Archive for the category ‘INSPIRATIONAL’


The Power of Nonviolence
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Power of Nonviolence)
Effect of Germany’s Occupation on Norway
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Effect of Germany’s Occupation on Norway)
Structural Violence
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Structural Violence)
Responsibility
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Responsibility)
Bishop Desmond Tutu
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Bishop Desmond Tutu)
Bruce Lee on the Power of Repose and the Strength of Yielding
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Bruce Lee on the Power of Repose and the Strength of Yielding)
The Origins of Peace Research
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Origins of Peace Research)
The Camera Is Mightier Than the Sword
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Camera Is Mightier Than the Sword)
Peace Research Is Value-Oriented
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Peace Research Is Value-Oriented)
Humor Defeating the Law about Conscientious Objectors
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Humor Defeating the Law about Conscientious Objectors)
How Switzerland Ended Its Involvement in War
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Switzerland Ended Its Involvement in War)
The Tiger’s Whisker
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 3rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Tiger’s Whisker)
Turning Enemies into Allies
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Turning Enemies into Allies)
An Active Peace Policy
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on An Active Peace Policy)
Women Preventing War
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Women Preventing War)
Dare to Change
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 6th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Dare to Change)
Majority Rule
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 29th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Majority Rule)
Greed
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
On Balance and the Necessary Excesses of Life
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on On Balance and the Necessary Excesses of Life)
An Immodest Wish
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on An Immodest Wish)
Evolution to Peace through the Penance of Speech: Gandhi in Speech and Silence
P.K. Willey, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Evolution to Peace through the Penance of Speech: Gandhi in Speech and Silence)
How Highly Sensitive People Interact with the World Differently
Lindsay Holmes - The Huffington Post
June 15th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Highly Sensitive People Interact with the World Differently)
Thrust into Freedom
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Thrust into Freedom)
The Olive Jar
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Olive Jar)
The Oak Tree and the Reed Grass
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Oak Tree and the Reed Grass)
Honesty and Insight
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 18th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Honesty and Insight)
Flying Lessons
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Flying Lessons)
Different Customs
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Different Customs)
On the Historic Role of the Peace Movement
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on On the Historic Role of the Peace Movement)
The Black Hole
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Black Hole)
Security versus Peace Discourse (after Johan Galtung)
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 13th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Security versus Peace Discourse (after Johan Galtung))
Flying Lessons
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Flying Lessons)
Peace Journalism
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 6th, 2015 ( 2 Comments »)
How Haiti Abolished Its Military
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How Haiti Abolished Its Military)
The Healing Poison
Yang Jwing Ming – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Healing Poison)
A Binational Zone
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Binational Zone)
Sheherazade
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Sheherazade)
Nonviolent Communication
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Nonviolent Communication)
Saint Francis and the Wolf
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Saint Francis and the Wolf)
Old Masters
Lewis H. Lapham – The New York Times Magazine
October 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Old Masters)
How to Be Alone: An Antidote to One of the Central Anxieties and Greatest Paradoxes of Our Time
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on How to Be Alone: An Antidote to One of the Central Anxieties and Greatest Paradoxes of Our Time)
The Greatest Commencement Addresses of All Time
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 2nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Greatest Commencement Addresses of All Time)
Love Undetectable: Andrew Sullivan on Why Friendship Is a Greater Gift Than Romantic Love
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 5th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Love Undetectable: Andrew Sullivan on Why Friendship Is a Greater Gift Than Romantic Love)
Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Crucial Difference Between Success and Mastery
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 17th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Crucial Difference Between Success and Mastery)
Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hour Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Debunking the Myth of the 10,000-Hour Rule: What It Actually Takes to Reach Genius-Level Excellence)
Love and Math: Equations as an Equalizer for Humanity
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Love and Math: Equations as an Equalizer for Humanity)
Learning from Indigenous Wisdom and Knowledge
R. Teichmann – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 ( 1 Comment »)
The Struggle for Meaning in a World of Violence
Robert J. Burrowes – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 28th, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Struggle for Meaning in a World of Violence)
The Science of Dreams and Why We Have Nightmares
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on The Science of Dreams and Why We Have Nightmares)
How Mind-Wandering and “Positive Constructive Daydreaming” Enhance Creativity and Improve Our Social Skills
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 14th, 2013 ( Comments Off on How Mind-Wandering and “Positive Constructive Daydreaming” Enhance Creativity and Improve Our Social Skills)
Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 7th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success)
Synesthesia and the Poetry of Numbers: Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet on Literature, Math, and Empathy, by Way of Borges
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 19th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Synesthesia and the Poetry of Numbers: Autistic Savant Daniel Tammet on Literature, Math, and Empathy, by Way of Borges)
Why Do People Lie? And Why Do Other People Believe Them?
