New age spirituality are spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in the Western world during the 70’s. Mediation, Yoga, retreats in Bali. It’s easy to condemn today’s practices as inauthentic, and - especially if aimed towards ‘healing’ the world - hypocrite. But most people engaging in new age spirituality practice it because they are looking to escape nihilism . They are fed up with the lack of belief towards the reputedly meaningful aspects of life. With … [Read more...] about Is Yoga a trap?
When I started studying sustainability I became a dictator. I would tell everyone about the problems we are facing and what they need to do and what they can’t do. via GIPHY The result wasn’t that all those people turned their life around in an instant and became what I required them to be. The result was usually that nothing happened. Except that people got annoyed by me. The most important lesson I learned during the past seven years is that we can’t change anyone by talking. The only way … [Read more...] about The key to a flourishing society