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Gandhian Nonviolence and its Critics

http://www.oldsite.transnational.org/Resources_Nonviolence/2007/Weber_Gandhi_critics.html


My aim here, obviously, was not to show that satyagraha is unworkable or reactionary. It is neither. I have attempted to show from were some of the major criticisms of satyagraha have come, criticisms that in many cases need to be taken seriously if the, as Gandhi called it, “science of satyagraha” is to… Continue reading

Are You Processing Your Emotions to Resolve

Michael Brown speaks about emotional processing.  When we blame others or manipulate others we release emotional states which creating more emotional debre around us.  He speaks of going to the causal point and be with those states without condition to bring to resolution. It is deeply uncomfortable, you have to contain the experience… Continue reading

Were You or Loved Ones Reincarnated?

Who are you? Is there life after death? If there is then how do you see your current life?

Perhaps we are recyling in a wide range of experiences. Imagine the higher knowledge.

What if you have been all of it. You can’t judge anyone, as you probably lived a similar life.  I wonder… Continue reading

Freedom of Speech, Enlightened Universities and the Holy Grail

It is really interesting what prompted my publishing of these last few poems was because I have written about King Arthur recently and it is top of mind for me.  Then as I was sitting in front of the computer the song ‘Holy Grail’ came on.  Last time I had inspiration around this… Continue reading

Do You Expect the Spanish Inquisition?

 

Fear, surprise and fanatical devotion to the Pope.  Some words from Monty Python.

Humour often comes out in response to seriousness in all its forms.  There were many jokes around that time going around.  Any form of repression attracts humour as it rebalances power.

In relation to peace would this be… Continue reading

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Key Reflection on Compassion

http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=55865#.WGUFkBt97IV

INTERVIEW: Making the ‘most impossible job’ a possible mission – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon sits down for a final interview before leaving office with the UN News Centre. Photo: Runa A

 
22 December 2016 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s last day in office is 31 December 2016.

That… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

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