Help to create Mindfulness Meditations in Arabic

 

The violence in the Middle East and the ongoing refugee wave, with displaced people outpouring from Syria and other Arab countries, is a strong call to create Mindfulness meditations in Arabic. (more…)

How to Give a Public Talk

 

A few years ago, a social survey in the UK asked people: “What is your biggest fear?”

The majority answered “Public Speaking.”

Their second biggest fear was “Death.”

In other words, the British public regard public speaking as a fate worse than death. (more…)

How to Prepare a Public Talk

 

I remember listening to a senior Buddhist monk giving a  talk.  He spoke for about an hour. His talk seemed to lack focus and appeared disjointed. I gently told him later he could consider preparing his talk by writing notes to establish a theme. He said his tradition did not use notes. (more…)

Will Adolf Hitler eventually win World War 2?

Are we getting closer to 1930’s Fascism?

What shows wisdom and compassion

in this global refugee crisis?

PART TWO OF TWO

Sub-headings:

Prison Labour in the USA

US Politics and the Far Right

The Manipulation of Democracy

Surveillance

Steps towards supporting asylum seekers and refugees

What can other Western countries learn from the German organisational approach?

Final Word

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Will Adolf Hitler eventually win World War 2?

Are we getting closer to 1930’s Fascism?

What shows wisdom and compassion

in this global refugee crisis?

PART ONE OF TWO

Sub-headings:

A Definition of Fascism

Intention behind the essay

The Rise of European Fascism in the 1930s

USA Corporations and Fascism in the 1930’s and 1940’s

USA Corporations in Europe today

US Army and the Heritage of Iraq

The Rise of Anti-Immigration Parties in Europe

Examples of 14 Countries with growing Far Right Parties and Policies

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