Posts Tagged ‘news’
There is no better time in our world for initiating the inner reflections and work needed to start your journey on Empathy. I see what is happening in the news, and it is nullified by our manic attention to our PC’s, games, cell phones and devices.
This world has changed – no longer is terrible news that interesting to some – their empathy has disappeared into the who’s who of social networking sites and they are discarding common sense and in seeing a 2D world, simply cannot be feeling empathy for others. To me this is much like addictive behavior, making us act out of kilter due to our own self made technological havens. Go to almost any site, and most people will be posting jokes, their nights out, the coffee they just drank, and not one mention will be made of what our common goals are as mankind or of a terrible tragedy – because video feeds are funnier. Read the rest of this entry »
The year 2011 has kicked off with yet another batch of psychic predictions from all over the globe. It has become an annual tradition to predict as much doom and gloom as possible, and this year the custom was once again upheld with much enthusiasm and zeal.
The usual depressing prophecies and upcoming disasters were numerous this year, coupled with some mindless trivia about celebrities and movie stars. Why? Because bad news and gossip sells. It is what most people like to hear and it is what most people like to fear. Scientific studies have shown that people prefer bad news in the media. They find it more interesting, respond to it more often and remember it much longer. They also pass the news on to others at a much faster rate. I guess it is in our nature, because knowing the bad news before everyone else might just give us a better shot at survival. Read the rest of this entry »
This question may have some merit in a stand-up comedy routine (I enjoy a clever joke as much as the next person), but once everyone has had their laugh, all that remains for me is a tragic reflection of the lack of spiritual depth, as well as the superficial materialism, of our society.
Interestingly, there have been several reports of psychics, or their clients, winning the lottery. This proves the lame old lottery joke is indeed a myth, but what is often far more significant is the actual circumstances surrounding these wins. Read the rest of this entry »