

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The strange paradox of our times is that, although we do everything we possibly can for the purpose of being secure, comfortable and happy, it seems that we tend to reach the exact opposite of what we are looking for. The figure on the right is an exponential curve – a curve representing a mode […]

Paul Hawken – 10years in/ten years out – Googlezeitgeist08

August 21, 2011

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Environmentalist, entrepreneur, author of the acclaimed Blessed unrest,  Paul Hawken speaks on the current global ecology of economy and the emergence of solutions worldwide – Googlezeitgeist, September 19, 2008