Category: Our World

The Mystical Side of France

A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets, Mysteries, Sacred Sites by Nick Inman has gone straight to my holiday shopping list. If you’ve ever dreamt of visiting France, this would be the guidebook I would choose. Even if you are only an armchair tourist, this richly illustrated book offers enough history and local color to make […]


Monsanto Wins 2015 Rubber Dodo Award

TUCSON, Ariz.— Monsanto, producer and seller of Roundup and its toxic active ingredient glyphosate, is the recipient of the Center for Biological Diversity’s 2015 Rubber Dodo Award, given annually to those who have done the most to destroy wild places, species and biological diversity. Glyphosate is now used in more than 160 countries, and more […]


American Politics Go Deeper Than Politics

By Paul Von Ward * A large majority of citizens think elections in the United States do not affect change in Washington’s policies. They believe government decisions mostly benefit the wealthy who rig the system for themselves. So, why do so many uninformed voters support policy-empty slogans? Could it be more of an emotional exercise […]


The Power of Positive Thinking

Mitch Horowitz is head of the Tarcher-Penguin publishing house, where he produces some of the most important books on America’s and Europe’s great spiritual teachers. In highlights of a recent interview with ReadtheSpirit dot com, Mitch talks about his new book, One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life.   DAVID: In One Simple […]