Who are the Terrorists?

Those who are in the bodily conception of life are terrorists. Those who keep us from making progress to freedom are terrorists. Those who keep us in bondage of the cycle of birth and death are terrorists. There is no fear more terrifying than birth, old age, disease and death. The government leaders, the educators, the scientists and pseudo-religionists who perpetuate by conventional habit the bodily concept—all of them are terrorists. They are waging a war for and of sense gratification. more

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But we’re already in outer space!

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New Stratolaunch plane will take people into Earth’s orbit

Yahoo! News – ERIC PFEIFFER – Dec 13, 2011

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is teaming up with aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan to build a giant machine that is part airplane and part spaceship. The new vehicle will be able to transport people and cargo into Earth’s orbit and is scheduled to be commercially available by 2016. more

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Fruit of the tree

I think of the morning walk conversations as the fruit of the tree of Srila Prabhupada’s teaching. There are the formal translation and purports of his many books, but the conversations are the fruits of that extensive tree of formal translations and purports. The conversations give a taste that is not available in the formality of his translated work.

My opinion, my experience, my realization. The fruit of a tree is the desired and relishable thing.

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America must fight demonism

Before, America declared war on communism, then America declared war on terrorism, but the real world threat is demonism.

Srila Prabhupada’s words are all the more relevant now, nearly 40 years since they were first spoken.

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Location, location, location

Here is another conversation regarding Pakistan, USA and Russia using India as a battle field.

It starts by Prabhupada questioning the devotees on why America is so fond of Pakistan. Of course no one can properly answer. Prabhupada then goes on to ultimately point out “The leadership of a country may change, but the POLICY of the country never changes.” He then elaborates. more

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To print or not to print

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Euro Schizophrenia in Germany


Zero Hedge – WOLF RICHTER – Nov 21, 2011

Merkel’s government is under immense worldwide pressure, and fewer of its members are speaking out against Inflationspolitik. Countries like Spain are practically begging for help from the ECB. France is applying hefty pressure. And the US has been leaning on Germany from day one. more

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99 percent + 1 percent mad = you do the math

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22 Signs That The Thin Veneer Of Civilization That We All Take For Granted Is Starting To Disappear


The Economic Collapse – Nov 14, 2011

Greed, corruption and extreme self-centeredness have deeply infected our society. We see this on Wall Street and in Congress, and we see this among those that are trying to survive on the mean streets of our largest cities. more

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Who is entitled to what?

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Brooklyn Bridge, October 1st


A Report from the Frontlines: The Long Road to #OccupyWallStreet and the Origins of the 99% Movement

Ampedstatus.org – DAVID DEGRAW – Sep 29, 2011

As the occupation of Wall Street moves into its third week, there are many questions about the organizers behind the ongoing protests and the origins of the 99% Movement. As one of the many people who actively supported the effort, and helped launch the 99% Movement, I will give my perspective on the events leading up to the occupation of Liberty Park. more

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Who killed human civilization?

The world got along for thousands of years without heavy industrialization, technology, credit derivatives, inflation and unemployment, and it was a time when human beings used to be civilized.

excerpt from morning walk conversation, Durban, October 13, 1975:

PRABHUPADA: Material enjoyment means implicated in unnecessary activities. If people are satisfied with plain living, then these things are not necessary: go into the ocean, find out oil, then bring it in the port, then distribute it, so many, one after another. That, this kind of civilization, they think it is advanced. And to live very plainly, minimizing this unnecessary activity, they think it is not civilization. more

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Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

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US-Are You With or Against Pakistan?

Opinion Maker – S.M. HALI – Sep 14, 2011

In retaliation to 9/11, USA unleashed a ‘Shock and Awe’ crusade against Taliban to expeditiously defeat them but success evaded them as Taliban proved more resilient than US expectations. A decade on, US defeat at the hands of rag-tag Afghan Taliban is an embarrassing truth for the world’s sole super power. more

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