Global Revolution?

The core philosophy of the United Nations, the highest expression of vaunted “international community,” is dead-ending before our eyes over the crisis in Libya....

Why Student Debt is One of the Vital Reasons Behind the Falling Costa Rica...

Over the past few years, the birthrate in the Costa Rica has fallen considerably. The number of children being born today is significantly lower...

Women In Black

 I lived in a gentrified section of Haight-Ashbury in San Francisco for a while in the 1980's, about ten years after the hippie movement...

Emptying the Mind, Expanding the Heart

At the only sandy ‘beach’ in Lower Park, a big group of parents and children frolic in the water. It’s a lazy summer afternoon...

Redefining ‘The Singularity’

“The Singularity,” Time Magazine states with turgid certainty, “will be the most important thing to happen to human beings since the invention of language.”...

The Spiritual Is Political

We live at a time of tremendous transition, when the old order has collapsed, but the illusion that the good old days will return...

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....

A Question of Character

The canyon fans out before me, and the gorge slices through the rocks below. Though I’m only a ten minute drive plus a ten...

Society and Solitude

Featured Columnist – Meditations Martin LeFevreSociety and SolitudeThe world grows more parlous with each passing month, with no sign of genuine hope for humanity’s future....
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Can Meditation Change the Human Heart?

It’s Saturday when people have more time to read. A puff piece with a serious title in the New York Times is the most...
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