Tag: achtsamkeit

If you still believe growth is the cure

“If you still believe that growth is the only way to improve our world … start with health, freedom, love or peace.” While economy is based on the assumption that only growth in production and consumption will lead to more…

Character

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)

The Mayonnaise Jar and Two Cups of Coffee

“When things in your lives seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 cups of coffee. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some…

Modern technology and the impact on our relationships

Sherry Turkle – Professor of Social Studies of Science and Technology at the MIT – speaks about the impact that modern technology has on our relationships: she speaks about phantom phone ringing, where people are anxious to get more exciting…

Pictures of my life

Back in the year 2000, I watched this Buddhist monk on the holiday island of Koh Samui, Thailand, wiping the floor with such humbleness and satisfaction, that it could not contrast the fun and holiday mindset of this island much…

Neulich, nach der Wiener Wahl…

27% sind auch ein Anfang… “Der Nationalsozialismus hat sich vorsichtig, in kleinen Dosen, durchgesetzt – man hat immer ein bisschen gewartet, bis das Gewissen der Welt die nächste Dosis vertrug!” – (Stefan Zweig)

Change (1)

” If there is one way to change our world, it is through the eyes and ears of our children.” (self)