Robert J. Burrowes – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 24th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Why Do People Lie? And Why Do Other People Believe Them?)
1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin All Lived in the Same Place
Andy Walker – BBC News
April 22nd, 2013 ( Comments Off on 1913: When Hitler, Trotsky, Tito, Freud and Stalin All Lived in the Same Place)
‘Dark Lightning’ Zaps Airline Passengers with Radiation
Charles Choi, LiveScience – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 15th, 2013 ( Comments Off on ‘Dark Lightning’ Zaps Airline Passengers with Radiation)
Oh, the Places You Won’t Go! World’s 25 Least-Visited Countries
Ryan Lenora Brown – The Christian Science Monitor
April 1st, 2013 ( Comments Off on Oh, the Places You Won’t Go! World’s 25 Least-Visited Countries)
Alcoholics Anonymous Spirituality Cause of Internal Debate
G. Jeffrey Macdonald – Huff Post
March 25th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Alcoholics Anonymous Spirituality Cause of Internal Debate)
Spirituality and Virtue as Corollaries to Peace
Antonio C. S. Rosa | Editor - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 18th, 2013 ( 8 Comments »)
Discovering Voyager 1’s Interstellar Dragons
Ian O'Neill – Al Jazeera
February 18th, 2013 ( Comments Off on Discovering Voyager 1’s Interstellar Dragons)
[Which version do you choose to believe?] Citizens of Poorest Countries Are Happiest in the World
Sergei Vasilenkov - Pravda
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on [Which version do you choose to believe?] Citizens of Poorest Countries Are Happiest in the World)
[Which version do you choose to believe?] The Happiest (and Saddest) Countries in the World
Christopher Helman, Forbes – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 21st, 2013 ( Comments Off on [Which version do you choose to believe?] The Happiest (and Saddest) Countries in the World)
Photo Gallery: The Best of Picture This 2012
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 31st, 2012 ( Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Best of Picture This 2012)
End of the World: Hear the Dec 21, 2012 Prophecy … Direct from the Mouths of the Mayan Priests
Washington’s Blog – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 17th, 2012 ( 1 Comment »)
Extraordinary World Phenomena – Photo Gallery
Yahoo! – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 26th, 2012 ( 3 Comments »)
The 16 Smartest People on Earth
Dina Spector and Shlomo Sprung, Yahoo News – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2012 ( 6 Comments »)
Speaking for All Bodies (Not Just the “Perfect” Ones)
Sven Eberlein – YES! Magazine
October 8th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Speaking for All Bodies (Not Just the “Perfect” Ones))
Communicative Humiliation: A Sociolinguistic Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Communicative Humiliation: A Sociolinguistic Checklist)
Physically Handicapped in Perspective
Charles Mercieca, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Physically Handicapped in Perspective)
How to Survive Long Haul Flights
Colleen Murphy, International Man - TRANSCEND Media Service
July 30th, 2012 ( Comments Off on How to Survive Long Haul Flights)
On Types of Humiliation: A Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2012 ( Comments Off on On Types of Humiliation: A Checklist)
Astronomers Predict Titanic Collision: Milky Way vs. Andromeda
NASA Science News – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 11th, 2012 ( Comments Off on Astronomers Predict Titanic Collision: Milky Way vs. Andromeda)
Do Atheists Belong in AA?
Jesse Beach – The Fix
June 20th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Do Atheists Belong in AA?)
Stalin’s Discs Torment Mainstream Media
NameNotFound – Russia Today
May 30th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Stalin’s Discs Torment Mainstream Media)
Samoa Skips From Last to First Country to See the Sun
Kathy Marks, Asia-Pacific Correspondent – The Independent
May 16th, 2011 ( 4 Comments »)
Voyager, the Love Story
Dr. Tony Phillips, Science NASA – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2011 ( Comments Off on Voyager, the Love Story)
The Most Dangerous Thing You’ll Do All Day
Bill Phillips and the Editors of Men's Health – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Most Dangerous Thing You’ll Do All Day)
What’s Best for My Computer: Hibernate, Sleep, or Shut Down?
