The Light of Insight

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFerveA recent conversation with a Buddhist teacher from India turned to the Buddha’s illumination. “The Buddha,” he said, “was attacked by Mara,...
Different-Colored Hands

Racism

Racism is indeed an ugly word. Worse still, it is a nasty way of looking at our fellow human beings. According to Wikipedia, it...

Diversity as A Holistic Factor

Western society in the pursuit of profit that is generated by industrial production, has as its goal the conversion of society into a conglomerate...

A Different Order of Consciousness

There is a completely different order of consciousness than we usually know. Most of us have experienced it sometime in our lives, at least...

Mind In Meditation

A high, thin layer of clouds fills the western sky, blunting the warmth of the sun and giving the land a subtly somber cast....
Portillo Island

Isla Portillos A Costa Rican Triumph For Ecology

On Friday, February 2, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) announced three decisions taken regarding disputes between Costa Rica and Nicaragua in The Hague....

“Extinct Humans” ‘R Us?

The paradox of the Internet is that it increases one’s appreciation for holding and reading a well-written book printed on fine paper. Such is...

Chinese and American Confucianism

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevreChina just passed Japan as the second largest economy in the world. Never mind that per capita income in China is...

The Doomsday Clock

The Doomsday Clock originated in 1947 at the University of Chicago. Conceived as a barometer (to mix measurements) for the threat of nuclear war...

Myth and Insight

The animal spotted me jogging up the path in the park. It stopped and turned about 75 meters ahead, and then again at 50...
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