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A collection of significant and unrelated (to the main purpose of this web site) writings for the truth seekers.
Let's face it. Most of what we are given to read on the internet is of little value. Let's not even mention the mainstream media which is nothing more than distraction.
But even the so-called alternative media falls prey to sensationalism and superficial content.
From time to time there is some really good stuff though that makes you think "wow !".
I am not interested in short term things and the latest of the latest. This web site is not a news web site.
I am usually not interested in politics especially not american politics.
I am interested in whatever point of view on whatever topic that makes you think outside of the square and stays with you for a long time.
This material, although being somewhat "unrelated" to the normal content of these pages about Ecuador and Loja, will be stored here under the title "unrelatedisimo" ...
"The simple and in the end only answer is peace and social justice. How to achieve that is a different question. It needs a shift in paradigm. It requires a different human consciousness, one not driven by greed and power, but by a sense of human solidarity, by a desire to live together in harmony and in harmony with nature – a society that is not just thriving on consumerism, on absurd annual growth of consumption – a society that is aware of its surroundings, of Mother Earth, her entire ecosystem, animals, plants, natural unrenewable resources – a society that takes care of and protects its ‘neighborhood’ which is precisely that – the globe’s precious ecosystem. It is generously giving us everything we need for life, for a decent life that is – without having to kill and destroy."
"This consciousness is inherent in human beings. We are all born with it. But it is imminently destroyed as we enter this greed-driven society. Yet, there is in every human brain, call it spirit or soul, a spark that glows up ever-so-often and tells us, there is something wrong with what’s going on around us. We only have to grasp this glow, this warm little light in the back of our minds, and follow it, look where it leads us. It will lead us to the truth. Maybe we have to look for it in alternative media, or just by opening our eyes. It may disturb our comfort zone. That’s the major hindrance for most people who ignore this little warm spark. In fact, crossing that threshold of abandoning our comfort zone, brings a richness of mind from which you never want to return. – That would be the solution."
I have always wondered why it is not politically correct to use the word 'love' in politics and economics and the 'real' things of life.
For once here is an article by Charles Eisenstein that uses the word 'love' in the context of 'politics' in this case the 2016 american elections.
Check out his excellent web site. It is full of enlightening and thought provoking stuff.
"Hate is just a bodyguard for grief. When people lose the hate, they are forced to deal with the pain beneath."
"Something hurts in there. Can you feel it? We are all in this together. One earth, one tribe, one people.
We have entertained teachings like these long enough in our spiritual retreats, meditations, and prayers. Can we take them now into the political world and create an eye of compassion inside the political hate vortex? It is time to do it, time to up our game. It is time to stop feeding hate."