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Gorleben Revisited – The Power of Polarity

Gorleben Revisited – The Power of Polarity Nuclear Power, the Renewables Industry, and “Limits to Growth” The Power of Polarity refers to the power which results from delving deeply, very deeply into a subject, having the courage, and persistence of … Continue reading

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Stressed? Depressed? – Be Happy!

Bombarded daily with news of wars, poverty, violence, corruption, financial crisis’ and climate disasters it’s no wonder we can feel depression setting in. But maybe there’s another way of looking at all this news…? The world is going through big … Continue reading

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Relating, the Implicate and the Explicate Order, and Awareness

I will begin by relating to myself, the only one person I know truly, and the filter through which all I see is tinted. Thirteen years ago I left Brazil, and a five year job as an expatriate CEO that … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech, and Transparency.

The tragedy of the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris is fresh in the mind, as are the countless tragedies around the world; that is the Boko Haram massacre in Nigeria, as well as the many civilian lives lost in the … Continue reading

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Distracted for ten or fifteen seconds…

Modern noise, TV, media, music, thoughts… Where is my head? Where is my heart? The two men came walking across the wide promenade in the last rays of afternoon sunlight. Smartly dressed and good looking, they could have been well-to-do … Continue reading

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Time to get serious…

Roll up your sleeves, unbutton your shirt, loosen your pants, sit down, and do nothing… actively! That’s something I look forward to doing more of this year of 2015. It’s something I started doing about twelve years ago after spending … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I . . .

So many words have been written of the Ego; the egoist, the egocentric, the destroyer of values . . . what, who, where is this beast? – and how can we recognize him (I’m talking about me here . . … Continue reading

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Stop, Reflect & Listen . . . the beginning

Never in the history of humanity have we had access to so much knowledge, never has so much information been available for humanity to make intelligent decisions on governance, quality of life and the environment. Yet, we stand before our … Continue reading

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Of Doors and Carrots . . .

These past several weeks have been very intense; it seems almost as if there is a growing awareness, awareness of the urgency for change, and it’s growing fast. More important than ever to take time out to Stop, Reflect & … Continue reading

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More About Nothing?

I like the concept of Nothing, as in “no-thing” or “not-a-thing”. Overwhelmed daily by many things, bombarded in the news with disasters and tragedies, and well aware that the bills have to be paid at the end of the month, … Continue reading

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