TAG: ghandi

No Country for Old Souls

Soren Dreier, Guest Waking Times  Recently the digits changed. When digits change we maybe stray back and look at: Where are we now? Digits change so rapidly, don’t they? Two digits ago it said 2012. The year of the shift, doom or somehow a mythical year, the myth being manufactured by the Mayans. Then one

Oh, This Stunning Moment – Truth and Love to the Nth Power

Two Rivers, Contributing Writer Waking Times People talk about this time as a period of great awakening, a spiritual shift for humanity that will change everything, if we can only achieve it.  What does that mean?  What is supposed to shift in us?  Perhaps Gandhi comes closest to pointing us toward our awakening. We know

The Right to Self-Defense

We have a moral right to defend ourselves against violation; there’s no doubt in my mind about that. Persons and groups have boundaries for a reason, and integrity generally requires that we defend them. Gandhi said that this is an obligation that trumped his call to experiment with nonviolent action; if you can’t think of a way to defend yourself nonviolently, he said, use violence.