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How to Save The World?

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Rape Culture

A sex crime and a loss of humanity

A 2010 jeans commercial giving boys wrong ideas that girls are their toys

Around the world every day and even as you read this, it’s mostly women that are being raped. In case you don’t know, rape is the forcing of someone to engage in the act of sexual intercourse, but rape can also be the desecration of any person or place.

The rapist, the person or persons who commit rape act because they feel or believe that they have the right and that the person they are raping does not have the right to resist. Rape can also be seen as theft, of taking or indulging in an action to

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The Cause of Suffering

Generations of ignorance

The Buddha taught that ignorance is the cause of suffering, so what did he mean by that?

We all know that the fire is hot and therefore we do not put our hands too close because we know that the fire will cause pain and physical damage. We know that if we drive our cars ridiculously, then we are likely to crash causing pain and suffering to one’s self and others.

Some of us learned from our parents and avoided putting our hands into the fire and therefore avoided that unpleasant suffering. Some of us however had to learn the hard way and experienced that pain – but we learned. Similarly some of us drove carefully and

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Why Do We Shout?

Communicating in anger

A Hindu saint who was visiting river Ganges to take a bath found a group of family members on the banks, shouting in anger at each other. He turned to his disciples, smiled and asked.

‘Why do people shout in anger shout at each other?’

Disciples thought for a while, one of them said, ‘Because we lose our calm, we shout.’

‘But, why should you shout when the other person is just next to you? You can as well tell him what you have to say in a soft manner.’ asked the saint

Disciples gave some other answers but none satisfied the other disciples.

Finally the saint explained,

“When two people are angry at each other, their

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What is freedom?

Ignorance is not bliss

This is a question that many people struggle with as typically freedom implies a lack of any restriction to follow our desires where ever they may lead. However if our desires are based on ignorance, and if those desires result in harm to self or others then eventually this will create a bondage which is the opposite of the freedom that is sought.

When you consider that we experience our world through the sensory receptors within our own bodies and that our bodies are confined to this time and place, the idea of any freedom seems almost ludicrous.

Yet we have the desire for freedom and that freedom is about many aspects of self. Physically of

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Girls are Not Sluts

A language correction

Slut is a derogatory term and unhelpful in any society and as the world slides deeper into strife, it’s totally unhelpful and uncalled for and remember one of the key phrases with and religion is ‘judge not so that ye shall not be judged’.

Labels that are applied to anyone are limiting and therefore depressing, and depression is what we need to lift the world out of. But in many societies today woman are expected to dress for a sexual effect and yet if they have sex without someone else’s consent, they are derided.

This is not only unfair, it is also unjust and offensive to all concerned even though the perpetrator may believe they are

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The Future of Health Care

Where are we going?

Are we in love with death? by Yannick Bouchard

We still don’t know what life is and yet somehow we know we are alive. We know that the best conditions for life and evolution involve a recipe of peace, an adequate diet that provides proper nutrition and the freedom to form meaningful social relationships.

But on analysis of modern life, too many of us live on junk food that provides little more than enough nutrition to keep us alive; peace has become a luxury and those lucky enough to have jobs work long hours to make ends meet.

A consequence of our crazy lifestyle is that the increase in longevity and health

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What is Life?

We know we are alive, but:

Street musician in Havana

Why are we alive and what is life? There was once a time when parents told their children a trivial lie about where they came from and yet today more enlightened parents will tell their children that they were created in their mothers belly.

While this physical aspect of creation happened in that place, the mother had very little to do with the new life growing inside her. As with her male partner, she had a hormonal and instinctive urge for sexual pleasure which can be seen as part of a biological drive for reproduction.

But from the point of conception, beyond adjusting her diet and lifestyle as the

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Modern Evolution

A short journey through history and the cost of looking outwards

Gaia as the world tree by Alex GreyThe tree of life giving life but being destroyed bybhuman activities

For the majority of people life is simply about survival and has evolved around the working man and a wife who stayed at home and raised kids while another group capitalised on them and both achieved a degree of contentment and even happiness.

The two big world wars proved that women could work and after World War II, many of them were no longer content to stay at home. Men ran the industries and they accepted women into those industries for several reasons. The one that is

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The Cancer of the World

A rising anxiety

Most of us have sufficient common sense to be comfortable with the basic facts of life and not be too bothered by them. We understand the basic process of birth and living in a society where we must work and pay taxes.

Cancers are an imbalance within the environment of a particular individual where normal cell growth mutates. In terms of history, cancers have been common in individuals within all societies but they have a number of triggers that set them off.

The most obvious causes of cancer are bacteria, viruses and exposure to toxic substances such as radiation. These things cause a breakdown of individual human bodies resulting in death.

The human body is an organism,

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Holistic Body Work

Encompassing what is is to be human

Holistic bodywork is a style of massage that addresses the wholeness of a person including the completeness of their bodies. In practice it is little different from what may be referred to as Swedish massage, however it is typically a complete full body massage.

It can be a massage with or without oils, but above all the therapist to the best of their abilities is attempting to treat a person as a unified being in order to leave them feeling refreshed, stress free and at peace with the world. Done properly, this is a full body massage however many people whose awareness is governed by political correctness in fact do not do a

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