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7 Realistic Drawings by Gerhard Haderer That Show the Raw Truth of Today’s Society

By | 2018-04-09T13:38:33+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Poignant art. Gerhard Haderer creates realistic drawings that say a lot about the way we live. The artist has made a career out of satire - realistic drawings that resonate with the honest truth about today's society. We present some of the talented illustrator's work and explain what it says about life today. Who Is [...]

8 Scientific Reasons Why Public Opinion Is Usually Wrong

By | 2018-01-10T19:22:53+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

We tend to think that public opinion reflects the truth about the current situation. But in reality, nothing is more inaccurate and biased than people's opinions and here are some good reasons why. It seems that now more than ever people’s opinions are being heralded as the truth and are considered to be as important [...]

Why It Is So Difficult to Be Nice in Today’s World

By | 2017-05-18T18:53:50+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

It can be hard to be nice in a world where everything has changed considerably including our personal values, traditional norms, integrity and equality. We can find a lack of love, a lack of peace, a lack of tolerance, a lack of patience, a lack of understanding, a lack of acceptance, and a lack of [...]

Modern Slavery: 5 Tools Today’s Society Uses to Take away Our Freedom

By | 2017-05-12T18:31:11+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Food for thought, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

In our current society, we have more choice than ever – but do we have true freedom? Many elements of our society seem more like a form of modern slavery. Modern slavery might be a strong word, and I am not comparing our suffering to that of actual slaves. However, there are parallels. Understanding these [...]

A Quest For Meaning: a Soul-Searching Film That Will Change Your Vision of the World [Video]

By | 2017-04-10T21:18:31+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Two friends invite each and every one of us to join them on their soul-searching quest, which will change your vision of the world. At first, Marc and Nathanael were just two friends who felt the call of the road, searching for true happiness and the meaning of life. They began their soul-searching journey with a [...]

6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By | 2018-01-16T22:21:54+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

We Only Have 1000 Years Left On Earth, Stephen Hawking Warns

By | 2017-05-26T14:42:25+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How much time does the human race have left on Earth? Not more than 1000 years, Stephen Hawking says. We always knew that we had a limited time to live the way that we live on this Earth. According to one of the world’s top physicists, Stephen Hawking, our societies may only have around 1000 years [...]

How We Are Being Manipulated into Having Irrational Fears and Worrying about the Wrong Things

By | 2017-01-13T21:47:24+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , |

The mainstream mass media are constantly manipulating us into having irrational fears. Statistically speaking, you are more likely to die from eating a biscuit than from terrorism or an epidemic. Yet, very few people have a morbid fear of biscuits. So why do we have so irrational fears? Why do we spend so much of [...]