The world is an illusion. This is a view held by Vedanta, Sikhism, Buddhism, Plato, Arthur Schopenhauer, Christian Science, and A Course In Miracles.Contradicting this view is your own sense experien...
Not long ago our Online Think Tank had considered the perfect Utopia and all the philosophical debates from Plato's Republic and Atlantis to Thomas Jefferson to Milton Friedman. In fact we took a gand...
In his excellent little book, "The Art of Thinking" (1928), Ernest Dimnet offers this thought, "It is impossible to spend an hour in a room with a man approaching greatness without feeling the conta...
"The world of the mind encloses the whole universe in its light. It is a cosmic life and a cosmic spirit, and at the same time an individual life and an individual spirit." D.T. Suzuki was a turn of t...
"Only the dead have seen the end of war." - PlatoWhat if the most dangerous disease we'll ever face as humanity, isn't medically treatable? What if the greatest disease we face is our insatiable n...
The Arab League and the Quartet - America, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations - have become totally paralysed as Hamas and Fatah lay into each other in Gaza with a ferocity that makes t...
The Fifth Reason - Even the most perfect candidate for attaining "the secrets of the law" if he is engaged in the searching a livelihood to help his family is not good enough for the acquisi...
We are ONE with the world in som many ways that we have not a clue. Anima mundi is one such concept that reproposes that throughout the history of mankind, from ancient times, a harmonic principle con...
Nearly three decades ago I did a monthly newsletter entitled Tomorrow Today. While I am sure I had read it before I was not consciously cognizant of that verse in Eccleasiates that says, "That which h...
We all know who Plato was but who is this Siculus guy? Diodorus Siculus was a Greek historian who flourished in the 1st century BC. He was born at Agyrium in Sicily (now called Agira). With but one e...