If we want creative and critically thinking students, we have to change the education system. We have to put students in charge and remind the adults what imagination is — the ability to access cosmic consciousness and create what is not yet real but can be. Imagination is futurising.
Coffee connects the world. Humans consume over 2 billion cups of coffee every day. The whole world joins in the daily morning ritual of drinking coffee. This ritual is seen as basic and not at all the luxury it is.
Unfortunately, old age is still a sexless place, and ageism is an acceptable practice, but ageism is a cruel rejection. Ageism degrades and diminishes a person’s life based on age, and unlike any other form of prejudice, ageism will affect us all if we live long enough.
Astrid Lindgren was a Swedish children’s fiction author and, by default, a children’s rights activist. Both Astrid and her characters championed children. Her speech Never Violence changed legislation, and Sweden became the first country in the world to ban corporal punishment.
Choosing the person you think will break your heart is also the person who will make you feel the most, and feeling deeply is a gift.
We all pay a price to live in a society. Nothing is free. Not even freedom of speech. Human knowledge is social. It’s not enough to talk about freedom of speech; we have to express ourselves. Only then will we know how much it cost.
Existentialism is a philosophical way of thinking about our existence. Existentialism is old but still alive and relevant today. Existentialism helps us feel less helpless. God is not in charge; we are. Existentialism is naturally non-conformist.