So just as political winds can shift from right to left, so too can consciousness open into the blue sky of self-awareness under any administration, left, right, or center.
How Egypt can learn from the Power of Stillness of Nelson Mandela, Anwaar Sadat, and Mahatma Gandhi.
What can we do to improve the quality of our consciousness when the news media is showing us people from opposite sides shouting at each other?
Returning to the present moment shows us where our real wealth is. And that wealth does not derive from new trade agreements; it comes from the Power of Silence inside every moment; it comes from the infinity between each thought; it comes from the heart when it is open and undefended.
We can make war on this planet obsolete as soon as we as humans realize that the rigid structure inside our minds that we defend so ardently are really just ghosts that disappear when the Present Moment brings us back to our humanity.
Even though Afghanistan is a religious war between extremist fundamentalist Muslims and more moderate Muslims, all religions go to the same place.
Terrorists put a mental label on other human beings or groups of humans or whatever he calls them—infidels, evil. Once you have conceptualized another human being, covering up their essential aliveness, you also do it to yourself.