More on Emotion

Here is a video that gives more information on the Emotional Tone Scale: … [Read more...]

Reflections: Emotions

by Nick Broadhurst We all express human emotion. Emotion can be cheerful, sad, angry, and so on. As life survives well it is generally cheerful, happier. As it approaches what appears to it as an immortality of existence it demonstrates enthusiasm, exhilaration, even serenity. But as life approaches death or a terminated existence, it seems subdued, given up, apathetic.This change of emotion is because as life fails it finds part of itself captured or trapped in the past losses of life and … [Read more...]

Cause of Conflicts

There is a fundamental law underlying all conflicts.  Amazing as that may seem, it is nonetheless true.The Scientology Volunteer Ministers website has a film and free course on the Cause of Conflicts.  It applies to marital conflicts, sibling rivalries that boil over into arguments and fights, conflicts at work---even wars.The course is supervised by a trained Volunteer Minister and signing up for the course is simple.  >> … [Read more...]

Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Forging New Ways to Look at Life is Not Always Easy

The vindication of the work of Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman, who was awarded this year's Nobel Prize for chemistry, points up the fact that genius is not always met with understanding and maintaining one's personal integrity is often not "comfortable."Reuters reports:  " An Israeli scientist who suffered years of ridicule and even lost a research post for claiming to have found an entirely new class of solid material was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday for his d … [Read more...]

Debt Slavery–Modern Day Human Trafficking

The Youth For Human Rights video Public Service Announcement is true.According to an excellent article in National Geographic, "There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The modern commerce in humans rivals illegal drug trafficking in its global reach—and in the destruction of lives."There is an excerpts of this article online.  To read the full article requires a subscription to the magazine. … [Read more...]

Religion weds science

An interview with the director of the New Delhi Centre of Scientology, which  appeared in the Times of India.In Scientology, people find practical solutions which they can apply to life's problems, says Horst Tubbesing, mission head, New Delhi Centre of Scientology, in an interview with Reena Singh.How would you describe Scientology?For me, Scientology is simply the best and most efficient way to solve everyday problems you run into. You will agree that every person has problems.Religion … [Read more...]

Occupy Wall Street — Unsavory Support

A blurb on Bloomberg caught my eye this morning.  It says:"Anonymous, a group of self-styled hacker-activists behind attacks on corporate and government websites, vowed to support the Occupy Wall Street protests by erasing the New York Stock Exchange 'from the Internet' on Oct. 10.  The group posted a video message on YouTube declaring war on the world’s largest stock exchange in retaliation for the mass arrests of Wall Street protesters, and posted a link to the video on one of several Ano … [Read more...]

The Truth about Prescription Drug Abuse

A guest editorial in the Daytona News-Journal today states:Our community is now facing a new challenge that is literally tearing at the fabric of our neighborhoods. It is an epidemic we never saw coming, and we were unable to brace for its wrath. Prescription drug abuse is affecting all walks of our society. It is tearing apart our families; it is a major contributor to criminal activity and reaches across all sectors of our community.We must take proactive steps in educating our community … [Read more...]


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