Blessings to you all for this year ahead! my deepest wish for you is that it be filled with vibrant health, love and prosperity
This entry will be a little all over the place reviewing some stories that stuck out from the last year and other random tidbits….enjoy!
Maybe you drank too much last night…..how about some sound healing in the Temple of Sacred Sound?
The year started with inspiration from the Iceman Wim Hof – this excellent 39 minute video tells his amazing story so well – this led to me personally exploring ice therapeutically and doing polar bear swims
VisualCapitalist produced an articles that highlights the top infographics for 2017 related to markets and trends If you’re not familiar with them, infographics are great for visual learners….
The loss of jobs to robots continued – here is one example from Japan – major questions remain as to how humanity will cope with increasing populations and decreasing numbers of jobs due to automation….
The war on cash continued- India was frontline in this struggle also major players such as VISA have a vested interest in having all transactions go digital…...
Russia has made plans to go biometric for banking services– although optional, it marks a continuing worldwide trend
Lyme disease quietly continued to rise – it may even be implicated in Alzheimer’s and autism in some people- the effects are far more wide-reaching than we realize….physicians are not well versed in treatment protocols generally either…
Facebook could be more powerful than the NSA (or is it already?) in less than 10 years– intriguing article asking good questions about what we’re really buying into by relying on one company for all our connections & our conformist ways of simply doing what everyone else is doing
Geoengineering continued….or is it all just made up? You be the judge…
Light pollution worldwide on the rise (partially driven by the long term cost effectiveness of LEDs)…on a related note I otfen wonder how trees and plants feel about all the lighting we have on at night…….
Scientists succeed in breeding coral to help Great Barrier Reef– can it be scaled enough to make a difference?
Michael Geist has done good work on issues on internet freedom and copyright issues for a while now….here he talks about the divide between the US and Canada on the issue of net neutrality
Macron won the election in France which means the EU leaders breathe a sigh of relief and the whole system hobbles along……Le Pen won’t just go away though and neither will the trends that led to her rise….the next few years should be interesting to say the least…..will fear, instability and a broken system lead to her further rise or will real change herald a breakthrough for the masses? For now the globalists rejoice at a failed uprising and challenge to the status quo….
Note hidden in Walmart purse describes horrible working conditions in China – the seedy underbelly of globalism laid bare…
Restored Colossal Statue of Ramses II(aka Ramesses) unveiled in Egypt apparently he was a redhead….strange for an Egyptian….
Once-pristine Arctic contains 300 billion pieces of plastic what will we do about it? does this article inspire you to rethink how much plastic you consume?
No winners in any nuclear conflict- yet humanity still has almost 15,000 nuclear weapons out there (at least it’s better than the 32,0000 we had back in 1966)
Facebook unveils plan for next year to develop virtual worlds-let’s make life a videogame! quote from the article- “If you believe Facebook has good intentions and will properly protect user privacy, it’s exciting. If you don’t, then it’s a scary step towards a dystopian future.”
One wonders if this story was released to get people even more apathetic about security and to give up on any hope of privacy…..
Europe considering nuclear deterrant…. just lovely