Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Blue Forest

Tonight I am all alone. My roommates are out for the night. There is no humming of the TV from downstairs or human voices...

The Noosphere and Ecological Balance

None of the problems we are face to face today has a quality to be avoided through one sided deductive solutions. Unless we clear...

Being Powerful, and All the Other Things We Wish For

“Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.” —Margaret Thatcher This is one of the best...

Home Sweet Home

“Do not wait: The time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your...

Just a Simple Question

The American Psychiatric Association carried out a research study into children and television. It came to the conclusion that the average child is exposed to...

Reflecting and Reflection

Some 19 years ago, I had a girlfriend. I was 20 years old, and she was 16. She was my first girlfriend, so of...

Life and Motorcycles

I heard a fascinating observation during my journey to Bali. A dear friend of mine, Selim Demirel, is a former motorcycle trainer. He said, “Riding...

The Truth About War

I can’t help but smile bitterly when I look at the books they use for history lessons in schools. For example, one paragraph about a...

A Whole Heap of Money

The other day, my son Dünya emptied all the coins from his piggy bank and spread them in front of his older sister. “Look!...

Hugging The Teacher

I love my students and I love hugs. I don't like hugs from my students. I remember the feeling when one morning in Istanbul, after my...

What have you done Nuri Alço?

I was talking to a friend a few days ago. She is an educated, beautiful young lady. She complains about not being able to find...

Balance Yourself

The wheels of life never spin pointlessly. They are in tune with our conscious and unconscious learning, and they evolve as a result. Those who...