THE KALI YUGA – From the ancient Vedic scriptures – The Time of ‘Vice’

There is an old chinese curse - or proverb, if you like, "May you live in interesting times." Yes, on planet Earth in 2013 we are definitely living in interesting times. According to ancient Hindu (Vedic) scriptures we are currently living in a very dark age, indeed it is the darkest. It is called the Kali Yuga. It is the last in the cycle of four world ages and pr...
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New Appreciation for George Orwell

Looking back at high school, we had to read Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm. For my friends and I, (most of them anyway) there was a lot of joking and flicking of pens and pencils at each other and not much thinking about content of these books. We were too distracted by our age and youthful energies to take great notice of important works of literature, no matter what ...
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2012 What Will Happen?

Several weeks ago some very nice young Generation X couple asked me; “Are we all going to die in 2012?”. They were genuinely scared after watching a program on one of their cable channels. I was quite taken aback. 2012 is the bogeymen that did not appear at the millennium and has since metamorphosed to scare the already fearful. As a child I can distinctly remember the fear...
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