3 Hard Truths of Enlightenment

Estimated Read Time: 4 Min Has “enlightenment” become a commodity nowadays? Yes, it has. It has become something that can be bought and sold through courses, 10-step checklists, and self-help gurus. Don’t fall for that. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works and not at all what I discuss in my book A Higher Conversation. With […]

Consciousness of Oneness with the Universe.

We imagine Universe and God to have zero tolerance for religious insubordination. This is a monarchical image of God, taken up by the church in its earlier formation. When the rule of the king ended and the democratic rule of the people started, the church quickly took over the vacant position that was abdicated by […]

Artificial Social Constructions

Climate Many of us do believe that our world is collapsing slowly due to climate changes. And there are some who believe that we are just going through a phase, like the past. Remember when Earth began to evolve, we had three atmospheric make overs. The last one was the one we have now, downgraded. […]

I Am From Somewhere

WHERE AM I FROM? I am not from where my friend Jack is. He is from New Jersey. I am not from where my other friend, Jan is. He is from Europe. Where I am from? From a lot of places.  If we are talking about childhood it was a different place, another continent, if […]

Winter is gone, but where is Spring?

WINTER I’ve not been doing welldressing up in winter, been looking a bit tired. It could be the heavy burden; our long winter is doing to me and maybe to everyone else. Winter is going, that is what we want to say, but it’s not happening. What I really want to do is dress up […]

NOTES from TORONTO

January 2020 One of my worries about coming back to Toronto from Leamington was that the charm of the city of Toronto would not allow me to go back to the quiet farming town. Toronto is a bustling multicultural metropolis with a big and small town charm. A large agricultural community lives in the region of […]

Diversity is a Way of Life – Our Way of Life

Another Way to be Human is to embrace diversity as seen on Earth, everywhere. Not only are humans diverse, but so are the animals who live in our forests and oceans. For a long time, the significance of biological diversity in the world’s forests and oceans was unclear. It is now known to play a […]

A Broken Relationship

The planet we live in is the third planet from the sun. Our planet is 5 billion years old; we have had three atmospheres during this time. The first atmosphere was helium and hydrogen. This did not last long, because the planet was too hot. Volcanic eruptions led to emissions of steam and carbon dioxide. […]