In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.
With the recent release of a provocative children’s book entitled Melanie’s Marvelous Measles, a debate has ensued regarding the effectiveness and wisdom surrounding measles vaccinations. When I first heard about the book, I went to Amazon to order a copy for myself. … More
Canadian citizens are guaranteed rights and privileges that the inhabitants of many other countries envy. Yet, with worsening working conditions, increasing taxation, crumbling public services, lowering food quality, and an ever-increasing national debt, my old rose-colored glasses cannot hide the truth anymore. Despite the six … More
“Danger: real probability of the awakening of terror and dread, from which there will be no turning back.” –Ernest Becker
Caveat lector: reader beware!
To be or not to be, is that not the essential question? Or maybe it’s: to … More
Julian Wash, Contributor
There is much talk in the news about people taking sides on a certain issue, and if one believes the headlines, such talk is creating wide division within the masses. But what is division, and why should we care?
An Ancient Tool For … More
Linda George, Contributor
“The deeper sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.” -Kahlil Gibran
Sorrow, grief, the heart squeezing pain surges in waves that spill over eyes and down cheeks. We all know the feeling. In the wake of a loved one’s death, the … More
In a culture where “thinking outside the box” is a common cliché that gets tossed around by people who simply do not think outside the box, we sometimes need ways to jump-start our world views, to stimulate our weltanschauungs, and to … More
Barry John Johnson, Guest
In the field of mental health, there is a concept relating to tolerance for uncertainty, most specifically relating to treatment of anxiety disorders; People with high anxiety have a low tolerance for uncertainty, whereas people with low anxiety have a high tolerance for uncertainty.… More
Ida Lawrence, Contributor
We have very imaginative and creative minds, we humans. Driving a great deal of our imagination is the desire to pick up on what’s coming, especially with regard to the biggie: survival. We believe that if we know, we can fall in line with the … More
Julian Rose, Contributor
The wrong people are in charge… that’s pretty obvious. But what is not so obvious is how they got there? And once having found an open gate, why have we left them to graze the best pastures while we grovel around in the barren fallow?… More
Often the fear of death comes up, intense and strong, and the fear of having to leave all this beauty, this friendship and love. How is it possible to relax in this certainty of death?
First, it is possible to relax only when death is a certainty. … More
Saberi Roy, MA., MSc, Guest
Although fear has been classified as an emotion by psychologists, it is a very basic human emotion and can be almost considered as a simple feeling. In fact if emotions comprise of feelings and bodily reactions, then fear would be the basic feeling … More
Dylan Charles, Editor
Both a blessing and a curse can the information age be. There is almost no way to live in our modern world without falling into someone’s stream of ideas, willingly or not. Good, bad, bad, good… there is a sea of waves to surf on … More
Ida Lawrence, Contributor
It’s no secret that when writers write, we are often working things through… exploring. Today’s thoughts are on complete acceptance of self… nothing hidden, nothing denied, and not a single aspect unloved. We can get tangled up in the deep stuff, and this subject has … More
“You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche
To vaccinate or not to vaccinate that is the heated debate. Regardless of what position you hold, the … More