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The Purpose of Life

The Purpose of Life

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times “It is in the finest reach of man’s consciousness that God abides or reveals himself most fully.” -K.K. Nair/Krishna Chaitanya The above sentence, written by the brilliant and renowned Indian scholar K.K. Nair/Krishna Chaitanya, expresses to me the most profoundly beautiful of thoughts. For after all is said and […]

By February 17, 2014 12 Comments Read More →
Federation or Ferengistan: the Choice is Yours

Federation or Ferengistan: the Choice is Yours

Balzac, Contributor Waking Times “Anything worth doing is worth doing for money.” – Ferengi Rule of Acquisition #13 Fear exists for one purpose: to be conquered – Captain Janeway (Voyager) If like me you’re a Star Trek fan (particularly Deep Space 9, Voyager and Enterprise), it would hardly be surprising that at some point you’ve […]

By November 16, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Looking Beyond the Issues to the Causes

Looking Beyond the Issues to the Causes

Belsebuub, Guest Waking Times There are some difficult problems facing us that threaten not only our fundamental rights as human beings but also our very survival. We can and must tackle a seemingly endless stream of issues in a struggle for truth, freedom, security and justice. But unless we can get to the underlying causes […]

Selfish Self Consciousness vs. Consciousness of the Self

Selfish Self Consciousness vs. Consciousness of the Self

Julian Rose, Guest Writer Waking Times  Throughout the past three to four decades, putting ourselves in the foreground and just about everything else in the background has become ‘the new normal’ for millions of well-off Westerners and followers of Western fashions. This has had three outstanding affects: firstly, it has contributed to a huge increase […]

By March 7, 2013 9 Comments Read More →
The Most Popular ‘Medical Ethic’ is Greed

The Most Popular ‘Medical Ethic’ is Greed

Dr. William Kay, M.D, Guest Writer Waking Times The phrase “medical ethics” sounds great in principle, but some important questions remain unanswered.  Who is deciding what is ethical in medicine?  How are those decisions being used?  In this article we will explore some of the very ugly uses of modern “medical ethics”, namely the protection […]

By February 20, 2013 5 Comments Read More →
The Wake-Up Call

The Wake-Up Call

Peter Russel, Spirit of Now Waking Times The ancient Chinese symbol for crisis, wei-chi, combines two elements: danger and opportunity. The danger is that if one continues to pursue approaches that are no longer working, then disaster is imminent. The opportunity is to let go of the old patterns and find new ways of being […]

By December 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Is Money Just Another Drug?

Is Money Just Another Drug?

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Marriam-Webster’s definition of addiction is: “compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly: persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful.” Just as drugs, cigarettes and alcohol, […]

By November 19, 2012 3 Comments Read More →
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