Category Archives: Politics

Implementing New Technologies

As a concerned, private citizen, entitled to his own opinions, I strongly believe that we as a species are implementing new technologies entirely too aggressively. I believe all new technologies should be tested in very small scale, very long term … Continue reading

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Building a Sense of Security

“All sides [of a conflict] have a need for security, and increasing the feeling of security of one side does not diminish the security of the other side, as is commonly believed. Rather the opposite is generally true: the more … Continue reading

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Waste

Waste. Few people like to think about it, much less discuss it. And yet, if we do not implement intelligent, safe procedures for handling waste, we are slowly, unconsciously poisoning ourselves. For a particularly dramatic example, I quote sections of … Continue reading

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Resolving Intractable Conflicts: An Inner Approach (Part I)

A conflict arises when one or more parties want to change the status quo. If all parties are satisfied with the way things are, no conflict arises. The scope of a conflict can be defined as the difference between the … Continue reading

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Resolving Intractable Conflicts: An Inner Approach (Part II)

In Part I of this blog-post, I wrote about the need to seduce people into the practice of meditation techniques and right prayer, so as to bring about the conditions needed for more fruitful negotiations of intractable conflicts. James Hillman, … Continue reading

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Beyond Information

In a world awash with data, please remember:  there is something immensely valuable beyond information.  A beautiful, divine silence exists beyond the mind-stuff. There is a miraculous, subtle force in play which moves us gently toward this silence.  This is … Continue reading

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