The Smartest Perspective Yet on 2012, by Stan Grof
Positive Psychology Is the new Frontier, by Martin Seligman
Survival of the Kindest: Researchers challenge the idea that human beings are wired to be selfish.
As Darwin long ago surmised, sympathy is our strongest instinct.
The Mysterious Hexagram on Saturn
What happens to you is so impossibly good that there is no way the sum of your good deeds and strivings on this earth could ever possibly have warranted such beautiful fulfillment.
I think the press, including TV journalism, has an ethical responsibility, a
sacred responsibility, a service mission . . . to make good news just as
entertaining (as we’ve made sexy the violence).
— Marianne Williamson
There’s lots of good news out there. It’s just underreported. The violent crime rate has declined 50 percent since 1993. Every 24 hours, 200 million people make love on this planet. Levels of literacy and education and freedom are steadily growing everywhere. The world has become dramatically more peaceful since 1992, with wars, coup d’etats, and acts of genocide having declined by 40 percent. Check out the sites listed here.