Morieka Johnson, Mother Nature Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 4th, 2011 ( Comments Off on What’s Best for My Computer: Hibernate, Sleep, or Shut Down?)
Facebook’s Proposed Privacy Plan Puts Users at Great Risk
Al Franken, U.S. Senator, Minnesota – The Huffington Post
March 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on Facebook’s Proposed Privacy Plan Puts Users at Great Risk)
The Apostate
Lawrence Wright – The New Yorker
February 14th, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Apostate)
Complex Answers
Mark Fonseca Rendeiro – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 31st, 2011 ( Comments Off on Complex Answers)
What Happened When Fundamentalist Christians Tried to “Cure” Me of Homosexuality
James Voss, Truth Wins Out – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 17th, 2011 ( Comments Off on What Happened When Fundamentalist Christians Tried to “Cure” Me of Homosexuality)
The Five Myths of Aging
Lauri M. Aesoph N.D. – Global Healing Center
January 3rd, 2011 ( Comments Off on The Five Myths of Aging)
Cell Phone Security: Mobile Phone Taps
Bill Rounds J.D., HowToVanish – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 27th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Interview with Gay Theologian David Berger: ‘A Large Proportion of Catholic Clerics and Trainee Priests Are Homosexual’
Der Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 29th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Interview with Gay Theologian David Berger: ‘A Large Proportion of Catholic Clerics and Trainee Priests Are Homosexual’)
Hubble: Why the World-Famous Telescope Will Go Out in a Blaze of Glory
Nick Harding – The Independent
November 22nd, 2010 ( 2 Comments »)
Canadian Couple Gives Lottery Winnings to Charity
Chronicle of Philanthropy – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 15th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Canadian Couple Gives Lottery Winnings to Charity)
Study of Lesbian Parents Finds Zero Instances of Abuse Over 24 Years
Sarah Seltzer - AlterNet
November 15th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Study of Lesbian Parents Finds Zero Instances of Abuse Over 24 Years)
Small but Beautiful: Exquisite
Spiegel – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 1st, 2010 ( Comments Off on Small but Beautiful: Exquisite)
Atheism [as opposed to intelligent design] Mathematically Impossible
Babu G. Ranganathan - Pravda
October 25th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
6 Ways Religious Frauds Try to Make Gays and Lesbians Straight
Ted Cox - AlterNet
September 6th, 2010 ( Comments Off on 6 Ways Religious Frauds Try to Make Gays and Lesbians Straight)
Your Mobile Phone May Be Bugging You, Hackers Warn
Stephen Foley – The Independent
August 16th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Your Mobile Phone May Be Bugging You, Hackers Warn)
Hackers Turned Gatekeepers: Digital Vigilantes with a Moral Code
Stephen Foley – The Independent
August 9th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Hackers Turned Gatekeepers: Digital Vigilantes with a Moral Code)
Magazine Exposes ‘Double Life’ of Vatican’s Gay Priests
Paddy Agnew in Rome – Irish Times
July 26th, 2010 ( 1 Comment »)
Better Than Facebook?
David Bollier – Yes! Magazine
July 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Better Than Facebook?)
Phenomenon of Ambidextrous Individuals Still Startles Scientists
Pravda – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 14th, 2010 ( Comments Off on Phenomenon of Ambidextrous Individuals Still Startles Scientists)
Loneliness Can Be a Companion, Too
Susie Rushton – The Independent
May 31st, 2010 ( Comments Off on Loneliness Can Be a Companion, Too)
POPE IN NEW ABUSE COVER-UP CLAIM
Aljazeera
April 12th, 2010 ( Comments Off on POPE IN NEW ABUSE COVER-UP CLAIM)
BOY SCOUTS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST GAYS, BUT NOT PEDOPHILES?
Shelly Strauss Rollison - Alternet
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on BOY SCOUTS DISCRIMINATE AGAINST GAYS, BUT NOT PEDOPHILES?)
FIRST HIGH-ENERGY COLLISIONS CARRIED OUT IN GENEVA
Hannah Devlin – The Times
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on FIRST HIGH-ENERGY COLLISIONS CARRIED OUT IN GENEVA)
MOVING BEYOND EGO
Sheikh Jamal Rahman – Yes! Magazine
April 5th, 2010 ( Comments Off on MOVING BEYOND EGO)
TOP 10 PLACES YOU DON’T WANT TO VISIT
Listverse - TRANSCEND Media Service
March 28th, 2010 ( Comments Off on TOP 10 PLACES YOU DON’T WANT TO VISIT)